Yearly Archives: 2018

Saltmine Theatre Company presents Hark!

Coming to Coniston, Sunday the 9th of December is Hark!

This is a nativity story like you’ve never seen before.

Where?  The John Ruskin School, Coniston

When?   Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

How do I buy tickets?   Advance tickets can be purchased at the Coniston Newsagents but they will also be available at the door.

What does it cost?   The price for adults is £7 and children is £3

Still have some questions?  Click on this link.

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Biker’s Breakfast, end of 2018 Season Social

This week-end, 6 and 7 October, marks the final Biker’s event of the 2018 season.

Saturday evening there will be a cook-out and band at the Sports and Social Club.

Sunday morning is the final Biker’s Breakfast of the season at the Torver School Room.

Fabulous food, joy, and a fellowship of bikers (and a few interested locals) taking time out together.  Something for everyone.  Whatever your faith, these events are not to be missed.

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One True Story

For Advent 2018 we are coming together to study using Tim Chester’s

2018 Advent Study Guide

Study begins at Julie and Kevin’s on Tuesday, 20 November.

The CTC committee members from various churches will be taking names of interested participants to order the book.  Please speak to Hilary Thompson (Methodists), Magdalen Gee (Catholics) or Pamela Hull (Anglicans) so that we can order your copy.

 

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100 Club and Harvest Festival

What?   Torver Harvest Festival

When?  5pm on Saturday 29th September

Where?  St. Luke’s, Torver, followed by the 100 Club Social

Why?  To celebrate life to the full!

Who’s Welcome?  If you happen to be living or visiting in or near Coniston or Torver, just come along and bring your family and friends

What can I expect on the night?  Hot dogs and Pat’s Line Dancing in the Schoolroom

What can I bring?  Bring your dancing shoes or cowboy boots, your friends and family.

Who benefits?  Besides having a great time while there, members of the 100 club support the upkeep of the Torver School Room

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Save the Date!

It’s always a treat to get together with families throughout the village so here are some 2018 dates for your diary now!

Sunday, 15 July

A barbecue, games, sunshine, mountains and water!  What more could you want in the Lakes?  This will be mid-day in the centre of the village.

Sunday, September 30, at the Methodist Chapel.

Joint Harvest service with an Animal Vegetable Competition begins at 11 a.m.  and promises fun for all!

Sunday, 9 December, Coniston Institute, 6 p.m.

Salt Mine Productions is coming to Coniston.  Unmissable!

More information will follow on these and other events. 

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Back from your holidays or just visiting? Here’s what’s on late April!

A few choice morsels of activity to take us to the end of April.  There is something for everyone here!

Sunday, 22 April 2018

11 a.m., Worship for All, St. Andrew’s Church, Coniston.  With plenty of sheep around Coniston, it won’t be hard to talk about the meaning of the Good Shepherd.

6 p.m., Cafe Church, Coniston Institute.  Come along and hear from our Furness Network Youth Team about what’s happening in the area.  Enjoy a hot supper too!

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

10 a.m., Concern, Coniston Methodist Church.  A time to pray about area concerns.

Thursday, 26 April 2018

2 p.m., Mother’s Union, St. Andrew’s Church Coniston.  Physician and christian Alex Stewart will share his faith in action from experiences in Pakistan.

Sunday, 29 April 2018

11 a.m., Worship for All, Coniston Primary School.  It’s the 5th Sunday and that means we worship together (Christians Together) in Coniston.  Join the Christian Fellowship, the Church of England and the Methodist Churches as we enjoy an inclusive time of sharing. 

These events will take us through to glorious May.  In Coniston we are blessed to have some of the most beautiful landscape in the world.  This means we get to meet lots of wonderful people from around the world.  All welcome!

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Events in Coniston for Holy Week

Good Friday Services, 12 p.m. St. Andrew’s Church

Coniston Christians Together and Church of England events for Holy Week are as follows:

Tuesday, 27 March, 7:30 p.m., The Methodist Chapel

Final Lent Study, Christians Together in Coniston.  Each session is different.  All welcome.

Thursday, 29 March, 7 p.m., The Methodist Chapel

Maundy Thursday meditation and meal.  Christians Together in Coniston, All welcome.

Friday, 30 March, Good Friday

11 a.m., A Walk of Witness will begin at the entrance to the churchyard by Donald Campbell’s grave.  Christiand Together in Coniston.  All welcome.

12 p.m.  Good Friday service at St. Andrew’s Church

Easter Sunday, 1 April 2018

7:30 a.m., Outside Blue Bird cafe on the shores of Coniston Water.  A short Easter Sunrise service of praise.  Bacon Butties to follow at the Blue Bird cafe.

9:00 a.m., Biker’s Breakfast, Old School Room Torver.  This will be the first Biker’s Breakfast of the season and Easter Sunday.   Great praise and great food!

11 a.m., Family Friendly Easter Celebration and Holy Communion at St. Andrew’s Church Coniston.  This is a combined service with the Fellowship.  Charlie Day, our Youth Worker is leading and Brian Streeter is leading communion and preaching.

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Moving Mountains, the full Crake Valley Programme

Hot off the press, the full Programme for Moving Mountains is now available.

From a Q & A session at NJoy, meeting youth from the John Ruskin School to an Open the Book Launch at the Primary School on Friday.  Things get off to a zippy start.  Great time to ask all the questions you always wanted answered in a friendly setting.

There are dinners, crafts for kids, prayer time, and even an evening at the pub at Penny Bridge in addition to our Fund raiser for the Coniston X112 which includes a way to eat and walk your way to fitness on Saturday.

Sunday there will be visiting pioneers at all the churches to talk about the whole experience of Moving Mountains.  A great week-end to be in Coniston!

 

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