Sunday Worship

10.45  Morning Worship

Every Sunday.  A welcoming and friendly family church,  Coffee is available afterwards.  Visitors are very welcome.  If you are on holiday please come and join us.

 

6 pm   Evening service

2nd Sunday of the month.  Reflective and contemplative in style

Newsletters

Our current and recent newsletters may be downloaded here:

Newsletter for January and February 2018

Newsletter for November and December 2017

Newsletter for September and October 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020 Passion Play at Oberammergau

2020 Passion Play at Oberammergau

David and Anne Hasson are leading a trip to see the Passion Play in 2020.

 

 

The time has come again to think about a pilgrimage and holiday to the Oberammergau Passion Play and time in Austria, several people have expressed interest in knowing more about it. We’ve therefore organised a get together in Keswick Methodist Church on Saturday, 17 February 2018, 10am-12 noon. Coffee and nibbles will be available.

The Passion Play takes place only once every ten years, a tradition stretching back over 386 years. The season runs May to September and we’re hoping to go mid August 2020.

Oberammergau is unique in its conception, setting and sheer scale of production. It’s a vast undertaking involving more than 2,000 villagers, a full orchestra and a vast open-air stage, set against the spectacular backdrop of the Bavarian mountains.  The visually spectacular, day-long performance commemorates the last week in the life of Christ and, although performed in German, speaks to all nations and is made all the more dramatic by a large choir and orchestra performing the music specially composed for the play by a local teacher 200 years ago.

Final details of costs and dates will be available soon. Because of its popularity there’s always a very high level of demand for tickets to see the Passion Play and they’re not cheap! However, this is a special occasion, that can only be taken every ten years and you have two years to pay for it!

If you’re interested in finding out more about this holiday (no commitment at this stage), please have a word with David or Anne.

Tel: 017687 75818 or email keswickoberammergau2020@gmail.com.

A mission activity encouraged by Keswick Methodist Church

 

Mining for God

For three weeks each year Keswick is filled with thousands of pilgrims attending the Keswick Convention. During these weeks every church is full on Sundays and many people use the premises during the week. As a result, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking everything’s fine with everyone. However some businesses are quieter at this time than in weeks running up to or after the Convention. One of these is the Slate Mine at Honister. This is the place where Tori Jones, a local preacher on trial in our Circuit, works part time. Part of her duties is to lead tours underground. Vision 21 at Keswick has challenged us about reaching out in different ways.

These two have come together in the ‘Mining for God’ project. Using Tori’s gifts and skills, we’re working with the mine to put on a mine tour with a difference. Fridays are the quiet days there so on each of the Convention Fridays at 2pm Tori will be leading a mine tour with the help of David Hasson.

As we said, it’s a mine tour with a difference! It’ll contain not only information about the mine and its workers but also opportunities for singing and elements of worship. The mine lends itself to thinking about God’s creation and the environment, and people’s difficult working lives. And singing in one of the auditorium-like spaces underground with their amazing acoustics will be an amazing experience. Where else in the world can you also experience complete darkness, and see the difference that a little light can make? How encouraging to grasp the difference our little light can make in this world as we do God’s will.

 

We are grateful for the co-operation of the management and staff at the slate mine to enable this to happen. They have even provided us with copies of some of their professional photographs which they use for marketing. Some of them are in this article and the copyright belongs to the mine.

There’ll be more information coming out nearer the time with costings, etc but we do know that places will be on a first come first served basis. Minimum of 15 and maximum of 40 on each tour. Please pray that God will bless this project and the participants, and that while we work with the people at the mine that they will see Christ’s love in us and the concern of the church for them. And please talk to friends and neighbours and encourage them to take part. The dates are Fridays, 21 and 28 July and 4 August at 2pm at Honister

 

Please click on the image below to download the brochure and booking form

 

 

Organ Extravaganza!

Christmas Tree Festival 2016

Christmas Tree Festival 2016

Come and visit and see a huge range of decorated Christmas Trees with Nativity Scenes.

Thursday December 1st  10.00 am to 4.00 pm

Friday December 2nd  10.00 am to 4.00 pm with Carol singing at 4.00 pm for “Keswick Live Advent”

Saturday December 3rd  10.00 am to 4.00 pm

Sunday 12.00 pm to 4.00 pm

2015-12-04 15.07.10

All are welcome.  Free entrance with donations for “Action for Children” will be welcomed.

The Ayrton Family in Concert

This Friday, 11 November, we’ve got the four-strong Ayrton Family gospel group performing at the church in aid of Vision 21, our redevelopment project. It promises to be a great toe-tapping night

14907017_533594196844171_496801996082500251_n

“Behind The Mask”

Tickets are now being sold for our fundraising concert to support our Vision 21 at the Theatre by the Lake on September 11th.  The concert features live performances of songs from many of the world’s greatest musicals.  Only a short time to go now so book your tickets now for only £12.50 each.

Book your ticket – click here

 

 

rough poster

Come and see the Knitted Bible Exhibition!

Yes – you really did hear that!  No – It’s not a book made out of wool! It’s 33 scenes from the Bible with their stories told in wool.  It’s coming to Keswick Methodist Church and will be available for all to visit from Monday 8th August.  Refreshments are also available to support our Vision 21 redevelopment.

KB1
KB2

The Dalesmen Singers

We welcome The Dalesmen Singers who will be performing at Keswick Methodist Church on Saturday 11th June.  

£7 including refreshments in aid of our Vision 21 project and the Flood Appeal.  Put the date in your diary and come along for a wonderful evening!

Dalesmen Singers

Sunday 22nd May

10.45 am  Morning Worship led by Rev David Hasson

Christian Aid Week

Notices 22nd May 2016

Capture

Penrith Methodist Church Choral Group

We welcome Penrith Methodist Church Choral Group who will be performing at Keswick Methodist Church on Saturday 21st May.  £7 including refreshments in aid of our Vision 21 project.  Put the date in your diary and come along for a wonderful evening!

PCG