News

District News – 19 November 2019

Information on giving to the Emergency Flood Appeals in South Yorkshire and Derbyshire
All We Can Christmas resources
Events celebrating Christmas – including interactive walks and shows
Plus much more …


Flooding – Emergency Appeals

A prayer for those affected by the flooding, and where you can give to offer financial support in South Yorkshire and Derbyshire


District News – 12 November 2019

Methodist Women in Britain news
Living Wage has been updated to £9.30/hour.
Events across the District
Training and Learning opportunities for all


District News – 5 November 2019

Dates for the District Conversations on Marriage & Relationships
Advance notice of material for Week of Prayer for Christian unity
Upcoming events and training/learning opportunities
Job vacancies
and more…


District News – 29 October 2019

Christine Odell (Sheasby) has her Local Arrangement services published online on the Methodist Church website.
MHA Christmas appeals – Christmas Friendship & Yuletide Yodel
Events across the District
and much more …


District News – 22 October 2019

Know anyone who might be a Methodist Youth Rep?
Advance notice for proposed training on GDPR
Events and learning opportunities
and much more….

Bakewell Agricultural Centre’s annual Harvest Service


District News – 15 October 2019

Revd Dr Inderjit Bhogal is awarded the WCM Peace Award
Surplus Crockery looking for a new home
Invite to visit the local Mosque during Interfaith Week 2019
and more …


New District Communications Officer

We are delighted to introduce Samantha Roberts as our new District Communications Officer.


District News – 8 October 2019

Notice of when the office will be closed
Mental Health Awareness Day
FairTrade is 25!
and more….

Boston Spa, the venue of next year’s BibleMonth training


District News – 2 October 2019

35 Chapel Walk exhibitions
Grants for books and a new CLC partnership scheme you can sign up for
Details of Advent Offering 2019
and much more …


District News – 25 September 2019

Sad news – we have learnt of the death of Revd Dr John Simmonds
Cliff College are holding more Church Leader’s Networking meetings
GDPR – updates will follow shortly
and more…

The Keep Fishing Fund is available for small grants to help with missional activities


District News – 17 September 2019

This Week’s News Synod & Radical Hospitality Over 200 people joined us at this year’s Synod in Doncaster to discuss and share stories of Radical Hospitality. On Saturday 14th September Doncaster Methodist Church played host to church members from all over the District and for the first time a speed sharing event was arranged to […]


Keep Fishing!

We all know that we must keep innovating and learning if our churches are to continue to welcome new people and be truly open to the ever-changing communities around us. But we sometimes need some help, advice or encouragement to get started.


Newsletters

The District sends out a variety of emails – you can sign up here

Weekly Mailing – a round up of news, events, training opportunities and job vacancies
Mission News – a monthly mailing with a focus on specific “good news” stories to help and inspire you
Mission Development Support – a regular update on funding opportunities and other practical matters underpinning the mission and ministries of our churches and circuits.
Job Vacancies – Jobs and Volunteer Opportunities which have also been advertised in the Weekly Mailing.


District News – 10 September 2019

Final reminder about Saturday’s Radical Hospitality event
Copyright Licence holders – Calamus is now with One License. If you project or print the words to any hymn or song, make sure you are covered for copyright!
A Home Communion Set is looking for a new home

Plus events, job vacancies and much more …

Anyone seen this lion? Hendo was last spotted in the Crosspool area of Sheffield, but we suspect he may have travelled a bit further than that!


District News – 3 September 2019

Information on the Autumn Synod & Mission Forum
Regional Retreat for ministers and Lay employees
Advance notice for week of Prayer for Christian Unity

and much more ….

September – the start of the new Methodist Year. What are your plans for the future?


District News – 14 August 2019

A reminder that the office will be closed next week.
Sad news on the death of the former Chair of Leeds District,
Grants for Christian Books – CLC will be happy to help
Details of GDPR training
and much more …

Have you nominated anyone for the Church Volunteer Award yet?


District News – 6 August 2019

60 years of outreach in Stocksbridge
The office will be close in the last 2 weeks of August
Events to look forward to in the new connexional year
and much more…

Revd Frank Okai-Sam preaching his last sermon at Sprotbrough


District News – 30 July 2019

Be Kinder – a self-led walking trail marking the Mass Trespass on Kinder Scout. There is an art installation, well worth visiting, at Edale Chapel – where you can also see their plans for their future.
A reminder about the Learning Network, who can offer training and development opportunities to churches and circuits
and more …

The Kinder lightboxes at Edale


District News – 23 July 2019

Some of the young people enjoying the social side of washing up – as part of the Young Leaders weekend.


District News – 16 July 2019

Download a copy of the Conference Business Digest for an overview of what happened at this year’s Conference
Book your place at the Radical Hospitality forum – this will follow on from the District Synod which is also on the same day.

The latest member of the District Office – but what shall they be called?


District News – 9 July 2019

How to be more “Fair Trade” in your home/church/circuit
More events for Susannah Wesley’s 350 birthday at Epworth
A conference on aging
and much more …

It was good being part of the worship at Conference on Sunday, when the Ordinands were welcomed into full connexion!


District News – 18 June 2019

A reminder that there will be no mailings for the next 2 weeks as the office will be closed.
An opportunity to find out more about Fairtrade on 1 July
Cliff College Summer School – and new Short Courses on Holy Habits
What’s happening at Whilow Spirituality Centre
A reminder that there will be no mailings for the next 2 weeks as the office will be closed.
An opportunity to find out more about Fairtrade on 1 July
Cliff College Summer School – and new Short Courses on Holy Habits
What’s happening at Whirlow Spirituality Centre
and much more …and much more …

A packed church for the District Celebration Service


District News – 11 June 2019

A reminder about this Sunday’s District Celebration Service
The District Fairtrade group are looking for ways to make Sheffield District even fairer!
Report from the Methodist World Missions conference
and much more…

It is always sad when a church decides to cease to meet, but Grenoside Chapel’s final service was a very uplifting event!