Welcome to the new Website for Chorley and Leyland Methodist Circuit. To find out about Connexion News, District Projects, the MANY events happening in the wider community and the District and job opportunities please click here. To find out more about us as a Circuit click here.
We are also now on Facebook , click the logo to visit.
Visit to the Old Rectory, Epworth (Rev G Fiak)
The Euxton Church with others joining from our circuit had a great time visiting the Old Rectory in Epworth on Saturday 3rd June 2017
The weather was very gracious to us and we really enjoyed the guided tour at the Rectory!
It was really nice to see how they have been continuously adding more artefacts as they are available. Also we just learnt that this year they will build new toilets (removing the old one) and admission place, as they have just received the funding for that! Great news!
It is my hope that we could create a tradition where we would visit historical sites of the Methodist church and that way gain more understanding of our wonderful heritage!
The three Priorities of the Circuit
More details to follow...
Growing Leaders - Mentors
MENTORS NEEDED - We are seeking people to become Mentors to participants on the Growing Leaders Course commencing in the autumn.
To meet with people every 4-6 weeks over 10 months, providing a sounding-board and promoting reflection on learning fromt he course. You don't have to be an expert on theology or leadership!
Contact - Deacon Ellen Monk-Winstanley - firstname.lastname@example.org (01772 456080)
Deacon Sylvie Phillips - email@example.com (01772 421319)
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Papa New Guinea
The Lancashire District sent a mission team of four people to Papua New Guinea in February this year including ourselves from this Circuit. One purpose of the visit was to strengthen links with Rarongo School of Theology and Mission whose principal, Garo Kilagi, served as a Minister in the Lancashire District some years ago. We also aimed to raise the profile of women in church leadership roles, as these opportunities are only just emerging in PNG.
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Bible Month - June 2017
Chorley and Leyland Methodist Circuit is engaging with Bible Month, an initiative of the connexional Methodist church, looking at the epistle of James during June.
Click Here to view the Poster detailing the themes for each week.
Below are the dates for Safeguarding Training.
Date Time Venue
Sat 17th June 9.30 am Eccleston
Mon 19th June 7.30 pm Spendmore Lane
Refresher Foundation Module
Date Time Venue
Sat 24th June 9.30 am Spendmore Lane
Mon 3rd July 9.30 am Chorley Methodist
Wed 5th July 7.30
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North West Christian Children and Youth Work Training
Nazarene Theological College, Manchester - 23rd September 2017, 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Fulwood Free Methodist Church, Preston - 21st October 2017, 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
£15.00 if you book before 4th September 2017 (£18.00 after). Group booking discount (5 places for the cost of 4)
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3Generate (Children and Youth Assembly)
Weekend tickets for 8-23 year olds cost £110 each. Tickets for leaders are free. Tickets include accommodation, meals and activities for the weekend.
Booking is now open and will close on 31 July for everyone except 19-23s (they can book until 18 October).
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Charity of the Year
Recently at our Circuit Meeting we voted for a Circuit Charity of the Year, to start in September 2017. The Charity that received the most votes were the Homeless Charities in Leyland and Chorley. Links to the websites can be found by clicking on the logos below. Please keep checking the website, more details will follow over the next couple of months.
Chorley Help the Homeless Bay 6 Project
Circuit Stewards are responsible, together with our Ministers, for the spiritual and material life of the whole Circuit.
Whilst this is an unpaid position, it is important that we are able to appoint calibre people, called by God, to this vital role.
If you wish to explore if you are being called into this ministry, please speak with one of the circuit ministers, or pass your name before the beginning of January 2017 to Brian King, Circuit Steward, (Tel 01772 619593); firstname.lastname@example.org or Revd Andrew Mashiter; Superintendent Minister, (Tel 01257 263251); email@example.com
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Our new Circuit Video was launched in our Churches on Sunday 8th January 2017. Please do take a look and learn more about our Circuit and who we are.