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New Assistant Secretary of the Methodist Conference appointed

Following the recommendation from the Methodist Council, and today’s approval from the Methodist Conference, meeting in Birmingham from June 22-29, the Revd Dr Jonathan R Hustler has been appointed as the Assistant Secretary of the Conference, taking office for a period of six years from 1 September 2017.

Posted on 26 June 2017

Interdependent and Diverse - The Gift of Connexionalism

The Methodist Conference reaffirmed the importance of being an “interdependent” and “diverse” Church today, as it met in Birmingham for its annual gathering.

Posted on 26 June 2017

New Vice-President reflects on the importance of laughter and lament in Church life

In her inaugural address made earlier today, Jill Baker, the newly elected Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, reflected on the need for both laughter and lament in the Church's life.

Posted on 24 June 2017

"Let's change the culture" says new Methodist President in Inaugural Address

In her inaugural address made earlier today, the Revd Loraine N Mellor, the newly elected President of the Methodist Conference, asked: “How are we disturbing the present in the Church today?” as she shared her concerns with the current state of the Church and her vision for taking radical risks to change its culture.

Posted on 24 June 2017

Statement and Prayer following the Finsbury Park Attack

From the President of the Methodist Conference, the Revd Dr Roger Walton, and Vice-President Rachel Lampard

Posted on 19 June 2017

Response to the fire at Grenfell Tower and appeal for donations

Statement and prayer from the London District Chairs in response to the fire at Grenfell Tower and appeal for donations.

Posted on 17 June 2017

Message from the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference following fire at Grenfell Tower.

Message from the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, Rev Dr Roger Walton and Ms Rachel Lampard, following the fire at Grenfell Tower.

Posted on 17 June 2017

Former Vice-President awarded Lambeth Cross for contribution to ecumenism

A former Vice-President of the Methodist Conference (2002-2003) and Emeritus Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Leeds, Professor Peter Howdle, has been awarded the Lambeth Cross for Ecumenism by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby.

Posted on 15 June 2017

Media Highlights - The Methodist Conference 2017

Highlights and Invite for Journalists The Methodist Conference 2017 22 June to 29 June Hilton Birmingham Metropole National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham

Posted on 15 June 2017

Appointment of the next Principal of Cliff College

Cliff College is pleased to announce that the Methodist Council has approved the appointment of the Revd Ashley Cooper as the next Principal of Cliff College.

Posted on 12 June 2017

Statement following General Election

Following the election results, the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, the Revd Dr Roger L Walton and Ms Rachel Lampard MBE, have issued a statement.

Posted on 9 June 2017

Response to attack at London Bridge and Borough Market

A statement from the Chairs of the London District in response to the attack at London Bridge and Borough Market.

Posted on 4 June 2017

Church leaders' statement in advance of the General Election

“I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” Leaders of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Church of Scotland, the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church have called for Christians to be guided by their faith in discerning what sort of society they wish the government to create.

Posted on 1 June 2017

New scholarship announced by Central Finance Board

The Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church (“the CFB”) has announced a new academic scholarship in honour of Bill Seddon.

Posted on 1 June 2017

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