News

District News – 31 January 2018

Our new Mission Development Support Worker
Holiday camp for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds
Resources for FairTrade Fortnight
and more …


District News – 24 January 2018

Details of the Temenos exhibition at 35 Chapel Walk,
Date for MWiB Sheffield District events
Job vacancies
and much more …

thumbnail images of the Temenos painting


District News – 16 January

The office will be closed from 25-31 January. Also we are having some problems with our new computer system, please bear with us!
Barnado’s are holding a national Fostering & Adoption event
Victoria Hall are launching the Sheffield Box
Apply to be a OPP Host project

plus events, training and learning opportunities and job vacancies across the District and Region.

New wall plaque for the student common room at Cliff College


District News – 8 January 2018

Exploring Vocations day has been cancelled
A Study Day for local preachers and leaders of worship in Chesterfield
Bible Month training day
and much more …

New banners for Wisewood Church


District News – 3 January 2018

ACE magazine Awards 2018 – submit your entry now
Explore your vocation at Oxford Place, Leeds,
Find out what the DMLN can do for you
and much more …

Revd Loraine Mellor at the newly refurbished Hasland Methodist Church during her visit to the Sheffield District


District News – 21 December 2017

A reminder that the office will be closed until 3 January 2018
MWiB Sheffield District Forum on 17 January
A student from MCYM is seeking accommodation from January 2018
And much more….


District News – 15 December 2017

The Office will be closed from Friday 22 December to Wednesday 3 January.
Details about grants for young people and others
A few events over the Advent/Christmas period
and much more…

some of the art on display in Stocksbridge


New District Safeguarding Officer

The new District Safeguarding Officer for Sheffield, Vicki Bennetts, introduces herself below: “I am very pleased to have started working as a DSO for the Sheffield District, taking over from Grahame Snelling, who has moved into the same job, but in London. “I hope that over the next few weeks and months I will meet […]


District News – 21 November 2017

The Office will be closed for a large part of the next two weeks.
Vicki Bennetts has been appointed to the post of District Safeguarding Officer
Concerts and other events across the District
Learning opportunities across the region.

Does your church support a food bank?


District News – 15 November 2017

Advance notice about the All We Can Conference in 2018
A training day for all involved in lay leadership
Final report from Ann Dyer on the One Mission Forum
Plus events, other learning opportunities and much more ..


District News – 8 November 2017

News from Rotherham and Chesterfield
Update on the One Mission Forum
Living Wage update
and much more …

Revd Karen Beecham and members from St John’s Methodist Church collecting their award in London for the work of the Freedom Project


District News – 1 November 2017

A reminder about the new Learning & Develpment grants
Exciting developments at Wesley Hall, Crookes
More on the One Mission Forum, including a request for prayer for our mission partners Steve & Loraine Emery-Wright in South Korea
Events including St Andrew’s Music Festival in Sheffield
and much more …

Queuing for the Drop In at Wesley Hall, Crookes


District News – 24 October 2017

More information on the visit to the District by the President & Vice President of Conference
All We Can launch their christmas resources
Sell your art at 35 Chapel Walk,
Job vacancies
and news from other organisations ….

Revd Ashely Cooper enjoying his welcome service/induction as Principal to Cliff College


President & Vice President’s visit to the District

We are delighted to welcome Revd Loraine Mellow (President) and Mrs Jill Baker (Vice President) to our District.

Revd Gill Newton (Sheffield District Chair), Mrs Jill Baker, Revd Loraine Mellor and Revd Mick Neal (Superintendent, Barnsley Circuit) at the end of the evening to launch Barnsley Circuit’s “Year of Invitation”


District News – 17 October

Congratulations to St John’s Church Swinton for reaching the final of the Methodist Insurance Church Community Award
Details of the President and Vice President’s visit to the District
Report on One Mission Forum 2017
Grants for youth and children’s work
and much more …

St John’s Church – a welcoming, flexible space for the community


District News – 11 October 2017

President of Conference, Revd Loraine Mellor and Vice-president, Jill Baker are visiting the district
Exciting events across the district
Job vacancies and much more…

the harvest collect at Strorrs Road, Chesterfield


District News – 4 October 2017

Vocal Workshop with One Sound
Volunteers needed for 3Generate
Events, concerts and pilgrimages
Learning opportunities
News from other groups and organisations
and much more…

Autumn – a time for harvest


District News – 26 September 2017

Welcome Service for the new Principal of Cliff College – Revd Ashley Cooper
Sheffield is hosting an Eco Church Conference
Celebrate the musical legacy of Martin Luther at Retford
A host of training and learning opportunities
and more ….

Harvest – a time to celebrate God’s bounty, to give thanks for what we have and to share with those who have less than us


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 …