Webteam: December 2018
Joyce Woodward, a lifetime Methodist and member of the Wimborne Methodist Church since May 1978, celebrated her 100th birthday on Friday 21st December 2018. Although not able to attend Church regularly in the past couple of years because of frailty and declining health, she is still very much aware of all the Church activities.
Family and friends gathered at The Wimborne Care Home to watch Joyce, helped by her son, Nigel, open many cards — including notable ones which had been received from The Queen, Amber Rudd as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, and the Royal Air Forces Association, as Joyce and her late husband, Ted, met and served in the RAF.
There were plenty of flowers decorating the lounge and a beautiful cake with candles and a sparkler — which set off the fire alarm! A small group from "Voices" sang Joyce's favourite carols, and brought back happy memories of the time when she too sang with this group.
Click each image for the full picture.
You may also be interested in
Children's Easter Celebrations at Wimborne.Monday 15 April, 2 — 4 pm.You are invited to attend our Easter Celebration.An afternoon of fun for children from 0 to 12 years old with their parents, grandparents or carers, and all other supporters.Easter Story — Activities — Songs — ...
Wimborne Holy Week Film Wednesday 17 April 2019 at 7.00 pm.A nun about to take her vows, leaves the convent to probe mysteries that only her aunt can unlock. An unsettling spiritual sojourn in search of truth and meaning, where long sought-after calm will be as difficult to bear as not knowing.One reviewer writes:"Perhaps my favourite film of the last quarter century. The...
Sunday 24th March at 10.30 amCircuit Service at Verwood Methodist ChurchLed by Revd Gwyneth Owen and Revd Nigel DellerTo recognise the long service of four of our Local PreachersMr Grahame DownerMr Colin BesantMrs Christine ThompsonMrs Heather...
Verwood Memorial Hall
Verwood Methodist Church
Horton Heath Methodist Church
Half Acre, Horton Heath, BH21 7JS