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Elham Saint Mary
Elham Methodist
Elham Roman Catholic
The Methodist Church has been part of Elham since the start of the nineteenth century when the influence of the Revd. John Wesley had led to groups of Christians meeting in classes to share their understanding of the work of Christ in all believers. At one time there were at least two Methodist Chapels in Elham, the present one was erected in in 1839, after what is now the adjoining Hall became too small for the congregation.
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Services are held most Sundays at 9.30 a.m. and all are welcome to attend. The fortnightly opportunity for Bible Study takes place each Wednesday at 7.00 p.m. in the Hall and is known as "Meeting Point". The Friday Fellowship meets fortnightly at 7.30 p.m. when a series of talks is planned each year throughout the Autumn, Winter and Spring. Ecumenical Prayer Breakfasts are held on some Saturdays at 8.00 a.m. with opportunity to share in prayer before having breakfast together at 8.30 a.m.
Working Together with other Christians
Joint celebrations and services take place at Christmas, Holy Week (with a Good Friday Procession), Harvest and Remembrance. These take place in either the Methodist or Anglican Church in Elham. "Elham Rejoice" is a special annual ecumenical service held in the Village Hall. All these are features of our desire to work in cooperation with other local Christians.
See the links page to go to the Methodist Church site for England or to read the Methodist Recorder newspaper.


 Methodist Church services at 9.30

Please see the Calendar page for the current schedule of services in Elham Methodist Church .

Preachers requiring readers for Elham Services should contact the following person with details of readings in good time:
Mr. Mark Rutherford Tel: 01303 840 063 01303 840 063
Local Church Officers in Elham:
Senior Steward: Max Laker 840 471
Treasurer: Martin Newell 840 465
Council Secretary: Max Laker 840 471
Organist: Edith Cullen 840 917
St. Peter's Contemporary Theology Grouphas a lively series of ecumenical talks and debates. For further details write to