The Methodist Church News Releases

Westminster Attack

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 12:00am
The President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference have called for prayer during this time following the attacks in Westminster, London.

Conversation Welcome

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 12:00am
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.

A race against time: Communities unite to raise money for famine appeal

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:00am
Over 7 million people are at serious risk of starvation in Yemen, and millions more are severely malnourished in Somalia and South Sudan. Chronic food insecurity across these nations has led to the grim reality that a huge number of people are at serious risk of dying of hunger.

A race against time: Communities unite to raise money for famine appeal

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:00am
Over 7 million people are at serious risk of starvation in Yemen, and millions more are severely malnourished in Somalia and South Sudan. Chronic food insecurity across these nations has led to the grim reality that a huge number of people are at serious risk of dying of hunger.

East Africa food crisis: A catastrophe of this magnitude means that every response matters

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 12:00am
More than 10 million people in East Africa and Yemen are facing starvation and famine: “Without collective and coordinated global efforts, people will simply starve to death. Many more will suffer and die from disease,” said Stephen O’Brien, UN Humanitarian chief at a meeting of the UN Security Council last Friday.

East Africa food crisis: A catastrophe of this magnitude means that every response matters

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 12:00am
More than 10 million people in East Africa and Yemen are facing starvation and famine: “Without collective and coordinated global efforts, people will simply starve to death. Many more will suffer and die from disease,” said Stephen O’Brien, UN Humanitarian chief at a meeting of the UN Security Council last Friday.

Director of Girls' Brigade to step down

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 12:00am
The Director of Girls’ Brigade Ministries and Girls’ Brigade England & Wales, Ruth Gilson, has announced that she'll be stepping down from her role at the end of August 2017 - to prepare for ordained ministry in the Methodist Church.

Director of Girls' Brigade to step down

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 12:00am
The Director of Girls’ Brigade Ministries and Girls’ Brigade England & Wales, Ruth Gilson, has announced that she'll be stepping down from her role at the end of August 2017 - to prepare for ordained ministry in the Methodist Church.

Methodist young people call for support in a challenging world

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 12:00am
Mental health and the pressures of school life are among the topics that young Methodists have told the Church they would like support and guidance with.

Methodist young people call for support in a challenging world

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 12:00am
Mental health and the pressures of school life are among the topics that young Methodists have told the Church they would like support and guidance with.