Latest news and articles from KMC.

 

Death Announcement : Harry Toulman

“HARRY LLOYD TOULMAN. Peacefully at Leighton Hospital on Tuesday 3rd November 2020, aged 93 years. Beloved husband of the late Barbara, much loved dad of Anne, Adele and Alan, treasured […]

Rev Alan’s 2nd Letter

Dear friends,‘Remember, remember…’Do you remember the story of Lot’s wife? Yes, that somewhat bizarre story of the woman who looks back at the destruction of the cities Sodom and Gomorrah […]

Resumption of “In-Church” Services wef 2nd December

From 2nd December onwards Government guidelines will permit us to resume the in-church activities that we held prior to the national "lockdown". i.e. ...... ============================================= each Thursday at 10 am [...]

Death Announcement : Barbara Cuthbert

The Knutsford Guardian edition of 5th November contained this announcement : “BARBARA CUTHBERT. Barbara Cuthbert, née Adamson, of Knutsford. On 30th October 2020 peacefully in Macclesfield Hospital. Barbara, aged 83 […]

Rosie and Brad report on “KMC Youth”

Hi everyone!Wow, has it been a month already?! We can’t quite believe where the time has gone since we came tojoin you in the middle of September. What we can […]

Notes from KMC’s Church Council Meeting on 12th October

Rev Alan Bradley chaired our Zoom Church Council Meeting, held on Monday 12th October, with 22 members able to join in on-line. The following are some notes of some of […]

End-October report by Peter Freeman (Children and Families Worker)

As I write this report, we are awaiting the latest directive from the Government, so what I have been planning may change once again. However, I write with confidence that […]

Zac’s House Northwich

“I look up to the mountains – does my help come from there? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth! He will not let you stumble; […]

Open the Book (end-Oct)

“Film Reviews”. The official Oscar presentations are postponed, but there are definitelynominations made for actors, costume directors and the producer -indeed for every member of the team — in the […]

Remembrance Sunday 2020

This short act of worship has been prepared for those who may not be able to share in our online services. If you are well enough, why not spend a […]

Action for Children – End Childhood Crisis

Please take time to read Action for Children’s newly released report Childhood during coronavirus: Protecting Children from the effects of poverty: https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/what-we-do/policy-and-research/support-for-children-and-families/childhood-during-coronavirus-policy-report/ Coronavirus has been catastrophic for many vulnerable families […]

Thoughts from Rev Scott (Sept 2020)

As I was reflecting on this article, and deciding what to write, the actual name of the KMC magazine came to mind: “Open Doors”. In a way this title is […]

Hope Central in Knutsford – (Update mid-August 2020)

So we think it’s all over? Well, sadly, it isn’t.Over the past 6 months, Hope Central and The Welcome have been able to support well over 400 individuals, in and […]

A Message from our new Minister

The Bradleys have arrived safe and well, and on behalf of us all I want to say a big thank you to KMC and the Circuit Stewards for making us […]

Death Notice : Geoffrey Lomas

From the Knutsford Guardian edition August 27th 2020 : GEOFFREY LOMAS On 20th August 2020, peacefully at home and of Pickmere. Geoffrey, aged 91 years, dearest Husband to Elaine, Father […]

Virtually Keswick Convention 2020

Eve and I love our annual fix at the Keswick Convention each July, which this year, of course, was not to be. But we really enjoyed the next best thing,Virtually […]

It’s ‘Strange Times’ – so what’s happening in our house groups? (Sept 2020)

House groups are the places where we can grow in our faith, pray for one another, study the Bible, share fellowship and have a lot of fun together. They are […]

KMC Gardeners during Lockdown

“The “KMC Garden Group” in Whatsapp now has over 30 participants (only 10% male — surely there are more men out there who’d like to share with us?).Since early in […]

The Power of the story

Help to bring the stories of the bible to life in every Primary school across the country.Now there’s a challenge — and to do it in this unique time is […]

A Beauty in the Making!

