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A price worth paying and a prize worth winning

A price worth paying and a prize worth winning

On the fifth Sunday in Lent and Passion Sunday we were privileged to have Mr Mark Savill lead our morning’s worship. Mark was given a warm welcome and the service started  with some words from Isaiah 53, relating to the suffering of Jesus, captured, and whipped by the...

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Blessed are the Merciful

Blessed are the Merciful

“Mothering Sunday” is always a special day at Ashley Methodist Church which we celebrated again last Sunday, the fourth in Lent. Our service was led by our minister, the Revd Mark Lawrence, who was warmly welcomed by Sue Fox. Sue read some verses describing Jesus...

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Organ Recital and Demonstration

Organ Recital and Demonstration

On Friday evening, 25th March, our church was well supported by friends from the surrounding churches, to share in a splendid evening of music, when Jeremy Meager ARCO, LRSM, of the Cotswold Organ Company, gave us a demonstration and recital on a new organ we had...

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Quick to listen and slow to speak

Quick to listen and slow to speak

For the third Sunday in Lent, we were delighted to have Mr Ian White from Alsager lead our morning’s worship. Ian is the Secretary of the Chester & Stoke on Trent District of the Methodist Church and he and his wife Judith were warmly welcomed by our steward Bunty...

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Welcoming a New Member

Welcoming a New Member

On Sunday 13th March Mrs Sheila Hendy was formally admitted into membership and welcomed into our fellowship by Rev. Mark Lawrence. Rev. Mark led our service, making the second Sunday in Lent. Rod Smith played the organ. The service opened with some words from Matthew...

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Tempted In Three Ways

Tempted In Three Ways

On the first Sunday in Lent, our morning’s worship last week was led by Mr Paul Bishop, who was welcomed by Sue Fox. Sue directed our thoughts to the unfolding horror of the situation in Ukraine for which special prayers were said later. After some words of greeting...

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From the Mayflower to Market Drayton

From the Mayflower to Market Drayton

"From the Mayflower to Market Drayton" - a presentation by Carolyn Lawrence on 8th February 2022.Our minister's wife, Carolyn Lawrence gave a power-point presentation to theRotary Club of Newcastle under Lyme at lunchtime on Tuesday, 8th February2022, which was well...

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“Blessed are they that mourn”

“Blessed are they that mourn”

Last Sunday morning, our minister, the Revd Mark Lawrence led our worship and Holy Communion at Ashley Methodist Church, and he was warmly welcomed by our chief steward Bunty Hodgkins.  Mark chose the second of the Beatitudes, from Christ’s ‘Sermon on the Mount’ as...

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Bible School – with Peter Davies

Bible School – with Peter Davies

Bible School is back - every Tuesday in March at 1.30-3pm or at 7.30-9pm at Market Drayton Methodist Church. Peter Davies will be delving into Encounters with Jesus in John's Gospel. You are all very welcome!

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An Abundant Blessing

An Abundant Blessing

When Rev. Mark Lawrence became our new circuit minister last September he brought with him an additional and wonderful blessing, his wife Carolyn.  Carolyn supports Mark in every way she can as part of “Team Lawrence.” Carolyn’s Christian...

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Christingle Joy

Christingle Joy

Joy to The World was the theme of the Christingle service held on 7th December.  We lit our Christingle candles, lowered the lights and sang "This Little Light of Mine". The Christingle originated in the Eastern European church, it is a powerful symbol of God's love....

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Baptism

Baptism

The church was filled with the family and friends of Poppy May to share in her baptism on Sunday 21 November 2021. Poppy is the daughter of Nick and Tracy and granddaughter of Peter and Pauline, the much loved members of our church, Pauline being in charge of our...

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