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.
Our upcoming services are below
March 26th Local Arrangement
June 2nd Mrs Sue Howie (Welcome Service)
June 9th Rev Stuart Hickerman
June 16th Rev Ian Coates (Holy Communion)
June 23rd Jo Powell
June 30th Mr Norman Prophett
July 7th Mr Stephen Davies (Welcome Service)
July 14th Rev Ian Coates (Holy Communion)
July 21st Local Arrangement
July 28th Miss Alex Bamford
August 4th Rev Ian Coates (Welcome Service)
August 11th Mr Lee Thomas
August 18th Rev Ian Coates (Holy Communion)
August 25th United service at Blythe Bridge
Services are usually held at 10:30 on a Sunday Morning any variations 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.
You are welcome to share in these events
Gift Day and Quiz Saturday 1st June 4pm
Garden Party Saturday 15th June
Sausage sizzle September