The Methodist Church in Retford

by | 6 October 2022 | Community Event, Community facility, Retford, Social Group

The Grove and Hallcroft Methodist Churches work closely together to form the Methodist Church in Retford. They invite you to visit their website,, or Facebook page,, for times of Sunday services and information about regular activities.

For more information, contact 01777 702573.

What’s on at the Grove

Saturday Coffee Morning
10.00am to 12.00pm

The Saturday Coffee Morning is a chance to enjoy tea, coffee and a chat, as well as help some fantastic charities. Each week benefits a different organisation; weekly from 1st October, the organisations benefitting will be RNLI, Messy Church, Bluebell Wood, The Grove and The British Legion.

Thursday lunches
12.00pm to 2.00pm

The Grove is renowned for its excellent homemade Thursday lunches. The main meal is cooked on the premises and the puddings are all usually home cooked. It is very much a social event so it’s a great opportunity for making new friends. Just turn up at 12.00pm and you will be made very welcome.

A Listening Place
Saturday 22nd October, 2.30pm to 3.30pm

The Listening Place is designed to help people suffering a bereavement or loss. The church provides a comfortable space to talk and meet people in similar situations or for you to just relax and enjoy a cup of tea and a delicious piece of cake amongst people that care. The group meets monthly.

West Gallery Singers
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October

A weekend of singing, a weekend of workshops and a concert. Book at

Film and Afternoon Tea
Saturday 15th October

Treat yourself to a memorable afternoon tea and a movie. Tickets £10.00, obtainable from

Doncaster Youth Swing Band
Saturday 19th November, 7.30pm

This well-known band will get your feet tapping. Tickets on sale from the beginning of October; contact D Sidney on 01777 702330.

Star Festival
Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November and Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December

Contact Di Welchman at if you would like to have a display at the Star Festival – windowsill or tabletop available (no charge).

Hallcroft Methodist Church

  • Weekly Tuesday Fellowship, 2.30pm
  • Weekly Thursday Coffee Morning, 10.00am
  • Film Show in November

Joint church events

  • Fortnightly ‘Tuesday Group on a Monday’, meeting alternate Monday afternoons at the Grove at 2.00pm. All are welcome to this social group with a mixed programme of events throughout the year.
  • Finally, on Saturday 21st October at 7.00pm there is a Quiz Night with Pie and Peas at Hallcroft Church. All profits to Methodist Homes. Contact Barbara Wilson on 01777 710834.