GOOSTREY METHODIST CHURCH SERVICE ARRANGEMENTS FOLLOWING JULY 19TH

Dear Friends The Church Stewards met last Friday (July 23rd) to consider how to respond to the relaxation of rules announced by the government on July 19th. The Stewards felt that it was not yet time to abandon all the Covid secure measures that have been in place so far, but to take a more […]

LIFE FOR THE BELL RINGERS OF ST LUKE’S GOOSTREY

A report from Simon Linford (President, Central Council of Church Bell Ringers). The sound of church bells. A quintessential part of our soundscape, but something that has been sadly absent from bell towers across the country during the pandemic. Bells call people to worship, mark joyful occasions such as weddings, and muffled, they help us […]

St. Luke’s Drop In Update

All the organised meetings for the church Drop-In were postponed indoors at their usual spot at Goostrey Village Hall, however Revrd. Heather the church’s Vicar went with the current COVID-19 allowance, and the Drop-In will be within Government guidelines, to be held within her personal garden, blessed with a gazebo in case of rain. The […]

Bill Macdonald is 79

Bill won’t be 79 for much longer. A certain someone told me that on Mid-Summer Day the grand chap will be turning 80. Bill has lived at Mount Pleasant Residential Park several years and is a very active member of its community. Always out and about helping others with a cheery smile. He is also […]

HOLY WEEK PRAYER FROM St.Luke’s Parish church.

We continue through Holy Week with a repost of prayer based on scripture for the Tuesday before Easter: God of the fallen grain, God of the children of light: It was in your being broken down that you were lifted up. It is in releasing our lives to others that we bear your lasting truth. […]

HOLY WEEK AT ST.LUKE’S

Holy Week started well with two services on Sunday celebrating Palm Sunday with Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem and the events taking place during the last week of his life on earth. A friend of mine sent me this link from friends in Birmingham if you would like to participate in some reflections this Holy Week. […]

NATIONAL DAY OF REFLECTION AND EASTER SERVICES AT ST LUKE’S, GOOSTREY

In these challenging times St Lukes’s shares a positive light going forward and how parishioners have communicated with each other during lockdown. Meetings via zoom have taken place during these last few weeks and we have enjoyed music, talks, sharing, prayer, news and laughter over the internet. We have kept in touch with our other […]

GOOSTREY PARISH CHURCH NEWS

  An update from St Lukes Parish Church in Goostrey. “We very much regret, that due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there will be no regular Sunday services in St Luke’s Church in March”. We shall, however, hold ZOOM services online at 10.00am on Sunday 7th, 14th and 21st and Wednesday 3rd, 10th,17th and 24th […]

GOOSTREY METHODIST CHURCH

  The Methodist church in Goostrey,  has not been able to perform a “Churches Together” presence with their friends at St Luke’s church Goostrey, at events such as those in the pervious years. The  Palm Sunday Walk, Rose Day Stall, Covenant Service, Plough Service, and Education Sunday, this past year, have not  been possible. Due […]

ST LUKE’S UPDATE

Here is a brief update on St Luke’s Church, Goostrey. The church building continues to be open every day of the week from 10.00am until 2.00 pm. When you enter , please find the brief prayer cards at the back of church,  and glass pebbles on the font, which can be  slipped into the water. […]