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Methodists and racecourses don't naturally go together in my mind, but an opportunity has arisen for a connection to be developed in Redcar!
Some months ago Redcar Racecourse approached a Churches Together group in Ryedale who do Chaplaincy work at three Racecourses in their area, asking if they could do likewise here. I was contacted as it is clear we are well out of the operating area of the Ryedale group. However, it is also clear that this sort of Chaplaincy work is not one that anyone locally had experience of. And so a couple of the group from Ryedale came up to Redcar on Easter Saturday for the first race meeting of the year and twice since, and I joined them for one day. The presence of Chaplains is an expression of a Christian care in a workplace for some and a place of leisure for others. (...more)