A year ago, a few of us went along to BramhallMethodist Church for a one day event on dementia.Whilst there, we were delighted by a colourful anduplifting lectern fall made […]

Latest from Peter Freeman (Children and Families Worker).

Reverend Lionel was on a roll.He had been giving a daily update on Whatsapp for over 120 days when he announced he was going to be on holiday in August. […]

“JOLLY TOTS” — PLANS FOR THE AUTUMN

Dear Parent/Carer, JOLLY TOTS PLANS FOR THE AUTUMN We know many of you will be wondering what the situation is regarding Jolly Tots restarting in September. Whilst we would love […]

Rev Alan Bradley is coming to KMC

The Rev Alan Bradley has accepted the Circuit’s invitation to be the Circuit Superintendent, and the Minister for KMC, which includes the oversight of Zac’s House, wef 1st September 2020. […]

Welcomes and Farewells

In preparation for the Welcome Service for Rev Alan Bradley, his wife Carol and their family, we have been pleased to invite a few representatives of the groups that Alan […]

Opening of KMC for private prayer wef 3rd September

As we move forward with our phased re-opening of KMC, Church Council members have been asked to vote on proposals as follows: · Caretakers to resume work at KMC during […]

KMC “Online Events”

Here is a list of the main KMC events that are taking place “online” . KMC Worship, Sundays at 10am.. Click on the link on the KMCwebsite homepage to join […]

Knutsford Guardian article about Rev Rob’s Farewell

The following is the text of an article written by Knutsford Guardian Senior Reporter Ian Ross : https://www.knutsfordguardian.co.uk/news/18519365.reverend-rob-bid-farewell/ “REVEREND Rob Cotton is to say farewell to his congregation next month […]

KMC Newsletter Friday 24th July

Sunday 26 July 2020 Service — Circuit Farewell to Rob & Carol Cotton KIDZONE service available from 9.45 am followed by Sunday Morning Worship 10 am on our website www.kmc.org.uk […]

Farewell Letter from Carol Cotton (Church & Community Pastoral Worker)

Hi Everyone,Well here we go, my last newsletter to you!It all feels a little surreal at the moment, that is until I look at all the packingboxes everywhere!We move on […]

Rev Rob’s 77th Epistle (July)

Dear friends,How strange it is to be writing to you my final magazine epistle before leaving Knutsford and heading for Sandal in Wakefield. I am already surrounded by boxes in […]

Testimony by David Muskett

Attendees at the recent (June 2020) series of online Bible Studies were asked by Rob Cotton to consider recording their own personal testimony for the KMC Website. The fourth of […]

Testimony by Helena Muskett

Attendees at the recent (June 2020) series of online Bible Studies were asked by Rob Cotton to consider recording their own personal testimony for the KMC Website. The third of […]

KMC Weekly Newsletter — Friday 10th July

Services on Sunday 12 July 2020 (“Action for Children” Sunday)KIDZONE service available from 9.45 am, followed by Sunday Morning Worship 10 am on our website www.kmc.org.ukFollowing worship please join us […]

KMC Newsletter — Friday 17th July

Services on Sunday 19 July 2020:KIDZONE service available from 9.45 am, followed by Sunday Morning Worship 10 am on our website www.kmc.org.uk Following Morning Worship please join us at 10.30am […]

Testimony by Josephine Hunns

Attendees at the recent (June 2020) series of online Bible Studies were asked by Rob Cotton to consider recording their own personal testimony for the KMC Website. The second of […]

Testimony by Dorothy Richards

Attendees at the recent (June 2020) series of online Bible Studies were asked by Rob Cotton to consider recording their own personal testimony for the KMC Website. The first of […]

“LIGHTING THE WAY” — THE ALDERLEY EDGE & KNUTSFORD METHODIST CIRCUIT NEWSLETTER (JULY 2020)

Dear friends,How strange it is to be writing to you my final letter as Superintendent and heading for Sandal in Wakefield. I am already surrounded by boxes in my little […]

