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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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A government that cannot understand its own statistics cannot understand the reality of poverty

News release from the Methodist Church media service: ‘Let’s get the facts straight’. Yes, Mr Cameron, please do. Government stats misleading on Monday, wrong on Wednesday Prime Minister neither understands his own figures nor the real consequences of welfare reform, … 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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Methodist Vice-President’s response to attacks on Mosques

The Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, Mr Mike King, has expressed solidarity with the Muslim community in light of reprisal attacks on Islamic buildings following the horrific murder of the British soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich.  Mike King, Vice-President of … Continue reading

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Major Churches join call for tough action on climate change

News from the Methodist Media Service: The Government’s new Energy Bill must prioritise low carbon power, say five of Britain’s major Churches. In a statement published in today’s Financial Times, the Baptist Union of Great Britain, Church of Scotland, Methodist … 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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Methodist leaders welcome appointment of Justin Welby as Archbishop of Canterbury

In a press release from the Methodist Media Service, British Methodism’s top brass look forward to working with Archbishop Justin Welby: “Bishop Justin has demonstrated himself to be a man of spiritual depth and wisdom. He has shown great passion … Continue reading

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