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Ministers Don’t Move A Muscle About Benefit Sanctions

Ministers gathered at Presbyteral Synod didn’t move a muscle yesterday to challenge the regime of sanctions applied to those receiving benefit payments.  Synod was addressed by Paul Morrison of the Joint Public Issues Team (JPIT) which represents the Methodist Church on issues of social justice.  Santions involve benefit payments being…

Safeguarding Leadership Module

Safeguarding Leadership Module – 22nd October 0930-1600 at Walsall Central Hall.  To book please contact Margaret Reynolds.  Participants should bring their own lunch but tea/coffee will be provided.


Lichfield Diocese Prisons Week | October 2016

I am part of the Lichfield Cathedral Prisons Group as the ecumenical representative, and as an ex prison chaplain when I was in the Chester & Stoke District. For prisons week this year the Cathedral has a number of ways in which it is seeking to highlight the work of…

New Site for the Chair’s Blog

Now that Rachel is in post she will be making more use of Facebook as a means for communicating with people and sharing her travels and thoughts. You can follow her travels by heading across to the Facebook Page and liking it.

Methodist Conference 2016

This week I have been at Methodist Conference meeting at Methodist Central Hall Westminster, it’s been an excellent but long week. Above is a picture from the closing act of worship and below is a picture of some of the District representatives.


Past Cases Review – One Year On

It’s now been a year since The Methodist Church’s Past Cases Review, an report has been produced to highlight some of the progress that has been made since the report was published last year.  This report can be found below. Past Cases Review – One Year On

Orlando Shooting

A response from The Methodist Church in relation to the Orlando Shooting over the weekend can be found here  

Little Treasures…we’re so excited

An update on the pre-school at Trinity Codsall.


Ordinands Testimony Service

On Friday 10th June 2016 the District will be coming together to celebrate the almost imminent ordination of two of our Probationers, The Revd Jemima Strain and Deacon Julie Morton. We will be doing this by joining together in an Ordinands Testimony Service starting at 1900 on 10th June to take…

Fishley Rock

Each year the Walsall Methodist Circuit organise a service at Fishley Rock in Pelsall where it is suggested that John Wesley preached from. This year it was my chance to preach from that spot.