Peter Honeyball: May 2018
Over the next four Sundays the focus of our worship will be the 'Our Calling' Priorities of the Methodist Church. The aim is to build on the prayers of 'Thy Kingdom Come' and to lead us towards our Circuit Consultation (7.00pm on Wednesday 20th June at Stoke Mandeville), which will resource churches to develop a Growth Plan in line with Methodist Conference directives.
'Growth' can mean a variety of different things depending upon the church setting, and we will be exploring this at our consultation.
Leading up to the consultation we will be considering the 'Our Calling' priorities of the Methodist Church in our Sunday Services These are Worship, Learning and Caring, Service and Evangelism. To learn more, click here.
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