Our church family is modern in outlook and also mindful of our rich Methodist tradition. Lively Sunday morning 10.30am services are suitable for all ages. Holy Communion is at 09.00am on the first Sunday of the month. Activities during the week, including Tea and toast on Wednesdays in term-time 09.30am-12.00pm, Friendship Group 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 2.00pm in term-time, Step by Step Bible study group 10.30am Tuesdays, on Fridays in term-time.
St John’s Church is in the town centre of Market Weighton, just off the A1079 between York and Hull. It dates from 1868 and houses an historic church organ. At the rear of the church is the oldest surviving Methodist Chapel in the East Riding of Yorkshire, now called the Wesley Centre. This dates to 1786 and is where John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, preached in 1787. Both buildings were refurbished in 2012.
There is wheelchair access via a ramp at the front of the building and a wheelchair accessible toilet (the Wesley Centre is only wheelchair accessible on the ground floor, and there is no wheelchair access to the balcony in church). Facilities include seating for 240 (main church 100, balcony and pews 140), an audio loop system, toilets, baby changing facilities, and kitchen,
The following areas are available to hire:
Church area is open and flexible and can be arranged as required. Tables and additional chairs available. The welcome area can be used for small groups. The kitchen and toilets are situated off this area. The church can be hired for £50 per half day. A projector, screen and PA equipment are available in the main church hall, to be arranged by prior consent.
Wesley centre This building has two rooms available. A small meeting room on the ground floor and a larger room upstairs. There is also a small kitchenette available for making drinks etc. Hire charges - Small room for £10 per hour. Large room £12 per hour. Minimum bookings 2 hours.
St John’s has its own website: http://www.marketweightonmethodist.org.uk/