Welcome to Southlands Methodist Church

We are pleased to say, that although not fully up and running, we have systems in place to ensure everyone’s safety, and are welcoming back many groups and activities.

South Bank Studios is also open, with artists in residence and we have begun to offer workshops. Many artists are also offering online workshops, so do check out the South Bank Studios website for details and links to the artist’s own pages.

My Bubble Community Art Project

We’d also warmly invite you to take part in the South Bank Studios, community art project – inviting you to capture your experience of a year of change, in a bubble

https://www.southbankstudios.co.uk/art-project

Worship

Our Sunday 10:30am worship remains on Zoom, partly because of the practicality, and increased safety of doing so, but also because it allows us to offer a different style of worship, where we walk through the bible together interatively. We are joined in this by Acomb & Holgate Methodist church and many friends from around the UK.

We also make available a set of video reflections each week, on YouTube and Facebook, which you can watch at your convenience (scroll down for more info). We do, however, also meet physically each Wednesday at 2:30pm for a simple prayer service (when lockdowns allow), which is a smaller gathering.

To join in our Virtual Worship, do join us for ‘Zoom on Sunday’ (Virtual worship) – click on the image above for more information, or use the details below to join us online.

Zoom Details for Services

Meeting URL:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87030747784
Meeting ID:870 3074 7784
Telephone:0 131 460 1196 United Kingdom
Password:[please contact us for the password]

You are warmly invited to join us for our Zoom services hosted by Acomb, Southlands & Holgate Methodist church. Our next service, at 10:30am on the 7th March, is led by Pastor John Bailey and will continue our Lent series, with John 6:52-71.

If you missed our last zoom service on the 28th February, you can watch Mark Bevan unpacking the story of Jesus Healing the Blind Man.

(you’ll find more Sunday’s on our You Tube channel or Facebook page). We also broke out for some family worship this week, and are continuing to offer this every two weeks.

Rev Leslie Newton was preaching for the circuit service this Sunday .The circuit service is also available each week, at the same time as our Zoom, so if you would like to watch it live, or afterwards, then click subscribe and you will be sent a link each week. Feel free to join us, after our Zoom, for coffee. If you’d like to watch both, I will try and post them on this email each week.

Rev Keith Albans also recorded this Week 2 of Lent reflection

Alternatively, if you’d like to worship with a contemporary service, then please find a link to our sister church, at Copmanthorpe. (Fast forward to the service start! if you want to skip the opening hymn tracks).

Finally, our new family worship time ‘ONE Family’ met once again in March. If you missed it, and would like to engage, watch the enclosed video, and hopefully join us next time 6-7pm for the next live zoom!

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Southlands Methodist is an unusual Methodist church, in that as well as being a place of worship, and a variety of community activities, we are home to South Bank Studios (a community of artist in residence), partner with Seek Art School, and also with Planet Food Cafe, a waste food ‘Pay as you can’ cafe on Thursdays.

We’d love to welcome you in person, but if you would like to find out more about us, or our partners first, or are simply looking for more information on our events and activities, then select from the menus above to find out more about us, or see some of our key events below.


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My Bubble – A Community Art Project

January 31 - March 23

Its been a year since the COVID pandemic was first identified here in York, and 16th March represents a year since the initial lockdown. We are inviting everyone to capture their year, in a bubble, which will form part of a larger community artwork. Full details can be found at https://www.southbankstudios.co.uk/art-project the deadline for submission is the 23rd March 2021

Zoom on Sunday

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am GMT
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

During the Coronovirus lockdown, we are joining Acomb Methodist church for a Zoom on Sunday, video conference. From 10:30am for an hour, we'll sing a couple of songs, look at a bible passage interactively, and then pray together. If you wish to join us, then click on one of the events below, and use the link for the meeting to do so. To access the live Zoom on Sunday worship , you need a device with a camera and microphone,…

Seek Art School – Drawing and Painting for Beginners

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm GMT
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Figure Drawing

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Planet Food Community Cafe (CC)

March 11 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm UTC+0
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Launched on the 10th of January 2019 - the newest affordable, inclusive cafe, opening for all of us, to help reduce food waste and put edible food on your plate ! Also loads of fresh produce will be available on a weekly basis. The cafe uses food donated from local stores and businesses, that would otherwise be discarded, and it is used to create a 'Pay-as-you-can' lunch (actually we have choices of Brunch, and then from Midday, a choice of…

Divine Focus – Visual Worship

March 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm UTC
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Divine Focus, is a time of worship where we use photographers, taken by our gathered group, as a way of unpacking scripture, and relecting on God. Each Month has a theme, and each person is encouraged to submit six photos prior to the meeting (which at present takes place on Zoom - details of the meeting published a week or so before each month). We view these together, and tell the story, or share the reflection and how it links…

Sunday Worship – Church

June 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am UTC+0
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Central to our life,as a church family is our times of worship.   We meet regularly, each week, to praise God, to learn about God’s love and purpose for His people, and be inspired to work and witness for God in the days that follow.Sunday services normally take place at 10:30am.   Our preachers are drawn from both ministers and lay preachers who serve the 34 churches in the York Methodist group of churches (circuit).   They take different forms, from…

Bacon Sandwich

The Market Place [Community Bees]

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC+0
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Enterprise Market Community Bees will be holding an 'Enterprise Market' on the 3rd Saturday of each month at Southlands Methodist Church. The market will showcase individuals, with crafts, and homemade items, who are developing their home-businesses. We will also be serving bacon butties (£3 inc drink), beans on toast (£3 inc drink), cakes (£2 inc drink) and hot drinks (£1). If you have an enterprise you would like to showcase to the public book a table or two and sell…

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