methodists in britain

  • December 6, 2017

    Five churches have released a video calling for people to act in support of the ground breaking UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

  • July 26, 2017

    The Methodist Council, the governing body of the Methodist Church, has been accredited as a living wage employer by the Living Wage Foundation.

  • June 28, 2017

    The Church of England and the Methodist Church in Britain are to consider proposals that would bring them into a new relationship of full communion, after a period of some 200 years of formal separation.

  • June 27, 2017

    The Methodist Conference reaffirmed the importance of being an "interdependent" and "diverse" Church yesterday (26 June 2017), as it met in Birmingham for its annual gathering.

  • June 16, 2017

    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, Justin Welby.

  • June 12, 2017

    On 9 June 2017, following the election results, the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, the Rev Dr Roger L Walton and Ms Rachel Lampard, issued a statement

  • May 15, 2017

    The Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church and the Church of Scotland have come together through the Joint Public Issues Team to produce a briefing, which seeks to look at some of the issues facing voters in a nonpartisan way, through the lens of a shared Christian faith.

  • March 25, 2017

    Five UK Churches have issued a statement to support and encourage those meeting in New York to negotiate a treaty banning nuclear weapons.  They have also expressed their shared disappointment that the UK Government has refused to take part in these talks, despite its longstanding international commitments to work towards a nuclear weapon free world.

  • March 23, 2017

    In readiness for the impending trigger of Article 50, four of the UK's largest Christian Churches, representing three quarters of a million members, are inviting their congregations to take part in discussions across the UK to explore what kind of society we should be seeking to create.

  • March 9, 2017

    Mental health and the pressures of school life are among the topics about which young Methodists have told the Church they would like support and guidance.