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Leadership Team Report - September 2021
With regard to
Stationing for a new minister for next year, it was confirmed that an
application has been made for an overseas minister to come to serve
the church. The result will not be known until February 2022.
suggestion by Adrian Burdon at the Covenant Service regarding a season
of prayer focussing on looking to God and seeking His will for us as a
church, it was decided to hold gatherings each Tuesday through the
autumn starting 19th October.
reported a significant decrease in giving over recent months due to a
number of factors, but we want to encourage folk to prayerfully
consider their giving.
briefly about the on-going or restarting activities in the church,
children’s work, pastoral care towards Christmas and property
issues, (particularly the kitchen and possible development).
Council meets 5th Oct and will look at some of the above
items, and a General Church Meeting will take place as part of the
morning service on 10th October when further information
and discussion on all these things will be possible.
If you have any
immediate queries, please speak to a member of the Leadership Team:
Adrian Burdon, Geoff Lamb, Sybil Lamb, Sue
John Wilkinson and Rev Ian Coverdale
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Statement and Prayer from The Methodist Church
President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference have offered
statement and prayer for the crisis in Afghanistan. Read here.
Further to the approval of the God in Love Unites Us
by The Methodist Conference in
Please see below links to three response letters from:
1. Circuit Superintendent, Rev Adrian Burdon -
Manchester & Stockport District
Chair, Rev Andrew Lunn -click here
newly elected President of The Methodist Conference, Rev Sonia
Hicks, and Vice-President, Barbara Easton - click
YOUTH AND FAMILIES
National Estate Churches Network is looking for people who
are passionate about working with children, youth and
families on estates to join its new work-stream group,
which will help to shape the support NECN offers in this
vital area. The group will help to:
- map (or even create) resources that are
appropriate for estate settings
- influence how NECN responds to current issues
– including through the creation of social media,
blogs and other online content
- ensure that the NECN exec is kept well
informed with regards to good practice and up to date
news concerning ministry to children, young people and
families on estates.
If you are interested in being part of this exciting new team,
please contact the work-stream chair, Lynne
Norman to express your interest.