Past Events

World Day of Prayer    March  2020

  The Service was created and prepared by women of Zimbabwe and shared all over the world.

  A country stricken by drought and poverty and they need our prayers.

  Tewkesbury Service    : Friday 6th March.  2:00 p.m.

   Winchcombe Service : Friday 6th March.  1.45 p.m.     At:  St Nicholas RC Church, Chandos Street

                                                         Light refreshments will be served after both services.

                                                         The services are for everyone, open to all.

 


Presentation of  'The Story of Ruth' & 'What Child is this'     February 2020

  Holy Trinity Church warmly invited us to a ‘Living the Bible’ presentation of The Story of Ruth and 'What Child is this'.

 

 

 

 


 

Church Festive Lunch   January 2020

 So much happened over Christmas time that we had our church festive lunch in the new year. Over 60 people came along to enjoy the meal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Christmas Tree Festival    December 2019  -  January 2020

Once again we held our colourful Christmas tree festival exhibition in the church!

Church groups, Local groups, Tewkesbury traders and local schools decorated their trees which were displayed all around the church for a couple of weeks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Celebration of the Tree Festival   December 2019

On Saturday 14th December from 3pm Everyone was invited to join us for tea, coffee and cake.

Children from Tirlebrook School and the town band entertained us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tewkesbury Players Concert   "Transports of Delight"     December 2019

  An Evening of songs & sketches about various forms of transport!

  On : Saturday 7th December  at  6.30 p.m.

  Tickets £3:00   inc. refreshments.     (All proceeds to charity.)

  Contact:  Julia or Graham B           via the Contact page.

 

 


Adult Education    December 2019

New workshops and courses at Tewkesbury Methodist Church
 
 Tuesdays 1.00 p.m - 4.00 p.m   
 Fridays  10.00 a.m - 12.00 p.m
 
 To book a place, or for more information,  please contact  Adult Education  tel 0800 542 1655  or
                                          Email: learn@gloucestershire.gov.uk      Adult education website:   www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/aeig

 

DINNER LADIES - Christmas lunch      December 2019

  On Tuesday 3rd December at 12.30pm at  Browns  at the Tewkesbury Garden Centre.

  Contact: Jean D  via the  'Contact' page.

 

 

 


 

'Men Allowed'        December 2019

 At Crystal Rivers, Tewkesbury on Wednesday 4th December at 7:00 p.m.

 contact:   Gerald  on   (01684)  276 377   or via the  'Contact'  page.

 

 


 

Tewkesbury Christmas Lights Switch on     November 2019

  The church was open for the afternoon for 'Churches   Together' event with:

  Music, Craft workshops, Puppet shows and Singing.

   and just as a place to rest for peace and quiet and loos!

 

 

 


 

Inclusivity Workshop     November 2019

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  On Saturday 23rd November. From  1.45 to 4.15 p.m.     Refreshments included


 

Christmas Fete      November 2019

A big thank you to everyone who helped with and supported the Christmas fete. Running the  Stalls: Craft, Cakes, Books, CD’s, DVD’s, Tombola, Jewellery and the refreshments and lunches.

A total of £940 was raised.

 


 

Remembrance Sunday     November 2019

 Sunday Service in the Church and then just outside by the by war memorial for the remembrance service itself.

 Tea or coffee and buns before the service.

 

 

 


 

'Men Allowed' Meal    November 2019

 Last meeting was a meal on Thursday November 7th  at 7:00 pm

 At the Nottingham Arms, Tewkesbury followed by a Quiz at 8:30 pm.

 

 


 

Tewkesbury Chamber Choir  - 'Bach to Beatles'     October 2019

  Perform a wide variety of music, from classical to contemporary.

  In aid of the Air Ambulance fund.

  On  12th October  at  7:00 pm

THANK YOU to the Tewkesbury Chamber Choir for their recent Bach to Beatles concert at the Tewkesbury church. It was a very enjoyable evening which raised over £425 for the Midlands Air Ambulance.

The concert was the idea of Bette Usher and one of our members, Marylou Nicholas, was in the choir.


 

Harmony Praise Evening Service     October 2019

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

  The theme was 'New beginnings'.

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

 


 

The Tewkesbury Mop fair     October 2019

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  The Tewkesbury annual mop fair takes place around the streets of Tewkesbury in the second weekend in October.

 The church opens up for people to have tea or coffee, use the loo and have a relaxing peaceful sit down for a moment.

  Wed – Thurs 9 -10 Oct  from  6:00 - 9:00 p.m

 

 

 


 

Harvest Festival Service  -  Followed by our Harvest Lunch    October 2019

  Harvest Festival, Commissioning and Gift Day Service.

  Followed by the Harvest lunch. 

  Sunday 6th October  10.30 a.m  Service

Thank you so much to each of you who contributed to the weekend of giving over 5th - 6th October. We celebrated Saturday morning coffee. Harvest, Commissioning, Gift Day, Harvest lunch and about £1,500 was donated. Thank you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Tewkesbury Churches Together (TCT) United service    September 2019

  All the Churches that are members of TCT have one common purpose to serve God, share the good news of Jesus Christ and work for the good of the community.

