News

District News – 19 September 2017

Details about a new series of painting by Ric Stott with poems by Ian Adams
Sheffield Circuit have a Youth & Children’s Project initiative
Methodist Women in Britain, Sheffield District, are supporting the work of the Salvation Army,
plus much more …

Oasis Cafe at Carterknowle Methodist Church celebrating 25 years of service


District News – 12 September 2017

New Learning & Development Grants
District Induction Day – 21 September
Harvest services and resources
Job vacancies
and much more…
Synod at Cliff College – thanks to all who came and engaged!


District News – 5 September 2017

Information on the Council of Christians and Jews
Advance notice on the annual Church Action on Poverty pilgrimage
A men’s event at Sheffield United FC
Events at Whirlow
plus much more …

a knitted Noah and his ark, courtesy of Wisewood Methodist Church


District News – 31 August 2017

A reminder about responding to the Synod mailing
Events across the District including an African Afternoon, a celebration of weddings and Sound of the Spirit
Safeguarding training, Mental Health Awareness, Retreats and much more learning opportunities
and much more…

Peak Park, the circuit hosting the autumn Synod, looking glorious


District News – 18 August 2017

A reminder about the synod mailing and office closure
What is happening at Whirlow in September
Exciting conferences coming up
and much more ….

Messy Church in Chesterfield Circuit


District News – 9 August 2017

The office will be closed from 22 – 30 August for staff holidays
Synod papers will be sent out next week
Call for expression of Interest in the role of District Leadership Team Secretary

and much more …


District News – 1 August 2017

Download an “Own Arrangement” service for Autumn which can be tailored for your own church circumstances
Art events in Stocksbridge
Iona Community retreats for the autumn
plus news from outside organisations …

Worship at Cliff College where this week there are 70 participants on site at a Summer School.


District News – 25 July 2017

A thank you letter from Grahame Snelling
3Generate Manifesto – challenge to the church
Job vacancies – OPP at Cliff College
Pioneer Ministry courses and gatherings

and more …

Wisewood Methodist Church have a regularly updated prayer space in their foyer


District News – 18 July 2017

Update on City of Sanctuary’s new project “The Welcome Centre”
Saying goodbye to Ministers & lay staff
Advance notice of training events, including looking beyond Re-imagine

and much more …

The District held a small farewell party for Grahame Snelling on Monday night


District News – 11 July 2017

Contributions still wanted for the District Prayer Handbook
Family Fun event with Paul Cookson at Carterknowle
Palm Court Trio at Barrow Hill
Forthcoming exhibition”Good Grief” at 35 Chapel Walk
Events at Whirlow

and much more …

The team of Barnsleybuilders are all ready to leave for Macedonia with Habitat_for_humanity


District News – 4 July 2017

Notice about a petition against Sainsbury’s ditching the Fairtrade mark
The Girls’ Birgade in Stocksbrige goes from strength to strength
A musical Youth Service being planning in August
and much more …

Relaxing over coffee at Conference with 2 new ordinands


District News – 23 June 2017

A reminder that the office will be closed most of next week whilst we are at the Methodist Conference.
Exciting opportunity for young people aged 16-23 to work on a project to enhance the life & mission of their church – One Opportunity Programme
Pioneering Ministry conference in Oxford
and much more ….

The Methodist Conference, meeting in Birmingham this week.


District News – 14 June 2017

Office closure dates for the next few weeks (16-22 & 27-29 June)
Days out in the Peak
3Generate – let us know if you are going, we can help with transport!
Word Mission Conference report

and much more…

ASSIST Sheffield, based in The Foundry (Victoria Hall Methodist Church. There’s always a variety of opportunities to volunteer with them.


District News – 6 June 2017

Call to prayer on Thursday
New CFB Scholarship announced
Events across the district
Sign up for Mission Shaped Ministry – and much more…

John Wesley’s advice for voters – still very applicable!


District News – 31 May 2017

Just under 20 young people from across the District had a great time at this year’s Cliff College Festival, as part of the DYFerence group.
We were sad to learn the death of Mrs Grace Vincent, there will be a service of Thanksgiving on Saturday 3 June
We have received a moving tribute to Dr Mary Jefferson from her friend in Sierra Leone
Grants available for Godly Play
and much more ….

DYFerence enjoying lunch at Festival!


District News – 23 May 2107

Prayer for the people of Manchester Merciful God, we pray for all those involved in the horrific events in the city of Manchester last night. We pray for those who have died and for their grieving relatives and friends; for those who are injured and receiving the care of medical staff; for those who wait […]


District News – 16 May 2017

Sundays in the Peak District and a venue for away days and retreats
Office to let in Walkely
Contact to explore inter-faith Relations
events across the District including Deep Down – a celebration of life in a South yorkshire mining community,
and much more …

Labyrinth set out ready for Cliff College Festival


District News – 9 May

Funeral details for Dr Mary Jefferson
Church Action on Poverty report
All We Can Harvest appeal
12 Hours of Prayer and a Pentecost Street Party in Sheffield City Centre
Mission & Heritage in Retford
Luther 500 – the Musical Legacy
and much more….

The tents are going up at Cliff ready for Festival!


District News – 2 May 2017

Sad news on the death of Dr Mary Jefferson.
The 3 Chair Challenge – Worship and Preaching led by the Chairs of Notts & Derby, Leeds and Sheffield
Mission Shaped Ministry – taster session on 27 June
plus much more ..

Talbot Lane Methodist Church – fundraising for substantial repairs needed to ensure their amazing outreach to the vulnerable and homesless in Rotherham continues


District News – 25 April

A Community Memorial Service in Stocksbridge
Venues for hire – Thorpe Hesley
May events and more at Whirlow Spirituality Centre
A variety of job vacancies
and a plethora of leaning opportunities …


District News – 19 April

Wanted – a pool table and projector equipment
Open day at MHA Fairthorne
Music for the Spirit – events at Whirlow Spirituality Centre
plus much more …

Easter Joy! – one of the many decorated crosses from around the District


District News – 11 April

If you haven’t read the 40 Voices yet, now is your chance – find out the varied ways people in the Yorkshire Plus region pray.
Cliff College are holding an open day on 25 April
Updates from Peak Filling Station
A children’s Art competition at Epwroth Old Rectory
and much more ….

Palm Sunday procession in Sheffield City Centre


District News – 4 April 2017

Booking forms for DYFerence 2017 at Cliff College Festival
A report on the recent Safeguarding event
New resources from Methodist Homes (MHA)
Future events and training & learning opportunities, including a puppet workshop day
plus much more ….

the quote for this year’s Synod – made into a bookmark and given away with a small bar of Divine chocolate!


District News – 29 March

Fund raising for PXI, Sheffield and Sheffield Assist
South Yorkshire Police are relaunching their Christian Police Association
Invite to see the work of 35 Chapel Walk
A variety of training and learning opportunities,
and much more!

Revd Louise Grosberg (Sheffield Circuit) who is going to walk the Camino Way as part of her sabbatical. You can support her and the work of Assist via her Just Giving page