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Our vision is of a welcoming and inclusive worshipping community, which serves the wider community and especially those in greatest need. The building project is part of how this vision can be realised.

The Vision21 project developed out of the identified need and demand to complete urgent building repairs with substantial renovation and improvement.  As well as safeguarding the site's heritage it is our desire to encourage the wider community to take advantage of the excellent fellowship and activities on offer at Broad Street Methodist Church.

We were delighted to receive grant aid of £68,000 from English Heritage Lottery towards high level repairs to the roof, stonework and making safe the rainwater disposal. This work, phase 1 of our project, was completed in 2013.  Repairs to the lower level stonework and brickwork on the church were then carried out. 

We have now completed a major renovation of the church interior and created a fully accessible side entrance.  Glass doors at the front of the church allow passers-by to see the new interior as well as the activities inside.  We have a new church lounge with drinks preparation and welfare 'pod', a new central heating system and folding glass screen that leads into the body of the church.  With its flexible, bright space, comfortable chairs and new audio visual system we genuinely now have the comfortable and inviting worship area we envisioned at the start of this project. 

The £601,750 cost has been met through reserves, donations from members and former members, grants and fund raising events.  We are now extending our fund raising efforts to finance the repair and renewal work on the hall and ancillary rooms to ensure they too are fit for our work and mission today.  

We are extremely grateful for all the hard work and generous response to our appeal - without it we would not have been able to reach this far.  We are now taking another 'leap of faith' and hope that you share our vision and can make a contribution towards the next phase. 

 

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Latest News
19/02/2018 Weekly Notices
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16/12/2017 Christmas Concert
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11/12/2017 Annual Reports 2017
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28/11/2017 30th Anniversary Tuesday Coffee Mornings

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11/11/2017 Magic Show
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Events
24/02/2018 SALE
Saturday 24th February is our annual £ Sale.  All items £1 only.  Come early for the super bargain...view story
01/03/2018 Prayer Meeting
All welcome to this ecumenical time of prayer.  Come for a short while or the full hour.  No formal prayers an...view story
03/03/2018 Victorian Music Hall
St. Nicolas Players invite you to an evening of old time music hall.  Tickets £6, inlcudes drinks and home ma...view story
03/03/2018 Coffee and Snack Lunches
Coffee Morning with home made scones and cakes. Snack lunches available with soup, bacon butties and pudding on the menu...view story
13/10/2018 The Big Sing

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