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Learning & Development News Bulletin – March 2019

Spring is definitely in the air and we hope that many of your thoughts turn to polishing up existing work and developing new initiatives; that’s where learning and development can help! We want to remind you of the numerous opportunities available to you in the Sheffield District – and beyond – as well as the […]


District News – 2 April 2019

Cliff College Community Easter Bash – all are welcome on Wednesday 10
April
Whirlow Spirituality Centre are delighted to announce the re-opening of their library
Volunteer Speaker training from All We Can on 15 May
Plus other news, events, training opportunities, job vacancies etc from across the District.

Variety Church at Wisewood, Sheffield


District News – 26 March 2019

More information on the Spring Synod at Wesley Hall, Crookes, Sheffield.
Funding for churches to buy bibles for children and young people

Plus Events, Training & Learning Opportuntiies, Job Vacancies and much more …

Wesley Hall, with its new roof!


District News – 19 March 2019

Sad news – the death of supernumerary George Graham
Invite to Representative Synod on 6 April
Playlist of Life – why not get involved?
New Own Arrangement Service

plus Events; Training & Learning Opportunities; Job Vacancies and much more…

Sparrowpit, on the edge of the Peak Circuit, celebrating its church anniversary on 24 June


District News – 5 March 2019

Reminder about how to contact Val Higgins regarding Safeguarding Administration
Marriage & Relationship Converstations will be starting soon
Art of Print at 35 Chapel Walk
And much more …

Windows into Heaven – the new exhibition at 35 Chapel Walk


District News – 27 February 2019

A day exploring Lay Leadership in Leeds
Breathe – a contemporary Youth retreat, and don’t forget DYFerence at Cliff College Festival
plus other events going on across the District

Fairtrade Fortnight – what is your church doing?


District News – 19 February 2019

Cliff College Short Courses – an excellent way to access training for mission & ministry
35 Chapel Walk Art – 20% discount on orders before 31 March
Good News story from Stocksbridge
Plus events, training opportunities and other news from across the District and beyond …

Martyn Atkins leading the Leaders’ Network event at Cliff College


District News – 5 February 2019

District Office will be closed next week, apart from Monday morning.
Warning about Fake Emails
Cliff College are holding another Church Leaders’ Network event
Don’t forget FairTrade Fortnight !

and much more….

Cliff College – find out what courses are on offer!


District News – 29 January 2019

Looking for church involvement in Food Banks
Pews for sale
All We Can Lent Resource
Spirituality in Photography event
Plus much more …

Tim Swindell, connexional treasurer, leading a session at the District Mission Forum in Tinsley


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