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Our mission is that, together, with the help of the Holy Spirit, we will have confidence, excitement and freedom in Jesus Christ to glorify God through worship, faith and service. In the various sections of our website you’ll find information about our beliefs, our church vision, who we are, our Sunday services, activities and mission work as well as how to find us and get in touch.

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Coronavirus updates

Great News! Easter Sunday will see us opening the church building to allow people to attend worship in-person rather than online for the first time in 2021. Until then we continue to stream Sunday services live on YouTube and there will be a Good Friday service of meditation and reflection which will also appear on YouTube. Until we re-open ‘After-church coffee’ will take place on Zoom 1t 11.30 am; the link to this is included in the church newsletter.

Click here for more information and what you need to do if you intend to come to church.

Please look out on our What’s On page here, or on our social media accounts for updates as things change.

Church online

Over the last ten months or so Great Ayton Methodist Church has done a great deal of work to develop its online presence. This has been a key mission area for us and we expect that this will continue after we begin to be able to meet for worship in person again. Our YouTube channel is averaging around 220 views each week which probably represents close to 300 people taking part in online worship. You can also engage with us via our social media channels using these links:

Church charity

Our year of support for Teesside Hospice has now come to an end. Earlier in February we presented Teesside Hospice with a cheque for  £12,366 the final amount raised and a massive achievement in a very difficult year! You can read more here.  We continue to support Middlesbrough Foodbank and to support a local village driven initiative to provide meals for people who are vulnerable in Ayton.

GAMC Big Easter Sing

Have you missed singing hymns during the pandemic?

Would you like to sing ‘in church’ on Easter Sunday?

Well, we’ve got you covered! Click here to find out how…

Latest Blog Posts

Wesley Mouse: A Different Easter

A ‘different’ Easter Little Wesley Mouse was cosying away in his little hidey hole, snug as a bug. He knew that some people were quite poorly at the moment and couldn’t visit his home - the church. He was safe and well, with enough food and nibbles to keep him going...

Wesley’s Wish – a Christmas story by Wesley Mouse

Wesley’s Wish Wesley and his little friend Charlie, who had come to stay over the Christmas holidays, were busy putting up the last few Christmas decorations in Wesley’s mouse -sized home and nibbling away on mini mince pies made with butter pastry. “Oh, I do wish...