Services

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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“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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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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Harvest

Harvest

  By Ron Lucas Harvest is always a special time of the year in country churches; and at Ashley Methodist Church there is always a special effort made to decorate the church with the fruits of the harvest and flowers for Harvest Festival.  So it was last Sunday...

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Visit of Rev’d Helen Kirk

Visit of Rev’d Helen Kirk

By Ron Lucas It was a joy to have as our preacher on Sunday 20th June 2021, the Chairman of the Chester & Stoke on Trent Methodist District, the Rev’d Helen Kirk, to lead our morning’s worship.  After the limitations on our meeting throughout 2020 and early 2021,...

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