Services have been suspended to help contain the corona virus

Services have been suspended to help contain the corona virus

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:

March 15th  Mr Stephen Davies
Services suspended to help contain the Corona virus

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.

 Recent Events
Thank you for your support with our events in the past, this years events take place as below

Gift Day and Quiz       Saturday 6th  June 4pm

Garden Party              Saturday 11th July 

Sausage sizzle            6th September 3pm


Below you can see a few pictures of the Bluebell Walk, we enjoyed some of the finest weather the day had to offer.

If you missed it this year, try and come next year

The picture above .shows the building presented well, the one below, we think is from the 2nd world war after the rails had been removed for the war effort.

As well as looking more presentable, you may notice that when the rails were replaced the steps were also moved along with the notice board

Here we have a couple of pictures from our recent harvest service. If you feel there is a space for you, come and visit us


Members of Lightwood Church showing their support for Children in Need as the riders of the 2017 Rickshaw Challenge go speeding past

Here are a couple of pictures taken by our property steward showing the Church and our meeting room next door