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

The Story Project

by Tizz Tizzard, 19th September 2019

The Story Project Stories are the way we communicate our feelings, emotions, beliefs and values. Stories impart truth and reveal our heart. The Story Project is a partnership project involving Cliff…

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Growing Young

by Tizz Tizzard, 18th September 2019

Ten Things You don't need to Grow Young!A precise size. Don’t buy into the Goldilocks fantasy that some churches are too big, others are too small, and some are “just right.” We saw no statistical…

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Evangelism Encouragers

by Tizz Tizzard, 18th September 2019

We meet 3 or 4 times a year, in the East and the West of the district. We meet for a drink and some nibbles. We share stories from our contexts. We encourage one another in the task. We promote each…

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Upcoming Events

Autumn Synod

21st September 2019, 9:30 AM – 4:15 PM

Autumn Synod - 21st September 2019

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Superintendents Day

24th September 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Superintendents' Day - 24th September @ Shirrel Heath, agenda to follow

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Death Cafe training

28th September 2019, 9:45 AM – 1:00 PM

The idea of a death café is to enable people to be comfortable with talking about death as a part of life. It’s to look at our attitudes to death, the sadness and the humour that goes with it, the…

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