News

New District Safeguarding Officer

We are delighted to announce that Howard Smedley has been appointed to be the Sheffield District Safeguarding Officer. He started in post on Monday 7 January. You can contact him by email:  safeguarding@sheffieldmethodist.org  or by phone on either 01636 815319 or 07758 239286.  


District News – 22 January 2019

Final reminder about the District Forum on Saturday.
Don’t forget to keep the District Office informed about Lay Employees!
Details of the Christian Heritage Conference in Retford
and much more

Wesley Hall was full to overflowing at their latest “Stay and Play” day.


District News – 16 January 2019

Lent resources from All We Can
Ideas for Homelessness Sunday – 27 January
Growing through Conflict training
Plus Events; Training opportunities; Job Vacancies; and other news

The covenant prayer – our re-commitment to our calling!


District News – 8 January 2019

Contact details for the new DSO – Howard Smedley
Prayer for the 350 anniversary of Sussana Wesley’s birth
Grants to put on a “Thy Kingdom Come” event

and more …

Books bought by Sheffield Circuit through a grant from Speaking Volumes (CBPT)


District News – 3 January 2019

A link to a video for a special Live Nativity presentation
A reminder about the District Forum on Mission & Ministry
Job Vacancies at Whirlow, Doncaster & Barnsley

plus much more …


District News – 19 December 2018

New DSO appointed
Last minute Christmas Gift ideas
TMCP updates
Pilgrimage to India
and much more …

Sprotborough Methodist Church celebrating 80 years!


District News – 4 December 2018

Church Leader’s Network at Cliff College
A new “Own arrangement” service for use in the New Year
Childhood Spirituality Conference in May

And much more…

New Christmas lights at Cantley Methodist Church


District News – 27 November 2018

Deacon David Clark’s latest book on the diaconate
Action for Children’s Christmas Appeal
All We Can’s extraordinary gifts
and much more..

The Christmas Tree Festival at Hasland Methodist Church, Chesterfield Circuit


District News – 19 November 2018

District Office closures
Church Action on Poverty event
District Forum on Mission and Ministry
Plus events and much more…

Central Methodist Church, Chesterfield are holding a Nativity Festival


District News – 14 November 2018

UTU AGM with speaker: Rt Revd Dr Pet Wilcox, the Bishop of Sheffield
South India Trip for young adults
The Deakin & Withers Fund

and much more…

one of the many Christmas Concerts taking place across the District


District News – 8 November 2018

Living Wage updated
President of Conference is leading a Resourcing Workshop for Local Preachers
Advance notice of the Regional Safeguarding Conference
and much more …

Rememberance Display from Prayer and Print at The Cross, Yew Lane, Sheffield


District News – 30 October 2018

Book written by Miriam (aged 7 & 3/4) to raise funds for Cancer Research
Property Seminar in Sheffield
Write a letter to 3Generate
and more …

Praying for Sheffield – one idea from Wisewood’s Holy Habits


News bulletin – Autumn 2018

So many things are happening, in relation to learning and development in our District that we thought we would give you an update and remind you of some of the great opportunities available to us.


District News – 24 October 2018

Threads through Revelation – a last chance to see this amazing textile display at Southwell Minster
Make lanterns to help commemeorate the Pilgrim’s story
Annual report from teh Workplace Chaplaincy in Derbyshire

Plus events, training & learning opportunities and much more across the District

Church Action on Poverty’s annual pilgrimage in Sheffield


District News – 16 October 2018

Exalt! A new venture at the Stocksbridge Christian Centre
More on Advent Offering resources
Spings Dance Company Lent/Easter production

And much more …

Wonky Harvest in Barnsley Circuit


District News – 9 October 2018

Advent Offering resources available now
Details of the Annual CAP Pilgrimage
Emergency Appeal for Indonesia

and much more…

Harvest at Stannington, Sheffield


District News – 2 October 2018

Church Leader’s Network – new initiative at Cliff College
UTU’s Autumn Coloquia – What makes a good city?
Events, Training and Learning Opportunities, Job vacancies and much more ….


District News – 25 September 2018

A new charity working with young people to help unlocl their potential – Grow
Christians Against Poverty on TV
Fund for Human Need
and more …

Worship at Cliff College


District News – 19 September 2018

New support group for Line Managers
Grants for buying Christian books
The Clerwer Initiative – modern slavery
Dates to save in your diaries

Plus events, learning and training, job opportunities and other news across the District

Community Choir at Wisewood


District News – 11 September 2018

One Mission Forum – representative needed
Lost Property from Synod
Church Action on Poverty Annual Pilgrimage – 20 October
Events across the District
and more

Holy Habits launch at the Sheffield Circuit Welcome Service


District News – 30 August 2018

There are still a few places left for the Regional Retreat with Mary Fleeson
Christine Sheasby shares another Own (Local) Arrangement service
The Methodist Church is looking for stories of support for refugees
and much more …

Central Methodist Church, venue of the September Synod


District News – 14 August 2018

The first Samuel Chadwick Lecture
Help wanted at Victoria Hall
All We Can’s Harvest appeal
How to contact Rob Cooper in South Africa
and much more…

Buckley Methodist Church by the Seaside!


District News – 7 August 2018

GDPR – Please return any forms as soon as possible to keep the office up to date with your data so I don’t have to chase!
Training and Learning opportunities including chaplaincy training, regional retreats and more…
Some job vacancies
and much more …

Cantley Methodist Church enjoying a strawberry tea under the new church roof


District News – 31 July 2018

The District Office will be closed on Friday, and again from 20 -28 August
Autumn Synod will be Saturday 8 September at Central Methodist Church, Chesterfield.

Sheffield by the sea