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Carrville Methodist Church

Carrville MC

Welcome to Carrville Methodist Church. Thanks for visiting us here in our corner of the internet.

Our Mission Statement is the foundation for all we do and believe:  

Welcoming - ALL people, ALL backgrounds, ALL ages

Celebrating - God's love in Jesus revealed by the Spirit

Transforming lives through the power of God's Word and faith in Christ

Reaching out to those in need throughout our community and our world 

We look forward to engaging with you in these fundamentals of our church community.


We have a wide range of activities and events which you are very welcome to attend - a selection are listed here. To discover what is currently taking place, come and join us or drop us an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.to find out more. Our weekly notice sheet distributed at our Sunday services gives information on a regular basis, and is supplemented by a monthly magazine, 'The Visitor.'  

Brownies meet on Tuesdays (5.30-7.00pm) and enables girls aged 7-10 to work for interest badges developing a wide range of useful skills.  

Faith and Friendship (formerly 20s-40s) group includes people who worship at Carrville. This group meets weekly on Monday evenings (8pm) to share in prayer, friendship, bible study and discussion.

House groups meet to read and think carefully about the Bible and God's message for us. We have a monthly group which meets on a Thursday.

Our annual Holiday Club takes place in the first week of the school summer holidays.

Jack and Jill's Toddler group meets on Friday mornings at 9.30am.

Ladies Circle meets on Tuesday afternoons (1.45-3.00pm) when speakers share a wide range of topics from aspects of church life and worship to travel and hobbies, and the inevitable cup of tea or coffee! This is a friendly group of ladies of all ages sharing fellowship and is open to everyone.
Ladies Craft Group meets on Thursday mornings (10.00-12.00 noon). Visiting speakers with particular skills add to the variety of project work in this gathering.

Bring all the family along to Messy Church which takes place on the 2nd Sunday of each month (4.00-6.00pm). 

Pram Club meets Thursday mornings (9.30-11.00am). It is an informal (sometimes hectic!) social gathering of parents and guardians with their young children. All are welcome.
Prayer Breakfast takes place on the first Saturday in the month (9.00-10.00am). We share in breakfast and explore different ways of praying.
Rainbows meet on Friday (6.00-7.00pm). This is open to girls aged 5-7 and provides a structured programme of fun activities.
Saturday Coffee Morning (10.00-11.30am). This takes place on the 1st Saturday of each month in aid of a charity chosen by members of the church. Contributions for the cake stall and bring-and-buy are greatly appreciated.

Saturday night at the movies  - Join us on the last Saturday of each month (5.30pm) for a family movie night.

Sunday School for children meets most Sunday mornings during the service and there is a crèche for under 3s.

While you are browsing our website, you will learn about our activities and get a glimpse of who we are, but only a glimpse. To fully understand us, come to a worship service or to a small group. Enjoy the website, then come. We’d love to meet you and know you. Feel free to contact us or find us on Facebook.


Carrville Methodist Church
High Street


Contact our minister, Rev Andy Longe, by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or phone (07753 496 019), including for enquiries about christenings, weddings and funerals. You can also check out Andy's blog.

Our Outreach worker, Helen Hickson, can be contacted direct by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact Suzie about general enquiries using the contact form on the website http://www.carrvillemethodist.org.uk/home .

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.for all room hire enquiries. 

It's Up 2 You 2015

It's Up 2 You

After four hours of voting in the Town Hall  the results were in for 12 groups who shared in the pot available. Chair of the AAP, Cllr Bill Moir, congratulated and commiserated and noted the efforts of those who had volunteered for the day especially in raising £229 for the Mayor's Charity, Trinity School, at the Coffee Morning.

See here for results.

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