Our Jubilee Celebration Lunch Sunday 5th June 2022.

After our Sunday worship many of us transferred into the Church hall where we enjoyed fellowship and food together before a few of us ventured out to the wet front lawn for the planting of a tree (dedicated by Rev Alan Clark) in memory of our jubilee celebrations.

Jubilee celebrations. Enjoying Food and Fellowship.
The dedication of our jubilee tree
Rev Alan Clark preparing for the dedication of our Jubilee tree.

Visit of St Annes College Children to The Drive 04/02/2020

We were pleased, on Tuesday this week, to welcome Class 2 at St. Anne’s College Junior School to The Drive.

In RE lessons they are exploring the features, similarities and differences in places of worship of different faiths. They have already visited a local Synagogue and Hindu Temple and their final visit is to a Mosque next week. 

ALL ARE ALWAYS VERY WELCOME AT THE DRIVE

Action for Children Strawberry Tea Wednesday 17th July 2019

We enjoyed a very successful Circuit afternoon tea in the Hall at The Drive. Everyone enjoyed the afternoon and money was raised for this very important charity.

An Action for Children Event
Circuit Strawberry Tea at The Drive July 2019

Action for Children is the children’s charity of the Methodist Church. It was founded in 1869 by Methodist minister Revd. Thomas Bowman Stephenson in response to the poverty and danger faced by vulnerable and destitute children and young people living rough on the streets of London.

ALL ARE ALWAYS VERY WELCOME AT THE DRIVE

Visit of Rev Dr Val Ogden 12th May 2019

We were very pleased to welcome Rev Val Ogden to lead our Morning Worship on World Church Sunday.

Revd Val Ogden was a  Mission Partner, in Fiji ( August 2014 –  August 2018) serving as a Director of Theological Education by Extension at the Pacific Theological College (PTC). Val  had previously served at the United Church of Zambia (where she was ordained) and her ministry has been exercised in broadcasting, in Methodist Circuits, in ecumenical appointments and in global mission education at Selly Oak and the Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham.

Val referred to these mementos from Fiji in her morning address.
We enjoyed our Pastoral Tea with Val in the Afternoon.
After which Val led us again In a short service of Worship in the Hall.

Val then had a long journey back to Boston where she is now stationed.

District Chair’s Coastal Walk May 2019

Wed. 15th May.  District Chair’s Coastal Walk.  The Rev. Paul Davis, our District Chair, is walking the coastal strip of the Lancashire District. As part of this walk he will visit us at The Drive at Approx 10 am.

First arrivals outside The Drive
A few of the walkers with Paul.

Melbourne Rd Methodist Church, Bolton, visit The Drive. Wednesday 1st August 2018

Melbourne Road Methodist Church, Bolton, visited St Annes and The Drive for their church’s annual day out.  After a day of enjoyable activity on the beach the day ended with  hymns & songs in the church.  The weather was ideal and everyone had a good day.

 

Lytham St Annes Pentecost Walk of Witness May 2018 photos

The St Annes Churches set off from the pier in St Annes to walk to Fairhaven Lake and meet the people from Lytham, Fairhaven  and Ansdell for the open air service.

We all enjoyed the walk and took part in uplifting Worship on a beautiful day.