Worship

The worship at West Thorpe takes many forms, from traditional Sunday worship, to our Creative and Family focussed Make a Noise for God, to our more intimate Fellowship Group.  You are very welcome to join us for them all, but if you wish to know more, then please click on the images below.

Sunday Worship

Sunday Worship Our Sunday services are held at 10:30am each week, and alongside our minister, are led by a range of lay preachers, and ordained ministers from the Methodist circuit. Our Sunday service is relatively traditional in nature, music led by our organist, but we also use more modern choruses and hymns, and videos and … Continue reading Sunday Worship

Make a Noise For God

This time of worship does what it says on the tin!  Make a Noise for God is a service aimed at families with children. There will be singing with an acoustic band, a craft activity, and a drink and cake at the end. All are welcome and everyone is encouraged to be involved together! We … Continue reading Make a Noise For God

Fellowship Meetings

Westthorpe Fellowship Group meet weekly, on Wednesdays in Room 2 (except on Film Afternoons).   The meetings begin with a short time of worship, in which a couple of hymns are sung, and news is shared, and prayers offered for the group, our community, and particularly those in special need. This is followed by a talk, … Continue reading Fellowship Meetings

Forest Church

Forest Church – selected THURSDAYS 3:45-4:45 The strapline for Forest Church, is “When Indoors Isn’t Big Enough”.  True to its name, instead of meeting at West Thorpe, we meet in the Knavesmire Woods and the worship involves singing, exploring, creating and discovering through the natural surroundings. Designed for those children who have outgrown toddlers, we … Continue reading Forest Church

Baptisms / Christenings

A baptism, or christening in the church, we believe is the beginning of a lifelong process of growth in faith in Jesus Christ.  Our church offers baptism for people of all ages, from very young babies to adults.  Although the baptism we perform is recognised in many different churches, it symbolises a commitment to join … Continue reading Baptisms / Christenings