President & Vice President’s visit to the District

We were delighted to welcome Revd Loraine Mellow and Mrs Jill Baker to our District.

Here was their itinerary:

Date Time Event Where Who Details
23/10 4pm Barnsley Foodbank Hub Wombwell, Barnsley Revd Loraine Mellor and Mrs Jill Baker Revd Mick Neal will show Loraine and Jill around and explain how this project works
6:30pm Circuit Event launch Barnsley Revd Loraine Mellor and Mrs Jill Baker Barnsley Circuit launch of a year-long initiative “Come and See”, Loraine & Jill have been invited to speak to the circuit at this event.
24/10 10am Freedom Community Project Bolsover Revd Loraine Mellor and Mrs Jill Baker Revd Sean Adair will show them around this project
12 noon Inkersall Methodist Church Bolsover Revd Loraine Mellor Loraine will learn more about the church’s  vision of partnership with a housing association and offer prayer and encouragement
12:30pm The Junction Doncaster Mrs Jill Baker Jill will take part in a lunchtime service followed by lunch and a chance to find out more about the work of the Junction
1:30pm – 3:30pm Steeple Corner Café Sheffield Revd Loraine Mellor Meeting with the Sheffield Co-superintendents to find out more about how this works in the Sheffield Circuit
7:30pm Circuit Stewards gathering Central MC, Chesterfield Revd Loraine Mellor and Mrs Jill Baker Meeting with Circuit Stewards across the District. Loraine and Jill have been invited to share their themes for the year
25/10 10:00am Peak Park Rural Develeopment Peak Park Mrs Jill Baker Deacon Lorraine Brown will show Jill some of the projects she is involved in across the Peak National Park
10:30am UTU Sheffield Revd Loraine Mellor Loraine will find out more about the work of the Urban Theology Union
12 noon 4th Wednesday Broom MC, Rotherham Revd Loraine Mellor Loraine will join a group of senior citizens who meet regularly for food and social activities
3pm Manor Project Sheffield Revd Loraine Mellor Loraine will learn more about the ecumenical work on the redevelopment of the William Temple Church
6:30pm Children & Youth Workers’ gathering Carterknowle MC, Sheffield Revd Loraine Mellor Loraine has been invited to a gathering of children and youth workers to hear their stories and offer encouragement.
7:30pm Leaders of Worship & Preaching event Rotherham & Dearne Valley Mrs Jill Baker Jill is leading a quiet evening on the theme “Laughter and Lament – in speech and silence”
26/10 10am Open House – pioneers Sheffield Revd Loraine Mellor Revd Judith Jessop has invited Loraine to meet with some pioneer ministers and learn how they see their role developing.
12 noon –2pm Ministers in Exile Sheffield Mrs Jill Baker Revds David & Krisin Markay have invited Jill to lunch with other ministers who are not native to the UK for a time of fellowship
3pm Hasland MC Chesterfield Revd Loraine Mellor Loraine will be taken on a tour of the refurbished building and will hear stories of their vision for the future