our church

      Pocklington Methodist
                  (part of the Pocklington and
              Market Weighton Methodist Circuit)

Welcome! We are an active and friendly  
church  in the market town of Pocklington. The town is on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds in one of the driest areas of the country being sheltered by the Wolds to the east and the Pennines to the west.
The town has a population of approx. 10,000, is repidly growing and has become a commuter town serving York, Hull & Leeds.
This page was updated December 2018
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  The normal Services page below is updated weekly on Wednesday afternoons, it covers      <>   

    the Pocklington , Barmby Moor, Bolton, Melbourne, Millington and Newton Methodist Chapels and

   their next two Sunday's Services         <>


              Chapel Location   for location of the Pocklington Methodist Chapel.  

              Services   for details of Worship Services                                                <>   

              History   for history of Pocklington Methodism including visits by John Wesley    

              Village chapels.   for details of the 5 Pocklington Sector Circuit village chapels   

              St. John's Market Weighton Methodist Church   our sister church at Market Weighton

              Melbourne Methodist Church   one of our local churches 8 miles from Pocklington 

              Methodist   the Methodist Connexion Website

              Pocklington   for the town's Website

               All Saints Church   our associated Pocklington Anglican church

              Christian Fellowship Church our associated Pocklington Christian Fellowship Church 

   Pocklington church is part of the York and Hull District and the central Chapel of the Pocklington

      and Market Weighton Circuit which includes 11 chapels. If you are in the area, you are most   

      welcome to join us for worship or at any of our other events, our Chapel is a place of worship

      and prayer which is open to all, at the same time it is truly multi-purpose. 

  The disabled are served by level wheelchair access, disabled toilet and hearing aid loop system in

     the Worship Area. A large car park is located behind the Chapel - go right viewing from the

     front - then left, left again and the park entrance is 80 yards on the left.

   Hire of rooms  Some of the Chapel rooms are available for hire by outside organisations, both for

      single occasions or for  regular events.
   If you are interested in such hire please contact or E Mail Chris on pmclettings@gmail.com or    

     phone 01759 368192                                                                                                           

   Regular weekly (unless stated) events 
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                Sunday Club for Children during Morning Services at 10.30am

                Tuesday Fellowship
(2nd and 4th each month) at 2.30pm                                            
                Coffee Mornings at Bolton Chapel on Wednesdays 10.30am to 12.00 noon
                Women Together on Wednesdays (1st and 3rd each month) 1.30pm to 3.00pm  
                Four Housegroup Study Groups                                                                          <>
                Circuit Choir Practice on Thursdays at 7.30pm

                Early Morning Communion Service on 1st Friday each month at  9.15am        

                Prayer Meetings on other Fridays 9.30 to 10.00am                                        

                Coffee mornings on Fridays 10.00am to 11.30am 
                Praise Evening at Barmby Moor Chapel last Friday in the Month at 7.30pm
                Concerts, Parties, Recitals etc. as announced.

   The Choir is enriched by including not only Methodists but also singers from all the other

      Pocklington Churches and other towns and villages.

   Our Church is part of an ecumenical grouping, titled 'Churches Together In Pocklington' (CTIP),  

     with the Church of England, Christian Fellowship and Roman Catholic Churches in Pocklington,

     there are joint services held at each church (see the Services  page).                                               <>    

 Superintendent Minister:  Rev. Neville Simpson (01759 303354) or (revnevillesimpson@gmail.com)   
Circuit Minister:   Rev. Japhet Kabilu (01430 873407)   
   Supernumerary Ministers:   Rev. Geoff Dougill (01759 304806),  Rev. Anne Cox  (01759 305103),

                                           Rev. Malcolm Smalley, Rev. Michael Willson, Rev. Charles New
                                           Rev. John Peters  

                            If you need a Minister please ring 01759 303354). 

   Our mission statement
      Primary aims are:
                         To proclaim and offer Christ to all people
                         To offer worship to God
                         To care for the church family and its neighbourhood
                         To exercise responsible stewardship of all God's gifts
                         To serve the community locally, nationally and internationally

         Knowing God with Jesus can help you to gain faith for the future - view these Websites;  


   The Church wishes to take the opportunity to provide a Christian witness in Pocklington,

     in fellowship, caring for others and service to the local community.
  Alongside all ventures the Church maintains its contributions to the life of many families in the 

  The work of the Ministers, Bible Study housegroups, the Choir, Junior Church (Sunday Club) & Tuesday  

     Fellowship may easily be taken for granted but they are all at the heart of what the Church is all about.

  Year in year out, the church community gives financial support to the National Children's Home, Christian

     Aid, Cancer Research, Methodist Homes for the Aged and to relief and development needs

     throughout the world wherever and whenever it is needed.      

  For further information please E-mail to nicholls_pock@hotmail.com

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