The Southampton District of the Methodist Church covers most 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

Donating Church Candle Wax for Ukraine

by Sarah Pothecary, 12th July 2024

Donating Church Candle Wax for UkraineWe have heard about an initiative to support Ukraine - Alongside Ukraine Relief, https://castlepointshopping.com/ukraine-relief-donation-centre/ you can also…

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3 Generate 2024

by Sarah Pothecary, 4th July 2024

3Generate 2024 is drawing ever-closer, and excitement is building as everything begins to fall into place. Tickets are still on sale until July 21st, as we prepare our jam-packed programme and look…

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thriving as a small church

by Tizz Tizzard, 3rd July 2024

In this 60-minute Zoom gathering you will hear stories of small churches that have make big steps in discerning God's call and making changes for the sake of mission. You'll also have an opportunity…

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Upcoming Events

Welcome Service for our Incoming Chair

1st September 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

We are delighted to invite all to join us at the Welcome Service for the incoming District Chair, the Reverend Rachel Bending, on Sunday September 1st 2024 at 3:00pm.The service will take place at…

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Join the Journey with Jesus for Disability Awareness Week

22nd September 2024

This year, Through the Roof is inviting churches to celebrate Disability Awareness Week (15-22 September 2024) by including local disabled people and holding a service on Sunday 22 September 2024, or…

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RTF Gathering - October

17th October 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The autumn meeting is to be led by Revd Margot Hodson on Thursday, October 17, 2024. Margot is Associate Vicar of the Shill Valley and Broadshire Benefice in Oxfordshire and Theology & Education…

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