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Wantage Methodist Chuch 175

10th February 2020: WMC
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Wantage 175

2020 is a very special year for our Church. We are 175 years old and it is also 200 years of Methodism in the Vale of White Horse.
Arrangements have been made for special preachers on the last Sunday of most months.

We are pleased that the following have accepted our invitation to come:
February 23rd – Revd Janet Evans
March 29th – Mrs Pam Martin
May 31st – Revd Helen Cameron – Chair of the District
June 28th – Revd Michael Chester
July 26th – Revd Heather Walker
September 27th – Revd Martin Smithson
October 25th – Revd Heather Leake Date

Wantage 175 Events
16th May – Mark Topping "An evening with John Wesley"
13th June – Firebrand

175 Exhibition at Museum
The Vale and Downland Museum have kindly offered Wantage Methodist Church free exhibition space for 2 weeks in the Squires Room in October. The Squires Room is quite small and we should have no trouble filling the space with information about the origins, past history, current and future life of the church.

The museum will also loan us a lockable display case (for any precious items), other display units and a flat desk unit where people can browse photo compilations etc.

The Museum staff have suggested that visitors prefer to look at items and photos rather than read a lot of words! With that in mind we are asking people to hunt out any items (such as a commemoration item, baptismal card etc.) or photos (perhaps of a
wedding at church, the youth club, performances etc.). If we get too many photos we can compile a photo album for people to look through.

At this early stage can you let June Grunwald know if you have anything of interest on 01235 760488 or jnurdglaw@live.co.uk.

An opportunity to clear those cupboards and get into the loft!

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