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Sermon for Wesley Day/Aldersgate Sunday

This is the latest version of a sermon/address that has evolved over the years. It is based on the account given by Rupert Davies in his book Methodism. It has been preached both on Wesley Day (24th May) and Aldersgate … Continue reading

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In Wesley’s footsteps (6): Snow Hill

Modern day Snow Hill is a rather featureless street descending from Holborn Viaduct past the west door of the church of St Sepulchre to Farringdon Street, which runs along the old Fleet valley. In John Wesley’s day the Fleet was … Continue reading

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In Wesley’s Footsteps (4): Spitalfields

Spitalfields (originally the ‘Hospital Fields’ after the nearby priory hospital of St Mary without Bishopsgate) was built over in the late 17th/early 18th centuries. It became a major settlement of French Huguenot (Reformed Protestant) refugees, who arrived in England in … Continue reading

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In solidarity and prayer with Norway

From the Methodist Church Media Service: Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims who were killed in the atrocity that happened in Norway over the weekend. Roy Crowder, Partnership Coordinator for Europe, has been in touch … Continue reading

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Methodist Ministers: employees or not?

What exactly is the legal status of Methodist Ministers in the UK: are we employed, self-employed or something else entirely? The answer is that we are something else entirely – ‘office holders’. Or to be more precise, sometimes we are … Continue reading

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