St John's Methodist Church, Settle

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Settle Methodist Circuit Newletter: April 2024
- Settle, Bentham, Ingleton, Burton in Lonsdale, Hellifield and Newby

Rev Tim Broughton new tel: 01729 554006

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Sunday Services:

21st Apr 10:30am Revd. T Broughton
28th Apr 10:30am Lesley Higson 6:30pm
28th Apr 6:30pm: Revd. Tim Broughton

Note after service on 21 April there will be a ten minute Church Meeting to approve / vote in people sitting on church council for 2024-2025. If you would like to be on Church council, see Eileen.

Events and Activities:-

Wed 17 Apr 2.30pm: Bible study Meeting in the lounge at Limestone View. Residents and non-residents welcome: Matthew 9-10.’ Led by Wendy Holt

18 Apr: CCG Event: "Restoring our Peat Bogs" - Heis is not a church event, but the Church Eco Group encourages you to attend. 7.30pm h

Sat 20 Apr:11am-4pm Church Volunteers welcome to serve teas coffees at "the Ground Nest Fest Day" at our church - by the Folly and Wild Ingleborough" as part of Ground Nest Festival Week

Wed 24 April Eco-Explorers restarts. 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

Sun 21 Apr. Annual Church Meeting. 11.30aprox. (takes about 15 minutes after the main service)

Sat 27 Apr Concert of Jazz and Light Music by Frank Flynn Trio 7pm

Sun 28 Apr: 10.30am. Sunday service will have a green theme as nearest Sunday after"Earth Day-Apr 22" that was possible to hold it

Settle Hang-Out 7pm on Wednesday Evenings at St John's. : for people aged 11-17. Settle Youth Cafe is supported by local churches

Wed 1 May - Walk for the climate

Tue 7 May: Prayer Meeting of Churches Together - meet at Settle Catholic Church.12 midday-12.40pm.
We do different things. Last month we literally went through all the churches in Churches Together and a few who are not in our area from Hellifeld to Horton, and prayed for the people there and raised one or two points about items/events/people at each church.

Wed 8 May: Bible Book club 12 noon: Acts ch1 to ch8


Some past activities

Churches Together first of the month walk: Fri 1 Dec 2023 Above Stainforth. We read prayers about COP28 and about Gaza/Palestine.
1 Nov: Hellifield Flash, Station, & Long Preston Deeps &
1 Oct: Scaleber Foss and Attermire

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

Malham Garden 2023



collecting for christian aid 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.


Eco-Explorers 17 May 2023 on bridge

On 17 May (above) we went to Malham Tarn and saw l the Goldilocks Buttercup, Globe flowers and Marsh Marigolds


Welcome to

St John's

Settle, N Yorks
BD24 9JH

Download Settle Methodist Circuit Newsletter no 4: Apr 2024

St John's Facebook Page
Circuit Plan
Youtube (e.g: Earth Sunday 2021)

Our preachers in church: 10.30am


  • 10.30 morning service
  • 11am - Live Service on Facebook with Ingleton Church to be stored on Youtube every Sunday
  • Coffee Pot: Wed 10.30am

VISIT & Follow:
St John's Facebook Page

Churches Together in Settle Facebook Page


15 Dec: We are truy delighted to share that St John's has been awarded a "Gold" Eco Church Award by Arocha UK. We will share more news next year.



green  team

The Eco team at St John's

Above - In summer, come and sit in our "Eco-garden"

Winter: Blackbird feeding. Did I give it too much bread?



Coffee Mornings

Coffee Pot - Coffee morning on WEDNESDAY mornings 10.30-12.

1st Wed of the month is in aid of a charity

Money raised at recent Coffee Pots for charity in 2023:
Dec & Feb: Dementia Forward: £495-15
7 June UK Med: £150
1 Feb: Bethany fund: £145
1 March: Fair Trade Foundation: ..........
8 March: St John's Eco-Garden
April: NSPCC:
May: Peer Talk
July 2023: Action for Children (Formerly NCH £183.
2 Aug: the Smile Train Charity, which supports care for children with cleft palates in over 70 countries: £139.
Sept: Settle Hangout Youth Club
Oct:Guide Dogs for the blind: £199.60 from coffee, £177.49 - Sale of goods & donation

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 -


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.

ecommit jar


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)

Blessing by our sister church in Ingleton

If you miss a Sunday morning and still want to join in with our worship then all of our services are now available online.
You may have to copy and paste  Alternatively, using the Soundcloud app for your smartphone (free), services can then be downloaded and listened to when Offline
and Twitter: @MethodistSettle

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.

See pictures of wildflowers (weeds) round our church in July 2021

Settle Methodist Church history incuded in Settle Historic Churches Tour in 2018

View of Church from the road

St Joh's from Castleberg


See Pictures from St John's Showcase on St John's Facebook

Tim and Pam Broughton

Revd Tim and Pam Broughton at the welcome service: Th 6 Sept 2018

Below: Queen's Jubilee celebrations

Queens Jubilee  Meal

See video of the favourite hymn "The Day thou gavest" sung at Friday 4 March 2pm: World Day of Prayer-

Walk for CreationWalks for Creation

Rainforest Fund Project

Inside church

New church on 6 Dec 2015: moving in day


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For more details about St John's Methodist Church, Settle, contact the minister Revd Tim Broughton 4 Pen y Ghent View, Settle BD24 9JJ . Tel: 01729 554006 or the web editor, J. Allinson


Environment Sunday Wild Flower Walk 6 June 2010

The Hunger SiteClick here for an easy and free way
to help feed those in need at The Hunger Site!

The Rainforest Site
Click here for an easy and free way to help protect endangered habitat at The Rainforest Site!
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Scouts in church HallSt John's Church Hall
BD24 9JH

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).
Church Worship room
Large Meeting Room (5 to 35 people recommended) (and loop system)

Small Room ( up to 10 people recommended)
Access for wheelchairs;

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Future events.

See top of page, especially St John's Newsletter.


Links you may like

Churches Together in Settle and District - Details of other churches in and around Settle

Yorkshire West - Methodist District includes details of projects such as Touchstone.
The District came into being on 1st September 2017 and was formed from a joining together of the former West Yorkshire District and part of the previous Leeds District. The geographical area covered by the District stretches approximately 80 miles from Westhouse in the north to Penistone in the south, and 50 miles from Todmorden in the west to Knottingley in the east.

Methodist Churches in the Skipton and Grassington Circuit (to the south east of Settle)

Malham - A harvest festival made of three "farm walks"

Pictures of Settle Good Friday Pilgrimage - From River to Rock

Pictures of Easter Morning Service on Castleberg

The Methodist Church in Britain The official website. Find links to other Methodist churches in the UK

The Methodist Recorder - The world's leading Methodist newspaper

Church and Conservation - Green Christian The Site for Christians concerned about care of the environment, species extinctions, pollution, GMOs, etc.

Craven Speakers Club, Skipton . Have fun learning to improve your speaking skills, gain confidence, and thus be more useful to you work/organisation/school etc

St John's Church Hall List of Weekly Activities of Groups that use the Hall

Green events    cs   Hymns   Climate Change

The Circuit Newsletter has replaced St John's Newsletter.

No 1 Jan 2024 | No 2 Feb 2024

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

Pictures of Settle in the snow.

Our Calling

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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