Church's community Christmas brings cheer to guests KIND-HEARTED churchgoers and members of the public gave up their Christmas Day to make sure others had a good time.

The Billericay Methodist Church held a free Christmas lunch at its Queens Park site for residents who would otherwise be on their own.

This festive season, John Savage celebrated quarter of a century of playing for the Weymouth Methodist Churches having first played for the church on Christmas Day 1966.

Learn more about the histroy of British surnames at Bromsgrove Methodist Church A presentation on 'Surnames - Their History and meanings' will be given by Richard Churchley at Bromsgrove Methodist Centre, Stratford Road, at 7.45pm on Tuesday (January 10).

The idea was for people to take a box and put an item of non-perishable food into it each of the 24 days of Advent, then on January 3 bring their boxes to the collection point at Burley-in-Wharfedale Methodist Church, ready to be taken to PAFRAS on January 4...

A METHODIST euphonium player is training to run the London Marathon for a good cause which she says 'melts her heart'.

Historic Victoria Hall Methodist Mission is a treasure trove of Bolton heritage Hidden in plain sight on busy Knowsley Street, its tower looming out between rows of shops, it is a jewel in Bolton's heritage crown.

The Methodist Victoria Hall was opened more than 116 years ago and not only harbours a hub of Victorian history behind its doors, but arts and enterprise.A veteran church organist and an Olympic gold medal winning hockey player and have both been recognised by the Queen in the newly released New Year's Honours list - showing the wide scope the awards cover.At a Manx Wildlife Trust workshop held at St John's Methodist Church hall, youngsters created a number of items to give our feathered friends a boost and learned how to identify the birds that they see in their gardens.Heather Wells, 53, from Wantage, never had any interest in the famous race, but has changed her tune to raise money for a Methodist housing association.One of the UK's most significant collections of modern Christian art is to go on display in its entirety in the county this weekend.Churches, as well as charities, see daily the human cost of this failure in people left without enough money to buy the very basics of life.