Mission Planning after Covid

Part of my role in the District over the last few years has included working with local churches as they consider their growth/end of life plans, or as they think about Mission Statements and strategies for outreach. In the last month I’ve had several conversations with ministers about how they might best lead their congregations in doing some mission planning …

Active Listening Seminar

Zoom Seminar : Listening Skills and Asking Good QuestionsLed by Elaine Lindridge and Andy Longe Thursday 10th June 2021, 1pmTo book your place visit – https://active_listening_seminar.eventbrite.co.uk

12 Steps Spirituality : What the Church can learn from addicts

The Newcastle District and the Wesley Study Centre, Durham have launched this exciting Conference to be held on May 8th. The great speakers and workshop leaders will help us explore the treasures found in the 12 Step Recovery Programme and those who use it and what we can learn from them as individuals and the Church. Booking by Eventbrite only, …

Recording of Mission Hub

Here is a link to the recording of the Mission Hub that took place in February 2021. Including interesting thoughts from Pete Philips on Missional Digitality, a good news story from Tracey Hume, followed by a presentation by Leslie Newton about the Kairos Movement. Newcastle upon Tyne Methodist District – Mission Hub – YouTube

Reset the Debt Campaign

The Joint Public Issues Team (Church of Scotland, Methodist Church, URC and Baptist Union) have launched a new campaign relating to the financial struggles the most vulnerable in our society are facing because of Covid 19. An estimated six million people in the UK have been swept into debt as a result of Covid-19, with the biggest increases in debt …

Carols on the Doorstep

Thank you for your interest in Carols on the Doorstep in partnership with Premier Radio. Our event is being held on Sunday 20th December at 5:30pm for about 15 minutes and we will sing about 4 carols. The poster is available for you to download below for advertising on social media and around your community as well as an invitation …

District Newsletter – Harvest October 2020

Please see the link to the most recent District Newsletter. Including a message from the Chair, a reminder about the Mission Hub, link to weekly online prayer meeting, and news of the change of venue for the District Office. https://mailchi.mp/eff1ad363653/district-newsletter-may-4711037?e=62ffdfd604