South Sudan Church

Extravagant Generosity : Autumn Representative Synod 2017

Autumn Synod met on the 9th September at Emmanuel College in Gateshead. The theme for the day was Extravagant Generosity which continues the theme from the work of Robert Schnase on the five practices of fruitful congregations. Stephen Lindridge began with a story told by Rev Roger Walton from South Sudan where after villagers had hidden from those who had come to kill …

District NewsletterAugust 2017

District NewsletterDistrict NewsletterAugust 2017A very warm welcome to all our new ministers and their families who are now in our District. Marie Attwood, Antony Oakley and Joy Sykes to SENEA, Rosemary Nash and her husband Paul to Sunderland, Huw Sperring and his wife Hilary and children Lucy and Elle and also Deborah Wainwright to Bede […]

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Risk-Taking Mission : Spring Representative Synod 2017

Spring Synod met on the 1st April at Emmanuel College in Gateshead. The theme for the day was Risk-Taking Mission which continues the theme from the work of Robert Schnase on the five practices of fruitful congregations. The morning began with worship led by Tim Woolley and an introduction from the host circuit the South West Tyneside Service. Reports were received from Ministerial Synod and the Servicing …

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 […]

Risk-Taking Mission and Service Synod Seminars : Together Weekends

Rev Pat Brooks shared her experience of the two Together weekends that have taken place in the district so far.  These are a time of sharing faith together with those inside the church to empower us to go out and share our faith outside the church.  Other sessions looked at praying for each other and prayer […]