Lancashire Methodist District

District Events

Talking All Things


Do you have a passion for Equality for everyone in and out of your church?

Do you think it's time for change and a welcoming of everyone's Diversity?

Do you long to be part of an All Inclusive worship and community?

Then I might just have something for you.

Join myself, Rev'd Ruth Simpson (District EDI Officer), and Kristie Legg (Learning Network) on Zoom, 
Saturday 23rd January 2021 from 10.00 am for approximately 1 hour.

This is an informal chat for folks who are passionate about EDI and want to see it implemented as much as possible across the Lancashire district.

To register please email Rev'd Ruth Simpson on

RSVP - Listening for God's Invitation

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20th February 2021 - Biblical Calling: My Calling, 10.00 am - 12.30 pm - arrivals from 9.45 am

20th March 2021 - Our Calling: Methodist Vocations
, 10.00 am - 12.30 pm - arrivals from 9.45 am

17th April 2021 - God's Calling: Our Identity
, 10.00 am - 12.30 pm - arrivals from 9.45 am

15th May 2021 - Discerning Calling: Decision Making
, 10.00 am - 12.30 pm - arrivals from 9.45 am

For more information contact Edel on

We would like to let you know about a series of events offered by the Learning Network in NW&Mann aimed at helping 
people listen for God’s invitation in their lives. 


3Generate - District Monthly Meeting for Group Leaders


Tuesday 2nd February 2021, 7.00 - 8.00 pm

I look forward to meeting you on the 2nd February at 7pm and hope you can make it for then. I will be posting some content up on our new Facebook and Instagram pages for 3Gen in Lancashire and I would encourage people bookmark the pages and would welcome contributions from both those working with young people and young people themselves. The links for these pages are in the attached Powerpoint and here - and

Click the Eventbrite link to register for our next meeting, the Zoom link and password can be viewed from this page.

If anyone would like further information please email Simon Skidmore - 

Young Local Preachers Weekend

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The event for your communicators in the Methodist Church

Are you a preacher or evangelist, a worship leader of small group leader?

February 3rd 2021 7.00 pm-8.30 pm (Online). For anyone aged 16-30. Book on:  

In partnership with the Methodist Church : for more information contact

Click Here for poster


Growing Through Conflict

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A one day workshop exploring conflict and it's transformation, offered to leaders in churches and faith organisations.

Wednesday 24th February 2021 and Thursday 25th March 2021 09:30 to 15:45 on zoom 

A one day workshop to consider how conflict works in ourselves and in our church community, and develop some simple tools to transform situations of tension and conflict. 

To book your place on either day email Rob Glassonbury and include: 

 Your postal address 
· Your Circuit or denomination if not Methodist

For more information contact Brec Seaton

The Methodist Church has a training partnership with Place for Hope and there will be a small charge for non-Methodists sharing with us on this day. Please do not let costs deter you from joining with us.

Click Here to download the poster

Spiritually, Scripture and Conflict

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Wednesday 3rd March 2021, 9.30 am - 3.45 pm via Zoom

To deepen our understanding of the impact and wisdom of scripture in transforming conflict, and in transitioning through change.

To book your place email Rob Glassonbury and include:


For more information contact Brec Seaton:

Bookings close on 17th February The Methodist Church has a training partnership with Place for Hope and there will be a small charge for non-Methodists sharing with us on this day. Please do not let costs deter you from joining with us.

Lay Employee Event

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If the date isn't yet in your diary, please hold 
Tuesday 13th April 2021 free for our District Lay Employee Day. This is likely to be online so may not be the whole day, more details will follow.

Weekly Online Prayer Meeting - Tuesdays at 12.45 pm

Weekly Prayer meetingJoin others across the Methodist Church to pray together every Tuesday from 12.45 to 1.00pm. 


Register for all future prayer meetings here.


When you register for all future prayer meetings, you will receive an email containing a zoom link that will be the one you use from now on. It's important to keep the email somewhere you'll be able to find it each week, and add the event to your calendar if you are able to.


Please note: If you're having trouble finding your registration email, please check your spam/junk folder as it may have gone in there.


Please note: The meeting will be live-streamed to Facebook. If you don't want to be visible on Facebook during the meeting please turn off your video.

More than a Coffee Morning


There is an online coffee morning 
every Tuesday, 11.00 am for 45 minutes - could this be for you or someone in your church?

What is it like? It's like a coffee morning (although you have to bring your own bring and biscuit!)

How do I give it a try?

If you would like the link to the zoom coffee morning, please email Rob and he will send you the link.

Updates and more info on this and other events at

Click Here to read more
Click Here to download flyer