KMC Weekly Newsletter — Friday 3rd July

Sunday 5 July 2020 — KIDZONE service available from 9.45 am followed by Sunday Morning Worship 10 am on our website www.kmc.org.uk This week’s sermon title is ‘Weary or rested’ […]

A “Thank You” to Rob

As Rob reminded us a little while ago, it is 10 years since he visited KMC with Sons of Korah, little thinking that 2 years later, in 2012, he would […]

Jolly Tots (end-October)

Last month, there was a real sense of optimism about restartingJolly Tots. However, in light of increasing restrictions, it is clearwe shall not be restarting for a while yet. Prior […]

Hope Central Update (June 17th), by Ian Robertson

Thank you for the opportunity to provide this update.The time seems to have flown by since our last one, which is anindication of how busy we have been. Thankfully, Hope […]

Zac’s House (July)

In these difficult times, we at Zac’s House Kingdom Community have a lot to thank God for. Not the least of these is the safe arrival of our newest member […]

Rob in Cheshire !

As we say goodbye to Rob and Carol Cotton it is also an appropriate time to look back on the very exciting and stimulating eight years they have been with […]

Open the Book ‘ in furlough’

Yes ! Open the Book is ‘in furlough’ too.We are really missing going into our schools and especially miss the children who light up our weeks, as we take the […]

“Thank you” to Carol from the Friendship Cafe

On behalf of the individuals who have attended the Friendship Café and the volunteers that have helped to make it happen over the last 3 and a halfyears, I would […]

CAROL and CAMEO-Come and Meet Each Other!

Carol has contributed so much whilst she and Rob have ministered to us over the past 8 years, and CAMEO has been just one of her Projects. Many of us […]

The Methodist Church — Ministries : Vocation and Worship

A time of reflection when you can’t attend a funeral Some materials from The Methodist Worship Book © TMCP Original Materials by The Revd Paul Wood When someone you love […]

KMC Newsletter — Friday 26th June

On Sunday 28 June (on our website www.kmc.org.uk) KIDZONE service is available from 9.45 am, followed by Sunday Morning Worship at 10 am.. Following this worship please join us at […]

Christian Counselling for Covid-19

KMC Weekly Newsletter — Friday 12th June

Services on Sunday 14 June 2020:KIDZONE service available from 9.45 am, followed by Sunday Morning Worship 10 am on our website www.kmc.org.uk Following the Morning Worship please join us at […]

KMC Newsletter — Friday 19th June

Sunday 21 June 2020 : KIDZONE service available from 9.45 am, followed by Sunday Morning Worship 10 am, both on our website www.kmc.org.uk Following the above worship please join us […]

Rev. Rob’s 76th Epistle (June 2020)

Dear friends,How good it is to be able to write to you all during this time of lockdown, when I am unable to share with you ‘face to face’. I […]

KMC Weekly Newsletter (Friday June 5th)

Sunday 7 June 2020 is Trinity SundayKIDZONE service available from 9.45 am, followed by Sunday Morning Worship at 10 am on our website www.kmc.org.uk .Following this worship please join us […]

Alderley Edge & Knutsford Circuit News (June 2020)

In our Circuit : Audio version of the June KMC MagazineKnutsford Methodist Church has produced for the first time an audio version of their church magazine ‘Open Doors’. The articles […]

Notes from recent Church Council and Circuit Meetings, by Henry Waters

The Church Council, planned for 17th March, had to be cancelled due to the need for everyone to stay at home and to self-isolate, wherever and whenever possible.Urgent matters, however, […]

Children and Families Work (June) by Peter Freeman

As I write this it is the first day that some people are returning to work, those who are unable to work from home. It is more than likely that […]

Church and Community Pastoral News (June)

Hi Everyone,This is my second magazine letter to you whilst in semi-lockdown. We have all been on a steep learning-curve in the last weeks, yet it is, I think, true […]

Zac’s House (June) by Rev Neal Stanton

I find myself writing this the weekend of the 75th anniversary of the VE Day celebrations and still giving thanks to God for delivering us through two world wars with […]

