methodist church in britain

  • February 11, 2018

    Following debate at the General Synod, the Church of England’s Faith and Order Commission is to undertake further refinement and clarification on proposals that would see the Church of England and the Methodist Church enter into a relationship of communion and enable an interchange of their presbyteral ministries.

  • January 31, 2018

    Faith in Politics, a new podcast series which features guests discussing topics from current affairs that link in with faith, has been launched by the Joint Public Issues Team

  • November 30, 2017

    Jasmine Yeboah, 22, from north London, has been elected as the new Methodist Youth President-designate.

  • July 3, 2017

    The Methodist Church has called upon its members to contact their MPs and MEPs to ask the UK and EU Government to finalise, as a matter of urgency, the future rights of EU citizens and UK citizens living elsewhere in the EU.

  • June 2, 2017

    Church leaders have called for Christians to be guided by their faith when discerning what sort of society they wish the next government to create.

  • April 26, 2017

    Bookings have now opened for 3Generate. This year's children and youth assembly of the Methodist Church, taking place at a new, bigger, venue, with up to 1,000 young people and leaders expected to attend, is described by the church as " promising to be the biggest 3Generate yet".

  • April 11, 2017

    Members of the Methodist Tax Justice Network and the Tax Justice Network  gathered outside the Embankment headquarters of PricewaterhouseCoopers on Wednesday 5 April 2017 to demonstrate in support of whistleblowers and against the actions of PwC, who have facilitated global tax avoidance, tried to prevent the release of information in the public interest and lobbied against necessary changes to international tax laws.

  • April 5, 2017

    From tomorrow,, the Government's flagship benefit, Universal Credit, will not offer help to the third or subsequent children in a family. This fundamentally changes the benefit system so that it "deliberately ignores" the needs of some of the UK's more vulnerable children, say leaders of four UK churches.

  • December 16, 2016

    Rachel Lampard, Team Leader of the Joint Public Issues Team and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, has been appointed as a Co-President of the charity Housing Justice.

  • December 2, 2016

    This Christmas time, a new Nativity video is imagining the welcome Mary and Joseph would receive if they arrived in the UK seeking asylum. As children across the country participate in their own retelling of the Christmas story, the video uses child actors to play the holy couple negotiating the harsh realities facing those seeking refuge on our shores.