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  • BIRDWELL METHODIST CHURCH

    Sheffield Road
    Birdwell
    Barnsley
    South Yorkshire
    S70 5XB
     

    Our Church, opened in March 2004   Gold Cross

     

    Birdwell Methodist Church is a welcoming, friendly church, opened in March 2004. It is situated on Sheffield Road, which is the main A61 road through Birdwell, and is just ¾ mile from junction 36 of the M1 motorway (See our location map at the foot of the page). Our modern building, with sanctuary at the front (with a beautiful and inspirational stained-glass window), and a large hall to the rear, caters for all ages. There are three clubs for children, plus another for birth-to-four years of age. Upstairs we have two further rooms, one of which is fitted out as an IT suite. (The Hall and Upper Room are available for hire - please enquire from our booking secretary Mary, on 01226 290568).  Our Sunday morning services vary in style, with hymns and worship songs to suit the occasion. Most of our hymns and songs etc. are projected on-screen using ZionWorx 2014. We only have an occasional evening service at 6.15 pm on special Sundays such as Easter, Church Anniversary, Harvest Festival etc.   Please go to our Calendar page for details of events, activities and services taking place.

    Our Mission Statement:
     ‘God is calling us to be a welcoming Christ-centred people who, as we witness to God’s love in Birdwell, are touched by the needs of the local community’.
     
    Minister: Rev Mick Neal

    12 Orchard Croft, Dodworth, Barnsley S75 3QY   Tel: 01226 770422

    revmickneal@googlemail.com

    Rev Mick Neal
    Rev Mick Neal

    Church Officials
    Lay Worker:
    Mrs Ellie Peet
    Telephone: 07746 954086
    Email: elliepeet59@gmail.com

    Stewards:

    Mr Paul Horswill
    Mrs Mavis Kitchen
    Mrs Sheila Jackson
    Miss Margaret Beardshall

    Property Secretary &  Website:

    Mr Paul Horswill


    To book a room, or the hall
    for your party, etc,.
    please go to the Bookings page
     or ring Mary on 01226 290568 
    Bookings Secretary:

    Mrs Mary Horswill smiley


    May God's blessings be with you!

    We welcome you to join in our events and services.

    People Seated in Church

     'Let the children come unto me, for of such is the kingdom of God'

    ZionWorx 2014 presentation program
    by Jubilate Software Ltd

    used at Birdwell Methodist Church


    CAR PARKING AT CHURCH

    BIRDWELL PRIMARY SCHOOL HAS ASKED THE CHURCH
    TO CLOSE THE CAR PARK IN FRONT OF CHURCH, DUE
     TO CONCERNS FOR THE SAFETY OF CHILDREN ARRIVING
    AND/OR LEAVING SCHOOL.  WE ARE ALL CONCERNED 
    FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL PEOPLE USING OR CROSSING
    THIS AREA.  ANY SUGGESTIONS TO ENSURE THE
    SAFETY OF ALL USERS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
    
    IN THE MEANTIME, WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

    PLEASE NOTE:

    WE HAVE Sunday morning services
    held jointly AT HOYLAND METHODIST CHURCH,
    at 10.30 am. usually on the FIRST SUNDAY in the month.
    also
    HOYLAND METHODISTS JOIN US AT BIRDWELL
     usually on the THIRD SUNDAY
     of the month, but PLEASE CHECK
    our calendar page to make sure!
    

    Sunday July 30th
    'Roots & Shoots'
    United Circuit Service
    at Jenny's Field, 
    South Hiendley S72 9BP
    10.30 am for 11.00 am Service.
    Tea and Coffee - Please bring
    your own lunch!
    (No other Services in 
    the Barnsley Circuit today)
    
    

    Sunday 6th August
    United at Hoyland
    10.30 am Mr Stephen Franklin 
    

    Sunday 13th August
    10.45 am Mr Keith Lodge
    

    Sunday 20th August
    United Here
    10.45 am Mrs Ellie Peet
    

    Sunday 26th August
    10.45 am Own Arrangement
    

     Z U M B A 
      with  Shawny-Leigh Mallison
     at Birdwell Methodist Church.
    Mondays: 'Burlexercise' 6.30pm to 7.15pm
     Saturdays: Zumba 10.00am to 10.45am
     Birdwell Methodist Church,
    Sheffield Road, S70 5XB
    

    Church accepts new dishwasherMichelle Frost of Dawsons MMP Ltd presents dishwasher to Rev Mick Neal for Birdwell Methodist Church.

    from Dawson MMP Ltd

    On New Year's Day 2016, a group of people got together to provide a lunch for "older local residents who were feeling lonely or experiencing isolation".  Following the meal, finding that the church dishwasher had ceased to work some time previously, Dawson MMP Ltd decided that they would like to present Birdwell with a new dishwasher to help the church which regularly puts on meals for the community.         Picture: Michelle Frost presenting the dishwasher to Rev Mick Neal for the church. 


    'HEALTHY BONES'
    Exercise Class, led by Bronia
    Mondays, 9.30 am - 11.30 am

    Click the button at the top for more info



    NOW REHEARSING AT BIRDWELL -

     'THE JUBILEE SINGERS' 
    (MD Iris Higginbottom)
    REHEARSALS AT BIRDWELL
    FRIDAYS, AT 10 am

    see the Jubilee Singers page


    The 'Joyful Noise' Choir 

     Rehearsals usually on 

    2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month

    now rehearsing weekly 
    for next event

    If you enjoy singing, or you would like to give it a try,
    just come and join us, we don't bite!


