- 05 December 2013
The Revd Ruth Gee, President of the Methodist Conference, said: “Nelson Mandela is regarded as one of the fathers of Africa. His persistent way of standing up for justice has inspired Africans and the world at large. As a leader, one of his most impressive attributes was his emphasis on peace and reconciliation in the post-apartheid regime."
- 29 November 2013
The Methodist Church has launched a consultation on the implications of same sex marriage legislation for the Methodist Church.
- 26 November 2013
The Methodist Church has recently published A Gift of Christmas. The latest edition of the popular booklet contains Bible passages, excerpts from Christmas hymns and other quotations.
- 25 November 2013
Below is the text of a pastoral letter from the President of
the Conference, sent to all Methodist presbyters and
- 21 November 2013
The President of the Methodist Conference, the Revd Ruth Gee, has sent her support to Methodist prison chaplains during Prisons Week.
- 20 November 2013
The President of the Methodist Conference, the Revd Ruth Gee, has welcomed the Church of England Synod vote on women bishops today.
- 20 November 2013
A Methodist Church spokesperson said: "The Revd Paul Flowers has now been suspended indefinitely as part of our complaints and discipline process. This replaces his earlier suspension. We always wait for any police investigation or court proceedings to conclude before moving forward with the complaints process, and so there will be no further action until then. Paul is being offered pastoral care, and we ask for prayers for all involved in this matter."
- 19 November 2013
The Methodist Youth Assembly – 3Generate – has elected Megan Thomas as the Church's new Youth President Designate for 2014-2015.
- 17 November 2013
We have issued the following statement, which may be attributed to a Methodist Church spokesperson.
"We expect high standards of our ministers and we have procedures in place for when ministers fail to meet those standards.
"Paul is suspended from duties for a period of three weeks, pending investigations, and will not be available to carry out any ministerial work. We will also work with the police if they feel a crime has been committed."
- 14 November 2013
Over two hundred and fifty Methodist young people aged between eight and twenty three will be gather this weekend (15-17 Nov) at the Pioneer Centre, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, for 3Generate 2013.