Encounter Together

Encounter Together

The Methodist Church in Britain is running an exciting group visit programme.  The aim of the programme is to facilitate opportunities for different groups within the Methodist Connexion in the UK to encounter, together, overseas partner churches and share in worship, learning and mission both with others in the group but also with Methodists and communities across the world.

Palestine/Israel 2021: Living Christianity in the Holy Land 
Applications being taken now to visit the Holy Land, 20th January - 1st  February 2021, with some bursaries available.

Hungary 2020

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak the Encounter Together Hungary 2020 visit has had to be cancelled.  Under the current circumstances travel, risk assessment and insurance for the visit would all be impossible. Keep the Methodist Church in Hungary in your prayers as they have cancelled their family camp.  Please watch this space for Encounter Together 2021!

India 2019

They got to Heathrow and didn’t want to go…now they are the ones who want to go back!’ Team Leader for South India visit.

In October 2019 a group of 10 Methodists young adults and leaders visits the Church of South India to Encounter stories of church, faith and mission.  This was a ONE Programme: Teams visit organised with Encounter Together from Global Relationships to give young people the opportunity to learn more about others, themselves and God.  While in India the team got a sense of God’s mission and the challenges faced by people there. 

If you're interested in joining a future group visit email us at gr.admin@methodistchurch.org.uk

If you are not sure - please watch our video below of the young people who took part in 2017 on a visit to Haiti!

Haiti 2017

In August 2017 a group of 9 Methodist young people visited and shared their faith with young people from the Methodist Church in Haiti.  The visit was jointly organized with the ONE Encounter strand of the ONE Programme and was a unique opportunity for young British Methodists to learn about God’s mission in Haiti and to get a better understanding of the challenges faced by Haitians.

The group led workshops for young people on God’s Calling; Faithfulness and Being Made in the Image of God.  They also visited the memorial site for the earthquake in 2010 and they were given a chance to attend a workshop run for young people on disaster management.

Hear first-hand how the encounter has impacted on the lives of those who participated




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