KMC Weekly Newsletter — Friday 22nd May

KIDZONE service available from 9.45 am (followed by Sunday Morning Worship at 10 am) on our website www.kmc.org.uk Following worship please join us at 10.30am in ‘The KMC Coffee Lounge’ […]

Hope Central Foodbank at The Welcome (updated 18th May)

An update from HOPE CENTRAL: The Welcome is no longer operating as a Cafe, but is now re-organised as a spacious Foodbank for Hope Central, which is badly needed as more […]

Sunday Night Live : May 17th on Premier on YouTube

Last Sunday evening at 6pm, look who joined Pam Rhodes on Premier TV’s YouTube show …..yes, our very own Rob Cotton ! This is the link: Pam was also joined […]

KMC Weekly Newsletter — Friday 15th May

Sunday 17 May 2020 — NEW! KIDZONE service available from 9.45 am followed by Sunday Morning Worship 10 am on our website www.kmc.org.uk Following worship please join us at 10.30am […]

Rev. Rob’s 75th Epistle (May 2020)

Dear Friends,How wonderful to celebrate the risen Christ on Easter Sunday together, even if we were in isolation and socially-distanced in our homes.Personally, I love to be able to lead […]

Details of KMC’s “online” Services, “Thoughts for the Day” etc..

KMC has accepted and followed the guidance to suspend all Services and activities within the Church buildings for the time being. HOWEVER: In addition to our 10am KMC website services each [...]

Monthly Review from Hope Central Foodbank (at 26 April)

The following has been written specially for this edition of “Open Doors” by Ian Robertson, who worships at St Johns Parish Church in Knutsford and who co-ordinates Hope Central’s work […]

Weekly Newsletter (Thursday 7th May)

Sunday 10 May 2020 is the annual KMC Church Anniversary. NEW! KIDZONE service available from 9.45 am …….. followed by Sunday Morning Worship 10 am on our website www.kmc.org.ukFollowing worship […]

“Staying in Touch” (Circuit Newsletter for AEKMC)

In our CircuitThese have been an unusual few months in our Circuit. We have had to adjust to life in lockdown, learnt new phrases like ’socially distancing’ and all that […]

Weekly Newsletter on Friday 1st May

Sunday 3 May 2020Sunday Morning Worship 10 am on our website www.kmc.org.uk .Following this worship time, please join us at 10.30am in‘The KMC Coffee Lounge’ from the comfort ofyour own […]

A STAR IS BORN….NOT! (by Steve Gibbons)

The hall is filled with rapturous applause as I take a bow with the rest of the cast having just ended the story of the Parable of the Gold Coins […]

Church and Community Pastoral News (May)

Hi Everyone,Well, I have just looked back on my letter to you from the April Magazineand how things have changed and moved on in a few short weeks! As I […]

Children and families Work (by Peter Freeman) May 2020

I think everyone would say that these are unusual times and being in lockdown does mean that we have to be creative in order to do our work. With the […]

Zac’s House (May)

It is the Lord who goes before you.He will be with you; He will not fail you or forsakeyou. Do not fear or be dismayed.Deuteronomy 31:8 ====================================In these past few […]

Weekly Newsletter 24th April

26th April : Sunday Morning Worship 10 am on our website www.kmc.org.uk Following worship please join us at 10.30am in ‘The KMC Coffee Lounge’ from the comfort of your own […]

At the empty tomb (by Tony Judd)

Early morning in the garden. It’s not going to be a nice job but someone has to do it for love of the dear man. But – where is he? […]

KMC Weekly Newsletter 17th April

Sunday 19th April : Morning Worship 10 am on our website www.kmc.org.uk Following worship please join us at 10.30am in ‘The KMC Coffee Lounge’ from the comfort of your own […]

At the tomb of Jesus (by Tony Judd)

“My song is love unknown, my Saviour’s love for me,Love to the loveless shown that they might lovely be.O who am I that for my sake/my Lord should take frail […]

