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

Swanmore Methodist Church – Children’s Cookery Club

by Sarah Pothecary, 12th March 2019

Swanmore Methodist Church – Children’s Cookery ClubDuring half-term week in February twelve young people aged between 6 and 14 gathered at Swanmore Methodist Church for a session of the popular…

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Full time Children & Families Worker

by Sarah Pothecary, 5th March 2019

Full time Children & Families Worker at Tilehurst Methodist Church in the Basingstoke and Reading CircuitAre you a dynamic, enthusiastic, creative, people person with a passion to share God’s love…

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Safeguarding Training - around the District

by Sarah Pothecary, 4th March 2019

EAST SOLENT AND DOWNSFoundation training9 March at Liphook Methodist church 1-5pm21 March at Portchester Methodist Church 6-10pmAdvance module13 March at Liphook Methodist Church 11-4pm6 April at…

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Upcoming Events

Bible Month - 23rd March 2019

23rd March 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Please join us on Saturday March 23rd 2019 in Salisbury Methodist Church for Bible Month training.This training day will give participants a deeper insight into the biblical book being studied and…

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Marriage & Relationships Forum

30th March 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

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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Food Safety Training

13th April 2019, 6:30 AM

Food Safety trainingThe Basingstoke and Reading Circuit have arranged a Level 2 Food Safety Course.If you volunteer on a regular basis with any activity which involves food preparation, or if you…

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