News and Notices

See below for the latest news, notices and adverts for upcoming events. Check back regularly for updates! If you have any circuit news, please get in touch with our circuit administrator, Avril, via the contact page. On the right you will find links to Methodist news outside of our circuit both in our district and nationally.

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Easter Journey

Easter Journey

Here are some photographs from 'Easter Journey' hosted by Orton Chapel with NISCU- Eden District schools worker Andi Taylor with children from a local primary school.

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A pastoral letter to the farming community

The President and Vice President of the Methodist church have written a pastoral letter to the farming community, please click on the link below to read it Pastoral Letters to Farmers November 2020

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A special service for Spring

A special service for Spring was recently held in the Circuit. Please have a look on our gallery page for more photographs.

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Advent gifts

During Advent we are giving a number of boxes of "goodies" to staff in local schools to say thank you for everything they are doing. Advent bags have also been given to young people who attend "HubClub" and "Life in Stereo" meetings.    

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Advent in Orton

“Mary and Joseph on their way across the fields to Bethlehem – see how the story progresses as the scene changes throughout Advent. There will be QR codes to scan with your smartphone, so you can watch a short video – looking at what Christmas is all about.”  

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Advent Party

Why not come along and join us at our Advent Party on 27th November in Orton Market Hall.

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Appleby Nativity

The Nativity scene is on display outside Appleby Methodist Church

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Artwork at Winton

A new piece of artwork has been added to the interior wall at Winton

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Ascension Day walk

On Ascension Day our Superintendent minister Rev Stephen Radford and his wife Heather walked to the top of “Nine Standards Rigg” the summit of Hartley Fell just outside Kirkby Stephen, they are pictured here at the stone cairns. Psalm 121 A song of ascents. 1 I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does… Continue reading Ascension Day walk

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Baptism at Brough Sowerby

Rev Stephen Radford recently conducted a baptism at Brough Sowerby which was held in the garden

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Books for Book Aid

We recently took some books to Book Aid from Stephen Pipe who was a Local preacher in this Circuit at one time , the books sent are his personal collection of around 1,000 books which we took to Barnard castle to Book Aid , who welcomed them. The first photograph is of Stephen Pipe, the… Continue reading Books for Book Aid

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Boxes of Hope

Last Saturday the hall at Kirkby Stephen Methodist Church was full of ladies & 3 men checking boxes to be sent to Romania through the Cumbrian charity Boxes of Hope. 1116 boxes will be taken to a central depot to be loaded for their journey through Europe. The boxes were donated by individuals as well… Continue reading Boxes of Hope