Church Address: South Road, Timsbury, BA2 0LD
Minister: Revd David Winstanley
Senior Steward: Mrs Wendy Venn
Treasurer: Ms Karen Short
Sunday services are held at 10.30a.m. every week with refreshments after the service on the first Sunday of each month.
Open doors on Wednesday mornings from 9.15 to 12 noon is a drop-in social meeting place with newspapers, books, jigsaw puzzles, table games, plenty of refreshments and lots of chat! Come and go as you please.
Amnesty for tools! We collect old and unwanted hand and power tools for the charity “Tools for Self-Reliance”. They refurbish them and donate them to help young men and women in the Third World learn a trade to earn their living and support their families….. Drop your old tools in to us on a Wednesday morning and have a coffee in the “Open doors” lounge whilst you’re there!
Bibles for Children
Timsbury Methodist Church is the home of the National Children's Charity - Bibles for Children, founded in July 1997 by one of its members - Ted Hudson BEM, two other members were founding Trustees, Geoffrey Smith and Cyril Clements.
The remit of the charity is to present high quality children's Bibles to children in the Primary Schools of the United Kingdom. Since its establishment, 645,000 boys and girls have received a personal Bible in over 2,300 schools throughout the country up to July 31st 2021. The Trustees aim to help up to 100 new schools each year. The Bibles belong to the children who use them in school for Religious Studies and they can take their Bibles with them when they leave school.
Full details of the Bibles presented, which include one version in the Welsh language, can be found on the charity's web site , www.biblesforchildren.org.uk, along with much additional information about the charity's work.
Support for the work is always welcome and if desired can be made by bank transfer to Bibles for Children, Account Number 65921519: sort code 08-92-99 (Co-op bank).
Amongst the schools helped are over seventy schools in the Bath and North East Somerset area.
Visit the website www.biblesforchildren.org.uk for more details.
Timsbury Chapel - History & Purpose
The building is over 200 years old and a booklet giving its history is available from the church. The building is used by members to work closely with the other three Christian churches in Timsbury in order to:
- Work to meet the needs of those who live in Timsbury and its surroundings, and in other parts of the world.
- Preserve what is good from the past, and plan and work to meet the needs of the present and future.
- Acknowledge and worship God through regular services in the village, in the churches and the village hall.
- Learn how to be better Christians than we are and how to use our resources in an effective way.
- Support one another and share in each other’s joys and sorrows whilst seeking God’s love and peace to direct our lives.