The Southampton District of the Methodist Church covers all of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, extends to Dorset and Somerset in the West and up into Berkshire and south Oxfordshire.  We have over 80 ministers serving over 200 churches, ranging from small rural communities to large urban conurbations, from coastal towns to major cities to the delights of the New Forest.

Latest News

Part-time Circuit Administrator

by Sarah Pothecary, 13th February 2019

Basingstoke & Reading Methodist CircuitThe post holder will have the following responsibilities:to provide administrative support to the Circuit Stewards, Superintendent Minister/Deputy…

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Marriage & Relationships Discussion Forums

by Sarah Pothecary, 24th January 2019

As a District we are keen to continue the conversations around Marriage & Relationships, especially in light of the subject coming to Conference in 2020. We have therefore tasked a group to…

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Safeguarding - Advanced Module

by Sarah Pothecary, 21st January 2019

Forthcoming training dates in the Kennet & Test Valley circuit, for the Advanced Module. All are welcome.Tuesday 5th March at Newbury Methodist Church, Northbrook Street, Newbury RG14 1ANSaturday 9th…

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Upcoming Events

An informal service focusing on the biblical case for caring for the planet

3rd March 2019, 5:00 PM

Thinking Globally and Biblically; Acting Locally and Practically An informal service focusing on the biblical case for caring for the planet. With Revd Dave Bookless, Director of Theology at A Rocha…

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Green Fair

9th March 2019, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Activities and presentations from local environmental organisations, sharing practical ways that we can care for our world. Refreshments available throughout, Light lunches from 11:45am

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Circuit Music Day

16th March 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The opportunity to sing the Gospel Songs we don’t often get a chance to sing in church - please see poster for full details including registration (event is free)

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