Thank you for visiting our church website. We hope you will find the help and information that you are looking for. We also hope to welcome you in person at our Church very soon. Whether you come for Sunday worship or private prayer, or feel like dropping in to the Coffee Lounge or any of our weekday activities, you will find a warm welcome and supportive friends.
It is the first Sunday in Advent this week. The word Advent derives from the Latin 'adventus' meaning arrival or coming. It is a time for preparing, but more than what the shops and other adverts would have us do. Yes, we want and need to get ready to celebrate with presents, visits,... Read more
"As part of the worldwide Christian Church, to preach the Christian message, provide facilities for Christian worship, and to serve the needs of the Community"
This has been our mission since a Methodist Church was first built on our site in Lower Blandford Road in 1890. By the end of the last century it was clear that our old building was not ideal for carrying out this mission in the 21st Century. The old building was demolished and our new building was opened in December 2003.
Within our building you will find our Sanctuary – our place of worship – and the Paul Mears Quiet Room which is dedicated to Rev Paul, the man who drove the vision of our modern building. This room is set aside for prayer, quiet contemplation and conversations in confidence. If you ever want someone to talk to, then please do let reception volunteers know.
Our Coffee Lounge is open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday mornings from 10am to 12 noon. Drop in to find a friendly welcoming atmosphere and the buzz of conversation. Towards the rear of the building we have meeting rooms, and a large hall upstairs. The activities which go on here include use by church groups and many local organisations. You will find more details about our church activities on the various sections of our website. As we are part of the local Poole Bay Methodist Circuit, you may also find their website of interest.
We are an accredited Fairtrade Church. We have recently achieved the Bronze Eco Church Award and are working towards a Silver Award.
We hope you find something of interest to you and look forward to welcoming you to our Church community.