Christmas Lunch

Home » News » Christmas Lunch
Stokesley Bear goes to lunch
Stokesley Bears Presents

I have often wondered why Rebecca doesn't work in Stokesley on a Friday. On 22nd December I discovered why; there was nowhere to park! There was a market on in the main car park and other car parking places were full. We were trying to get to Chapters Deli, where we going for a staff meal. However, the roads around Chapters were blocked with cars trying to get out, get in or simply get around. We drove around Stokesley or rather sat in a game waiting for our turn to move. Rebecca was getting more and more annoyed at the lack of parking places, especially as we were late for the meal. I was worried that we wouldn't get any lunch. Fortunately the circuit staff and stewards waited for us before ordering.

Officially this was a circuit leadership team meeting but there was no agenda; instead presents were shared and there was lots of laughter. We enjoyed a similar meal together last year and it was good to get together with old friends and new, especially as we recently welcomed two new members to the circuit leadership team. We left the Deli with presents, smiles and full tummies; glad that we had made the effort to get together.

You may also be interested in

Open for worship
: Thu 10 Sep 12:48pm

Details of this week's physical and online worship are as follows: Sunday 27th September Churches open for physical worship Stokesley 10.30am Led by Doreen Hunt Carlton 10.30am Local Arrangement Hutton Rudby 10am Led by Graham PeacockSeamer 10.30am Led by Revd Andrew Robinson Easby ...

Worship at Home logo
: Thu 03 Sep 10:59am

You're invited to join us for worship on Sunday 6th August at 10:30am. You can find the District Worship at Home materials on this page.Stokesley, Hutton Rudby and CarltonYou can view Revd Andrew's online service on the YouTube Channel.Great Ayton, Seamer and EasbyWe're delighted to be led in worship this Sunday by...

webinar
: Mon 31 Aug 12:23pm

As lockdown restrictions ease, all churches are thinking about reopening their buildings. The Connexional Evangalism and Growth Team are hosting webinars which explore the key questions we should all be asking and offers guidelines for planning to reopen for mission. The webinar will be repeated on three different dates with identical content — choose the best time for you.ht...

Calendar

Latest news

Open for worship
Open for worship
: Thu 10 Sep 12:48pm
Worship at Home logo
Worship at Home
: Thu 03 Sep 10:59am
webinar
Evangelism and Growth webinars
: Mon 31 Aug 12:23pm
Year of prayer
A Year of Prayer
: Thu 27 Aug 2:59pm

Publications

Stokesley Methodists
Final Preaching
PDF file
Stokesley Methodist Circuit
Lectio Divina
PDF file
Stokesley chapels
DD shared
PDF file
Stokesley Methodists
Lectio Divina
PDF file