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 and all are welcome:
February 16th Mr Shaun Wall
February 23rd Mr Barry Catlow
March 1st Mrs Tess Butlin Welcome service
March 8th Rev Ian Coates Holy Communion
March 15th Mr Stephen Davies
March 22nd Church led Mothering Sunday service
March 29th Mrs Sue Howie
April 5th Rev Ian Coates Welcome service - Palm Sunday
April 12th Mr Stephen Davies -Easter Sunday
April 19th Miss Alexandra Bamford
April 26th Mr Norman Prophett
May 3rd Mr Shaun Wall Welcome service
May 10th Mr Rody Riguerre
May 17th Mr David Swann
May 24th Rev Ian Coates Holy Communion
May 31st Mrs Sue Howie -Pentecost
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