 The churches involved are all committed to deepening their fellowship and co-ordinating the work they do and jointly working together.

 At Tewkesbury Methodist Church.   Sunday 29th September  at  6:30 p.m.


 

Apperley Harvest Festival     September 2019

  On: Sunday  29th September at 11.00 a.m.    Followed by a Bring and Share Lunch.

 Gifts of non-perishable foodstuffs for the Harvest table will be welcome at the service or at the Chapel on the Saturday morning before.

 Jayne would like to include your favourite hymn, or piece of poetry or craftwork.

 Please let her know in advance if you have any of these to include.   Come let's celebrate these gifts together!


 

The Wives & Friends Group Afternoon Tea    September 2019

  Afternoon tea on the Lawn (weather permitting) or in the Church, in aid of MacMillan Nurses.

  Please come along and enjoy some home-made cake and a cup of tea in good company.

  We raised over £140 despite the damp weather.

 

 


 

Messy Church - Harvest Thanksgiving     September 2019

  Saturday 21st September – 3:00 - 5:00 pm

  Contact: Gill S

 

 

 


 

Heritage Open Days  -  Combining 'Ride and Stride'     September 2019

  Heritage Open Day are part of a national event organised by the National Trust which we have taken part in for many years.

  The church is open on the days we have given for people to come in and read about the history of the church and see details of the various memorials etc.

 

                       


 

Multi-Faith Tent - Pride in Gloucester Park     September 2019

  You can bring an activity to share or just join in the fun and have a chat.

  Open to everyone of every faith.

 

 

 


 

Afternoon Tea for churches in our section      September 2019

  We are hosting old and new section churches for afternoon tea, sandwiches, cakes and scones.

  We hope to have lots of support  –  to both welcome Winchcombe and say farewell to Tibberton and Hartpury.

 

 


 

The First Monday Fellowship  -  AN EVACUATION SPECIAL     September 2019

 On the 80th anniversary of the start of the World War 2 we remember the evacuation of children and vulnerable adults.

 Hear from 4 members of our church who experienced evacuation, and ask them questions.

 There’ll be photos to see!

 Hear a classic morale raiser, and a message from the 14-year old Princess Elizabeth.

 Refreshments at the end.  Open to everyone.

 


 

Cream Teas - Tewkesbury Refugee Support Group     August 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving      July 2019

  An opportunity to remember with thankfulness those we have known and loved who have died.

 We invite you all to attend and especially to invite friends and neighbours (of faith or no faith) to also join us.

 Names of those we have lost will be read out.


 

Jonny Coppin Concert      July 2019

 Welcome to a concert evening with Jonny Coppin and Paul Burgess.

 Featuring a selection of Gloucestershire's folk music and poems.

 Jonny Coppin is a local musician, singer song-writer and composer. He can be can regularly be heard on the local radio.

 The concert was at  Hartpury Village Hall    Sign posted from the A417.  Over Old Road,  Hartpury,  GL19 3FD         Map  

 

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Church Summer Fair  &  Medieval Festival weekend     July 2019

 

  Lunch served in the Hall 12:00 onwards.

  Stalls inside and on the front lawn (weather permitting) included:

  Cakes, Curios, Gardening plants and produce, Raffle, Jewellery, Books, Tombola, Crafts, bottles and Children’s’ games.

 

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Hawling Barn Service      July 2019

  Service held in a farmer's barn at Hawling on Monday 8th July  at  7:30 p.m.

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Garden Gathering      July 2019

 First Monday Fellowship   -  Supporting the World Church  -  The annual Garden Gathering

  Refreshments, Bring and Buy stall

 Proceeds towards the work of Chodort Training College, Zambia, where our Mission Partner is Vice-Principal.

 

 


 

Picnic on the Green     June 2019

United service with the Anglicans followed by a picnic on Apperley Green.

We invite everyone to come and join us on this occasion. You know the drill - just bring your packed lunch, sun-cream and umbrellas!!  We look forward to seeing you.

 

                               


 

Armed Forces Service      June 2019

 

 

 


 

'Be Our Guest' Disney theme Concert      June 2019

Tewkesbury Methodist Players invite you to  'Be our guest' at our church for an evening of songs and sketches on a Disney theme.

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Methodist Homes Assocition (MHA) Sunday     June 2019

     

 

 


 

'Two’s Company' presented 'Love Letters' followed by a Strawberry tea   June 2019

It is a story of two people who meet at primary school and maintain a correspondence throughout their lives charting a complex & intriguing relationship.

The actors are John Horton and Pauline Beale both of whom have much experience appearing at many theatres and have taken on varying roles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

'JESUS MY BOY'       April 2019

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A one man, one act play by  John Dowie starring Jonathan Darby.

This funny and moving play tells the story of Jesus as seen through the eyes of Joseph, an ordinary and down-to-earth man.

The play will delight both those who hold Christian beliefs and those who do not. 


 

Church Christmas / New Year Meal      January 2019

Our church fellowship Christmas meal welcoming all who wish to join us particularly friends and family from near and far!

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'Woolly' Christmas       December 2018

This year's Christmas church display is made up of hand-knitted scenes from the bible and displayed around the church.

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The Church Christmas Concert      December 2018

Our church congregation Christmas concert.

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