Coffee after our 8th Anniversary Service on 3 Dec 2023 with Revd Kerry Tankard
Events and Activities:-
Mon 4 Dec: We say farewell to Michael Cullingworth (Funeral 2pm) - seen below acting Pilate in Settle Passion play in 2015
Dementia Forward Christmas Tree, ready for Dementia Forward Christmas Coffee morning on 6 Dec
On Sun 3 Dec we Welcomed Rev Kerry Tankard who preached at our 8thanniversary.
St John's Social and other Events:
11 Dec 7.00 pm Soup-a-carol
We may also have a carol evening in a local hostelry but the date only gets fixed shortly before Christmas
Tue 12 and Tue 19 Dec: Churches Together Carol Singing in the morning in the Market Place - Please join us. 10am-11.30am
Wed 13 Dec Bible Book Club after Coffee Pot (at 12.0 noon) e will be looking at Isaiah 1-39. As usual, this will be led by Revd. Tim Broughton; background notes can be found on the hymn book cupboard.
Settle Hang-Out 7pm on Wednesday Evenings at St John's. : for people aged 11-17. Settle Youth Cafe is supported by local churches
Eco-Explorers: (for children aged 4-11 plus their families) Alternate Mondays - These will recommence in spring when there is daylight after 4pm.
Please tell anyone you know with children aged 4-11 that they will be very welcome. Contact
Some past activities
Churches Together first of the month walk: Fri 1 Dec 2023 Above Stainforth. We read prayers abouv COP28 and about Gaza/Palestine.
See past walks:
See St John's Eco-group's visit to Malham Chapel to see their floor, their new community Garden of Hope and take part in their 9.30am morning service
Churches Together collected £3000 for Christian Aid week 2023. Tues & Sat collection outside The Naked Man Cafe. Wed: coffee evening at St Johns. Final Sat: bacon butties lunch at Anglican Church & Afternoon tea at the Quakers.-----------------------------
Settle Eco-Explorers had an excellent two days at Lower Winskill Farm on 15 and 16 August.
On 17 May (above) we went to Malham Tarn and saw l the Goldilocks Buttercup, Globe flowers and Marsh Marigolds
Below: Queen's Jubilee celebrations
Coffee Pot - Coffee morning - now take place on WEDNESDAY mornings 10.30-12.
Could you help? Each week 2+ volunteers are needed: No 1 to serve in the kitchen and organise supplies; No 2 to serve. (No 3: bake an extra cake/No 4:welcome people for coffee.)
The 1st Wed of the month is in aid of a charity
Money raised at recent Coffee Pots for charity in 2023:
See video of the favourite hymn "The Day thou gavest" sung at Friday 4 March 2pm: World Day of Prayer-
Greetings to all the church hall users
Spare slots exist for use of the hall, including Mondays and Fridays: They won't stay spare for long.
Dementia Forward (A North Yorkshire charity) group organises “Time Together Tuesday”, a well-being café 2- 3.30p.m. Volunteers welcome. Watch the talk here -
On 5 Sept 2021 we held our Climate Sunday Service. - The St John's Eco-group then led similar services at Ingleton & Hellifield on 12th Sept. After the Settle Service, Judith took the train to Glasgow to attend the Nations' Climate Service at Glasgow Cathedral organised by CTBI ahead of GOP26. Read about the journey & service here
We now have a jar at the back of the church. You are invited to fill in an (anonymous) "ECOmmitt" slip each week showing one action (however tiny) you have undertaken this week or propose to take next week.
Online services, led by Tim Broughton, posted on our Facebook page at 10.30 or 11 am a.m. every Sunday. These services have contributions from members of Ingleton and Settle congregations and others. Posted on YouTube later in the day.
Phone: +44 131 460 1196 (ask Tim Broughton if you have problems)
If you miss a Sunday morning and still want to join in with our
worship then all of our services are now available online. https://soundcloud.com/settlemethodist
Messy Church: Interested? 01729 825285.
Please note: we are no longer collecting Blister Packs for recycling.
On the fifth Sunday of the month we have a church meal - all welcome. On 26 Sept 2021 Rev Stephen Caddy showed us his new "Prayer and Worship in the Farming Year" book he has just published.
Settle Methodist Church history incuded in Settle Historic Churches Tour in 2018
View of Church from the road
See Pictures from St John's Showcase on St John's Facebook
Revd Tim and Pam Broughton at the welcome service: Th 6 Sept 2018
New church on 6 Dec 2015: moving in day
Environment Sunday Wild Flower Walk 6 June 2010
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is used by a whole variety of groups in Settle including
Spinning, bridge, line dancing, ballet, tap dancing, Scottish country dancing, Age Concern, UK, Pioneer Projects, Langcliffe Singers, Settle Orchestra, Yoga and much more. Click here for weekly times, booking arrangements and prices: phone: 01729 824661
Large Hall (and loop system).
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Links you may like
St John's newsletter: - No 46: Dec 2023
Archive: No 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24,
25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43 , 44, 45, 46
To increase awareness of God's presence and to celebrate God's love.
To help people to learn and grow as Christians, through mutual support and care.
To be a good neighbour to people in need and to challenge injustice.
To make more followers of Jesus Christ.
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