To view the Circuit Plan for March to May 2023 click HERE.
Events taking place at Brackley Methodist Church
- Monday 27 March: 9.30am Little Village Playgroup
- Monday 27 March: 14.30am Lent Course: Holy Habits (note this will take place at 11 Wodhams Drive, Brackley
- Friday 31 March: 10am Coffee Morning
Holy Week Pilgrimage
- Monday 3 April: 2pm Reflection of Jesus’ Prayerful Anger
- Tuesday 4 April: 2pm Reflection on Jesus’ Teaching on Tax
- Wednesday 5 April: 2pm Reflection on Jesus: The Humble servant
- Maundy Thursday 6 April: 2pm Relection on Jesus Breaking Bread
- Good Friday 7 April: 10am Reflections from the Cross. This will be followed by a service of witness in Brackley Market Place at 10.30am, following which tea/coffee and Hot Cross Buns will be served back at the church
- Easter Day Sunday 9 April: 10.30am Service of Holy Communion led by Rev Sara to celebrate the Risen Christ, Jesus Worthy of all Worship.
The Methodist Church has a tradition of receiving a second collection, following Holy Communion Services. This is for the Church leadership to respond to any requests of support. Following the Church Council this week, we will trial receiving this collection for the next 6 months. It is for your loose change, or larger amounts.
Easter Offering envelopes will be available in Church during Lent and Easter Sunday. The Easter Offering will go to the World Mission Fund of the Methodist Church in Britain, which supports and works with over 100 Partner Churches and organisations around the world. There will be a special service to dedicate the Easter Offering 2023 at Silverstone on Sunday August 30th at 6pm.
Volunteer at Festivals and Events
The Methodist Church is offering people the chance to volunteer at community outreach initiatives taking place at various national events including the Silverstone F1 weekend. For further details click here.
Men into Extra time meet on Fridays at the Anne Leighton Room, Brackley Football Club from 12.30 – 2.30pm. The next meeting will take place on 31 March
For further information contact email@example.com/07821 398490
Coordinator for Justice, Dignity and Solidarity Group in the District for 2023-26;
This role description outlines the responsibilities of the coordinator of the District Justice, Dignity and Solidarity Group. This Group arose in response to the Strategy for Justice, Dignity and Solidarity of the Conference of 2021 and builds on the legacy of the previous District Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. The coordinator of the Group is appointed by the District Executive for a term of three years.
Aims of the role:
- To provide leadership to the Group in fulfilling the purposes and responsibilities laid out in its Terms of Reference and To work alongside ecumenical, inter-faith and community groups, as required, to advance Equality, Diversity and Inclusion within the District
Key tasks of the role:
- One of tasks is to refer to the District Safeguarding Officer any Equality, Diversity and Inclusion issues that have safeguarding implications
- To support the District Chair and Executive on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion matters
- To ensure there is chaplaincy provision for the Members of the Justice, Dignity and Solidarity Group, during and/or after the meetings of the Group
Experience and skills required:
- Awareness of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion principles and the Methodist Church’s Strategy for Justice, Dignity and Solidarity
- Understand the importance and limits of confidentiality
- Able to respond to issues quickly
- Have sensitivity and good interpersonal skills
- Commitment to self-learning and professional development
- Able to prepare reports written to a professional standard
Deadline for expressions of interest: 31st March 2023
Please contact the District Office for an Expression of Interest Form at email address; –
The Methodist Church has published guidance, full details of which can be found HERE. In particular we would encourage people to be aware of the comfort and safety of those around them.