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Following a recent successful visit to the circuit, I am pleased to announce that from Friday 1st September 2017 Rev Kevin Ridd will be joining the circuit staff. Kevin will be living, with his wife Jane, in the manse at Filey and will be the lead minister at Ayton, Cross Hill, Filey, Seamer and Sherburn churches.

Ayton Methodist Church: Fundraising Coffee Morning

We are holding a fund raising day on Saturday 27th May from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in celebration of our newly revamped kitchen. We have asked all the organisations and groups who use the premises if they would like to have a display or stall to sell their crafts. We will also be having a cake stall and of course the usual cup of tea/coffee and cake will be on sale. Please come along and support us. It would be lovely to see you.

Circuit Easter Offering

Thank you to all who responded in any way towards the Circuit Easter Offering for the Methodist World Mission Fund.

At the Annual Circuit Dedication Service last Sunday 7th May attended by well over 100, £1722.26 was collected altogether.  This was made up of £1,384.26 from the envelopes and church donations, plus £198.50 from the evening’s offertory.

It will enable our Mission Partners to further the work of God’s Kingdom and reach out with live.

Burniston Methodist Church: Marilyn Baker and Tracy Williamson

Burniston Methodist Church will be hosting an afternoon workshop and an evening concert with blind singer/songwriter, Marilyn Baker, and her ministry partner, Tracy Williamson on Saturday 10th June 2017.

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Listening to God Workshop led by Tracy Williamson

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Marilyn Baker In Concert

Admission is by Free Ticket available online through Eventbrite.

Those attending the workshop and concert are advised to bring a packed tea, the church will provide drinks.

Donations towards costs and to support the work of Marilyn and Tracy (MBM Ministries) will be received at the church.

Marilyn Baker Ministries is a dynamic itinerant ministry of music, teaching and prayer. The heart of Marilyn Baker Ministries is to see people entering into joy instead of mourning, beauty instead of ashes, praise instead of despair; to enable people to understand the intimacy of God’s tender Father’s love and be empowered by it to reach out to others that they too may be healed and changed.

Northstead Methodist Church: Lyra in Concert

LYRA in concert at Northstead Methodist Church, Givendale Road, Scarborough, YO12 6LGon Wednesday 17th May at 7:00 pm.

LYRA are a vocal ensemble from St Petersburg, Russia who are all professional musicians, trained at the St Petersburg conservatoire and now performing in different musical theatres, opera companies and church choirs.

They are doing a UK tour showcasing the musical heritage of the Russian Orthodox Church and Russian folk music to the British public.

Tickets are £10 and concessions £8 from the Box Office on 01723 376783 or 01723 361214or on the door.

Further information is available from Rev Emma Morgan (361412) or see www.lyra-online.org