WE RESOLVE TO WORSHIP GOD.
SERVE OUR COMMUNITY
AND SHARE OUR FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST.
Address: Toftwood Methodist Church. Chapel Lane, Toftwood. NR19 1LD
Minister: Rev Betty Trinder
Phone: 01362 695582
Secretary: Bill Platten
Phone: 01362 697470 Email: Email Bill Platten, Church Secretary
Sunday Service – 11.00 am
Guides – every Monday 7.00 pm until 8.30 pm
Messy Church 2nd Tuesday – 3.30 pm until 6.00 pm
Carpet Bowls – Tuesdays 7.00 pm until 8.30 pm (except first Tuesday)
Lunch and Linger – Second Wednesday 12 noon for 12.30 am lunch till 3.00 pm
Wednesday Craft Group – 1st Wednesday at 2.00 pm until 4.00 pm
Coffee Morning – 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 10.00 am until 11.30 am
Prayer Meeting – 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9.30 am
Carpet Bowls – Thursdays 2.00 pm until 4.00 pm
Rainbows - every Thursday 5.00 pm until 6.30 pm
Film Club – 2nd Friday 2.00 until 4.00 pm
Be assured of a very warm welcome to any of our activities.
(For more information on activities please see below).
Accessibility at Toftwood
The Methodist Church wishes to be an environment where all feel welcome and cared for. In order to allow for widest possible access, this church has the following facilities available:
- Wheelchair Accessible Access
- Accessible Toilet
- Large Print Hymn Books
- Large Car Park
Sunday Services. On 1st Sunday of the month we have a Felllowship Service which is conducted by members of our congregation followed by a “Bring and Share Lunch”. We celebrate Holy Communion two or three times a quarter usually conducted by our minister – Rev. Betty Trinder. The rest of our services are conducted by local preachers.
Our Carpet Bowls Club – meets on Tuesday evenings at 7.00 pm (except on the first Tuesday of the month) and Thursday afternoons at 2.00 pm. We have two mats and about thirty members. Beginners welcome. Tea and biscuits are served on Thursdays. Come and have a try. Enquiries – Ray . Tel 01362 697 423.
Lunch and Linger. We are a lunch Club with a difference. We meet at 12 Noon for a 12.30 meal on the second Wednesday of each month. Our membership for the most part are people who live in the Toftwood area, who live alone or who are lonely. We cater for up to thirty diners, currently we have approximately twenty four – after lunch, we have either table games, a quiz, musical bingo or just talk together. We are open until 3.00 pm. Enquiries to Joyce on 01362 697 470 or Pat on 01362 696 193.
Coffee Mornings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. They provide an opportunity for a good old natter with strangers who become friends in a very short time. We serve coffee and tea with biscuits and oft times – home made cakes. We always have a sales table with a good variety of items at reasonable prices. Everyone is very welcome.
Wednesday Craft Group. Meets monthly on the first Wednesdays at 2.00 pm, finishing at 4.00 pm. If you are interested in Cross Stitch, Embroidery, Tapestry etc. Bring your own craft and enjoy the tea, the coffee, the chatter. Free tea on your first visit. If you wish to know more, call Olive on 01362 690 513.
Prayer Meeting. We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 9.30 am. That is before Coffee Morning. We are a small group but nevertheless, led by our minister it Is a good place to be. Come and join us. The world, our town, our friends, our selves need to talk with God – come and join us.
Messy Church. For children from approximately six years old (accompanied by an adult) 3.30 pm until 6.00 pm on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, we give a small snack (children are coming straight from school), we provide craft materials games and a theme being ‘bible based’. We have a short time of worship (with singing and prayer) and then a small meal around a table. It would be lovely to see you with your child(ren).
Youth Café. In partnership with Breckland Youth for Christ, we have Youth Café on the 1st Tuesday of the month. We have games – X Box, Wee, Table Football, Table Tennis and a snack bar. This organisation is currently closed, it will re-open September 2017. Watch our notice boards!
Toftwood Film Club. This is a new venture. Join us on the second Friday of each month for a favourite film, chosen by the audience at the previous month’s showing. Admittance by donation, cup of tea/coffee at the end of the show for £2.00. It would be good to see you.
Uniformed Organisations. We have Guides every Monday (7.00 pm) and Rainbows every Thursday (5.30 pm)
Several unattached groups meet on our premises.
Lace Group – Every Monday at 9.30 am.
Pilates – Every Wednesday and Friday at 5.30 pm
Dereham Photo Group – 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 7.00 pm
Lettings – Ray Junge, tel -1362 697 423.
If you should need someone to pray with or talk to, please call our Minister – Rev. Betty Trinder, should she not be available you will be directed to another Minister.