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The Duke of York’s Community Initiative is a Royal Award presented to community projects based in Yorkshire. The schemes need to be owned, developed and led by the people they serve; of real value to the community, well run and an inspiration to others. Individual awards are also given in recognition of exceptional leadership skills.

Driffield Methodist Church is an award holder in both the project and leadership skills categories.


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Pastoral support During the Corona Virus Pandemic

 

During this time of social isolation the Pastoral Support team will endeavour to maintain contact with all Church Members  by telephone, Skype, or email. There will not be any home visits made at this time. As the Pastoral Support Secretary, I have tried to ensure that every Church Member has sight of a copy of the DMW each week and I thank all those who have volunteered to put these through letterboxes.

If you have a need which you feel a member of the Pastoral team may be able to help with please contact your visitor in the first instance and we will discuss the best way forward with whatever that might be.

As a member of the Church family please can I ask that you pray for one another, contact one another regularly, especially if you are aware of individuals living alone or ill. That phone call may be a lifeline for someone who is feeling lonely and isolated.

Also please pray for those affected by the virus around the world including those living in densely populated areas where the virus has the potential to spread rapidly causing devastation to their communities.

Take care, keep safe and keep well and I will look forward to seeing you all in V+Church once this crisis has passed

With love to all,

Barbara


Act of Worship 1030 am Every Sunday

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Rev Richard Teal will present a 20 minute act of worship, every Sunday, available on the "Worship During the Pandemic" tab to the left,  or click here:

"Worship During the Pandemic"

The suggested shared time is 1030 am.

 Please let all your family, friends and colleagues know of this opportunity. Also see "Services on the Web" below for other options.


Link to Methodist Church Resources:


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Coronavirus: Taking care of yourself and those around you. Wellbeing and mental health to help build resilience at this difficult time. (external website)












Message from the Spring HarvestTeam


We are so excited to announce the launch of Spring Harvest Home, available online via YouTube from April 13th to 17th. We are all disappointed that we can’t join together as one Spring Harvest family this year, but the team here have been working really hard to adapt and deliver the heart of Spring Harvest… direct to your living room! 



Please see the latest Methodist Church guidance on Coronavirus:

                                                              CLICK HERE (External Website)

                                                  

The District website also has a page here (External Website) 


SERVICES ON THE WEB


We know how much everyone is missing being able to get together for Worship and Fellowship. Here are a couple of things you could share. Worship is being offered each day from Wesley's Chapel, City Road, London. Click here to go to their website and join in a daily act of Worship.
Also, on Radio 4, there is a Daily Service Channel, click here for more information.




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To the left is the final floor coating going on in the Main Hall over the damp course and the hearing loop. 


Below you can see the rear wall of the Worship Space as the last plastering is completed.

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The garden wall continues to grow. There will be another pillar to the far right for the gate to go into the space. 


Work has now been stopped to protect staff. We look forward to a resumption, whenever that might be, and wish all Hobson and Porter staff well.





CHAIR FUND

We have 68.5% of the chairs! Download the brochure below if you wish to contribute, and after completing the form leave it in the Circuit Office or give it to the Treasurer. Thank you!

Chair Fund Brochure (Download)


Prayer Spaces in Schools Project
 
Driffield Methodist Church has been awarded a Seed Funding Grant to enable us to consider ways of bringing the Gospel to different groups of people in our communities. For details, and how you can join in this exciting development please click the link below:

Prayer Spaces in Schools Project (Download)


The Four aims of Methodists

Methodism's activities, both alone and with ecumenical and secular partners, are based on four aims known as Our Calling:

· To increase awareness of God's presence and to celebrate God's love
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To help people to grow and learn as Christians through mutual support and care
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To be a good neighbour to people in need and to challenge injustice
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To make more followers of Jesus Christ.

Site last updated 

31 March 2020