Page last updated - 23 November, 2019 

Safeguarding Policy


Circuit Office -  01642  323924


Sunday 24th November  2019  9.30am  Mrs. R. Lewis

Wednesday  27th November 2019 9.30am Midweek Service  Mrs. C. Shires

Sunday 1st December 2019 1st Sunday in Advent.                      11.00am  Mr.  J. Hinton ;        6.00pm  Rev. C. Wood-Archer Sacrament


Please remember the family of Jean Bircham whose husband Peter died last week. His funeral is here at 10.15 on 29th November.

Christmas Fair:

7th December, 10-12.00 Entry £1.00  guessing games, raffle, tombola, Father Christmas Craft and Busy Fingers stall.  Donations for cake stall,  Bathroom stall (donations to Julie and Joan ) and Tombola (to Sandra ) Sweets (Judith B). Good quality Bric a Brac to Cynthia and Audrey  -  all gratefully received

Chocolate Tombola:

14th December 10.012am £1.00 includes refreshments. Donations for Chocolate Tombola gratefully received by Audrey and Pam.

Shoes Boxes:

we are not doing shoe boxes this year but Sheila K will gratefully receive items for Food Bank, such as sweets, biscuits, cakes puddings,etc perhaps with Christmas theme. Before 8th December thank you.

Darlington District Network (MWiB) Advent Serivce.

at Greens Lane Methodist Church, Stockton on Monday 2nd December at 11am. Soup and Roll To follow the service. Coffee served from 10am.  All Welcome

Circuit Network Meeting Christmas Service

be held here at Normanby  on Friday 13th December at 2pm and will be led by by Mrs. Celia  Shires. Tea/coffee and mince pies to follow. All Welcome

Circuit Directory,

All those listed under Normanby Church- Could you please urgently check your form (sign/redate) is correct and notify any changes for next year's Directory (file with Anne/Ron Mapplebeck) Thank you.


are  now available Margaret Holmes.

The Christmas lunch at Eston Grange

Friday November 29th I pm cost £10, if anyone is interested from the circuit please contact  Ray or Lilian Pryde e-mail
Grove Hill Methodist church invites you to a Christmas Concert

presented by the Mosaic Singers with their Musical Director Geoff Foxall.. It will be at the church at 7-30pm on Friday December 13th entry payable on the door is £5 Everyone very welcome


the annual MAP nativity service will be taking place at Avenue Methodist Church at 11am on Wed 11th December, and you would be very welcome to come along . As always, we'll have the nativity story read out and acted by some service-users and volunteers, and singing of some carols to get us to feel festive, followed by tea/coffee Do come and join us if you can spare the time!

IBRA Notes

Many thanks to Brenda Johnson for ordering the IBRA Fresh from the Word Notes for so many years. I have now taken this on and they are £11.50 each which includes postage. Please let me know if you require a copy. Anne Mapplebeck  

History Group

Calendars for 2020 now available See Sylvia, Marion or Cynthia.

Offertory :

Don't  ask”' what do I need to give?” But “how do I give reflecting God’s love for me?”  Thank you for your support in God's continuing work in the Church.  As a sign of the offering of ourselves, please stand as the Stewards bring forward today’s offering.  

Dates for your Diary

Pop In – Monday’s 1.30pm – 3.00pm. All welcome   

Wives Club - Monday  7.30pm   25th  November Members Night

Bowls Club  -  2.00pm  

Crochet and Chatter Craft group - Thursday 1-3pm

A  thought for every day:

I give you a new commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you ….then everyone will know that you are my disciples. John 13:34-35

Any items to be included on the notice sheet need to be with Celia Shires by Wednesday evening