Weekly Newsletter — April 10th

The Church Office is now closed and will remainso until the lockdown is lifted. Calls to the Churchnumber have been diverted for the time being and will beanswered wherever possible. […]

“LIGHTING THE WAY” [THE ALDERLEY EDGE & KNUTSFORD METHODIST CIRCUIT] APRIL – JUNE 2020

Dear friends,As ministers, every year we dream and plan for the year to come, and try and imagine what the church will look like at the end of the year. […]

Rev. Rob’s 74th Epistle (APRIL)

Dear Friends, It is only a few weeks ago that I was writing about ‘Tempus fugit’ (the Latin phrase meaning “time flies”) and yet now, it seems like the world […]

Methodist Church advice (at 5pm Tues 17th March) on Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

https://www.methodist.org.uk/coronavirus/ Coronavirus advice : Updated 17 March 15:00 It is with sadness that we recommend that worship services in Methodist Churches are suspended for the time being in line with […]

“Streaming” of Methodist Church services (April)

You might like to take a look at the Methodist Church website, https://www.methodist.org.uk for: • Links to Worship at home sheets and home worship ideas • Information about streaming of […]

“Encouragement” by Chris Templar (April)

Today’s Scripture Union – (Daily Bread – aka Words for Life) – reading is based on 1 Thessalonians 3: 6-13 and entitled ‘Encouraged by you’. As I read and reread […]

Homelessness and the Embassy Bus

Manchester has one of the highest rough sleeper rates in the country and more homeless people died in Manchester than in any other local authority area in England and Wales […]

Zac’s House (April)

Romans 8:28 “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good.” ZHKC hosted Watoto Children’s Choir on 3rd March 2020. The Choir started their […]

Jolly Tots! (April)

We have been encouraged by yet more newcomers to Jolly Tots. I was particularly touched when told by one mum recently that she had turned down the opportunity to work [...]

Apostolic Trip to Uganda, February 2020 (by Neal Stanton)

I travelled with a small team to Uganda on mission at the end of February, with Peter Ashburner (Elder ZKC), Angie Sherridan (ZKC), and Ann Donaldson (Created to Soar ministries), […]

Children and Families — by Peter Freeman (April)

It has been a busy few weeks, with two events that I wish to report on. The first was in the half term, when we held a Messy Church. The […]

FROM Carol Cotton (Church and Community Pastoral Worker) — April

Hi Everyone, As I write this letter to you I am aware that we are living in unique and strange times. A number of people are already self-isolating for health- […]

KMC Weekly Newsletter — Friday 27th March

As we begin to come to terms with a very different world we give thanks for all the people working to keep our country going. We pray for those who […]

Rev Robs 73rd Epistle (March)

Dear friends, ‘Tempus fugit’ is the Latin phrase meaning “time flies” and as we begin preparing for Easter during the season of Lent, I am wondering where time is going? […]

Marriage and Relationships Discussion at KMC

The Circuit held a consultation and discussion on Sunday 9th February at KMC around the Marriage and Relationship report. Everyone was invited, and there were 2 keynote speakers Rev Glayne […]

Zac’s House (March)

I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all the marvellous things you have done. Psalm 9:1 This is a very exciting time for ZHKC, […]

Friendship Café (March)

One of the wonderful benefits of the Friendship Café is that we all make new friends, whether it is with the people who attend, their families/carers or with other volunteers. […]

Children and Families (March)

I guess it is right to say this last month has been challenging in the extreme, with all my personal issues to deal with. I think it is right to […]

Church and Community Pastoral News (March)

Hi Everyone, By the time you read this we will be part way through Lent and I will be cooking 3 vegetarian meals a week, not drinking tea or coffee […]

Rev Robs 72nd Epistle (Feb)

Dear friends, A Happy New Year and New Decade to all of you reading this letter, who I have not had opportunity to greet in person. As I write to […]

I don’t like going to the dentist!

I have never liked going to the dentist. As a child I always seemed to need to have a filling and my dentist did not believe in giving anaesthetic. So […]

EDI. What is that?

