Category - methodists

  • 22 Oct 2007

    Britain's Methodists, who have suffered a decline in membership in recent years, along with other historic UK Christian denominations, will invest more in pioneer congregations under the 'Fresh Expressions' programme, the October Methodist council agreed.

  • 20 Sep 2007

    The Methodist Church says it is relieved by the Gambling Commission’s prevalence study, which shows that the number of problem gamblers is the same as the previous study in 1999 and the number of people gambling is slightly lower.

  • 31 Aug 2007

    As daily life gets more hectic and stressful, many find it difficult to make time for the spiritual dimension of life. Now they can log on to a new website and access A Word in Time, the Methodist Church’s new online daily Bible study, the denomination announced today.

  • 2 Aug 2007

    Responding on behalf of the Methodist Church in Britain, Anthea Cox, the denomination's Coordinating Secretary for Public Life and Social Justice, has welcomed the Report of the Joint Committee on the Draft Climate Change Bill.

  • 27 Jul 2007

    As the situation in Zimbabwe worsens, South African Methodists are offering a 'ray of hope' to homeless asylum seekers, refugees and displaced people crowding into the capital city of Johannesburg.

  • 26 Jun 2007

    While the issue of whether it is right or helpful to ban violent video games is becoming a hot topic again, the Methodist Church's chidren's adviser wants to see a more positive approach to kids learning about peace.

  • 5 Jun 2007

    The Conference of the governing body of the Methodist Church

  • 22 Apr 2007

    A leading Nigerian church figure, Sunday Mbang, has won the world Methodist Peace prize. But Nigeria is currently caught up in presidential and parliamentary election violence and disruption.

  • 19 Apr 2007

    Three major Christian denominations have produced an election briefing which urges Christians to vote for the common good and against those promoting racism and xenophobia.

  • 1 Mar 2007

    The average UK household spends £443 a week, with £58 on recreation & culture and £62 a week on transport. But what if we didn't? What if we said ‘no’ to all this spending and settled on just buying what we need?