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Chapel of the Month – December 2017 – Churches of Christ

This month we are pleased to share a contribution from Council Member and Labour Historian, Professor Peter Ackers. Photos are by Moira Ackers. Christians Meeting House (1910), Humberstone Garden Suburb, Leicester (Churches of Christ) This meeting house was purpose-built for … Continue reading

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Chapel once the beatitude

Although it’s a few weeks since National Poetry Day we thought that chapel crawlers might enjoy this poem by Jim Young, a poet in Swansea. Chapel once the beatitude

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Chapel of the Month – November 2017

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Ellerton, East Riding of Yorkshire This month we feature a Chapel at Risk that was brought to our attention by local campaigner Chris Cobley: This delightful rural Georgian chapel with a remarkably intact original interior has an … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – October 2017

Trafalgar Street Church, Hull This month we are pleased to share a contribution from Council member and Baines enthusiast Stuart Leadley. The Grade II listed Trafalgar Street Church stands on the corner of Beverley Road and Trafalgar Street in Hull. Its … Continue reading

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Ecclesiological Society conference news

From Citadels to Warehouses: Some Places of Worship in Britain Today Date: Saturday 30 September 2017 from 10.15 to 17.30 Venue: St Alban’s Centre, Baldwins Gardens, London EC1N 7AB This unusual day, organised by the Ecclesiological Society in close collaboration with the … Continue reading

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A Dictionary of Methodism

I was recently reminded about the extremely useful Dictionary of Methodism which has been available online for some years. This is an ongoing project of the Wesley Historical Society and contains a wealth of information that will be of use to people … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – July 2017

This month’s contribution comes from Angela Swan, Grants Officer for the Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund administered by the National Heritage Memorial Fund. Baxter United Reformed Church, a Grade II listed building is located at the heart of Kidderminster … Continue reading

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Stained window by Geddes in Wirral vandalised

From the Newsletter of the C20 Society: The C20 Society has been alerted to some serious vandalism to the highly significant 1934 stained glass window by Irish designer Wilhemina Geddes at the Grade II-listed Manor Church Centre in Wallasey on the Wirral. … Continue reading

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Researching Methodist Family History

An opportunity for people interested in researching Methodist family history: “Join specialist Jackie Depelle on 23 June 2017 to learn about how you can use Methodist archives for family history. Drawing on Heritage Quay and West Yorkshire Archive Service’s collections, … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – May 2017

This month we are delighted to feature another contribution by Dr Jennifer Freeman. Bethesda Strict Baptist Church,Kensington Place, Kensington, London Strict Baptists form a distinct group among the many interwoven strands of the Baptist denomination. The Church in Kensington Place … Continue reading

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