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Every Friday 10am-1.00pm Post Office (see our blog for more details)
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1st and 3rd Fridays 11.45am-1.00pm Soup 'n' Sweet
Thurs 30 June 2.30pm: Ladies Fellowship meets in the Brunswick Rooms. Speaker from Mission Aviation Fellowship
Thurs 27 June 7.30pm: Last Thursday Group at Holy Trinity Church. Speaker: Joe Woods
Sun 23 June 1.45pm: Circuit Walk in the Bonsall area
Wed 12 June 10am-12noon: Funding Workshop led by Dawn Watts, Regional Officer for BBC Children in Need, at St Oswald’s Church, Ashbourne. Free entry, refreshments provided. Book via Sarah Paisley, Derbyshire Dales CVS on 01629 812154; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tues 11 June 3.30pm: “Messy Church” Planning Meeting at “That’ll Do”, Holly Lane – the home of Margaret Strange
Sun 9 June 10.30am:Tansley’s Farewell to Lyn and Mike. On Sunday 9th June Lyn and Mike Houghton will join us for our morning service, following which we will host a lunch in their honour and present them with a gift from church members and friends. If you would like to contribute to this gift, a plate will be available for donations each Sunday morning over coffee in the Brunswick Rooms and at the back of the church on Sunday evenings. A list will be up in the porch to sign up for lunch – no official charge will be made for this, but donations to cover the cost of the food can be made on the day.
Sun 26 May 1.45pm: Circuit Walk- Meet at Car Park, Old Station Road, Rowsley for a walk through Peak Village, up to Fallinge, across to Northwood Carr, back via Tinkersley, through Copy Wood and down to Rowsley past East Lodge. For further details please contact Edward Salt on 01629 732397.
Thursday 23 May 7.30pm: Last Thursday/Lent Group Fellowship Meal, held in the Brunswick Rooms. Anne & Mike Stanyon have details and booking slips – please complete and return, indicating whether you can provide a salad, etc. The meal will be followed by a quiz evening led by Bob and Marion Ball.
Christian Aid Week 12-19 May: Tansley will be participating in the usual house-to-house envelope collection around the village during this week and also hosting a “Souper Soup” lunch in the Brunswick Rooms on Friday 17th from which donations will be given to Christian Aid. New volunteers are always welcome – if you are able to help in any way please contact Sue Smith on 584804.
Sun 5 May 6.30pm: Circuit Easter Offering Service at Matlock Methodist & United Reformed Church, Bank Road, Matlock
Thurs 2 May 3.30pm: “Messy Church” planning meeting at the home of Margaret Strange to discuss the setting up of a regular ecumenical activity for children and families in the village. This meeting is open to anyone interested in helping to develop work amongst the younger members of our community – do come along!
Thurs 2 May 2.30pm: Women’s Fellowship meet in the Brunswick Rooms. Speaker: Sister Merle Wild
Sun 28 April 1.45pm: Circuit Walk in the Wirksworth area – 4-5 miles. Contact Geoffrey Batstone for further details on 822714
Thurs 25 April 7.30pm: Last Thursday Group meets in the Brunswick Rooms. The speaker will be Robbie McGregor from Rainbow Children’s Hospice. There will be a short DVD and slide show followed by refreshments. There will also be a small stall
Wed 24 April 7.30pm: APCM at Holy Trinity Church
Tues 23 April 7.00pm: Cornerstone Christian Bookshop AGM at Matlock Methodist & United Reformed Church, Bank Road, Matlock. Guest Speaker: Carl Finnan of UCB (United Christian Broadcasters). This is an open meeting – all are welcome!
Sun 21 April 2.30pm: United Churches Prayer Walk around Tansley Village, starting from The Tavern Car Park
Sat 20 April 5.00-7.15pm: ‘Cafe Gideon’ – celebrating 40 years of Gideon Ministry in North Derbyshire – at Walton Evangelical Church. Buffet Tea at 5.00pm followed by Celebration. Musical items by Ashover Celebration Choir; Main Speaker Chris Axelby
Sat 20 April 10.00am-12.30pm: Transformed by the Presence of Jesus – led by Liz Babbs, well-known writer, speaker and creative communicator – at Cornerstone Christian Bookshop (Upper Room). Cost £15. See poster on notice board for details
Sat 20 April 9.30am: 8-mile Circuit Walk from Hartington via Beresford Dale, Wolfscote Dale, Coldeaton Bridge, Alstonfield, and Narrowdale Hill. Meet at Hackney Methodist Church at 9.30am to share transport. Contact Monica Render for further details on 732935
Thurs 18 April 2.30pm: Ladies Fellowship meets in the Brunswick Rooms. Speaker: Viv Macdonald – Olympic Volunteer
Wed 17 April 2.30pm: Bible Study/House Fellowship Group reconvenes at The Retreat, Old Coach Road, Tansley
Mon 15 April 7.30pm: Bible Study/House Fellowship at 56 Cavendish Road, Matlock – home of Colin and Chris Mark
Sun 14 April 6.30pm: A Service of thanksgiving and celebration to mark Revd Lyn Houghton’s retirement from Circuit Ministry at Bank Road Methodist, Matlock
Fri 29 March 7.00pm: United Good Friday Service/Meditation in the Methodist Church.
Sun 24 March 6.30pm: Darley Hillside Choir perform “Pharoah to Freedom” by Roger Jones at Darley Hillside Church.
Sun 24 March 1.45pm: Circuit Walk 4-5 miles long in the Bonsall area. Meet in the car park at Bonsall. Contact Rachel Walker on 823653 for further details.