(This topic was the theme of KMC's Cafe Church on Sunday 5th May). The initials stand for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. The Church Council is a formal body, and makes [...]

Church and Community Pastoral News (Feb)

Hi Everyone, I know this is the February Newsletter, but Happy New Year to you all anyway. I am about to do a review of Christmas, when we are already […]

Zac’s House (Feb)

“I lift my eyes to the hills where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord the Maker of heaven and earth.” Psalm 121 1-2 Zac’s House […]

Friendship Café— 3 years and still going strong! (Feb)

As we celebrate our 3rd anniversary of the Friendship Café, we give thanks that God holds us all in the palm of His hand. We say this at the end […]

Rob Cotton’s contribution to “the Story Project”

Click on this link to watch our very own Minister, Rev Rob Cotton, talk about Zac’s House and the trip to Uganda, and then ask how the church’s “global mission” […]

Friendship Café (Dec)

It is a known fact that music plays a massive part in awakening memories for us all. At the Café, we use music in all sorts of ways, from having […]

Zac’s House (Dec)

November has been another active month for all at Zac’s House. Our Renew52 wellbeing cafe is going well. We are continuing to work towards partnering with other organisations, so that […]

Children and Families Work (Dec 2019)

The run up to Christmas is always busy and, while Advent is certainly a time of celebration and anticipation of Christ’s birth, it is more than that. It is only […]

Church and Community Pastoral News (Dec 2019)

Hi Everyone, ‘The Calling of the Methodist Church’ is to respond to the Gospel of God’s love in Christ and to live out its discipleship in worship and mission. Let […]

Rev Rob’s 71st Epistle (Dec 2019)

Dear friends, I am writing this letter from my bedroom study at ‘Gladstone’s Library’, where I am on a 24 hours retreat with the Superintendent Ministers of the Manchester and […]

KidzZone tree on display in Mobberley Methodist Church

This is  a picture of the tree that KMC’s KidzZone have prepared for this year’s Mobberley Christmas Tree Festival.  The theme is “Recycling”, and all the decorations are items left […]

Foodbank (part of Hope Central)

The work in Knutsford that previously operated under the name “Hampers for Hope” continues as “Hope Central”. This is an umbrella organisation covering Knutsford, Wilmslow (Lacey Green) and Handforth. Overall […]

Children and Families (Nov)

At the beginning of October we held the Harvest Experience in the church and we welcomed the Year Fours from the three community schools. It was great to have six […]

“Sharing with other Christians”, by Eve James

There is something about singing ‘And can it be’ with 2800+ Christians that stirs the soul…. Why wouldn’t you want the opportunity ?…….. and if it’s in the Lake District, […]

Zac’s House (Nov 2019)

This past month has really seen our new premises, “Hope52”, taking off. We had wonderful times of prayer and worship, and many opportunities to both come alongside and connect with […]

Church and Community Pastoral News (Nov)

Hi Everyone, Where do the months go? As you read this, we will be in November. A quote for you: ‘In November, the earth is growing quiet. It is making […]

Rev Rob’s 70th Epistle (Nov 2019)

Dear friends, We have enjoyed together the season of Harvest, with 160 school children and their teachers from local schools coming to share in the Harvest Experience with Peter Freeman […]

Remembrance Sunday at KMC

KMC will observe Remembrance Sunday at both morning services (9.15am and 10.45am) on 10th November. Rev Rob Cotton will lead each service.

“My Soldier Boy”, by Elizabeth Mason.

“Remember me”, my true love wrote,Just hours before he closed his eyes.How precious is this final note.I sit and read, then kneel and cry. “Put poppies on my grave” he […]

Admire the new glass doors at KMC !

