Our second Courageous Conversation will be on the subject of Marriage and Relationships, come along and share in the conversations.
Courageous Day Out
A fantastic day was had by all at our Courageous Day Out on 2 March 2019, here’s a few of the photo’s from the day.
An Update from Rwanda
I received greetings this morning from Bishop Samuel Kayinamura in Kigali, a good friend to the District through our partnership with the Free Methodist Church in Rwanda. I had only just been thinking of him as I listened to the Rwandan spokeswoman on Radio 4 defend the country’s decision to…
Thy Kingdom Come Around the District
Updates from Rachel Back from pilgrimage to catch up with Thy Kingdom Come on Day 2. This morning I was at St Peter’s in Kinver to join in one of a series of four prayer meetings which are “Beating the Bounds of Staffordshire” at the four furthest extremes of the…
Enoch Powell 50 Years On
Over recent months Rachel, along with many others, have been reflecting on the infamous Rivers of Blood speech which was delivered 50 years ago by Wolverhampton MP Enoch Powell. Rachel shares some of her thoughts in a recent Connexional Blog on Wesley Horse. The blog can be found here.
District Pilgrimage 2018
Rachel and Ivor are leading a group of people from across the District on a Pilgrimage to the Holy Head. Rachel is posting regularly on her Facebook Page, where possible I will also share information below. Day Nine Pilgrimage Day 9: Golan Heights It was a strange day to go…
Proposal to recognise Enoch Powell in Wolverhampton through a Blue Plaque:
A View from the Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury District of The Methodist Church The new series of ITV’s popular police drama Endeavour is set in 1968; the same year that Enoch Powell, then Conservative MP for Wolverhampton, made his “Rivers of Blood” speech. In a recent episode featuring arson attacks upon Kenyan Asian…
Under 5’s and #LoveWins
In the aftermath of the tragedy at Grenfell Towers – and the terrorist horrors in Manchester and London – those ministers with Under 5 years of ministry who are stationed in the District contemplated the church’s possible responses to local and national tragedies when we met together on Thursday. We…
District Pilgrimage 2018
The 2018 District Pilgrimage to the Holy Land will take place between 30 April and 10 May 2018 again in partnership with McCabe Pilgrimages. The experience will consist of 11 days based in Jerusalem and Galilee departing from Manchester Airport and will be led by The Revd’s Rachel Parkinson and…
Thy Kingdom Come
More information on the Thy Kingdom Come initiative, a list of resources and details on local events can now be found on the Thy Kingdom Come page of the website.