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

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.

Holiness and Justice

The Bristol and West Midlands Region of the DMLN have produced some excellent resources around the theme of Holiness and Justice based on the little booklet produced by the President and Vice-President of Conference. The resources can be found by following this link.

Praying for a Change

As part of the Presidential Visit we have an exciting event happening on Saturday 25th March linking the Presidential theme of Holiness and Justice along with the Thy Kingdom Come initiative. All the details relating to the day can be found on the picture, please feel free to contact the…

The Revd Christopher (Chris) Hardy

Rev’d Chris Hardy, a Methodist Minister who began work in the Shropshire and Marches Circuit last September, has died suddenly and unexpectedly at home. Whilst he had only been in post for a short period, Chris has already made many good relationships with local people.  He worked with Methodist congregations…


What sort of welcome would Mary and Joseph receive if they wound up in the UK, instead of Bethlehem, this Christmas? #averybritishnativity challenges us to rethink what we know about the nativity story, by highlighting the treatment and experiences of asylum seekers living in the UK.


Two new opportunities for those who need to undertake Foundation Safeguarding Training, one for those new to the training and one for those needing to undertake a refresher course.  Details can be found here.

Wolverhampton Pioneer Ministeries

Wolverhampton Pioneer Ministries (WPM), also known as Vitalise, won the gold award for the Best Project Advancing the Christian Faith at the national Christian Funders’ Forum (CFF) Awards at a special ceremony at Lambeth Palace last night, 17 November.  WPM, a Fresh Expression of Church, is a joint initiative between…