Welcome

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.

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

Photo by Yoksel 🌿 Zok on Unsplash


Latest News

World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women

by Sarah Pothecary, 18th August 2022

World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church WomenAll six days of the World Assembly can now be viewed on our Youtube channel. Fabulous music from our Music Director Rev Dr Amelia Koh-Butler…

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Action for Children

by Sarah Pothecary, 18th August 2022

Thank you very much!Our thanks to the churches that hosted an Action for Children Sunday service this year.  Colleagues who attended services in person felt welcome and it was such a great feeling…

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Cost of living crisis

by Sarah Pothecary, 8th August 2022

From Action for Children:Following cuts to Universal Credit, soaring energy bills and prices rising at their fastest rate in 30 years, low-income families are enduring a miserable time.Our frontline…

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Upcoming Events

Advanced Module training- last slots in August!

1st August 2022 – 31st August 2022

In order to meet the 31 August deadline for WLs and LPs to have their Advanced Module training, the District Safeguarding and Learning Network teams have worked hard to create more slots in August,…

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Understanding Modern Day Slavery: A Safeguarding Webinar

21st September 2022 – 22nd September 2022

40.3 million people are in slavery worldwide (Global Slavery Index, 2018). Most of these are women and girls (71%). And the problem does not stop at the UK border.Run in partnership with the…

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Q&A - Local Preachers' Secretaries, Tutors and all Ministers

1st October 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Bob Bartindale (Connectional Local Preachers Officer) is leading a ‘question and answer’ session for Local Preachers’ Secretaries, Local Preachers’ Tutors and Circuit Ministers within the Southampton…

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