What’s on now! East Durham City services Services and Events

Read on to discover the services and events we have taking place in Durham City East Methodists at our churches in Carrville, Pittington and Bowburn, as well as details of our weekly activities and groups. Refreshments are available after all the services. You can see information about services taking place at other churches in the Durham and Deerness Methodist Circuit on the circuit web site.

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Thursday 22nd February
11.30am (Bowburn) – Deacon Jane Middleton leads this service.

Sunday 25th February
10.30am (Carrville) – Rev. John Jebaseelan will lead this service.

Tuesday 27th February
9.30am (Carrville) – Rev. Janet Jackson leads our informal service.
10.15am (Pittington) – Mr Sean Conroy
will lead this service.

Wednesday 28th February
2.00-3.00pm (Bowburn) – Join us for our 6-week Lent Bible Study studying the Methodist Church’s Covenant Prayer.

Thursday 29th February
11.30am (Bowburn) – Ms Soo Illingworth leads this service.

Friday 1st March
1.30pm (Carrville) – World Day of Prayer service with resources put together by the Christian women in Palestine.

Saturday 2nd March
9.00-10.00am (Carrville) – Join us for our monthly prayer breakfast.
10.00-11.30am (Carrville) – Monthly coffee morning

Sunday 3rd March
10.30am (Carrville) – Rev. Fiona Weir will lead this communion service which is joint with our friends from St Mary’s Belmont.

Tuesday 5th March
9.30am (Carrville) – An open discussion will take place during this informal service.
10.15am (Pittington) – Rev. John Squares
will lead this communion service.

Wednesday 6th March
2.00-3.00pm (Carrville) – Join us for our 6-week Lent Bible Study studying the Methodist Church’s Covenant Prayer.

Thursday 7th March
11.30am (Bowburn) – Rev. Fiona Weir leads this communion service. This will be followed by a soup and roll lunch.

Save the date – Saturday 9th March
3.00pm (Carrville) – Come and join us for an informal concert of light instrumental and vocal music, followed by refreshments. Free with donations to MacMillan Cancer Support and the church’s organ fund.

Sunday 10th March
10.30am (Carrville) – Rev. Fiona Weir will lead this service.

Tuesday 12th March
9.30am (Carrville) – Rev. Alan Bell leads this informal service.
10.15am (Pittington) – Ms Soo Illingworth
will lead this service

Wednesday 13th March
2.00-3.00pm (Pittington) – Join us for our 6-week Lent Bible Study studying the Methodist Church’s Covenant Prayer.

Thursday 14th March
11.30am (Bowburn) – Mr Sean Conroy leads this service.

Sunday 17th March
10.30am (Carrville) – Deacon Jane Middleton will lead this service.

Tuesday 19th March
9.30am (Carrville) – Rev. John Squares leads this informal service.
10.15am (Pittington) – Mr Mark Wilson
will lead this communion service

Wednesday 20th March
2.00-3.00pm (Bowburn) – Join us for our 6-week Lent Bible Study studying the Methodist Church’s Covenant Prayer.

Thursday 21st March
11.30am (Bowburn) – Mr Bill Offler leads this service.

Palm Sunday – Sunday 24th March
10.30am (Carrville) – Rev. John Jebaseelan will lead this service.

East Durham City servicesThursday drop-in advertPittington Craft Club

Other regular activities 

Monday

  • 8.00pm – Faith & Friendship meets on Monday evenings either online or in person for discussion and fellowship. Contact Suzie for meeting dates and venue.

Tuesday

  • 5.30pm – Brownies  at Carrville.

Wednesday

  • 10.00am – Weekly prayer meeting – Join us for half an hour for the Durham City East Methodists’ online prayer meeting on Zoom. Contact Linda if you’d like the link to join us. Feel free to come along with your morning cuppa! 
  • 2.00pm – Monthly Bible Study – On the first Wednesday of each month (no meeting in January) we meet at Carrville for our monthly bible study. As we read, pray and talk together, hopefully the familiar and not so familiar stories will come alive in new and unexpected ways. Refreshments are provided. We are currently exploring the book of Revelation.

Thursday

  • 9.00am (term-time)Drop-in at Bowburn including playgroup where parents and carers are welcome with pre-school-age children 9.00-11.00. This is followed by Worship at 11.30am – you are welcome to join us for either or both events. This takes place in Bowburn Community Centre which is opposite the Methodist Church.
  • 9.45-11.15am (term time) – Pram Club meets during school term time at Carrville – please contact Joanne (07979 764009) if you have any questions. 

Friday

  • 10.30-12.30Crafty Knitters – A weekly craft group at Pittington St John’s church. A £3 subs charge is payable each time you come which includes refreshments. Contact Soo if you’d like to know more (email: illingworthsoo@sky.com or phone 0191 372 1373)
  • 6.00pmRainbows at Carrville.

Saturday

  • 9.00-9.45am – Join us in the Carrville church hall for our monthly prayer breakfast on the first Saturday in the month.
  • 10.00-11.30amMonthly coffee morning on the first Saturday in the month in Carrville church hall.

There are lots of opportunities for you to meet with us and other Christians. Please head over to our resources page to find out more. You can also explore our activities page.

 

Contact our minister

If you need pastoral support, please contact our minister Fiona by phone 07955 374680 or email theotherrevweir@gmail.com.

Prayer and worship

We encourage you to continue in worship and prayer in different ways, whether that be individually in your own homes or online. We have a wide selection of resources for prayer and worship in an online format, explore those you wish to get involved in.  You may find one you want to use every week, or you may wish to join different services and communities each week.