Our minister is the Rev. Rachel Deigh, 01942 248644.
Vale Methodist Church,Skull House Lane,Appley Bridge,Wigan WN6 9DJ
SK School of Dance
Established in 1974 as the Susan Kielb School of Dance, SK Dance Studio offers dancing classes in ballet, tap, modern, national and street-dance styles to adults and children of all ages. Meets in the Church Hall various days of the week. For more information go to www.skdancestudio.co.uk.
A local Tai Chi instructor holds a class on Fridays at 7pm (plus Saturday at 9am until April). For more information ring 07950480891 or go to www.bushinkai.org.uk
Children of God Sunday Club (COGS)
COGS is the Vales sunday school for children ages 3-14 and meets during most Sunday services. They don't meet during a parade service, which is the 4th Sunday in a month. The children start in the main service and move to the church hall after about 15 minutes. COGS meetings start with a prayer and a game before the children break up into age groups and learn something about the bible. Any child attending the Sunday service can attend if they want to. For more information please ring 01257 255277.
For boys aged 5-11 meeting Thursday nights Anchors 6.30-7.30pm, Juniors 7.40-8.40pm. Various outdoor weekend excursions. For more information please ring 01257 252316.
For girls aged 5-18 meeting Monday nights 6:15-7:30pm. Various outdoor weekend excursions including Duke of Edinburgh award. For more information please ring 01257 255675.
Various craft activities in a social setting, meets at 2pm Tuesdays, September-April. For more information please ring 01257 254054.
Bowling at AMF Wigan, usually the last Wednesday on the month.
JAM Youth Group
Run jointly with All Saints Church, a youth group for 10-13 years. Good food, great games and a chance to explore faith, alternate Wednesdays 6.30-8pm. For more information please ring 01257 253881.
The Vale has a main hall (13*7m) and sports hall (12*5m), with kitchen and toilets. This is available for hire for activities compatible with the Church (e.g. no alcohol). For more information and bookings please contact 01257 253415.