A members meeting was held when the group met in the chapel schoolroom on Wednesday 2nd October. Jean Savage was the pianist for the two hymns and Jean Benson gave two readings. The members then enjoyed time reading through the Scotter scrapbooks kept by a local resident. The hostess was Connie Cave. Rev Wiles will be the speaker when Women’s Hour meet on Wednesday 16th October at 2pm.
Vice-president Joan Capes introduced the speaker for the meeting, Lynn Atkins from the Scunthorpe branch of the Samaritans. There was a display of knitted baby jackets produced by members and friends these will be forwarded to the baby unit at Scunthorpe General Hospital. The next meeting is on 6th November at 7.30pm in the chapel schoolroom when the talk will be The History of Thornton’s Chocolates.
The Methodist Chapel held their Harvest Festival on Sunday 6th October, the service being led by Tony Simpson and Liz Lidgett played the keyboard. The Chapel had been beautifully decorated with flowers and fresh produce. The congregation were welcomed by Karen Welch who read out the various notices before introducing Tony. During the singing of the first hymn the Scotter Brownies and Guides and the Messingham Beavers, Cubs and Scouts brought in their harvest gifts and carried in their colours. The youngsters were very involved in the service, the cubs giving the two readings one from St Johns gospel and the second from Revelations, two Beavers were presented with their Bronze awards and all the uniformed groups renewed their promises. Mr P. Dibdin will take the service on Sunday 13th October at 10.30am.
The Messy Church October meeting takes place on Sunday 13th October from 10.15am to 11.45am in the chapel schoolroom when the theme for this arts and crafts session will be Harvest. Toddler Praise, a fun and fellowship session for pre-school children and their parents and carers, takes place in the chapel schoolroom on Monday 14th October at 2pm.