Wincham Road, Sale, Cheshire M33 4PL
Church Office: 0161 973 1832 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Minister: 07771 624885 or email: email@example.com
" Love is.... " = "Mission is ..."
The "Love is" cartoons much in vogue a few years ago capture both the essence and the breadth of what might be described as the mission of the church. The Avenue's Mission is to be a practical expression of God's love in God's world. There are scholarly definitions that differentiate between mission and evangelism, but for all practical purposes it is for those of us who have experienced God's love for ourselves to tell about that experience and share that love in practical ways with other people.
Everything that we do individually as followers of Jesus Christ and as a church in the name and in the Spirit of Jesus Christ is part of our mission.
Historically, many Christians have talked about (and raised money for) mission at home or overseas as two separate entities, but improved travel, media and communications has meant that anything that we do in one part of the world is broadcast in some way and impacts upon what is happening elsewhere.
The Avenue Methodist Church is rightly thrilled that a recent review showed how its own members and groups associated with us have made a difference to the lives of many people at home and overseas. As we develop this website, we will provide more photos under the Mission Heading that will show how the love of God is being shared in practical ways in and through our church. If anything that we do is of particular interest, please feel free to enquire as to how you might donate to specific projects or become involved personally in them.
Above: Christine & Paul Salaman with Daniel & Isaac. Mission partners in Tanzania with whom The Avenue Church is in partnership as a link church.
Above: Some Nigerian theological students, participants in the Cliff College International Learning Centre programme, receiving books partly funded by The Avenue Church.
Above: City Centre Missions in Manchester whose work The Avenue Church supports.
We meet each Sunday at 10:45am for Morning Worship and additionally we hold a Family Breakfast Church on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at 9.00 am and celebrate Holy Communion in a short service on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 9.30 am. Other services as announced.
Our Weekly Notices can be found at the link here
Extracts from our current Church Newsletter can be found at the link here