News

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!


District News – 4 June 2019

Epworth Old Rectory – well worth visiting!
BIAPT Conference, 25 years since it was founded
Church Action on Poverty news
and much more

The Garden Well installation at Epworth


District News – 29 May 2019

Church Action on Poverty AGM – 20 June
Understanding Islam: First Steps – an introductory day with Chris Hewer
AllChurches Trust have launched a new grants programme
and more ….

The young people deep in discussion on Sunday afternoon at DYFerence@Festival


District News – 21 May 2019

A reminder of when the office will be closed over the next month – holidays and Conference!
A report on the recent Mission Focus day in Doncaster Circuit
Events in the District and beyond
And much more! …

A skype interview connecting Argentina with Donaster!


District News – 14 May 2019

Update on the Marriage & Relationships conversations being held across the circuits.
MHA Sunday – resources for you to use
Fund for Human Need have resources for use during Refugee Week
Plus much more …

New wall art in the office to celebrate passing the Certificate in Administrative Ministry


District News – 7 May 2019

Reminders about office opening hours
Advance notice for the Regional Retreat in November
Events in our District and a bit further afield
Lots of learning opportunities at Cliff College
And much more …

one of the many Big Breakfasts taking place for Christian Aid this month!


District News – 30 April 2019

More ideas for Thy Kingdom Come 9 days of prayer!
Springs Dance Company are looking for venues for their Christmas show “Journey of the Magi”
Whitwell have some wooden chairs to give away to a good home
Plus events, learning opportunities, job vacancies and more …

Wickersley Methodist Church’s monthly coffee morning


District News – 24 April 2019

Some dates when the District Office will be closed
Details of Dr Jan Eldred’s Radio 4 Appeal for Habitat for Humanity, first broadcast on Easter Sunday
Events including the Festival of Debate and the return of Deep Talk to Whirlow
and much more ….

some of the transformed crosses from across the District


District News – 16 April 2019

More information on the District Celebration Service
Thy Kingdom Come resources available
Events, including Cliff College Festival (and DYFerence @ Festival)
plus much more

Peak Circuit celebrating Palm Sunday (and no, he isn’t actually riding the donkey!)


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 – 9 April 2019

Hear Jan Eldred speak on Radio 4’s appeal for Habitat for Humanity
Save the Date! – District Celebration Service on 16 June
Starting the Marriage & Relationship conversations in circuits and churches

Plus Holy Week & Easter at Whirlow, Christian Aid event and much more…

Revd Kathy Galloway speaking on Passionate Worship at the Spring Synod


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.