Driffield: the story so far

Home » News » Driffield: the story so far

Driffield Methodist Church has undergone major surgery in the last 8 years since it was decided to demolish the Victorian building and replace it with a new one.

The last service in the grand upstairs worship area was on Christmas Day 2011.

26th November 2011 had seen the last concert by the Driffield Male Voice Choir

1st January 2012 saw the first service in the Hall underneath the former worship area.

2012, 2013 2014 and most of 2015 saw work to repair and improve the Schoolroom on the south side of the church with a view to using it and the house on the church land as a base when the church was demolished and rebuilt.

Worship was transferred to the Schoolroom on 4th October 2015 with the harvest festival service.

After another three years of planning and fund raising, work to demolish the church began in November 2018 and was completed during February 2019.

Construction of the new church began in April 2019.

By 12th June 2019 the steel frame for the main part of the building was complete.

On Saturday 22nd June 2019 preparations are ready for the building of the brick walls, beginning at the west end.

You may also be interested in

Published on: Thu 17 Sep 10:00pm

Hello everyone and welcome to The Methodist News. Click here to see the news for the week commencing 17th...

District Logo (800x800)
Published on: Sat 12 Sep

The Yorkshire North and East District Newsletter for September has arrived! Click here to...

Mary Barraclough: Mon 31 Aug

You would be very welcome to join our Circuit online Zoom service with an interactive chat at the end (participation optional). We have a mix of contemporary and traditional worship with songs, prayers and a talk, led by Circuit members and some invited guest speakers.Some forthcoming themes for September are:6th September 2020 we will be looking at 23rd Psalm13th September 2020 is Zoom...

© 2019 - 2020 Driffield-Hornsea

Circuit Office, email: cadriffield@yahoo.co.uk - tel: 07503872308