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Welcome to Falmouth Methodist Church

The Church on the Moor

We are a large town centre church, serving a seaside community. We have a vibrant resident population and welcome visitors on holiday to our activities and worship. Please come and see us!

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What We Do

Falmouth Methodist Church - Fulfilling our Mission in the Community

Worship

Every Sunday at 10.30am there are services. Normally these are held in the main worship area upstairs. On the first Sunday of each month we meet at 10.00am for breakfast, then divide into a traditional service, held in the Memorial Chapel, and Café Worship, which takes place in the Wesley Hall. On all other Sundays, tea and coffee are served downstairs after the service. Our Memorial Chapel is open most days for private prayer. You can also watch our services on YouTube.

Outreach and Service

We are a collection point for the local Foodbank. The town’s Street Pastors are based at the church and go out on Friday and Saturday nights. Our building is used by other organisations and services, for example, for counselling and for local choirs, Guides and Cubs. We respond to need in the world through our giving, and, as an example, during Lent 2019, we raised enough for 3 emergency tents (around £1,000) for Shelterbox under their ‘Tent for Lent’ scheme. Coffee mornings are held during the week, which offer friendship as well as refreshment.

Learning

Bible Study is held fortnightly on a Thursday afternoon in the Memorial Chapel. There are other groups that meet regularly in people’s homes.

Other Links

We are part of the Falmouth and Gwennap Methodist Circuit and are enthusiastic members of Falmouth and Penryn Churches Together and participate in their activities and meetings. Several FPCT activities are held on our church premises.

Regeneration

Currently, we are embarking on an ambitious Regeneration Project that will bring our buildings up to date and make them fit for use in the 21st Century. We hope to complete the scheme in three main phases over a period of about 5 years. The cost will be over £1,000,000, which we are trying to find through grants as well as local fundraising. We are taking the opportunity to see where God is leading us in regenerating ourselves as a church to serve the needs of the people of the town in the future.

Our Church Community

We are a gathered church. Few members of our congregation live within easy walking distance, and some live in surrounding villages. We seek to offer a style of worship that is accessible to a wide variety of people, with high quality music led by our organist or our Café Worship band. We are seeking to be an outward looking church, ever mindful of the community outside our doors.

Our congregation covers a wide age-range, and all are made to feel welcome.

Our Services and Events

Falmouth Methodist Church is a church that is well established in the local community and rooted in its history. It values that heritage. However, it is also a church for today, seeking to serve the needs of the present-day people of Falmouth, and to be a living presence in the civic hub of the town.

Revd Andrew MumfordMinister

09 Nov

Rev Robbie's funeral

By Andrew Mumford

We are saddened that Government restrictions mean that only up to 30 mourners can be present at the funeral of Rev Robbie Bowen. However, as a result, the service will be live-streamed, so that everyone who wants to participate can be involved.

The service takes place on Saturday 14th November at 12.30pm. It can be viewed online at:

https://vimeo.com/event/431557

 

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05 Nov

Lockdown!

By Andrew Mumford

Sadly, as the country has once again been told to go into lockdown, our services for the rest of November have had to be cancelled. We hope to resume worship in our building on 6th December, if the Government permits.

Meanwhile, the online services will continue, and can be found via:

www.fandgmc.org.uk

These are available from 10.30am every Sunday and Wednesday.

 

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Cards for Good Causes
28 Oct

Cards for Good Causes @ FMC

By Sarah Smith

Falmouth Cards for Good Causes is open! It is at Falmouth Methodist Church, open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Saturday until the 11th December.

Lots of cards from about 25 charities and some gift ideas, wrapping and stationery. We also have advent calendars. 

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