Zac’s House (October)

Prayer, Partnership and Participation are the values at the heart of Zac’s House Kingdom Community and, over the past 12 months, there has been plenty of each. As we reflect […]

Children and Families Work (October)

There is a moment when you ask ‘Should I put this down? Is there any point in carrying on?’ It is part of the process of constantly reviewing what is […]

Church and Community Pastoral Report (October)

Hi Everyone, Autumn is on its way, one of my favourite times of the year—if only we could then, just skip winter and move straight into spring! An autumn quote […]

Rev Robs 69th Epistle (October)

Dear friends, What a wonderful few weeks of worship we have enjoyed at KMC recently. I have certainly loved preaching a short series on Jeremiah and greatly appreciated the positive […]

“Journey of the Magi” by Springs Dance Company

For more details, see under “Events” section for 22nd December.

Rev Rob’s 68th Epistle (Sept)

Dear friends, I trust that you have all enjoyed the Summer, I know that many of you have been away and a number have attended Christian Festivals such as Keswick […]

A trip full of prayer, partnership, and participation – UGANDA August 2019

Right from the first moment we landed in Entebbe and throughout our time in Uganda, Jude, with the help of Andrew, looked after us. They not only drove us from […]

Children and Families Report, by Peter Freeman

It seems slightly premature to be planning for 2020 but this is what is happening at the current time. Part of this is due to the event that was held […]

Open The Book 20th Anniversary

The celebrations for 20 years of ‘Open the Book’ have been going on all over the country. It’s been celebrated in services at Truro Cathedral, Gloucester Cathedral , Wells Cathedral […]

Friendship Café (Sept)

We have been busy over the summer months continuing to meet on a weekly basis, with a constant number of people attending the Café. In July, we had great fun […]

Church and Community Pastoral Report, by Carol Cotton (Sept)

Hi Everyone, Happy New Year! For those of you who think I have gone slightly mad, the Methodist New Year begins in September, when Ministers have moved and begin their […]

Zac’s House Uganda Trip Blog

Here is a link to the latest "news and views" of the team's visit to Uganda, enabling you to follow the activities each day and to pray for them: Https://teamuganda2019.blogspot.co [...]

An evening with Paul Jones (ex-Manfred Mann) and Fiona Hendley.

An Ideal Opportunity to Invite Friends & Family An Evening WithPaul Jones (Manfred Mann) & Fiona HendleyHear how God has changed their lives Tues 1st Oct 7pmGiovanni’s Restaurant, KnutsfordTickets £17.50 [...]

Quotes of the Week (from Rob Cotton’s Sermon 14th July)

Quote 1: "I don't believe that any Church, or committed Christian,  should be able just to pass by on the other side when most of the world lies half-dead in [...]

Rev Rob’s 67th Epistle (July)

Dear Friends, I begin my letter, by thanking people for attending our recent Garden Party at the manse, celebrating my significant birthday and also acknowledging your support of the Zip-wire [...]

Zac’s House (July)

What an incredible and amazing trip to Uganda we have just ventured on, which saw 3 of us go to Jinja to prepare for a team of eleven to pray, [...]

Report from Peter Freeman (July)

Children and Families Work.......IMPACT Following on from my review of the work I am doing with schools, I have now reviewed, in a similar fashion, my work with families. What [...]

Result of Christian Aid Week 2019

This year Knutsford raised £3725.67 during Christian Aid Week, including £180.10 from the Big Brekkie. This fantastic amount will help provide vital frontline health care for mothers and their babies [...]

Friendship Café (July)

  “Be present in all things and thankful for all things” This quote by Maya Angelou, is very much at the heart of all that we do at the Café. [...]

Church and Community Pastoral News (July)

Hi Everyone, I cannot believe I am writing a magazine letter for July and August. Some days it has felt like we are in October or November! First of all [...]

Spring Harvest April 2020

COME & BE INSPIRED Last year a group of 8 “intrepid” old Spring Harvesters revisited our youthful days by attending Spring Harvest (SH) Harrogate. Gone were the big tops, the [...]

Zac’s House (June 2019)

What an incredible and amazing trip to Uganda we have just ventured on, which saw 3 of us go to Jinja to prepare for a team of eleven to pray, [...]

Church and Community Pastoral Work (by Carol Cotton , June 2019)

Dear Friends, I don’t know about you but I am so thankful that we have a God who gives us second chances and more. In the charity GROW , which [...]

