Circuit Websteam: July 2018
After nearly 150 years of weekly worship and activity, the people of Lydney Methodist Church relocated to the Community Room at The Springs and Watermead Centre, South Road, Lydney.
The current Lydney Methodist Chapel was built in 1869 at a cost of just £110. Now, due to rising bills and increasing maintenance issues, the final service in the methodist chapel was held on Sunday 1 July.
Methodist Minister Revd Michelle Ireland said "although the relocating of Lydney Methodist congregation is tinged with sadness, as the much loved and well used Chapel closes, there is also a great sense of anticipation and excitement as together we pursue this new opportunity of serving the Lydney community".
You may also be interested in
Dear Sisters and Brothers, Most of the churches in the Circuit are now closed for public worship. The current lockdown regulations make it clear that we should stay at home and only leave our homes for essential reasons. Unlike last March the regulations now allow places of worship to remain open for services if certain strict conditions are met. ...
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,Earlier this year the Methodist Conference renewed our commitment to being an inclusive church. Our core convictions are that the good news of God's love is for everyone without exception. Everyone can be reached by God's love, can experience it and be transformed by it. It is this conviction that shaped the evangelism and social programmes that...
A small group of young Methodists from around the world have come together to form the COP 26 Action Group. This group has been set up by the UK Methodist Church in order to campaign for a global agreement at the UN COP 26 conference which addresses the environmental crisis we face. The COP 26 conference will take place in Glasgow in November 2021.On 12 October 2020...