REGULAR ACTIVITIES


                                   
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The following are either church based activities or activities led by church members and as such are open to any member of the community as appropriate. Simply come along or call the contact as listed below, the minister or the senior steward for more details (see Find and Contact us). Further down the page (please scroll down) you will find a list of other regular activities that occur on our premises that may or may not involve church members but are not specifically church based or church run. Please make contact with the relevant people for these before turning up unless otherwise directed.
Sunday Worship - see Worship page
Youth Club - (for young people) see Youth Club page
Prayer Group - meets on ALTERNATE Tuesdays at 10 am. Anyone interested in supporting the church's prayer life is welcome. Prayer requests for individuals or situations in our world are also welcome and will be treated in confidence. For prayer requests or more information contact Angela and Ian Jones on 01527-876679 or email ianandangela23@hotmail.co.uk
House Group - usually meets on the last Wednesday of each month at 2.45 pm in the coffee bar area of the church and looks at the Lectionary readings for the next week or so or reflects on a topical subject, relating faith to current concerns (contact David Morgan for details on 0121-445-3595 or meandi@btinternet.com) .
Coffee@CMCC - our name for Coffee at Catshill Methodist Church Centre - a friendly welcome awaits from 10 am until 12 noon on Friday and Saturday mornings - no charges - just a small donation requested for coffee/tea and a biscuit - and the chat is for free! Money raised from these small donations are given to charitable causes. For more details of recent donations click here.
Toddlers' Club - we host a toddlers' club open to all the community on Wednesdays from 1 until 3 pm. Opening dates for 2016 can be seen by clicking here.

Rendezvous - meets fortnightly on Thursday mornings from 10 am - a place to relax, meet new friends, have a laugh, chat over a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy a talk or perhaps a quiz. Refreshments will be available on arrival at 10 followed by the speaker/slide show/quiz, and then stay for a game of scrabble, if you wish. All welcome - call Tricia on 01527-871315 or email her at malcandtricia@outlook.com for further details. A small contribution is requested to help cover costs. 

A programe for the coming year's activities will be available shortly.

 

Men's Group - meets roughly monthly but not the same time each month! The objective is to do things that often wives and partners would not be interested in. We plan to visit museums (e.g. Motor Museums), try new things (e.g. archery) or just go on a walk and/or have a drink/meal in a pub. For details of planned activities click here or see the notices (diary page). 
Young at Heart (previously called Tuesday at 8) - meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7.30 normally in the youth hall. Speakers on a variety of subjects - see notices for more information. 
Carers' Group - meets for chat, coffee and relaxation (and occasional speakers) on the last Tuesday of each month from 2.30 until 4 pm. A chance for carers to get some caring instead of giving it. All carers welcome. Contact Sheila (0121 445 2813) or Di (0121 445 3595) for more details.

Activites that are not specifically church based include:
Rainbows & Brownies  provides opportunities for girls from the age of 5 upwards to meet together for fun, friendship and activity. If you would like further information about Rainbows, Brownies and/or Guides please email girlguidingcatshill@outlook.com  If you wish to enquire about a place and/or be put on the waiting list please go to https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/information-for-parents/register-your-daughter/ 
Catshill Village Pre School takes children from 2 years old to school age, open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9-3 pm term time only. Call 07725 746829 or email catshillvillagepreschool@hotmail.com for more information. Also see www.catshillvillagepreschool.com

Bromsgrove & Redditch branch of the NHS Retirement Fellowship exists to maintain friendships and make new friends amongst those retired from the NHS (or those about to retire) and their partners. The group offers a range of social and leisure activities and meets on alternate Wednesdays from 10 am until 12 (noon) commencing January 7th 2015. For more information contact the branch secretary Eileen on 01527 871237 or email br.nhs.rf@gmail.com or see www.nhs.rf.org.uk\/bromsgrove.pdf

 

 

Blackwell Concert Band rehearse on Thursday evenings in the church hall. It is a progressive but fun and friendly band made up of about 50 players who play a wide range of music and perform at various venues around the region, such as bandstands, village fêtes, charity fund-raising events, as well as more formal concerts. The band is always on the lookout for new players of any ability and instrument, particularly currently in the brass section.  For more information contact Vicky Stock (Secretary) on stock.vicky@yahoo.co.uk or ring 0121 244 1662.  Website: www.blackwellconcertband.co.uk

 

Go-Kan-Ryu Karate (GKR) is a traditional Japanese style of karate. It is taught in a non-contact environment and promotes both character and physical development. GKR is a club for all ages and promotes self-defence, fitness, coordination, discipline, confidence and stress relief. People of all walks of life can train together and learn the art of karate in a safe, fun and encouraging environment. GKR meets on Fridays from 6.30 to 8 pm. For more details contact Daniel Eastman, Regional Senior Instructor deatsman@gkrkarate.com or visit the website www.gkrkarate.com

Weight Watchers Smartpoints meets every Wednesday night at 7 pm with Rav - come and join our success