District Celebration in St Edmundsbury Cathedral

district celebration may 2018On Saturday 5th May 2018 about 400 people from all parts of the East Anglia District gathered in St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds for the District Celebration.

After tea in the Cathedral a welcome was given by the Acting Dean of the Cathedral, Bishop Graeme Knowles, and by the Revd Julian Pursehouse, Chair of District. The Revd Loraine Mellor, President of the Methodist Conference, was the special guest preacher.

Wesley Church Cambridge flower ladies retire after decades of service


Two members of Wesley Church Cambridge, with more than 50 years of service between them, have just retired from their roles.

Wesley Church Mary Ashman



 Mary Ashman, pictured on the left, has managed the display of fresh flowers for Sunday worship for more than 30 years, after taking over the job from her mother.



Jill Rainton has looked after the permanent silk flower displays for at least 20 years. The joy they have given members and visitors to Wesley was celebrated with gratitude during the service on 18th December 2016.

Wesley Church Jill Rainton Colin Smith Mary Ashman Barbara Garwood


The picture on the right shows (left to right) Jill Rainton, Revd Colin Smith, Mary Ashman and Revd Barbara Garwood.



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