The Week Ahead

31 October 2019

Hello everyone and welcome to ‘The Week Ahead’.

Jill Moody will be staffing the out-of-hours media emergency support line on
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Wishing you all a wonderful week,

the Communications team

Election resources 

JPIT is preparing resources for churches and individuals to use ahead of the general election. These will be shared as soon as they are available. In the meantime, if you are eligible and have not done so already, use this link to register to vote.

Leven Online Radio

Leven Online Radio is an internet radio station funded and supported by Stokesley Methodist Circuit and the Darlington Methodist District.  Leven Online is a community radio station with a Christian ethos run by volunteers who feel called to serve the community. You can find out more and listen to programmes and podcasts here.

Council of Christians and Jews

The Council of Christians and Jews welcomes rabbis and clergy to the second conference 
addressing issues facing Christian and Jewish communities. ‘Re-imagining Christian/Jewish relationships: a practical response’ takes place on the 17 March 2020 in London. To register and for further details, please email

Songs of Praise

Songs of Praise has been filming for a programme in the New Year focusing on  Methodism. The team visited the Wesley Memorial Church in Oxford and the New Room in Bristol where the Revd Kate Bottley chatted with Youth President, Thelma Commey.  Watch out for more details.

All We Can – Bahamas Appeal 

The All We Can CEO, Graeme Hodge, would like to thank all those who are continuing to support the All We Can Bahamas Hurricane Appeal. The appeal is still open with the All We Can partners in the Bahamas still in need of help.

Neighbour Sunday 

Sunday 17 November 2019 will be the first Neighbour Sunday, an invitation to pray for those who live around us. The day is arranged by the Neighbourhood Prayer Network and you can find out more, download resources and register here.

Video Thursday:
So What’s the Story… in Israel/Palestine

Another short video of the Revd Dr Barbara Glasson, President of the Methodist Conference, during her recent visit to  Israel and Palestine.


In the coming week, the 2019/2020 Methodist Prayer Handbook,
‘Responding to the Gospel’ encourages us to pray with Christians in Africa and Latin America as well as Britain and Ireland. The theme for next week’s A Word in Time Bible studies is “Grace Abounding”. Order your Prayer Handbook here.


For UK Parliamentary business click here. If you want to find out about the Scottish Parliamentary calendar, click here and the timetable for the National Assembly for Wales, click here.

‘The Week Ahead’ is a regular mailing that gives you a heads-up on forthcoming events and opportunities, as well as highlighting new information and resources across the Methodist Church. We cannot know about everything that’s going on, so please do email us if you have any feedback or ideas for items to include.


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