Welcome to the website of Silverdale Methodist Church.
The Leadership Team have taken the decision to plan for a partial re-opening of the Church on Sunday the 6th of September at 11am — "partial" because it will just be for Sunday Morning Worship initially, until such a time when we can re-open anything-else, if indeed that time will come.
Please note though that it will be very different, for obvious reasons, which you will have probably realised already — the length will be shorter, your seats will be allocated for you, there'll be no "getting together" either before or after, there'll be no singing — etc., etc., etc. — so please make sure that you are aware of them all so as not be left disappointed or upset by anything. We will be as fully compliant with Government Guidelines as we can — and the important thing to note is that we are only able to allow 20 worshippers in, and so there will be a booking system in-place, the details of which will be made public the week before we re-open.
However, this is all subject to Church Council approval, but we will endeavour to keep you as up-to-date as we can at all times. In the meantime, please click here so as to read the initial letter from our Minister regarding this subject — and further information, and necessary documents, will then be published after the extra-ordinary Church Council meeting.
Jayne, our Children & Families Worker, remains Furloughed.
Please don't think that she, or we, have disappeared whilst you do not hear from her — and please also know that this is no reflection of the importance that we place on you as families, and your children, or any other area's of the Community that Jayne serves — we value all of you hugely, and this was a hard decision to come to, but it was a decision that was felt necessary for the long-term future.
If you have any questions or concerns, then please do send us a message and we will try our best to answer — either use the "Contact Us" section of this website, or go to our Facebook page, for which a link is included below, and we will respond as soon as we can.
In the meantime, please remember that, whilst the building may be closed, the Church is still very much open — because the Church is not the building, it is the people.
And remember to view our latest NewsSheet, which is easily accessible on this page (under "Weekly News Sheet") — all older ones that are not listed there can be found here.
Please remember also that, whilst everything may be suspended, we still have financial commitments. So if you would like to support our work financially, either with a regular Standing-Order or a one-off Donation, then please use the CONTACT US form to register your interest, and your message will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence. Any donation would be gratefully received in these most trying of times.
Visit our Facebook page to stay up-to-date with what is happening & what we are doing — and so that we can all stay connected! If you are on Facebook, please "like" our page as soon as you can, where we are posting regular updates with various information.
And click here to listen to our Offering Of Worship, which we are still recording weekly in-order to take it outside of the 4-walls of the building, to make sure that we are all still connected!
And if you're on 'Instagram', then you can find us on there too!
Finally, if you are wanting to access the Worship Material prepared by the Circuit Ministers (& Local Preachers), then click here for the audio file, or click here for the video version.