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  • Welcome New Members

    Bishpool Methodist Church

    Bishpool made 6 new members recently. Hallelujah! This came about with the sad passing of The Lab. Monmouth Diocese have brought the Lab to a close. One of their real highlights has been the Youth Club at Bishpool, and the Leader of the Youth Club came and told us all her plans to continue and […]

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    New Vice-President

    Pleasure, piety and politics – the new Vice-President sets out his framework for a Chris                    Professor Clive Marsh At the beginning of his year in office as Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, Professor Clive Marsh, set out how life-experience can be contained in the relationship between […]

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    President of the Conference

    New President of the Conference calls for confidence in telling the story of God to a fractured world The Revd Dr Barbara Glasson   In an address on Saturday to the Conference outlining the theme for her Presidential year,  ‘So what’s the story…?’, the Revd Dr Barbara Glasson used stories from her own life and […]

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  • Summer Message from Gordon

    . He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.                               Isaiah 40:29 . Summer reminds me of sports day at school. Competitive and competent I practice hard. Winning was important. No more. Let me tell you why. As […]

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    Notes from Superintendents Conference w/c May 5th 2019

    Thank you for affording me the privilege of being the Superintendent Minister here in the Newport and Lower Wye Methodist Circuit. One of the many blessings is the invitation to a ‘Superintendents Conference’. This took place in Oxford during the second week of May. There was much pause for thought and I highlight two particular […]

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  • Easter Message from Rev Gordon Gresswell – “He is risen!”

    Holy week encapsulates life so much. The triumph of the entry; controversy; a meal with friends; arrest; death; Risen! The ups-and down’s of life seen through the life, death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. Holy week, for me, moved quickly from Palm Sunday to my 57 year old cousin’s funeral on the Monday. […]

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  • Family Outreach Worker

    St. Julian’s and Trinity Methodist Churches are pleased to announce the appointment of Deb Crahart as their Family Outreach Worker. An exciting opportunity to engage with the ‘missing generations’ in our Churches. Let us rejoice in God for the privilege of this appointment and please pray for Deb as she takes up this post in […]

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  • Time flies doesn’t it?!

    Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:31 Time flies doesn’t it?! The clocks have turned backward and the trees are almost stripped bare. It only seems five minutes since we were all sweltering […]

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  • Good News

    ‘GOOD NEWS’

    I hope to use this blog as a ‘GOOD NEWS’ area for us; The Newport and Lower Wye Methodist Circuit. Please; if you have any GOOD NEWS stories in your Church or Community let me know and we will communicate this. Gordon   For the full BLOG click below

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    Strengthening of the mission of the global Church

    World Church and All We Can deepens partnership to strengthen mission for global Church. Integral to the Calling of the Methodist Church is to live out its discipleship in worship and mission. CLICK BELOW FOR MORE DETAIL

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