Author Archive

  • Rural Churches’ – News

    . Ian Purcell is the appointed ‘Rural Missioner’ by the Baptist Church – Click below for Ian’s introduction:-                              introduction-to-ian-purcell    Newsletters Rural Mission News 24 (Dec 19) Rural Mission News 23 (Sept 19) Rural Mission News 22 (Sept 19) Rural Mission News 21  Rural […]

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  • Connexional Year 2019/20

    “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.  See, I am doing a new thing!     Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”                     Isaiah 43:18-9 One of the privileges of […]

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  • Revd. Rachel Frank

    Revd Rachel Frank joins us and her first Service will be at Chepstow Methodist Church on September 1st. There is a Circuit Welcome Service at St. Julian’s on Thursday September 5th. The St. Julian’s Worship Group will be leading us in  ‘Songs of Praise’ from 7.00 PM with the ‘Formal Service’ beginning at 7.30 PM, […]

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  • Trinity Methodist Church

    Trinity Road Trip

    Following a wonderful Act of Worship in Tredegar Park Golf Club Trinity are stretching their wings again. On September 22nd we are all going up to Trellech to share with Trellech in a Service of Praise for God’s provision. Beginning at 1.00 PM we are praising God together across the two Churches and having a […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Gordon Gresswell

    From Rev Gordon our new Circuit Superintendant

    I hope to be inundated with stories across the Circuit to share. My own story begins with a  thank you to my colleagues and Circuit Stewards who have placed such trust in me, with an especial Thanks to Rev Preben Andersen for his encouragement and support; A true Christian; and to Gill Benson, Shirley Medhurst […]

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  • Soul Survivor

    Young people at Soul Survivor

    Monmouth Methodist Church, who had taken some young people to Soul Survivor in August has begun a course, ‘Mission Academy’, to support & develop young peoples’ evangelism amongst their peers.  About the meeting on Tuesday September 4th they said: Good news stories are such a good way of encouraging others, so I hope you get plenty […]

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