Membership of the Methodist Church
At the last count in 2013, the British Methodist Church had 208,679 members. There are over 800,000 people in Britain who have an active connection with the Methodist Church. There are over 80 million such people across the world.
Have you wondered about becoming a Member in the Methodist Church? Not sure? Would you like to find out what it means to become a member? You are invited to talk to the Rev'd. Neil Stacey, the Superintendent Minister, if you would like to find out more. Neil can be contacted on 01244 675967, or by e-mailing email@example.com.
Ladies Group 55th Anniversary
Monday 13th February saw the 55th Anniversary of the Frodsham Methodist Church Ladies Group, who meet on alternate Mondays. The group can trace it’s history back to Trinity Methodist Church in High Street, where it commenced all those years ago as ‘Trinity Young Wives’! When Trinity Church closed meetings were held in the Wellspring Centre in Church Street, later meeting at Main Street Chapel before moving on to what is now known as Frodsham Methodist Church in Kingsley Road.
Meetings were held in the evenings every fortnight until late 2015 when it was decided to implement the first major change in over 50 years by starting at 2.00pm in the afternoon. Membership is running at over 30 who meet to enjoy fellowship, friendship and entertainment. Speakers are often arranged covering a wide range of topics, meals out and theatre visits also fill the programme, but Monday saw a sumptuous celebration party with our friends from Helsby Methodist Church and St. Luke's R.C. Church, Frodsham, to celebrate this momentous occasion.
We would like to thank ‘Cheshire Forest Singing Circle (pictured all in blue) who entertained us wonderfully with a selection ‘Songs from the Shows’.
We hope that the group will be as strong as ever in the next 50 years, new members are always sure of a warm welcome. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Young Methodists from across the country have taken the opportunity to share their priorities and passions for their Church, highlighted for the very first time in three new 'manifesto' documents.
Following research undertaken at the Methodist Children's and Youth Assembly, 3 Generate, three manifestos outlining the foci of the different age groups have been published online. This new venture is intended to raise the voices of the young people of the Church and highlight the real and varied concerns close to their hearts.
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