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Southlands Methodist Church

October 6, 2007
Church Name Southlands Methodist Church 
Denomination/Affiliation Methodist
Address of meeting place
Bishopthorpe Road
Post Code YO23 1NX
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Office Bishopthorpe Road
Office Post Code YO23 1NX
Phone 01904 633402


Meeting times Sun 10:30am: Morning Worship, 4th Sunday - All Age Worship
Sun 6:30pm: Evening Worship 
Rev Jennifer McKenzie
Student Contact Name Bob Lawrence
Student Contact Phone 01904 639231
Student Contact Email

One Voice Member? Yes
Churches Together in York Member? Yes
Evangelical Alliance Member? No
Registered to run Alpha? Yes
Brand Middle-of-the-road
Music style mainly organ / choir 
Flavour Lively / Participative
Family Friendly / Some opportunity for personal ministry
Seeker Friendly / Some use of liturgy
Prayer based / Community based
Which meeting is the best attended? Morning Worship
What is the average congregation size at this meeting 60
In the last 2 years Sunday attendance has Increased
Approximate length of average Sunday sermon 20 mins
Special services/facilities/support for students Flame - young adults group - leads some of our services
Do you encourage student involvement in any particular areas of church function Flame as members, Junior Club, Inters Club, Youth Club as helpers
Church overview statment While Southlands appears to be a typical Victorian edifice from the outside, it has a modern flexible interior. Southlands maintains a very active programme of work with children and young people in the community and has done so for more than 25 years.More recently we have been pleased to welcome students and young adults into our congregation and we now have a lively young adults group which calls itself FLAME.
Song words Songbooks/ Hymn Books/ PowerPoint
Do you operate any system of small midweek groups Bible Study Groups and weekly FLAME Bible Study
Have your church ever run Alpha? Yes
Do you expect to run Alpha in the next year? Yes
How near is a bus stop to your meeting place and what is it known as? Southlands Chapel 
What number buses stop there? 11
Do you have any special connections with student establishments in the city? No



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