Thurs 21 March: Methodist Women in Britain – at Willersley Castle. Contact Audrey for further details (57759).
Wed 20 March 2.30pm: Final Lent Meeting in the Brunswick Rooms – To Golgotha – led by Adrian Smith.
Sun 17 March 12.45pm: Circuit Lunch at Matlock Methodist & United Reformed Church. This will be a “Bring and Share”. Contact Gail Spolton on 582008 for further details and to book.
Wed 13 March 2.30pm: Lent Meeting in the Brunswick Rooms – “In the Garden of Gethsemane” led by Bob Ball.
Wed 13 March 10.30am-3.00pm: Methodist Women in Britain District Day at Dale Road Methodist Church. Take a packed lunch; tea/coffee will be provided. Speaker: Revd Andrew Barker.
Sun 10 March 9.15am: United Mothering Sunday Service at Holy Trinity Church – no morning service at the Methodist Church.
Fri 1 March 2pm: Women’s World Day of Prayer will be holding their annual service at the Dales Christian Centre, Chesterfield Road, Matlock. The theme this year is “I was a stranger and you welcomed me” – and the speaker is Brenda Jackson. Everyone is welcome to come along.
Tues 26 February 7.30 – 9.30pm: District ‘Pick and Mix’ programme for Local Preachers/Worship Leaders at Huthwaite Methodist Church to explore new songs and hymns. Led by Peter Relf (Local Preacher and contributor to Singing the Faith).
Sat 9 March: What next, Lord? A programme of ten vocational exploration sessions, organised by the District, is being held during 2013 on the second Saturday of each month to help people think about being Christians in today’s world and to reflect upon how they may be called to serve God. A flyer giving full details, including dates and venues, is on the notice board in the porch.
Sat 2 March 2pm: Revd Christine Rees from the Derby Diocese will introduce the concept of “Messy Church” and give us pointers towards setting up and running similar activities in our village. Messy Church works with children, families and young people. If you feel you could help in any way, however small, please do join us!
Sun 24 February 1.45pm: Circuit Walk from Tansley. Meet at the Chapel to walk to Dethick, Lea, Riber and back to Tansley. Contact Monica Render for further information on 01629 732935
Thurs 21 February 2.30pm: Ladies Fellowship Meeting. Speaker: Ann Gregory
Wed 13 February 7.30pm: Imposition of Ashes United Methodist/Holy Trinity/All Saints Service
Tues 12 February 10am – 12pm: Pancakes and coffee morning at Westbourne, Alders Lane (home of Marion and Bob Ball)
Sun 27 January 1.45pm: Circuit Walk led by Edward Salt – 01629 732397. Meet at the Car Park, Old Station Close, Rowsley to walk through Peak Village, up to Fallinge, across to Northwood Carr, back via Tinkersley, through Copy Wood and down to Rowsley past East Lodge.
Thurs 24 January 7.30pm: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Service at the Methodist Church.
Mon 14 January 7.30pm: House Group at The Hollies, Holly Lane, Tansley. All are welcome.
Sun 13 January 12.45pm: ‘Bring & Share’ Circuit Lunch at Cromford – contact Jennie Binks on 01629 822682 for further details.
Wed 9 January 2.30pm: Bible Study /House Fellowship meet at 9 Thatcher's Croft, Tansley.
Wed 9 January 11am: Inter-Church meeting at Holy Trinity to discuss ideas for a summer event.
Tues 8 January 7pm: Weekly Prayer Group will meet again.
Sun 6 January 6pm: United Covenant Service led by Rev'd Colin Mark and Rev'd Adrian Smith.
Tues 25 December 11am: Christmas Day Service at Tansley Methodist Church.
Mon 24 December 6pm: Christmas Eve United Carol Service at Tansley Methodist Church.
Sat 22 December 3pm: Carols outside the Co-op in Matlock with Churches Together. All are welcome so please do come and join in.
Mon 17 December 6pm: Carol Service at Tansley House.
Sun 16 December 6.30pm: An Evening of Christmas Music at Darley Hillside Chapel with the Darley Hillside Choir.
Fri 14 December 11.45 – 1pm: Soup 'n' Sweet with a festive twist. Suggested donation £4. Please note the Fridays have been changed in December and this does not fall in the usual pattern. All are welcome.
Sat 8 to Wed 12 December: Christmas Tree Festival at Holy Trinity Church, Tansley. The church will be open from 11-5pm on the Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday, and from 1-5pm on the Monday and Tuesday. Tea, coffee and home-made cakes will be being served.
Sat 8 December 7.30pm: The Curbar Choir at Holy Trinity Church, Tansley. Tickets £5.
Sat 8 December 2 – 4pm: Carol singing at Arkwright's Mill, Cromford in aid of 'Action for Children'. Mulled wine, mince pies and lots of other attractions, including Santa and his reindeer.
Sat 8 December 12 – 2pm: Advent Lunch at Cromford Methodist Church. Adults £5, children free. No booking necessary – just drop in!
Fri 7, Sat 8 & Sun 9 December: Gateway – the Panto, at Matlock Methodist and United Reformed Church. Performances at 7pm on Friday and Saturday and 3pm on Sunday.
Thurs 6 December 7pm: A Christmas Concert at Matlook Moor Methodist Church with the Darley Hillside Choir.
Thurs 6 December 2.30pm: Carols by Candlelight at Tansley Methodist Church with the Darley Hillside Choir.