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

Circuit and Church Stewards Handbooks 2019

by Sarah Pothecary, 16th October 2019

The new handbooks for circuit and church stewards are now available for download here:Circuit StewardsChurch Stewards

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District Announcement

by Sarah Pothecary, 14th October 2019

Following the announcement of my new role as Head of Ministries a process was undertaken to appoint a new Chair, as explained in the second mailing which came out to Synod members (copy below).  I am…

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Learning Network

by Sarah Pothecary, 27th September 2019

Great events around the District from the Learning Network - check them out here ad sign up!  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/the-southern-amp-islands-regional-learning-network-14419093027

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Upcoming Events

Chaplaincy Listening, Discernment and Engagement Day

15th November 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Birmingham District of the Methodist Church in Great Britain is delighted to announce a special day for chaplains and those exploring chaplaincy.Details are as follows:Event:   …

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Ministers Conference 2020

4th February 2020, 9:00 AM – 5th February 2020, 4:00 PM

4-5th FEBRUARY 2020at the Best Western Hotel Royale, Bournemouth CHANGING CHURCH, CHANGING MINISTRYLed by Doug Swanney, Connexional Secretary andRev’d Andrew Wood, Head of…

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