North West and Man — learning network have released their newsletter.
Go here for details of courses that may be of interest to you, your Stewards or church members:
Vocation Saturdays — Becoming Myself
Saturday 15 February from 10:30am to 3:30pm at Altrincham, WA14 1HF
What Does It Mean To Be Biblical?
Saturday 22 February from 10:00am to 3:00pm at Salford
Pastoral Visitor Support Day
Saturday 22 February in the Dane & Trent Circuit
How Did We Get Here? Asking big questions about Christianity
Saturday 29 February from 10:00am to 3:00pm in Didsbury
Exploring Ordained Ministry Day
Saturday 29 February in London at Methodist Church House
BiteSize Training — Supporting the Chronically Ill
Friday 6 March from 10:00am to 3:00pm at Shevington Methodist Church
Bible Month Prep Day
Saturday 14 March from 10:00am to 3:00pm at Knutsford
How to set up and keep a prayer team
Tuesday 17 March from 7:30 to 9:00pm at Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church
Growing Through Change and Conflict Training Day
Wednesday 18 March from 10:00am to 4:00pm at Maghull Methodist Church
Vocation Saturdays — Biblical Models of Vocation
Saturday 28 March from 10:30am to 3:30pm at Altrincham, WA14 1HF
Scripture, Spirituality and Conflict
31 March and 1 April at Cliff College
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Church community during the coronavirus pandemicWhile we are unable to physically meet or visit there are ways in which we can remain, or even strengthen our church communities.Staying in contact At a time of lockdown make sure you have ways of keeping in touch with your church community, including those without internet access.Live-streamed worshipYou could arrange collectively to...
Serving Neighbours and Speaking with FriendsWays to serve neighbours and speak with friends in the coronavirus crisisIn the midst of the global Coronavirus crisis, we have a unique opportunity to be Gospel people: to act lovingly, speak graciously, and live humbly for the common good of all people. In addition to taking the necessary precautions to limit virus transmission, which protects...
Read Prayers, relating to the crisis, from the Revd Dr Barbara Glasson, President of the Methodist Conference, and from Churches overseas, here.May God be with us.During our struggle Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, Professor Clive Marsh, reflects on where God is during the coronavirus pandemic in this...