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DEDICATION SERVICE FOR OUR NEW CHURCH 22 May 2022

2:00 pm - 2:40pm Organ Recital by guest organist

Mr Christopher Dodd from Thirsk.

3:00 pm a very special service to dedicate the building.

Our preacher will be the 

Chair of the Yorkshire North and East District 

Rev Leslie Newton.

The service will be followed by Afternoon Tea.




Ukraine


Ukraine

Ukraine

Since our letters to our MP and the disappointing response (see below) here is the situation as at 7 May 2022 as reported by the BBC:

Groups representing Britons hoping to host Ukrainians plan to take the first step towards a class action case - and have employed a leading barrister.

Latest figures show that of the 86,100 people given Ukraine scheme visas, 27,100 have so far arrived in the UK.

The government said it had simplified the process and boosted staffing numbers for the scheme.

A spokesperson added it was "now processing visas as quickly as they come in - enabling thousands more Ukrainians to come through our uncapped routes".

More than 5.5 million people have fled Ukraine since Russia's invasion began on 24 February, according to the UN's refugee agency.

The figures speak for themselves


 Please feel free to download a copy here:

Response to questions about the refugees from Ukraine

Or read it on line below:

 


This year Methodist Chapel Aid has used our project as a Forward to their Annual Report and Accounts. 


See it here (External Site)


It has been an honour and privilege to have been in partnership with MCA. 



Our redevelopment project features in the "Looking for Inspiration"  section on the Methodist Church Property pages. If you missed the story or would like a refresh, follow this link:

Property at Methodist Churches (External Website)


THE DRIFFIELD LEADER

The Driffield Leader is again available on this website. Either go to the "Church Publications" on the left or "CLICK HERE". Scroll down and you can now either Download OR read both the DMW and the Leader on the webpage. Any problems, "Refresh" your page. 


The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion

The relationship between science and religion is fascinating, and fundamental to faith. The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion is dedicated to researching and understanding this. There is a wealth of interesting information (follow this link to an external website) and resources to consider. It is good to see the involvement of other Methodist Churches. 

Faraday

(External Website)

Science & Religion: reframing the conversation



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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.

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