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Safer Mission and Ministry
- Published on Friday, 14 August 2015 14:40
'Safer Mission and Ministry - Working with Vulnerable Adults' is a day course running on Friday 11 September 2015 at Bridestowe Methodist Church, Station Road, Bridestowe, Devon, EX20 4EJ.
Papers for 2015 Autumn Synod
- Published on Friday, 14 August 2015 14:25
A number of papers for the Autumn Synod at Kingsley School, Bideford on Saturday 12 September are available to download here (.doc format).
200th Anniversary of the Bible Christians
- Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 20:38
2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the Bible Christian movement. The movement was founded by a charismatic but erratic Wesleyan local preacher called William O'Bryan, who had a great gift for evangelism but little for organization. In October 1815, he set out on a preaching journey, starting at Week St Mary in East Cornwall and including Shebbear in Devon. At Shebbear there had been a mini-revival and here O’Bryan enlisted the Thorne family, who became the backbone of what became the Bible Christian denomination. This was always a tiny body compared to the mighty Wesleyans and its heartland was always in the South West - Cornwall, Devon and West Somerset.
To mark the Bi-Centenary a number of churches and circuits are arranging special events and as a bonus our new Methodist President, Steve Wild, will be visiting us in October. Details of all the upcoming events are available here.
Grant Funding and Monitoring and Evaluation Day
- Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 20:19
This event is an opportunity to learn how to make the most of any grant applications (morning) and effective ways to monitor and evaluate projects (afternoon). It is suitable for any church or circuit project which is seeking money from public or private grant sources. Even if you do not currently have a project under way, but have something in the dreaming/planning stages, this day will be helpful.