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St John's newsletter: - No 30: Aug 2022

Wed 10 Aug 6.30pm - "The Bible Course study evenings": for all those who want to know more about the Bible - whatever stage they are at.
This is the last in this 7 part series (and includes!! Revelation) - Note earlier time because we will be sharing a meal together. (Also note there is no meeting on 3 Aug)

and 3 Sept: at 7.00 p.m., we will have a Board Games Evening. Do come along and bring friends and family for an evening of fun and fellowship. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served.

New: St John's Monthly Bible book club:
Our first meeting (On Jonah) will be on Monday 5th September at 7:45pm on Zoom. We will share the link a little nearer the time. For those who can't meet online but would still like to join in the fun, the Book Club will also run in person at St John's Methodist Church on the 2nd Wednesday of each month between midday and 1pm (straight after Coffee Pot) in church.

Great big Hreen Week Poster

1 Oct: Giggleswick and Settle Brass Band

See Pictures from St John's Showcase on St John's Facebook

Settle Scottish Dancing Class at the Showcase.


Tim and Pam Broughton

Revd Tim and Pam Broughton at the welcome service: Th 6 Sept 2018-

Next "Walk for the Climate" will be on 1 Aug phone 01729 822138

Pictures below from March- Helwith Bridge

Helwith Bridge Group helwithbridge foredale

1 May 2021 at Lord's Wood in Settle



Settle Passion Play Videos: 2022
The Last Supper- St John's Church 2022

New Circuit plan for Sept-Nov 2022

Online services (morning and evening) continue via our Facebook page and on YouTube.
Our preachers in church:

31 July 10.30 am Revd. Tim Broughton
7 August 10.30 am Jane Mansergh
21 August 10.30 am Wendy Holt
28 August 10.30 am Liz Whitfield

Welcome to

St John's

Settle, N Yorks
BD24 9JH

See Settle Methodist Church
Facebook Page
- for the latest news, especially with respect to coronavirus.


  • 10.30 morning service.
  • 11am - Live Service on Facebook with Ingleton Church to be stored on Youtube every Sunday
  • 6.30 pm Facebook Evening prayers (Zoom/Facebook)

VISIT: St John's Facebook Page


Coffee Pot - Coffee morning - now take place on WEDNESDAY mornings 10.30-12.

Could you help? Each week 2+ volunteers are needed: No 1 to serve in the kitchen and organise supplies; No 2 to serve. (No 3: bake an extra cake/No 4:welcome people for coffee.)

THe 1st Wed of the month is for a charity.

Wed 3 August: was in aid of The Smile Train. Smile Train is an international children’s charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable issue: a cleft lip and palate.
The Charity Coffee Pot held on 6 th July raised £205 for Peertalk. Thank you to all those who supported this. Last month we raised £107 for Methodist Homes. We raised an amazing £520 for Cancer Support Yorks on 4 May. This one was organised by Sean and friends. Thank you to all who supported it. The Coffee Morning for Ukraine raised £500 two months ago. £243.77 was raised at the Dementia Awarenss Coffee morning on 1st Wed in Feb.

See video of the favourite hymn "The Day thou gavest" sung at Friday 4 March 2pm: World Day of Prayer-


15-16 August: Eco-Explorers for families at Lower Winskill Farm, BD24 9PZ - Off road above Langliffe
Day camp begins @10am & includes picnic lunch


Greetings to all vaccination-visitors, and to all people who use the church hall

Spare slots exist for use of the hall, including Mondays and Fridays: They won't stay spare for long.

Dementia Forward (A North Yorkshire charity) group organises “Time Together Tuesday”, a well-being café 2- 3.30p.m. Volunteers welcome. Watch the talk here -

On 5 Sept we held our Climate Sunday Service. - The St John's Eco-group then led similar services at Ingleton & Hellifield on 12th Sept. After the Settle Service, Judith took the train to Glasgow to attend the Nations' Climate Service at Glasgow Cathedral organised by CTBI ahead of GOP26. Read about the journey & service here

We now have a jar at the back of the church. You are invited to fill in an (anonymous) "ECOmmitt" slip each week showing one action (however tiny) you have undertaken this week or propose to take next week.

ecommit jar


Read on for details of Services by Facebook, Circuit Zoom Prayer meeting on the 8th of each month, Zoom Coffee mornings.. and more..

Online services, led by Tim Broughton, posted on our Facebook page at 10.30 or 11 am a.m. every Sunday. These services have contributions from members of Ingleton and Settle congregations and others. Posted on YouTube later in the day.

