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June Tuesday Fellowship

Wednesday 6th June 2018 11:20AM

Denise Adland was the quest speaker at our June Tuesday Fellowship meeting at Illingworth Moor Methodist Church.  The subject of her talk was Dame Cicely Saunders, who is regarded as the founder of the modern hospice movement. We were told about her being born in 1918 into a wealthy family and how she came to study nursing at St Thomas’s Hospital in London. She qualified as a nurse, social worker and later trained as a doctor. She was the first modern day doctor to devote her life to the dying and their families. She became a Dame Commander of the… [read more]

 

The Great Get Together

Thursday 3rd May 2018 3:25PM

This event takes place on Saturday, 23rd June from 12 noon until 3pm. Following on from our extremely successful Community Day in 2017, we are doing it again this year. The event is being organised in conjunction with The Jo Cox Foundations "GREAT GET TOGETHER" idea, which aims to bring people and communities together. There will be lots going on including Ferret Racing - Alpacas - A Boxing ring - Stalls for all age groups - Children's characters and mascots - Busoasis - A Mehndi Artist - Food and drinks and live performances from several bands and singers including the… [read more]

 

May Tuesday Fellowship

Tuesday 1st May 2018 6:14PM

The May meeting of our Tuesday Fellowship was opened by Georgie Stirrat who presented Mrs Anne Pratt to the group. Anne is a retired teacher and was headmistress at Laycock Primary School in Keighley. She went there in 1991 when the school was celebrating its centenary and told us that it was a Victorian building with about 70 pupils ranging from 5 to 9 years old. She said that such a small school, with only 3 classes, was a delight to be in and it had such a family atmosphere. It was a highly regarded school and parents did what… [read more]

 

Fun Quiz Night

Friday 27th April 2018 7:14PM

We are holding a Fun Quiz Night on Saturday, 19th May starting at 7.30pm. Come along and make up a team of up to 6 people and have a laugh. The cost is £3 and this includes refreshments. You can ring Wyn on Hx 244494 for tickets or pay on the door.

 

School Assembly

Wednesday 21st March 2018 1:54PM

A group of Church members, led by Rev. Paul Welch and Pauls Prosser regularly take assemblies at two local Primary schools. This morning we were at Whitehill School telling and acting the story of Daniel in the lion's den. Paula then led short prayer and Paul normally leads the children in a modern song with plenty of actions. The children seem to really like the assemblies and are always very enthusiastic when we go. The group also visit Abbey Park School.

 

March Tuesday Fellowship

Wednesday 7th March 2018 5:29PM

The speaker at the 6th March meeting of the Illingworth Moor Methodist Church Fellowship was Mr Wyn Markham who gave an illustrated talk on a 15 day holiday Cruising from Cologne to Budapest. The cruise took them on three rivers, the Rhine, Main and Danube making visits to Vienna and Bratislava amongst other places.   A vote of thanks for a most interesting talk was given by Mrs Ros Greenwood who presided at the meeting. The Fellowship next meet on Tuesday, 3rd April when Mr Anthony Greenwood will entertain with a film show.   All are most welcome to come along and… [read more]

 

Tuesday Fellowhip February 2018

Wednesday 7th February 2018 5:47PM

At the February Tuesday Fellowship Mrs Winifred Carr presided and welcomed Mrs Janet Nicholson who, along with her husband and two children, had spent their 2017 summer holiday in the company of a group of friends from St John’s, Great Horton, Bradford in Tanzania. They were doing voluntary work with children and their families, improving conditions for them which included installing toilets and water towers. The illustrated talk was extremely interesting touching on the hardships of a ten hour coach trip to reach their destination. The speaker at the 6th March meeting will be Mr Wyn Markham who will give an illustrated… [read more]

 

Christmas Fayre 2017

Tuesday 28th November 2017 3:54PM

We held their Christmas Fayre recently and once again people from the community and beyond came out in large numbers to support us. It was a really busy afternoon and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves. Santa was busy in his grotto, ably assisted by his three elves. Many of the stalls sold out before the end and the Christmas hamper raffle raised a record amount. Our café was full for most of the afternoon, with people enjoying a hot stew or sandwiches, mince pies and cream and hot drinks. Outside, for the first time, we had a nativity scene set… [read more]

 

Shoeboxes

Tuesday 21st November 2017 9:49AM

At Illingworth Moor Methodist Church over 150 shoeboxes for Samaritan’s Purse were dedicated recently during a Sunday service led by Caroline Holt . They were donated by Illingworth Moor, Holy Nativity Mixenden, Vale Baptist Todmorden and Wesley Playhouse. During the service we watched a video of children receiving their boxes in the past and the joy on their faces was amazing. This year the boxes are going to Liberia.  A huge thank you to all those who gave shoeboxes, money towards their distribution and those who organised the collection of the boxes

 

Tuesday Fellowship November

Wednesday 8th November 2017 3:19PM

The Ritardandos, a male choir from Steeton, entertained our Tuesday Fellowship group once again. They have become annual visitors to our meetings and were thoroughly appreciated by nearly 30 members. Judy Thornton presided and welcomed them to Illingworth Moor. Their concert included songs from shows, old time music hall songs, monologues and one of the members played his guitar. We even had a duet of "The Bold Gendarmes". Judy gave a huge vote of thanks at the end and refreshments were served. Our next meeting in December is our Christmas meal and this year we are having a lunchtime Christmas… [read more]

 
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