50th Anniversary of St Andrew’s

 

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This Methodist Church of St Andrew’s, was newly built and opened, on the site of four previous churches, on 6th January 1968.  Celebrations throughout 2018.   Re-union weekend 23rd — 24th  June 2018.  We would love to welcome everyone.  Please see below.

Amended date :  Sun 7th October at 6.30pm.   50th Anniversary  Circuit Service.  Local civic dignitaries and other Church leaders from the area will be invited.

1. Methodists moved from cramped accommodation, in New Street, into slightly larger premises on this site;  a chapel previously used by The Independents, (1795 — 1796).

2. Larger Methodist Church built on this site after demolition  of previous chapel,   (sorry no picture),  (1796 — 1813).

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3. Then a larger Methodist Chapel on this site (1813 — 1901)

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4. Then a New Methodist Church (St John’s) on this site, (1902  — 1966)

  5.  And finally a new St Andrew’s Methodist Church was opened on 6th January 1968 amidst Great Celebrations.