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.
A Methodist organist is planning to use his hour on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth this Sunday simply to make London happy with music. Peter Harding, organist at Acocks Green Methodist Church in Birmingham, will play the accordion to passers-by.
Nine Methodist Church leaders appeared in court in Fiji yesterday, pleading not guilty to charges of breaching Public Emergency Regulations. They have been released on bail but are forbidden to preach, speak in public or meet with each other.