Activities

(T)  =  at Tewkesbury Methodist Church. Map          (A)  =  at Apperley Methodist Church. Map          (W) = at Winchcombe Methodist Church. Map

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ALL Activities are currently postponed due to the Corona virus !


Sunday Fellowship Meeting  (T)

Usually on the 3rd Sunday of the month 9:15 a.m.   before the main Service.

 It's a very informal meeting where everyone is welcome, with usually 8-9 short songs of a wide variety,

 interspersed with time for anyone to share a personal item or silence.


 

Harmony Praise - Quarterly Evening Service  (T)

  Our lighter informal sharing praise and worship service with contemporary christian songs, prayer and praise.

  Contact:  Andrew M  via the  'Harmony Praise'  Contact page.

 

 


 

Card making group  (W)

  A group of us come together to make cards for all occasions to sell to raise funds for the Cheltenham Cobalt Unit.

  On Mondays at 2 p.m.

 

 


 

First Monday Fellowship  (T)

  A monthly fellowship group featuring a variety of speakers, topics and events.

 Open to anyone, men or women who want to come along and join us.

 On  1st Monday  of the Month at  2:30 p.m.  except bank holidays.          Contact:  Hillary J  Tel: (01684) 593 465

 


 

Monday Minis  (T)

   Our weekly Monday morning mother and toddler group.

   Meets at Tewkesbury Church between 10:00 - 12:00

   For more information please contact Clair via the 'Contact' page.

 

 


 

Bizzy Fingers  (A)

  Lady's Knitwear craft group at Apperley.    Meets weekly on  Tuesday mornings at: 10:00 a.m.  -  12:30 p.m.

 Except on the  1st Tuesday in the month when a lunch club for the senior members of the community meets

 in Apperley Village Hall.

 Occasional visits are made to Ashchurch View care home to engage residents who might like to join in.

 The  Ashchurch View Care Home' is opposite Tewkesbury army camp on the A46.

                                                 Contact:  Margaret  and  Peter via the  'Contact' page.


 

Open Church  (T)

 You are most welcome to come in and join us for a chat with friends and met new people.

 Have a look around the church whilst you're here:

 On   Tuesday and Friday mornings  10:00  to 12:00.      (Easter until the end of September.)

 Join us for a cup of tea or coffee with a slice of cake as well on:  Wednesday & Saturday mornings. 10:00  to 12:00    (All year)


 

Desert Soul  (T)

   A quite meditative prayer and discussion meeting time.

   Meets on:  1st & 3rd Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. 

   If you would like to know more please email Reverend Jayne  via the  'Contact' page.

 


 

Wives and Friends  (T)

  Our evening social group for women at the church.

  Meeting weekly on Wednesdays  at  2:30 p.m.   (except January & February)

  Contact:  Jenny  Tel: (01684) 297 994

 


 

'Men Allowed'  (T)

  A regular men's night out a local restaurant for social chat and fellowship.

  The events run every other Wednesday and Thursday to give all members with other commitments a chance to attend.

  All evenings start at 7pm (unless stated otherwise by the organiser)

  If you would like to join us please contact:   Gerald  on   (01684)  276 377   or via the  'Contact'  page.


 

Open The Book   (T)

  'Open the Book' is a nationwide project which offers primary school children an opportunity to hear the major stories from the Bible.

 Tewkesbury Methodist Church has a team which presents 'Open the Book' assemblies in two local schools:

 enlightened  Tirlebrook primary every other Thursday, meeting at Tewkesbury church at 9:15 a.m. first.

                                         enlightened  Alderman Knight special school once every half term at 8:30 a.m.

                                         Apperley Methodist Church is part of an 'Open the Book' ecumenical team.

                                          enlightenedServing Deerhurst and Apperley C of E Primary School.    Once a week on:  Wednesdays at 9.00 a.m.

                                          For more details please contact the  'Open the Book'  team via the  Contact  page.


 

Meeting Point – Drop in coffee morning  (W)

  A chance just to drop in for an informal relaxing cup of tea or coffee and a chat, everyone welcome!

  If you are just passing come on in!

  On Thursdays 10 a.m. – 12.00

 


 

Connections - Social time  (W)

  We have a social time for anyone to drop in, to meet other people and take part if they wish in board games, jigsaws.

 While enjoying refreshments and chat. Everybody welcome!

 On Thursdays  2:00 – 4.00 p.m.

 

 

 


 

Prayers for our Church and Town  (T)

  A specific prayer time layed aside to think and pray about Tewkesbury and Apperley churches' mission and the other people         and churches in and around Tewkesbury and our town itself.

  On  Thursday mornings at 11:30 a.m.       Contact: Hilary W   Tel: (01684) 772 182

 

 


 

Choir Practice  (T)

 Regular practice sessions for our small church choir that regularly sings the introits on Sunday mornings and other occasions.   We mainly sing mainly traditional church hymns and songs. You are most welcome to join us.

 We meet on  Thursday evenings  at  7:00 p.m.

 Contact: Roger T   Tel: (01684) 592 522

 


 

Church Book Club   (T)

  A friendly club for people who enjoy reading and discussing books of varying topics!

  We meet every 4-6 weeks on a Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m.

  You are very welcome to join us.

  Please Contact:  Jackie D  via the 'Contact' page for more information.

 


 

Viriditas  (T)

(From Latin, literally "greenness".)

Meets on the 1st Saturday of every month at 10:00 a.m.  

  Viriditas comes from St Hildegard of Bingen, one of the great medieval Christian mystics.For Hildegard, the term Viriditas is the divine force of nature which she saw as the greening power bringing life, energy and healing.

 Our monthly meetings will explore all aspects of Viriditas, engaging in Eco projects within and beyond our church.

  From practicality to spiritually we will engage in discussions and activities that promote the health and well being of our    planet. We will ensure we play our part in caring for the planet: discussing creation spirituality, science and theology, Celtic and mystic perspectives on Creation.

It is intended that we invite speakers, engage in activities and generally promote a healthy approach to our role as stewards of the created world.

All are welcome! Just turn up bringing with you any ideas or thoughts on specific areas of interest or projects you are already involved with.

 Please contact   Jayne via the  'Contact' page.


 

Messy Church  (T)

  A fun Saturday afternoons  3:00  to  5:00 p.m. for children to explore the Bible through creative art and activities!

      4th April
      4th July
      19th September
      28th November

                                  For more information please contact  Clair or  Gill  via the  'Contact' page.


 

'Dinner ladies'   (T)

  A regular ladies night out local restaurants around the Tewkesbury area for social chat and fellowship.

  for more information please contact  Jean  via the  'Contact'  page

 

 

 


House Groups

We have several house groups that meet on a regular basis on different days and times thoughout the week for Bible study, discussion and Christian fellowship.

If you would like to join us at a house group, or curious and want to find out more,

Please contact:  Rev J. Webb  via the 'Contact' page.

 House Group                            Meeting Time                              

Eileen & Tricia                           Tuesdays 10.45 a.m.  Every 3 weeks

 "Reflections" Robert,   Tuesdays 7:30 p.m.  Fortnightly,   Woodward Way

Dorothy                                      Tuesdays 7:30 p.m.  3rd in month

"Desert Soul"  Rev. J. Webb    Wednesdays 3:00 p.m.  1st & 3rd in month.   (T)

Clive & Hilary                             Wednesdays 7:30 p.m.  2nd in Month

"Viriditas"  Rev J. Webb            Saturday 10:00 a.m.  1st in Month.  (T)