    WEEKLY COFFEE AFTERNOONS

    Usually Wednesdays -

    Now Running!

    2.00 pm to 4.00 pm


     WATERCOLOUR PAINTING CLASS 

    (also now doing Acrylics)

     NOW CLOSED for SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2017 
    
    PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN PAINTS!
    Cost - £3.00 per session,
    for Church Funds
    See our Watercolour Page!
    

    Twice-Weekly Yoga Classes

    Mondays, 7.30 pm - 8.30 pm

    Wednesdays, 7.00 pm- 8.15 pm


     

    The Jubilee Singers at Birdwell, 20th September 2014

    Jubilee Singers at Higham & Barugh Green, 27 July 2014


    NOTE: We are looking to extend into other crafts,

    such as banner making, soft furnishings. etc.

    Please keep in touch; you can contact us with ideas 

    and suggestions for other hobbies.


    We continue to collect tinned goods and other food items (in date) for the local food bank.  Please bring your gifts to leave in the box at church for delivery to our local distribution centre.  Thank you for helping in this way.


     ​Find us on Facebook!

    For a video tour of the premises, go to 

    Birdwell Methodist Church page on Facebook, and click on Video

    Visit Facebook and leave your comments!

    and please 'Like' us!


     EASY FUNDRAISING 

     PLEASE COPY THE LINK ADDRESS BELOW,
    (or go to our 'Links' page)
    AND SIGN UP TO DONATE TO BIRDWELL METHODIST CHURCH.
    THEN SELECT YOUR ONLINE RETAILER, BUY ONLINE,
    AND THEY WILL GIVE UP TO 15% OF YOUR PURCHASE PRICE,
    TO SUPPORT BIRDWELL METHODIST CHURCH
    AT NO EXTRA COST TO YOU!

    http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/birdwellmc/

     PLEASE GIVE IT A TRY, AND HELP TO SUPPORT
    OUR WORK IN THE COMMUNITY
    
    http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/birdwellmc/

     

    :D  'LITTLE FISHES'  :D

    Little Fishes logo

    for pre-school children and their parents/carers
    £3.00
    Tea, coffee and toast served for carers,
    Stories, songs and toys, and healthy snacks for the children.
    Tuesdays 9.00 am to 11.30 am
    (during term time)

    BARNSLEY STREET PASTORS

    LAUNCHED 15th JANUARY 2010, 7.30 pm

    at ST. GEORGE'S CHURCH, BARNSLEY.

    Street Pastors officials

    Please pray for this important work!

    See 'Barnsley Street Pastors' page

    New Street Pastor volunteers needed

    What's a Street Pastor? - visit  http://www.streetpastors.co.uk

    and www.barnsley.streetpastors.org.uk


    Junior Kids' Club
    is led by Julie Phillips and helpers,
    3.45pm on Mondays
    (during term-time)
    for ages 5 to 7 years
    Kids then move on to the Exodus-run Kidz' Klub

    The Exodus Project logo

    KIDZ KLUB & ROCK SOLID

    WEEKLY,  THURSDAYS, 5.30pm and 7.30pm

    KIDZ KLUB GROUP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 8 TO 11

    ROCK SOLID GROUP FOR THOSE AGED 11 TO 15

    CLUBS RUN BY THE EXODUS PROJECT

    see 'Youth Activities' 

    EXODUS NOW HAVE A CHARITY SHOP AT CUDWORTH
    Called 'STEP', it is situated at 208 Barnsley Road, Cudworth, S72 8UJ
    Ring 07886945081 (June) 
    or 07840463642 (Martin)
    to arrange collection of items for sale at the shop.

    Come along and browse (and buy!)


    W.E.A. Family History Course 
    Mondays, 1 pm till 3 pm
    (not on Bank Holidays)
    Come and find your ancestors!
    (Fees payable for those not on benefits - please ask)
    Please contact WEA to enrol,
    or contact tutor Kevin Brown
    
    

    WE SUPPORT THE

    SAMARITAN'S PURSE SHOEBOX APPEAL 

    at Hoyland Methodist Church

    Start buying items for your shoeboxes in the January sales, and beat the rush!
     
    A remarkable article about a child from Rwanda
    appears on our 'Operation Christmas Child' page
    Other links:
     

    How to find us:

    Birdwell Methodist Church is situated on the A61, 3/4 mile north of M1 Junction 36.  For your satnav, use our postcode S70 5XB.  (Please be aware that new roundabouts/road layout will be under construction during late 2016 - early 2017, close to the M1 junction 36).

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    Look for the church on your right hand side when travelling north (towards Barnsley).  There is a Car Park to the rear, and parking for the less-able at the front.


    This website shows events which occur in the building through the week, some of which help to keep your body in shape. We feel it is important to keep your spiritual life fit as well. We believe that coming to God in worship helps to keep our spiritual balance. Come and join us in worshipping our Lord Jesus Christ - you can be assured of a warm, friendly welcome.

    For more details, please contact any of our stewards.

    To speak to Rev Mick Neal,

    please phone him on. 01226 770422.

    His email address is revmickneal@googlemail.com.

    Contact him if you would like a Baptism,

    Wedding or Funeral in the church.

     

     You can email us about the website, or contact one of our team 

     for any other reason, by emailing us at: 

    paul.horswill@sky.com

    (please allow a few days for our reply)

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