Tag Archives: Methodist Church

Call to prayer for Iraq and Syria on 31 August

From the Methodist Media Service: Methodists urged to pray for those enduring ‘living nightmare’ of persecution People are being urged to dedicate a special time of prayer to the ongoing crisis in Iraq and Syria next Sunday. The President and … Continue reading

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Preaching houses and cathedral choirs

Last week we took a short break of four nights in the beautiful and historic city of York. This was a gift from my parents; a much-delayed 25th wedding anniversary present. Mary Ann had never been to York before and … Continue reading

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Embedding the Ethos of Belonging Together

An important three year project has just come to a close, as the Methodist Media Service reports: The Belonging Together project has sought to affirm values of inclusiveness across the Methodist Connexion through the production of resources and new ways … Continue reading

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British Churches release statement on Syria

Leaders from the Methodist Church in Britain, the Baptist Union of Great Britain and the United Reformed Church have released the following statement on the crisis in Syria: “At this time of challenge and uncertainty we pray for the people … Continue reading

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Guest post – The UK Supreme Court decides: most Methodist ministers are not employees.

This post is reproduced with kind permission of David Wood and was originally posted to the Facebook UK Methodists Page.  I offer this as a summing up of my thoughts on the Supreme Court verdict. It adds little to my many contributions … Continue reading

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Methodist Ministers are not employees after all: Supreme Court ruling

The Supreme Court has finally given its ruling on the matter of The President of the Methodist Conference v Preston. To cut a long story short, the court has ruled that Methodist ministers are not employees. For the background to … Continue reading

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Mission re-envisaged at Methodist Council

The latest press release from the Methodist Media Service is a summary of the latest goings on in the Methodist Council. The discussion about mission looks interesting, however I am rather less enthusiastic about increasing the number of Methodist schools. … Continue reading

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