Category - methodist church

  • 12 Dec 2009

    The Methodist Church has become the largest British denomination so far to condemn Uganda’s proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill. Their stance is expected to increase pressure on Anglican and Catholic leaders to speak out against the Bill.

  • 9 Dec 2009

    As the government prepares for its Pre-Budget Report today, three of the UK’s largest Churches have called for priority to be given to job security and protection for the poor. They have criticised suggestions of public sector job cuts.

  • 23 Nov 2009

    Ben Bradley, Events Co-ordinator of the British Methodist Church, has said that he will join a team of 28 volunteers cycling 140 miles to the United Nations climate change conference at Copenhagen.

  • 20 Nov 2009

    The General Secretary of the Methodist Church in Britain has urged creativity and variety in establishing both new local churches and 'fresh expressions' of church in communities up and down the country.

  • 19 Nov 2009

    Following the proposals set out in the Queen's Speech, three of Britain's largest denominations are urging the UK's politicians to “focus their concern on those who made little out of the good economic years".

  • 19 Nov 2009

    British Methodists have declared that “the age of apathy seems to be over” after a Youth Assembly with almost twice as many participants as last year. The Assembly elected Pete Brady as Youth President, a full-time, salaried position.

  • 5 Nov 2009

    The Methodist Church is on the brink of becoming the first British denomination to employ an elected full-time Youth President. The plan is part of a wide-ranging scheme to put young people’s voices at the heart of the Methodist Church.

  • 5 Nov 2009

    The Methodist Church in Britain has announced that its 2011 Conference will be heading to Southport, from 30 June to 7 July. Methodism is known for its spiritually-inspired social witness.

  • 29 Oct 2009

    Britain's Methodist, Baptist and United Reformed Churches have called on European politicians to make firm commitments on climate change policy at the EU summit meeting in Strasbourg, which starts today.

  • 24 Sep 2009

    Nine Methodist Church leaders in Fiji have returned to court as the military regime continues to crack down on those who speak out against it. The nine Methodists have been banned from preaching and attending meetings.