On this page you'll find some archive material. It is not in any specific order so scroll down to see items from the last 90 plus years or link to one of the following:
- 150th anniversary of Methodism in Catshill page
- 50th anniversary of church building page
- Youth groups 1975 - 1990 page
The Clarion Newsletter:
Below are some old copies of the Clarion - the monthly newsletter that used to be produced. Click on the image to open the Clarion as a PDF.
Catshill Clarion March 1971
Drawing shows the old pews although one side of the church appears sideways looking!
Catshill Clarion March 1980
A new front design - and inside a message from a new Minister.
Catshill Clarion March 1984
The front remains the same but yet another new Minister!
Catshill Clarion April 1986
Another new front - with colour paper and added page numbers!
But the same Minister as before.
1950 Sunday School
New Church Building late 1960's
Laying the foundation stone
Opening Service 1968
Click on the image to view the document (opens as a PDF).
CONGREGATION PHOT0 (Late 60's/early 70's? How many can you name? Where you there?)
1981 150th Anniversary of Methodism in Catshill
Float at the Catshill Carnival 1981
Plans for the week (click on image to open the document as a PDF).
Invite to the celebration dinner (click on the invitation to open a new page with photos, press cuttings etc.)
Catshill Cross of Nails
A limited edition of 150 crosses symbolising 150 years of Methodism in the former nailmaking community of Catshill, were made and sold for £1.50 each
Click on the image to view the document that this photo was used on (opens as a PDF).
1985 Harvest Festival
1991 Building of the New Youth Hall
DEMOLISHING THE OLD BUILDINGS
BUILDING IN PROGRESS
ORDER OF SERVICE FOR THE OFFICIAL OPENING
(click on picture to open the order of service)
Easter Sunday Mornings - 6 a.m. on The Lickey Hills
1989 Flower Festival based on Biblical Passages
1993 25th Anniversary Celebration of the New Building
Click on the image to view the complete document (opens as a PDF).
2018 50th Anniversary Celebration of the New Building
Click on the image of the cake to open a new page of photos of the celebrations of the 50th Anniversary