Walk For Rwanda – Day 1
The first leg of the walk takes me from Barlaston to Trinity Methodist Church in the Stafford Circuit with stops at Stone and Rowley Street. The picture above see’s me with Revd Peter Powers the Acting Superintendent of the Circuit. The pictures below are from Barlaston Methodist Church. The pictures…
Madley Methodist Church
I was preaching on 9th November at Madley the oldest Methodist Church in the District – perhaps in the country. It began life as a farm building in about 1600. It has been used as a Methodist Church for about 150 years.
I have spent 6 days in Shetland speaking about Israel/Palestine the BDS study guide commended to the churches by Conference and leading worship. It was good fellowship with Methodists in Shetland.
MWiB Caste Out Conference
On Saturday 18th October Methodist Women in Britain held a conference at Codsall Methodist Church in the Wolverhampton Circuit on the subject of Dalit Solidarity. A good number of people were present and an informative day was had.
Weston Harvest Festival
On 12th September I had the honour of leading the Harvest Festival at Weston Methodist Church in the Stafford Circuit, a great time of fellowship and worship was had by all.
Mining Conference at Lambeth Palace
I am Chair of the Methodist Church’s Ethics of Investment Committee and this day at Lambeth Palace is a part of the work we are doing looking at the Mining Industry across the world.
On Wednesday 24th September I attended the AGM of Wolverhampton Interfaith and Regeneration Network (WIFRN) at Sedgley Street Gudwara, it was a good opportunity to discuss the work of WIFRN and meet up with people of different faiths across the City.
BCCE & CLASP Induction Service
On Monday 22nd September Black Country Churches Engaged (BCCE) and Churches Linked Across Staffordshire/Potteries (CLASP) said goodbye to their Ecumenical Officer Revd Phillip Webb and hello to his successor in the role Mr Graham Sim. I look forward to working alongside Graham in the coming years as we seek to…
6th & 11th West Bromwich Boys’ Brigade Award’s Evening
On Friday 19th September I had the opportunity to attend the Awards Evening for 6th & 11th West Bromwich Boys’ Brigade which is based at Central Methodist Church in the Wednesbury Circuit. A great evening was had by all involved and it was good to celebrate the achievements of the…
It was the 6th of April and I was in a plane beginning to descend to Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. I had been asked by the Connexion to represent Methodism at the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide. The captain of the plane announced that we would be put…