Worship and Engagement in Later Life
This autumn, MHA are running training days for those leading worship and providing pastoral care for older people in a variety of settings including churches, retirement accommodation and other locations. You can discover how older people, including those living with dementia, can be positively drawn into worship. There are six workshops taking place at various locations. To book please contact Georgina Fearon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Methodist Ministers’ Housing Society (MMHS) has produced a new resource to help pray for those longing for a home, including the UK’s 320,000 homeless and 69 million displaced people worldwide. The new resource, Octave, raises awareness of housing needs and offers prayers not only for MMHS residents, staff and board members – but also for carers, homeless people, refugees and housing policy makers. Download Octave here.
The phenomenal growth of 3Generate will see around 1,200 young people joining together in Southport over the weekend 22- 24 November. You can discover the positive impact that the weekend has on the volunteers who make the event possible with these short videos and consider what your gifts could bring by taking part.
Circuit Stewards' Handbook and Training
The Circuit Stewards' Handbook and Training materials are now available to download from the website. The handbook and materials are amended annually, any recommendations should be sent to email@example.com
Catholic and Methodist social action
A theological action research project for the Southlands Methodist Trust and TARN Centre at the University of Roehampton is researching Catholic and Methodist engagement in social action. If you have information on this research area, please contact James Butler on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Churches Welcoming Refugees
Welcome Churches is hosting 'Churches Welcoming Refugees' on 12 October at St James’ Clerkenwell, London. This day is for churches across the UK who want to be practically equipped and resourced to grow their ministry amongst refugees.The event includes seminars on discipleship, integration, care and legal help. Book here.
This harvest season, All We Can is inviting you to ‘Deepen Your Roots’ with stories from Ethiopia where potatoes are helping to change people’s lives. To find out more about ‘Super Spud’, watch the video or download the resources for use during worship in groups, with children and young people or in schools here.
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