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Christmas is coming, and with it a very busy time of year for churches! Here are some of the events taking place over the next few weeks, have a look and see if any interest you.

Nativity Displays at Trinity Methodist Church
Come and see the large display of sets and scenes of the first Christmas. Open
Friday 16th Dec 10am- 4pm
Saturday 17th Dec 10am- 12
Light refreshments available.

Christian Aid Christmas Appeal
Carols at Selby Abbey, Sat 10th Dec, 18.30. Minimum donation £5 to Christian Aid.

Clifton Methodist Church Christmas tree festival
Over 20 trees decorated in the theme 'Light for the world'.
Friday 9th Dec 2-4pm
Sat 10th Dec 10.30am- 4.30pm
Sun 11th 10.30am Festival Parade Service- all welcome. Open 2-4pm.
Drop in and browse, free entry, refreshments available & donations invited.

Follow the Star...
...to Southlands Methodist Church, in Bishopthorpe Road, for a special Christmas event on Saturday, 10th December. Stalls, teas and coffees from 10.00am to 11.00am; community carol singing for all from 11.00am to 12 noon; and stalls and lunches from 12 noon to 1.00pm. Admission is free.
There will be various Christmas stalls, including Fair Trade, and there will also be a display of Nativity sets.

Cobweb Project at Rufforth Methodist Church
Exploring Advent together. Wednesday 14th December, 2-4pm

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Lidgett — Three Day Accredited Godly Play training course -- Wed 26th -- Fri 28th April 2017
Lidgett Methodist Church, Wheatlands Grove, York YO26 5NH

This certificated course is being led by accredited members of the College of Trainers of Godly Play UK. Over 3 days (minimum 25 hours training) this training develops your ability to use Godly Play methods and understand its principles. The training follows an action/reflection model of learning -- learning through hands-on experience and reflection rather than lectures. There is a mixture of trainer-led sessions, and opportunities for coached participant storytelling presentations. We work in a model Godly Play environment, with the opportunity to use and see a comprehensive set of resources. Each day focuses on different kinds of Godly Play (sacred stories, parables and liturgical action/Church practice) so you will learn how different genres of Christian language can support spiritual exploration. Workshops in the core module also cover: Setting up a Godly Play Environment, the Spirituality of Childhood, your particular concerns and questions.
Godly Play story telling techniques are being used in more and more settings and situations from churches to schools and care homes so the course is open to anyone who wishes to attend.
The cost is £295 per person which includes a detailed training handbook, lunch each day as well as refreshments in coffee/tea breaks.
The course runs from 8.30am each morning and finishes on the first and second day at 6.30pm and the final day at 5.00pm.
Bookings need to made through Godly Play UK and you can find out more and download an application form via their website:
http://www.godlyplay.uk/2016/11/18/acomb-york-3-day-accredited-training-course/

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Lidgett — Three Day Accredited Godly Play training course -- Wed 26th -- Fri 28th April 2017
Lidgett Methodist Church, Wheatlands Grove, York YO26 5NH

This certificated course is being led by accredited members of the College of Trainers of Godly Play UK. Over 3 days (minimum 25 hours training) this training develops your ability to use Godly Play methods and understand its principles. The training follows an action/reflection model of learning -- learning through hands-on experience and reflection rather than lectures. There is a mixture of trainer-led sessions, and opportunities for coached participant storytelling presentations. We work in a model Godly Play environment, with the opportunity to use and see a comprehensive set of resources. Each day focuses on different kinds of Godly Play (sacred stories, parables and liturgical action/Church practice) so you will learn how different genres of Christian language can support spiritual exploration. Workshops in the core module also cover: Setting up a Godly Play Environment, the Spirituality of Childhood, your particular concerns and questions.
Godly Play story telling techniques are being used in more and more settings and situations from churches to schools and care homes so the course is open to anyone who wishes to attend.
The cost is £295 per person which includes a detailed training handbook, lunch each day as well as refreshments in coffee/tea breaks.
The course runs from 8.30am each morning and finishes on the first and second day at 6.30pm and the final day at 5.00pm.
Bookings need to made through Godly Play UK and you can find out more and download an application form via their website:
http://www.godlyplay.uk/2016/11/18/acomb-york-3-day-accredited-training-course/

York Methodist Church
Godly Play
28th April 2017

Lidgett — Three Day Accredited Godly Play training course -- Wed 26th -- Fri 28th April 2017
Lidgett Methodist Church, Wheatlands Grove, York YO26 5NH

This certificated course is being led by accredited members of the College of Trainers of Godly Play UK. Over 3 days (minimum 25 hours training) this training develops your ability to use Godly Play methods and understand its principles. The training follows an action/reflection model of learning -- learning through hands-on experience and reflection rather than lectures. There is a mixture of trainer-led sessions, and opportunities for coached participant storytelling presentations. We work in a model Godly Play environment, with the opportunity to use and see a comprehensive set of resources. Each day focuses on different kinds of Godly Play (sacred stories, parables and liturgical action/Church practice) so you will learn how different genres of Christian language can support spiritual exploration. Workshops in the core module also cover: Setting up a Godly Play Environment, the Spirituality of Childhood, your particular concerns and questions.
Godly Play story telling techniques are being used in more and more settings and situations from churches to schools and care homes so the course is open to anyone who wishes to attend.
The cost is £295 per person which includes a detailed training handbook, lunch each day as well as refreshments in coffee/tea breaks.
The course runs from 8.30am each morning and finishes on the first and second day at 6.30pm and the final day at 5.00pm.
Bookings need to made through Godly Play UK and you can find out more and download an application form via their website:
http://www.godlyplay.uk/2016/11/18/acomb-york-3-day-accredited-training-course/

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