Festival of Flowers marks Gawsworth Methodist Church 125th anniversary celebrations
PUBLISHED: 00:00 21 June 2018 | UPDATED: 09:48 05 July 2018
Displays were arranged by the Ladies of Bramall Hall Flower Club
Gawsworth Methodist Church Festival of Flowers marks Gawsworth Methodist Church Festival of Flowers
Bramall Hall Flower Club members: Jill Shepard, Shiona Fosh, Chris O'Hara, Val Seed, Bridget Cohen and Nicky Wylie
Display board with Jennifer Hartley and Jillian Longson
Some of the beautiful flowers as part of the festival
Flowers depicting the Pulpit
Gawsworth Methodist Chapel
Graham Hefford and Beryl Hefford
Jane Clarkson and Brian Clarkson
Julia Buckley, Clive Chaddock and Eileen Phillips
David Rutley MP and church member, John Lea
Minister Revd Graham Edwards
Outreach work, afternoon tea
Front row: Ros Price, Muriel Egerton, Gill Biddulph, Margaret Parkin and Jillian Longson. Back row: Sheila Bishop, Revd Graham Edwards, Jennifer Hartley, Geoff Hartley and Jane Clarkson
The Communion table
As part of their 125 year anniversary celebrations, Gawsworth Methodist Church near Macclesfield held a Festival of Flowers.
The event, which had the theme of ‘A Time for Joy’, saw hundreds of people attend to enjoy the flowers which depicted the history of the chapel.
They were arranged and displayed by the Ladies of Bramall Hall Flower Club, with each arrangement representing different aspects of the church, taking everyone on a spiritual journey through the times. As part of the celebrations there was also a Songs of Praise evening and a lunch with invited guests.