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

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Latest News

Opportunity for young leaders

by Sarah Pothecary, 22nd January 2022

Do you have any mission work that may benefit from having the support of a young leader, employed either part time or full time for 1 year in a local context and receive some training relevant to…

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by Sarah Pothecary, 14th January 2022

Am delighted to announce that Wesley Methodist Church in Weeke, Winchester was awarded its Bronze Eco-Church certificate from A Rocha UK in December 2021.

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by Sarah Pothecary, 5th January 2022

WARNING Please be aware that a scam has resurfaced.If you receive an email / text purporting to be from a minister and asking if you are free – before you respond do check the email address / mobile…

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Upcoming Events

Ministers Conference 2022

1st February 2022, 9:00 AM – 2nd February 2022, 3:00 PM

Hope and Story - challenge and justice in ministryOpen to all ministers in the Southampton District at The Cumberland Hotel, Bournemouth. A £35 contribution is requested to secure your place for the…

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Justice or "Just is"

4th February 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Justice or "Just is": what does it mean to do the right thing?A talk by Rachel Lampard, with coffee, tea & cake.Rachel Lampard is a former leader of the Joint Public Issues Team and Vice-President of…

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Preaching Good News into the Climate Crisis

7th February 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

From Wesley House, Cambridge: Following our centenary event Global Methodist Perspectives on Climate Change in the summer Dr Richard Davis, our Director of the Centre for Faith in Public Life, is…

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