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Since the leader of our current 'Spiritual Renewal' course is the Reverend Paul Wilson who serves the church as the Development Worker with Methodist Evangelicals Together (MET), it seemed appropriate to include some information about him and MET on our webpage.

Paul began his role with MET in September 2012, after 22 years of circuit ministry, which included periods serving as District Deputy Chair, Synod Secretary, Circuit Superintendent and on the Methodist Council. This role, funded by MET, seeks to provide a resource to develop the evangelical witness in Methodism. He is available to lead LP training days, circuit and church weekends, staff retreats and speak about MET in Synods and other conferences. His special interests are prayer, preaching, healing and wholeness, leadership and the pastoral care of those with Dementia. He is a member of the Evangelical Alliance Council. He is married to Karen, a primary school teacher, and they have three adult children.

Methodist Evangelicals Together is the biggest independent organisation in British Methodism today, whose three core purposes are:
Advocacy — Promoting and representing evangelicalism within Methodism, and Wesleyan evangelicalism within the wider evangelical world.
Equipping - Providing resources through publications, conferences and our website for evangelicals within British Methodism
Supporting - Offering pastoral support and advice to evangelicals, who can often feel isolated within Methodism and face particular pressures

MET seeks to provide a voice for local Methodists by being a channel of communication for people who cherish the past and believe in the future, who believe that God still has a purpose for our Church, and who play a part in the renewal of the Church. MET seeks to equip our membership to grow in their life of discipleship and effectively represent the evangelical position within our denomination.

MET recognises the breadth of theological views within the church and the hurt that can be experienced when the evangelical view is not shared but is opposed, often in a hyper-critical way. MET therefore seeks to encourage, support and care for evangelicals in the local church or in leadership at a national level. MET seeks to provide a supportive network for evangelicals in the Methodist Church.

MET is a fellowship for every Methodist who shares their desire to:

Uphold the authority of Scripture
Seek Spiritual Renewal
Pray for Revival
Spread Scriptural holiness
Emphasise the centrality of the Cross

For more details about MET then visit their web site

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