District Office, Beckminster Methodist Church, Wolverhampton, WV3 7BQ

Courageous Conversation

Come and join us for the first of our #courageousconversations with Professor Anthony G. Reddie.

Courageous Day Out

Saturday 2nd March | Telford Innovation Campus | 11am-7pm You are invited to a day of courageous and exciting activities, from bush tucker trials to testimony building, as part of the Wolverhampton & Shrewsbury District’s courageous-themed year. The ‘Courageous Day Out’ will be packed full of fun, with courageous activities,…

3Generate

3Generate is an event designed to help the Church listen to the voices of our younger generations – and also to offer a fun, faith-filled, large-scale Methodist event to children and young people who are most often meeting in small and scattered groups. It also happens to be the largest…

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…