News

Worksop says “Thank You” to the NHS

This week, The Crossing Centre, Worksop was used for a vital blood donor session.


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 – 26 March 2020

Update on communications and pages on the website
Freedom Community Project have new opening hours
Faith Communities working together
and a thought for the day from the Agriculture Chaplain in Derbyshire

new ways of working – admin staff sharing a laugh during their meeting


A Pastoral Message from District Chair Gill Newton

SUNDAY 22nd MARCH 2020 As many of you may be aware, earlier this month I lost my voice and struggled with my hearing for almost two weeks as the result of a virus.  During that time I felt cut off from others around me, straining to hear what was being said to me by those […]


A reflection from our colleague and friend Revd Dr. Inderjit Bhogal

Inderjit is a former President of the Methodist Conference. He has written this short reflection on the advice to self-isolate and what it means to him.


District News – 17 March 2020

Contingency plans around the Coronavirus.
Links to websites
Keep safe and well – our prayers are with you all!!


District News – 10 March 2020

The Methodist Conference Youth President is vising the Sheffield District
“Time to talk about…” seeing things differently – in Sprotbrough at the end of March
The Welsh Hymn-Singing Festival in Bradford

and much more…

Thanks to Wesley Hall for stepping in and enabling the Joined-Up Conference to go ahead


Methodist Youth President Visits Sheffield District

Sheffield Methodist District is delighted to welcome the Methodist Youth President for a tour of its projects (13th-15th March)


District News – 3 March 2020

Are you following our Lent Series either by email or on Facebook?
A refresher training day for Pastoral Visitors
UTUs Spring Forum series 2020
and much more …

Talking Helps – a new Bereavement café has started at Emmanuel Church – Barnsley


We are inviting you to Live Lent 2020

During the next 40 days we will share prayers, testimony, good news stories, learning opportunities and daily challenges or reflections to take part in.

Wednesday 26th February

What does Lent mean?

Find out more here…


District News – 25 February 2020

Honesty over Silence – the importance of speaking about Mental Health – is taking place in Barnsley on 15 March.
Don’t forget to register to attend the “God in Love Unites Us” District Conversations in March, and there are links to give your feedback on the report.
and more …

The Cross at Yew Lane have an interesting take on Lent!


District News – 18 February 2020

Details on a survey of Rural Halls
Events in Lent and beyond
Job vacancies
and much more…

Have you ordered your FairTrade fortnight resources yet?


District Grant Helps Dementia Sufferers in Worksop

February 2020 One women’s quest to support Dementia sufferers has turned into an event she could only ever have dreamed off. Jean Roberts of Worksop launched an “Afternoon of Song” at The Crossing Centre in the town where people with Dementia, their families, friends and carers can meet and enjoy an afternoon of singing. She […]


District News – 10 February 2020

Information on FairTrade Fortnight and Easter Offering
How to feedback on the report “God in Love Unites Us”
Training and learning events across the District
and much more …


District News – 5 February 2020

Office news – some slight technical issues
DYFerence will be at Cliff Festival again
More resources to help consider the God in Love Unites Us conversations, including how to book onto the District events
and much more…

Last year’s Palm Sunday in the Peak Circuit – what are your churches planning this year?


District News – 28 January 2020

Fair Trade Fortnight – 24 February – 8 March – resources available!
Quiet Days at Whirlow Spirituality Centre
FreeDome Festival comes to Sheffield
Plus more ….

always good to celebrate good news – a new Local Preacher being welcomed into the Sheffield Circuit


District News – 21 January 2020

Sad news from 35 Chapel Walk
plus Events, Training & Learning Opportunities, Job Vacancies and more…

God in Love Unites Us – have you held a conversation yet in your church?


District News – 14 January 2020

Details about the District Wide facilitated conversations on the “God in Love Unites Us” report.
All We Can have resource for Lent, looking at Climate Change
Church Action On Poverty Sunday – 23 February
Plus Events, Job Vacancies, Learning Opportunities and much more…


District News – 7 January 2020

Welcome to 2020!
Details of Safeguarding arrangements until we appoint a new DSO
Lay Workers Networking Day
Other events over the next few weeks,
Plus Training & Learning opportunities and Job Vacancies

The Covenant Prayer – renewing our calling


Safeguarding Arrangements

Our District Safeguarding Officer, Howard Smedley will be leaving his post on December 31st. We are currently advertising for a new District Safeguarding Officer.
However, during this interim period, please direct all safeguarding enquiries to our District Safeguarding Group Chair, Hilary Murden


District News – 17 December 2019

The last newsletter before the office closes for Christmas. Wishing you all a peaceful Christmas!

Sparrowpit in the Peak Circuit, with their Christingles


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…