Rev. Rob’s 66th Epistle (June 2019)

Dear Friends, How good it is to have time to rest and pray. Jesus certainly modelled and taught the need to take time out, seeking God’s will and presence, keeping [...]

Children and Families Worker report (June 2019)

It is good to review the role you are playing on a fairly regular basis and in recent days that is what I have been doing. Using what I call [...]

Rob’s 65th Epistle [May 2019]

Dear Friends, After another inspirational celebration of Easter as a church family with wonderful worship at KMC, ‘The Good News Singers’ and many visitors, it has also been good to [...]

Friendship Cafe (May 2019)

by Paula Lambe Over the last few weeks we have enjoyed a very creative time using our many talents to make beautiful things! I am sure many of you have [...]

Church and Community Pastoral News (May 2019)

by Carol Cotton Hi Everyone, I had a birthday in April (they just keep coming!!). For one of my gifts I was given a "Daily Bread" Promise Box. Rob has [...]

Children and Family Worker Report (May 2019)

With school holidays this year set away from Easter so that Easter Sunday is on the last weekend of the spring holiday, the Easter Experience was held two weeks before […]

Zac’s House (May 2019)

Our Alpha Awayday was spent at Chapel-in-the-Fields, and was a fantastic time to explore more of what faith and discipleship can look like. Taking time together to explore more of [...]

Toilet Twinning in Uganda

Toilets under construction funded by donations from KMC toilet twinning project last Christmas.

Christian Aid Week: ‘All mums should live’ by Jo Taylor)

    Sierra Leone is the world’s most dangerous place to become a mum. Every day 10 women die from giving birth. In Sawula district, the community struggle with a [...]

Mary Jones and her Bible – A seed is sown!

Following Jill Lee’s imaginative and interesting presentation at Tuesday Fellowship on 26 February, it is proposed to organise a visit to the Mary Jones’ World visitor centre by Bala Lake […]

Friendship Cafe (April)

“Variety is the spice of life” – do you remember the dog food advert with that catch phrase? Well, variety certainly is the order of the day at the Café. […]

Church and Community Pastoral News (April) by Carol Cotton

Dear Friends, I am going to begin my letter this month with a little chat about ANTS. At the March Cameo Rob and I talked about teamwork and supporting each […]

Rev. Rob’s 64th Epistle

Rev Robs 64th Epistle Dear Friends, As I write, I am just coming to terms with the disappointing news of my birthday Charity Zip-wire Challenge having been postponed due to […]

Zac’s House April 2019

The community in Northwich continues to grow and we are seeing God move in amazing ways in the town.

Christian Aid Week

This year CAW is May 12th to 18th. Please save the date and speak to Jo Taylor if you can help.

Rob’s Zip Wire Challenge

LATEST NEWS – Delayed due to bad weather in Wales! New dates for May are being planned

Firefest 2019 resources

Firefest at KMC has drawn to a close, with Rev Scott Manning leading SNL (Sunday Night Live) along with guest worship leaders from USA, Shane Rootes and Randy Seedorf.

Firefest 2019 gets underway

Firefest 2019 at KMC launched on Friday night. A full church was led in worship by Shane Rootes and the KMC worship group, with inspirational songs from Randy Seedorf.

Firefest starts this Friday

Starting this Friday at 7pm, with an Evening Celebration with Shane Rootes, Randy Seedorff and KMC Worship Band, and preacher Revd Steve Wild.

Children and Families – Feb 2019

January has been a month of setting things up, filling my diary with dates, as well as continuing with the week to week work.

Rev. Rob’s 63rd Epistle

Dear Friends,
I have just returned from a ‘Re-Imagining Circuit’ morning at Mobberley

Church and Community Pastoral News – Feb 2019

Hi Everyone
Having had the last 3 months not working (sort of!) as unpaid leave, it has been helpful to refresh and meet up with family and friends and support Rob in all that he does.

Zac’s House March 2019

We have had an exciting few weeks. Our Alpha course is going from strength to strength

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