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Safeguarding Implementation - Past Cases Review

Methodist Church in Britain - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 00:00
The Methodist Conference, currently being held in Birmingham, has announced that significant progress has been made on implementing all the recommendations of the 2015 report into non-recent abuse.

The Revd Michaela Youngson and Bala Gnanapragasam elected as President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference for 2018/19

Methodist Church in Britain - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 00:00
The Methodist Conference has elected the Revd Michaela Youngson to serve as President, and Bala Gnanapragasam to serve as Vice-President, starting their year of office when the Representative Session of the Methodist Conference meets in Nottingham next year.

Mission and Ministry in Covenant report published

Methodist Church in Britain - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 00:00
The Methodist Church in Britain and the Church of England have today published a joint report proposing a new depth of communion between the two Churches which would allow presbyters from each Church to be eligible to serve in the other.

Methodist Schools launch new video

Methodist Church in Britain - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 00:00
A new video highlighting the history, values and impact of Methodist Schools across the country has been launched today at the Methodist Conference.

3Generate’s continued growth – new venue due to increasing demand

Methodist Church in Britain - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 00:00
The Methodist Youth President, Tim Annan, has told the Methodist Conference about the continued growth of the Church’s annual gathering for young people including a move to a new venue to meet increasing numbers.

3Generate’s continued growth – new venue due to increasing demand

Methodist Church in Britain - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 00:00
The Methodist Youth President, Tim Annan, has told the Methodist Conference about the continued growth of the Church’s annual gathering for young people including a move to a new venue to meet increasing numbers.

Methodist Schools launch new video

Methodist Church in Britain - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 00:00
A new video highlighting the history, values and impact of Methodist Schools across the country has been launched today at the Methodist Conference.

Mission and Ministry in Covenant report published

Methodist Church in Britain - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 00:00
The Methodist Church in Britain and the Church of England have today published a joint report proposing a new depth of communion between the two Churches which would allow presbyters from each Church to be eligible to serve in the other.

New Assistant Secretary of the Methodist Conference appointed

Methodist Church in Britain - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 00:00
Following the recommendation from the Methodist Council, and today’s approval from the Methodist Conference, meeting in Birmingham from June 22-29, the Revd Dr Jonathan R Hustler has been appointed as the Assistant Secretary of the Conference, taking office for a period of six years from 1 September 2017.

Interdependent and Diverse - The Gift of Connexionalism

Methodist Church in Britain - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 00:00
The Methodist Conference reaffirmed the importance of being an “interdependent” and “diverse” Church today, as it met in Birmingham for its annual gathering.

Interdependent and Diverse - The Gift of Connexionalism

Methodist Church in Britain - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 00:00
The Methodist Conference reaffirmed the importance of being an “interdependent” and “diverse” Church today, as it met in Birmingham for its annual gathering.

New Assistant Secretary of the Methodist Conference appointed

Methodist Church in Britain - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 00:00
Following the recommendation from the Methodist Council, and today’s approval from the Methodist Conference, meeting in Birmingham from June 22-29, the Revd Dr Jonathan R Hustler has been appointed as the Assistant Secretary of the Conference, taking office for a period of six years from 1 September 2017.

New Vice-President reflects on the importance of laughter and lament in Church life

Methodist Church in Britain - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 00:00
In her inaugural address made earlier today, Jill Baker, the newly elected Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, reflected on the need for both laughter and lament in the Church's life.

"Let's change the culture" says new Methodist President in Inaugural Address

Methodist Church in Britain - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 00:00
In her inaugural address made earlier today, the Revd Loraine N Mellor, the newly elected President of the Methodist Conference, asked: “How are we disturbing the present in the Church today?” as she shared her concerns with the current state of the Church and her vision for taking radical risks to change its culture.

New Vice-President reflects on the importance of laughter and lament in Church life

Methodist Church in Britain - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 00:00
In her inaugural address made earlier today, Jill Baker, the newly elected Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, reflected on the need for both laughter and lament in the Church's life.

"Let's change the culture" says new Methodist President in Inaugural Address

Methodist Church in Britain - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 00:00
In her inaugural address made earlier today, the Revd Loraine N Mellor, the newly elected President of the Methodist Conference, asked: “How are we disturbing the present in the Church today?” as she shared her concerns with the current state of the Church and her vision for taking radical risks to change its culture.

Statement and Prayer following the Finsbury Park Attack

Methodist Church in Britain - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 00:00
From the President of the Methodist Conference, the Revd Dr Roger Walton, and Vice-President Rachel Lampard

Statement and Prayer following the Finsbury Park Attack

Methodist Church in Britain - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 00:00
From the President of the Methodist Conference, the Revd Dr Roger Walton, and Vice-President Rachel Lampard

Response to the fire at Grenfell Tower and appeal for donations

Methodist Church in Britain - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 00:00
Statement and prayer from the London District Chairs in response to the fire at Grenfell Tower and appeal for donations.

Message from the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference following fire at Grenfell Tower.

Methodist Church in Britain - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 00:00
Message from the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, Rev Dr Roger Walton and Ms Rachel Lampard, following the fire at Grenfell Tower.

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