Articles in the Methodism Category
Posted in Methodism, rant on 21 May 2013
I think another reason why the judgement in this case saddened me is that it effectively stops any fundamental reconsideration of how Methodist Ministers are invited to stay in one place or how they are moved round the country. I …
Posted in Methodism on 20 May 2013
Last week the Law Lords reached a final judgement on Preston v Methodist Church of Great Britain. (see http://ukscblog.com/case-preview-the-president-of-the-methodist-conference-v-preston-formerly-moore for some background) The judgement was complex, but the upshot was that Methodist Ministers are not ‘employees’, but rather ‘office …
Posted in Methodism, random on 1 July 2010
(just like the scenes in North Yorkshire on a Sunday outside my chapels)
You know that bit about the sun shines on the righteous and the unrighteous? Well, according to the Daily Torygraph it is true- Methodists in Britain live …
Posted in church, Methodism on 7 October 2009
I have magpied this from the ever-insightful http://goodinparts.blogspot.com/:-
TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR REDUCING STRESS
1. Thou shalt not be perfect, or even try.
Â 2. Thou shalt not try to be all things to all people.
3. Thou shalt leave …
Posted in Grace, Methodism on 2 April 2009
Once a year, along with all the other Methodist Ministers (they are called ‘presbyters’ actually. But I don’t like that word) in my area, I am required to attend ‘Ministerial Synod’. There we have to reaffirm our …