Special Services and Events
From Harvest Festivals to our Nativity Services to Christingle, special services and events are always a wonderful celebration. You can view write-ups and a full set of photos for each special services via the ‘News at Ashley’ pages, here
The pictures below show some of the special services that have taken place this year, including infant baptism and the annual Christingle Service.
Ashley Methodist Church at Easter
The pictures below show the Ashley Women’s Institute garden on the corner of Wesleyan Road and the A53, is the setting for our three crosses. In the front windows of the church is a display specially crafted by our Junior Church with Rainbows and Crosses.
“Rise! Take Your Mat and Walk”
World Day of Prayer Service – Friday 6 March 2020
Prepared by Christian Women of Zimbabwe
ASHLEY METHODIST CHURCH FUNDRAISING 2020
Visit of the Chair of the Chester & Stoke District
The Rev’d Helen Kirk – 5th January 2020
JUNIOR CHURCH NATIVITY SERVICE – 22nd December 2019
CHRISTINGLE SERVICE – 1st December 2019
HARVEST FESTIVAL & JUNIOR CHURCH ANNIVERSARY
22nd September 2019
The children led our worship explaining that the theme was “colour”. The children taking part were Olivia Marson, Isabel John, Francesca John, Holly John, Isla Cameron, Isobel Donlan, Henry Marson, Finley Cameron, Lucy Manning, Penelope Lomas and George Holland.
THE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR DEREK DURANCE
1st September 2019
THE BAPTISM OF EMMA VIOLET LOMAS
14th July 2019
THE BAPTISM OF OLIVIA EDITH MARSON
23rd June 2019
12th May 2019
John Marson, seen here with his wife Yvonne, celebrates his 75th birthday on 20th of May. At our service on Sunday 12th May, John was given a full-throated rendition of ‘Happy Birthday to You’ by our congregation.
John’s family have had a very close association with Ashley Methodist Church stretching back over several generations.
THE BAPTISM OF LUCY MANNING
NOVEMBER 4th 2018
RALPH & DANI KILBY FAREWELL LUNCH
NOVEMBER 4th 2018
The Reverend Ruth Jeffries thanked Ralph for his commitment and service since joining us all those years ago from Bedfordshire. Dani and Ralph Kilby will be sorely missed by our regular congregation but we look forward to seeing them from time to time in the future.
HARVEST FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 2018
VISITORS FROM AMERICA – OCTOBER 2018
On their return home afterwards Susan wrote ” A lovely church – bright and welcoming – and the perfect start to our week with our dear host-cousins! I whispered a quick prayer of gratefulness and thanks before we stepped back out into the autumn air. Let the journey begin!”.