• WELCOME TO MENSTON METHODIST CHURCH
    Main Street, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 6NB
    Ministers:
    Rev Tim Perkins  & Deacon Liz Day
    Lay Pastor (Discipleship & Outreach): Jo Dixon


    'Loving God and Loving our Neighbours'



    Welcome to the website of Menston Methodist Church.

    If you live in Menston or nearby, are new to church or just browsing, we hope you will find the information you are looking for.   If you don’t, please use the contact form and we will respond to your query as soon as possible.

    Our calling is to respond to the gospel of God's love in Christ, to live out our discipleship in worship and mission and to offer care and compassion to all God's people, locally and globally, through the power of God's Spirit.

    There are many activities taking place within our Church, but the best way to meet us is to come to our main Sunday morning service at 10:30am.  All are very welcome, whatever your age or background.

    You will find us on Main Street in the middle of Menston.  We are easy to find, almost opposite the Malt Shovel pub!  There is a small carpark to the right hand side of the Church.  The building is wheelchair accessible.

    Our community café, Cornerstone immediately adjoins the main Church building.

    UPCOMING EVENTS ..........
     

    CAROL SERVICE
    Sunday 22 December
    4pm
    Followed by refreshments

    CHRISTINGLE
    Tuesday 24 December
    4pm
    Collection for Action for Children

    CHRISTMAS DAY
    Wednesday 25 December
    10.30am
    Short celebratory service
    Collection for Action for Children

    FRIDAY CLUB
    Christmas Party
    Friday 27 November
    5pm to 7pm

     


    Please see weekly notices, Church Family News and Calendar
    for information on other events and activities.
       

    MINISTER'S BLOG
    Musings from Rev Tim Perkins

    Please visit our Photos page.
    Latest additions:

       

    Latest website additions:
    Marrick Priory 2019
    Wednesday Group programme 2019/2020
    New Mission Statement
    Friday Friendship Group programme 2019/2020
    Drama Group

     


     

    Sign up for E-Newsletters from:
    The Methodist Church and take a look at the new Wharfedale and Aireborough Methodist Circuit and the Yorkshire West Methodist District websites.
    CONNEXION:  The latest edition of The Methodist Church magazine.
    VIEWPOINT:  The latest
     edition of the Circuit's look ahead to what's coming up.

    MENSTON METHODIST CHURCH
    SAFEGUARDING POLICY
    SAFEGUARDING NEWSLETTER FEB 2019

    MENSTON METHODIST CHURCH
    MISSION STATEMENT

    MENSTON METHODIST CHURCH
    PRIVACY NOTICE

       

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    NEWS ........

    CD OF POPULAR ORGAN MUSIC:  A CD containing music from Mike Pratt's recent organ recital are available priced £5.  A wonderful reminder of the occasion and would make a lovely Christmas gift for someone.  Copies available on the card table in Cornerstone or speak to Mike.


    SAVE YOUR STAMPS:  We are collecting used postage stamps for the RNIB.  Please trim the stamps leaving a margine of approx 1 cm and pop them on the box in the foyer by 5 January 2020.



    REVERSE ADVENT CALENDAR:  We are again inviting people to support Wharfedale Refugee Responses Reverse Advent Calendar appeal.  Any completed boxes can be brought to Church after Christmas and we will transport them to Burley Methodist Church on Sunday 5 January 2020.


    PHONE CREDIT FOR REFUGEES AND DISPLACED PEOPLE:  Thank you to everyone who supported this appeal by ordering home baked produce.  We are delighted that so far £1,450 has been raised for this worthy cause.  We hope you enjoyed eating the produce!
     


    REQUEST FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS:  St Vincent's are wanting for books for 0-5 year olds.  This is for a new group being set up to support parents/carers in reading to their children, particularly where the parent or carer is not a confident reader themselves.  Please drop off at 133 Main Street or bring to church for Charlotte.


    SHOEBOXES FOR JUBILEE OUTREACH YORKSHIRE (JOY):  Shoebox Sunday was on Sunday 27 October. We took 33 boxes and £58.50 in donations to Jubilee Outreach Yorkshire. Thank you for your support. 



    CAMEO RE-LAUNCHED:  We are delighted to announce that CAMEO has been re-launched.  It commenced on Wednesday 13 November in Cornerstone. 


    FAIRTRADE:  The Fairtrade mark is 25 years old.  We recognised this in Cornerstone and will be helping to spread the Fairtrade message.


    THE POWER AND THE STORY (3)A new one-year series of themed preaching commencing in September 2019.


    CORNERSTONE NEWS2019 charity presentations.


    CHRISTIANS AGAINST POVERTY (CAP):  Please see attached poster which gives an update on the Wharfedale & Aireborough CAP Debt Centre. 


     

    REFILLCornerstone has signed up to this national scheme whereby anyone can pop into Cornerstone during opening hours and have a water bottle refilled for free.  The Pantry in Main Street is also part of this scheme.  Download the App.


    UNWANTED JEWELLERY:  Any unwanted jewellery (including broken and costume jewellery) can now be gifted to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Society.  Charlotte has envelopes available for any donations.


    RECYCLING:  Used inkjet cartridges can be donated to the British Red Cross - donation box on window sill just inside the Church side door.


    VIVACE YOUTH CHOIR:  Do you enjoy singing and entertaining and are aged 8 and over?  If so, you would be welcome to join our Vivace Youth Choir.


    CORNERSTONE IS RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS:  Would you like to help in our friendly community cafe.

     


    FOOD CONTRIBUTIONS NEEDED:  Please donate any spare tinned or dried goods (or toiletries) which will be used to support local individuals and families in situations of extreme need.  Donation bins in Cornerstone and the Church foyer.


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