Pictures of recent events are at the bottom of the page
Lightwood Methodist Church is part of the Stoke-on-Trent South Circuit (11/20) also known as South Stoke.
The Minister in Charge of the Circuit is Rev Linda Catlow, the Minister responsible for Lightwood is the Rev Ian Coates. He may be contacted on the phone number at the foot of the page.
The Church is the oldest Methodist Church in the Area. It comprises of the main Worship area, a vestry and a meeting room suitable for weekly and more special occasions (opposite you see it laid out for a more traditional Wedding breakfast) It may be the first picture below if viewed on a phone or mobile device
The Church supports many circuit charities, has an active bible study group, enjoys many social events including garden parties, bluebell walks, sausage sizzles to name a few
We celebrated our 200th birthday a few years ago and are still going strong. We welcome new members.
We have had some really good services and events, we have met some interesting people.
We would welcome any stories pictures or other information you may have that we can look to the past for inspiration, to help bring the story of Lightwood Chapel alive for all visitors.
We have had a request from our Superintendent Minister
URGENT APPEAL - PLEASE GIVE NOW
As the BBC warns of "unimaginable" human suffering and a "staggering" death toll in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, AllWe Can and the Methodist Church of Great Britain have launched a joint appeal for those affected in The Bahamas.
Please give generously to this urgent Bahamas Hurricane Appeal -visit https://www.allwecan.org.uk/ and click on the icon now or type bit.ly/2m31ApE into you address bar
Our upcoming services are below and all are welcome:
December 8th Mr Norman Prophett
December 15th Rev Ian Coates (Carol Service)
December 22nd Local Arrangement
December 24th 7:30pm Christmas Eve Communion
December 29th United service at Broadway
January 5th Local Arrangement (Welcome service)
January 12th Mrs Hilary Hands
January 19th Mrs Sue Howie
January 26th Rev Ian Coates (Covenant Service)
February 2nd Rev Ian Coates (Welcome service)
February 9th Mr Lee Thomas
February 16th Mr Shaun Wall
February 23rd Mr Barry Catlow
Services are usually held at 10:30 on a Sunday Morning any variations will have been underlined
A welcome service is held on the first Sunday of every month, it is usually a shorter service giving us time to welcome visitors with a drink, catch up with other members of the church and enjoy a service aimed for all.
Thank you for your support with these events
Gift Day and Quiz Saturday 1st June 4pm
Garden Party Saturday 15th June
Sausage sizzle 1st September 3pm