Driffield Methodist Church


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The Duke of York’s Community Initiative.  

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.




Driffield Methodist Church ‘At Home’ weekend.

Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th August 2021

Our Church opened its doors to everyone over the Bank Holiday weekend. 

Please see "Recent Events" for some pictures of this excellent event. 


New Bike Rack

Now you can contribute to our sustainability model by cycling to whatever you are attending in our buildings. When you do, lock your bike to the new bike rack we have provided, and be confident that the security cameras will safeguard your bike!

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AR6 Climate Change 2021:

The Physical Science Basis

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There surely cannot be a more important matter for this generation than climate change. The full report can be accessed here, plus other aspects of this vital report. Please follow this link to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (external website) and choose what you would like to read about. 


 Joining the Audio Visual Team

If you would like to help with the audio-visual contribution to services and events we would welcome those that can use PowerPoint. 

We look forward to welcoming you to this worthwhile and valuable contribution.

If you would like to attend PowerPoint training we can set up a course with District should there be sufficient take up. Use the Contact Form to pass us your details. 


Veterans' Gateway

Information, advice and support for veterans and their families. It is never too late. 

Look at the  the Veterans' Gateway website for details

 You can also look at PTSD Resolution if you are concerned. We have personal experience of this Charity that you might find useful, so use the Contact Form in complete confidence. We will be in touch. 


NOTICE FROM TESCO "BAGS OF HELP"

Congratulations!

We are delighted to let you know that your application to the Tesco Bags of Help Grant Scheme has been successful and your project will be awarded £1,000.00.

This award is to be spent against garden items for the benefit of all. 


                          Hazel's Charity Walk 80for80

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                         THANK  YOU!

   A very big thank you to all who supported me in the    “Hazel’s 80 for 80” series of walks during August: for     those who walked with me, those who donated so        generously, and those who encouraged me, believing    I could do it. Mind UK is such an important charity       and our amazing final total is:-

                                                          £1,800

                                                                        Hazel Senior 


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The "Jack & Jill" runs in the Schoolroom. The group is run by the Methodist Playgroup on Monday mornings during term time, from 0830 through to midday. Contact the Playgroup if you wish to attend 

on 01377 240080

or e-mail: dmpg2015@gmail.com



Thank you to all those that worked so very hard at getting the new chairs into the Worship Space. 


      Chairs

CHAIR FUND

We have paid by contribution 85% 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)


We are so fortunate to have Denise execute these wonderful textile images for us! They show many of the activities we host and the aspirations we have within our new buildings. We look forward to all these groups sharing our future. Pop in and see them yourselves in the Cloister space. 

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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. 

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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made: Why studying the embryo leads me to worship - Prof Jeff Hardin


Wesley Brass


An interesting brass image of John Wesley. It is extremely heavy and required taking apart to paint the black background and polish the brass, removing the lacquer that had been applied. Probably made C1850. Just 4" x 5" but it stands out on the wall or on a picture stand on the sideboard.  Now obtained by the Methodist Church in the USA. 







Seal

  Seal of the Methodist Conference, bought at auction and now donated to:

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For more information on this Museum go to:

Methodist Heritage

For Wesley items for sale also bought at the auction please follow this link Organ Music CD and Church Items for Sale, (external website) or the tab to the left. Proceeds to Circuit or DMC. 



Radio Humberside Interview about the Sustainable Elements of our Church- 29 November 2020

Barbara arranged and volunteered Richard for a 0650 hrs chat with Lizzie Rose on Radio Humberside on Sunday 28 November 2020! Here is the interview which focusses upon the eco-friendly aspect of our project, and the benefits of it in the future.  Use the player below to play the file, or download it:



                                                                   BBC Radio Humberside


Online  Shopping


Easyfundraising is our partner for raising funds whilst you shop. With the shift to more online shopping and the tighter restrictions please remember to support us through Easyfundraising. If you have not registered yet click here to go direct to their website and Register to support DMC. Or go to our own page for a full explanation first (see the "Support DMC when you shop") tab to the left. If you nee advice or help get in touch.

Thanks to 26 supporters we have raised nearly £850! 


Schoolroom



The Schoolroom has a new floor covering. This makes cleanliness, hygiene and maintenance in these difficult times easier to achieve. Thank you to the Horace Taylor Trust for their generous grant for this project. Also, many thanks to the few volunteers who not only organised this significant improvement, but who contributed through joinery, fitting, clearing, cleaning, and finally polishing! 





Our Redevelopment through the eyes of the Organ Supplier and QS

If you want to hear the organ and to look at the redevelopment then check out this blog on the Viscount Organs website. 

Also look at the website of our Quantity Surveyor who has placed our redevelopment as a case study.



Do you know someone who is not online but who might appreciate hearing a prayer and to catch up on Church news? We offer a free phone service, updated each Thursday.  Find out more and download a print and cut sheet to hand out in your community here

Prayer



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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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