Church Groups

Due the COVID-19 pandemic, which events and groups have restarted is continually changing.

Please contact the Church Office as below for more information

We have a number of regular activities which you are welcome to join.  Please contact the church office for more information.

Monday

11.15am

Monday House Group

This small group meets for bible study on various themes and welcomes new members.  Meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday over every month in members’ houses.  Contact Ann Pook for more information.

Tuesday

10.00am – 11.00am

Reading with Refugees

If English is NOT your first language, would you like help with speaking and reading?  We read short stories together.  There is a creche for young children.  Meets in the URC Building – Small Hall.

Wednesday

12.00pm

Men's Pub Lunch

Last Wednesday of each month at 12 noon. Venues vary; please contact David Luscombe for more details.

1.00pm - 2.00pm

Music at Lunchtime

On first Wednesday of each month from October to March.  Find out more.

2.30pm - 3.30pm

Bible Study

The group meets to discuss different theme and aspects of the Bible. Members can contribute ideas for discussion and sessions are led by Rev. Philip Simpkins, Rev. Michael Hopkins, or Ann. In the Fellowship Room in the Methodist building.
Contact Ann Pook for more information. New members are always welcome.

7.30pm

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday Forum is a sociable group based around regular talks from visiting speakers on a wide range of interesting subjects and issues. Past talks have included topics such as: prison visitors, Christian Aid, Samaritan’s Purse International Relief, travelogues and quilting. During the year, there is a quiz night and members’ evenings when, for example, members bring in objects they’ve made or old photos to stimulate discussion. In the summer, the group goes out for a meal and in December celebrates with a lunch.

Meets on the 1st Wednesday in the month (excluding January and August) in the Fellowship Room in the Methodist building.
Contact: Helen 01252 718174.  New members are always welcome.

Thursday

9.45am - 11.15am

Messy Toddlers

A drop-in toddler group for children and their parents/carers where children have fun with water play, a ball pit, play dough, painting and other messy activities.  

Meets during term time in the hall in the Methodist building. Contact: Julie 07973 790925. £2 per family.

Visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/spirechurchtoddlers

3.00pm

Silver Service

This is a friendly, nondenominational, 30 minute church service designed for older people. It includes a bible reading, hymns, prayers and a short message given by local church ministers. Afterwards, there is a chance to meet and converse over tea, cake and scones. The service is run in conjunction with Farnham ASSIST and usually attendance numbers about 30 people.

Meets on the 3rd Thursday in the month (excluding October and December) in the Methodist building.
Contact: Farnham ASSIST 01252 717710 or Margaret 01252 851299

All are very welcome.

Friday

11.30am - 12.00pm

Pause for Thought

A few minutes with God in a busy week.

Quiet. Calm. God.

Why not join us?

Every Friday at 11.30 for 20-25 minutes in the URC building.

Sunday

10.30am - 11.30am

Morning Service

with Creche and Junior Church.  Refreshments after.  Find out more

12.00pm

Church Lunch

A delicious two course lunch is served, giving everyone the chance to get to know each other better in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere. Please sign up on the attendance list in the foyer at least one week in advance (the list is usually available on the 1st Sunday in the month) and indicate if you are willing to bring a dessert. Donations are welcome on the day, proceeds fund the lunch and the surplus is donated to charity. Charities which have benefited include Methodist Homes for the Aged (MHA), Christian Aid and All We Can.

After the morning service on the 3rd Sunday in the month (excluding August and December) in the hall in the Methodist Church building.

Safeguarding

As you would expect, we take safeguarding of children and adults at risk very seriously.  We have an up-to-date safeguarding policy, and all our helpers are required to undergo DBS checks and other training as necessary.