Short services of Evening Prayer, led by Rev. Stephen Caddy and Christine Caddy will also be posted on Facebook at 6.30 p.m. every Sunday.

We are now (since July 2021) meeting in church at 10.30 a.m. every Sunday, but we would like to continue to meet in as safe a way as possible. For everyones safety we recommend the continued wearing of masks in the church. (But in fact only a few people now wear May 2022) The service will also be relayed into the coffee lounge for anyone who would prefer to sit slightly outside the main church (with or without a mask) but still participate in the service. For those of you who do not yet feel ready to come to church, online services (morning and evening) will continue on our Facebook page and on YouTube.

We have started having coffee again after the service in the big spacious church hall.

Phone: +44 131 460 1196 (ask Tim Broughton if you have problems)


Blessing by our sister church in Ingleton

If you miss a Sunday morning and still want to join in with our worship then all of our services are now available online.
You may have to copy and paste  Alternatively, using the Soundcloud app for your smartphone (free), services can then be downloaded and listened to when Offline
and Twitter: @MethodistSettle

Messy Church: Interested? 01729 825285.

Eco Explorers: Walks and activities for families with children - now run for an hour fortnightly on Mondays 4pm-5.30pm. 01729 822311

On the fifth Sunday of the month we have a church meal - all welcome. On 26 Sept Rev Setphen Caddy showed us his new "Prayer and Worship in the Farming Year" book he has just published.



foz and cubs flower

Fox and cubs- wildflower beside the church in Sept

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Rosebay willowheb - wild flower beside the church in Sept

See pictures of wildflowers (weeds) round our church in July


Physical Coffee Mornings - starting Wed 20 Oct

Settle Methodist Church history incuded in Settle Historic Churches Tour in 2018

View of Church from the road


St Joh's from Castleberg

Walk for CreationWalks for Creation

Rainforest Fund Project

Inside church

New church on 6 Dec 2015: moving in day


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For more details about St John's Methodist Church, Settle, contact the minister Revd Tim Broughton 4 Pen y Ghent View, Settle BD24 9JJ . Tel: 01729 822554 or the web editor, J. Allinson


Environment Sunday Wild Flower Walk 6 June 2010

The Hunger SiteClick here for an easy and free way
to help feed those in need at The Hunger Site!

The Rainforest Site
Click here for an easy and free way to help protect endangered habitat at The Rainforest Site!
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Scouts in church HallSt John's Church Hall
BD24 9JH

is used by a whole variety of groups in Settle including

Spinning, bridge, line dancing, ballet, tap dancing, Scottish country dancing, Age Concern, UK, Pioneer Projects, Langcliffe Singers, Settle Orchestra, Yoga and much more. Click here for weekly times, booking arrangements and prices: phone: 01729 824661

Large Hall (and loop system).
Church Worship room
Large Meeting Room (5 to 35 people recommended) (and loop system)

Small Room ( up to 10 people recommended)
Access for wheelchairs;

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Future events.

See top of page, especially St John's Newsletter.


Links you may like

Churches Together in Settle and District - Details of other churches in and around Settle

Yorkshire West - Methodist District includes details of projects such as Touchstone.
The District came into being on 1st September 2017 and was formed from a joining together of the former West Yorkshire District and part of the previous Leeds District. The geographical area covered by the District stretches approximately 80 miles from Westhouse in the north to Penistone in the south, and 50 miles from Todmorden in the west to Knottingley in the east.

Methodist Churches in the Skipton and Grassington Circuit (to the south east of Settle)

Malham - A harvest festival made of three "farm walks"

Pictures of Settle Good Friday Pilgrimage - From River to Rock

Pictures of Easter Morning Service on Castleberg

The Methodist Church in Britain The official website. Find links to other Methodist churches in the UK

The Methodist Recorder - The world's leading Methodist newspaper

Church and Conservation - Green Christian The Site for Christians concerned about care of the environment, species extinctions, pollution, GMOs, etc.

Craven Speakers Club, Skipton . Have fun learning to improve your speaking skills, gain confidence, and thus be more useful to you work/organisation/school etc

St John's Church Hall List of Weekly Activities of Groups that use the Hall

Green events    cs   Hymns   Climate Change

St John's newsletter: - No 27: May 2022
Archive: No 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27

Pictures of Settle in the snow.

Our Calling

To increase awareness of God's presence and to celebrate God's love.
To help people to learn and grow as Christians, through mutual support and care.
To be a good neighbour to people in need and to challenge injustice.
To make more followers of Jesus Christ.

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