Good News Stories

Good News Stories from around the District – videos

Take a look at some of these “Good News” videos from around our District, featuring projects and success stories of many varieties. Many of these were played at our district gathering – Flourish

Feel free to use or show them in your church or share them with your congregations. All the videos can also be viewed on Vimeo
If you wish to download any, for use offline, please contact our Digital Communications Enabler, who can send you copies: digital@yorkshirenemethodist.org

More videos coming soon…


How to Go Greener Day – Toll Gavel, Beverley

The “How to go greener day” was an event which took place on 30th March 2019 at Toll Gavel United Church, with people attending from accross the circuit and the district.

For more information see…
Toll Gavel United Church website: www.tollgavelchurch.org.uk
Our District “Getting Greener” Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/GettingOurDistrictGreener


UCI World Cycling Championships – Nidd Valley Circuit

The UCI cycling championships took place between 22nd – 29th September 2019 in Yorkshire and were based in Harrogate. The Nidd Valley Circuit opened their doors to visitors and supported the cycling taking place on their doorstep.

For more information see…
UCI Yorkshire website: https://worlds.yorkshire.com/
Nidd Valley Circuit Website: niddvalleymethodist.org.uk
Nidd Valley Circuit Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/NiddValley


RE:uniform – Trinity, Hull

RE:uniform was a project working with Emma Hardy MP to recycle school uniforms and provide them to families around Hull, collecting and distributing second hand school uniforms for free, and took place at the end of August 2019

For more information see…
RE:uniform new article: www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/education/hull-parents-free-school-uniform-3097583
Trinity Church Website: https://trinitymethodisthull.com
RE:uniform Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/RE-Uniform-2240133222770024/


Ryedale Free Fridge – The Wesley Centre, Malton

Part of the National Community Fridge network, the Free Fridge in Malton recieves short-dated food from local buisnesses, that would otherwise go to waste, and recyles it by handing it out freely to the community.

For more information see…
National Community Fridge Network: www.hubbub.org.uk/the-community-fridge
The Wesley Centre website: www.maltonwesleycentre.org
Ryedale Free Fridge website: www.ryedalefreefridge.org
Ryedale Free Fridge Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/488662791597199


District Pioneer Nursery

For more information see…
Pioneer Nursery page: www.yorkshirenemethodist.org/district/pioneer-nursery/
Pioneer Nursery website: http://methodistpioneers.net
The Potting Shed Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/354923162102965/


Hull “25”

’25’ was an advent calendar for the city of Hull in December 2018. Using artwork from acclaimed comic artist Si Smith and based on words by author Ian Adams, 25 opportunities were offered to stop and reflect a little in the run up to Christmas.

For more information see…
Hull 25 website: www.hull25.uk/
Believe in Hull Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/webelieveinhull/


Silver Service – Bedale & District Methodist Church

“Silver Service” takes place at Bedale & District Methodist Church once a month. It provides a space where people with or without dementia can approach God, worship and praise God and feel God’s caring presence together. Worship can be a channel for recalling the past, creating feelings of comfort, familiarity and spiritual fulfilment. We all have a continuing need to worship and experience a loving encounter with God.

For more information see…
Bedale & District Methodist Church website: www.riponlowerdalesmethodists.org.uk/our-churches/circuit-churches/bedale.html
Bedale & District Methodist Church Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/Bedalemethodistchurch/


Bread Church – York Central Methodist Church

Bread Church is a new venture, in York, drawing on similar Fresh Expressions elsewhere in Methodism, but perfectly situated, due to its being situated in the same premises, as Carecent. Its led by Deacon Judith Stoddart and other volunteers.

For more information see…
Central Methodist Church website: www.centralmethodistyork.org.uk/
Central Methodist Church Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/CentralMethodistChurchYork/
Carecent website: www.carecent.org/


Coming soon…

  • Circuit Support Team (Revd Steve Barlow)