News

District News – 10 December 2019

Freedom Community Project Christmas Appeal
An initiative from NatWest to help prevent scams (other banks may also be doing similar work
MWIB are seeking the next President/Vice President
and much more…

keep following the star to find out what else is happening around our District!


District News – 3 December 2019

Christmas events, including when the District Office will be closed
Job Vacancies
Training, learning and development
And much more …

Don’t forget to “Follow the star” on facebook!


District News – 27 November 2019

Details of the Freedom Community Project Christmas Appeal
Advance notice of Springs Dance Company’s next presentation – The Green Project
Plus Events across the District; Learning, Development and Training Opportunties, Job vacancies and much more…


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?