News archive 2010

 
  • The Revd Alison Tomlin, The President of the Methodist Conference, calls on the Methodist people to be generous this Christmas to those in need, those in pain and to God. She asks people to reflect how they are developing as disciples, learning...

     
  • On Sunday 5 December Methodists are being asked to show solidarity with Dalits, 300 million people outside the caste system that face discrimination in Indian society and around the world. Dalit Liberation Sunday is a joint initiative of the...

     
  • Churches are urging political leaders to lay out plans for low carbon economies at the Cancun follow-up to the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference. The Methodist Church, The United Reformed Church and The Baptist Union of Great Britain have...

     
  • The Methodist Youth Assembly has elected Sam Taylor as the Church's new Youth President for 2011-2012. "I am delighted to have been elected as Youth President designate and I am greatly looking forward to starting the role in September," sai...

     
  • Christian organisations have warned that the Government's welfare proposals are based on a lack of understanding of the poor. They argue that constructive reforms are at risk of being lost under a wave of punitive measures and cost-cutting. ...

     
  • A website is offering a new insight into the story behind the new Methodist hymn collection, Singing the Faith. Anyone can also now take advantage of the pre-publication discounts on Singing the Faith. These include a saving of £5 on the full...

     
  • The annual Methodist Youth Assembly is set to empower young people in fresh, new ways when it meets at the PGL Liddington site near Swindon this November. Around 200 young Methodists will gather at the centre from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st ...

     
  • What are the challenges facing the rural church? What does it mean to be a disciple in a rural community? Rural Presence is the new interactive website for Christians engaged in rural mission. It provides a forum for all Christians to share ...

     
  • Dear Mr Cameron We are writing to express our concern that a number of recent Government announcements have had the effect of stigmatising the poor, especially those in receipt of out of work benefits. Our experience of working in deprived c...

     
  • Churches have voiced concern over Chancellor George Osborne's inaccurate use of welfare fraud statistics in his Spending Review speech. The Methodist Church, the Baptist Union of Great Britain and the United Reformed Church have criticised ...

     
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