The Southampton District of the Methodist Church covers most 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.

Our District Chair is Revd Andrew de Ville and you can contact his PA, Sarah Pothecary here


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Latest News

Modern Slavery

by Sarah Pothecary, 21st May 2024

The Church of England’s modern slavery response, The Clewer Initiative, and Nottingham Trent University (NTU) have partnered to bring awareness to exploitation and slavery within the UK’s hand car…

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Springs Dance Company productions for your church

by Sarah Pothecary, 13th May 2024

A Time to Mourn, A Time to Dance - an uplifting dance production for your church to host.Bring your community together to watch an intimate portrayal of grief and joy performed by five outstanding…

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by Sarah Pothecary, 13th May 2024

SYNOD DATES 2025Presbyteral Synod 26th February              Representative Spring Synod 5th April            Representative Autumn Synod 20th Sept

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Upcoming Events

Petersfield Area Churches Annual Coach Holiday

6th July 2024 – 13th July 2024

Petersfield Area Churches Annual Coach Holiday Tour to York Saturday 6th July – Saturday 13th July 2024 Queens Hotel, York Centrally located on the south bank of the River Ouse, just a short walk to…

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RTF Gathering - October

17th October 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The autumn meeting is to be led by Revd Margot Hodson on Thursday, October 17, 2024. Margot is Associate Vicar of the Shill Valley and Broadshire Benefice in Oxfordshire and Theology & Education…

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