Autumn Representative Synod 2018

Autumn Synod met on the 8th September at Bede Academy in Blyth. Synod started with sung worship led by Tim Wolley and Stephen welcomed everyone to synod.  Particulary those who have moved into the district to take up roles within the life of the churches, circuits and district. Elaine Lindridge brought her report as District Evangelism Enabler and reminded us …

Risk-Taking Mission and Service Synod Seminars : Property

We heard from a number of churches who have looked at their buildings and how they could be used better, changed or developed. Chester-El-Street Methodist Church Identifying an outreach project that would draw people into the church saw the development of the building for a purpose other than ‘just’ worship and allowed a new building dedicated to this work. Monkton …

Risk-Taking Mission and Service Synod Seminars : St Andrew’s Centre

Kathryn Stephens share the story of Southwick St Andrew’s Methodist Church and it’s partnership with Sunderland Community Church and the Eden project.  There have been some big decisions made and there will be ongoing conversations about the future but Kingdom work is being done. You can read more at the links below. Sunderland Circuit Eden Southwark on Facebook