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    Cumbria Floods Appeal

    As I’m sure you are aware, Storm Desmond has caused immense disruption, with schools, hospital services and travel all being affected in addition to the thousands of homes that have been damaged and hundreds evacuated. Many communities are gathering together to provide relief and assistance to the areas worst hit by the flooding, including Sandylands […]

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    UPDATE – Newport considers fining people who sleep rough

    Please find link below that reports to the proposal to ban rough sleepers in Newport was unsuccessful. Thank you to those that supported this and prayed. Please pass it on. http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/nov/24/ban-homeless-people-sleeping-newport-proposal-droppde Please look at this and let your church know how the council are marginalising those that we help as churches in society. If this […]

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    Cytûn Churches’ Tent

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    The Lords Prayer

    The UK’s three leading cinema chains have refused to show an advert by the Church of England that features the Lord’s Prayer, citing fears that it could offend people.

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    Hope is coming this Advent

    A free advent resource, ‘Keeping Hope Alive’, has just been released by the Methodist Church. Focusing on the significant works of the Church’s Mission in Britain Fund, the resources include real-life stories, leader’s notes, a service outline and suggested prayers. Click here to find out more.

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    The European Refugee Crisis and Syria Explained

    At this Year’s conference two key points to consider:- “Have we lost that passion for living out the gospel through social and political action? Is there a danger that we have privatised our faith, so that it makes us feel better as individuals, but we fail to relate it to wider community and global issues? […]

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    Hospitality and Sanctuary for All

    Bill McIntyre The theme of this year’s Racial Justice Sunday (13 September) is especially poignant as our newspapers and television screens are filled with images of people in desperate states trying to find a place of sanctuary. The free resources are written by the Revd Dr Inderjit Bhogal, past President of the Methodist Conference, and […]

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    Locked out Abergavenny Methodist Church

    A Methodist congregation was locked out of their church building in a service of solidarity with persecuted Christians whose buildings have been destroyed or confiscated. The special service began outside of Abergavenny Methodist Church with the doors locked. Signs declaring that worship was ‘forbidden’ were taken down before people moved inside to watch a DVD […]

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    Psalms on the go

    The Church of England has just released a new mobile app Reflections on the Psalms, with original Bibles notes and suggested morning and evening readings. Don’t forget, you can also download the Methodist Church app for free here.

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  • One new member challenge

    EVANGELISM One new member challenge Cock Road Methodist Church, Bristol In his inaugural address at the Conference in Southport, the Revd Steve Wild challenged each Methodist church in Britain to aim to bring one person to faith in the coming year, saying: “Let’s take God seriously. I want to help us in the task of […]

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