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New President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference elected for 2023/24

29 June 2022 The Methodist Conference has elected the Revd Gill Newton to serve as President and Deacon Kerry Scarlett to serve as Vice-President, starting their year of office when the Representative Session of the Methodist Conference opens in Birmingham … Continue reading

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Methodist Conference votes to simplify process for those considering ministry

29 June 2022 The Methodist Conference has voted in favour of a new plan to make the process for those seeking leadership and ordained ministry more accessible. The new 10-month Connexional Exploration programme will be open for registration in May … Continue reading

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Act of Repentance at Methodist Conference

28 June 2022 On Wednesday 29th June, an Act of Repentance will be shared at this year’s Methodist Conference, currently taking place in Telford. The service is a response to last year’s adoption of the Justice, Dignity and Solidarity strategy by … Continue reading

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President and Vice-President elected and inducted for 2022/2023

25 June 2022 The Revd Canon Graham Thompson has been elected and inducted as President of the Methodist Conference. The induction took place on Saturday 25 June at the Telford International Centre, during the Methodist Conference which is taking place … Continue reading

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The 2022 Methodist Conference

21 June 2022 The Methodist Conference returns for the first wholly in-person event since 2019. This year it takes place in Telford between June 24th and 30th.  The Representative Session will open on Saturday with the induction of the President, … Continue reading

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Public morality and private profit: the case of nuclear weapons

On 21st June governments and civil society representatives from across the globe assemble in Vienna for the first meeting of State Parties of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The event will see the gathering of State … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Ben and Jason!

20 June 2022 One of the first-ever same-sex marriages within a Methodist Church took place at Fulwood Methodist Church, Preston on Friday 17th June.  The Methodist Church is the largest denomination in the UK to conduct same-sex marriages following a … Continue reading

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Army Chaplaincy leaders welcomed

17 June 2022 A service of celebration and commitment was held at St Michael’s Garrison Church, Tidworth on Sunday 12 June to welcome Revd Michael D Parker as the new Chaplain General and Revd David Barrett as the Deputy Chaplain … Continue reading

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Giving thanks for the life of the Revd Elizabeth Clark

08 June 2022 We are very sad to announce the unexpected death of the Reverend Elizabeth Clark, Methodist presbyter and National Rural Officer for both the United Reformed Church and the Methodist Church, 2014-2021. The Revd Trey Hall, Director of … Continue reading

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Five things you can do to mark Refugee Week (20-26 June 2022)

Refugee Week is taking place from 20-26 June this year, with the theme of ‘Healing’. There is so much going on across the UK to celebrate the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees – we’ve picked out five things you … Continue reading

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