Domestic Abuse Webinar

The Methodist Church in Britain is hosting its second webinar on domestic abuse on Thursday 25th November, between 10am and 12 noon. Prominent speakers include Rev Sonia Hicks (President of Methodist Conference) and Jess Phillips MP (Shadow Minister for Domestic Abuse and Safeguarding). Survivors of abuse (male and female) will also tell their story.

This is an important issue for society and the church, and you are encouraged to register for this free event. For more details and to register online click here.

If you, or someone you know, is experiencing domestic abuse and needs helps, call Scotland’s Domestic Abuse 24 hour Helpline on 0800 027 1234 or visit If you or someone you know is in immediate danger call 999. #ReportDomesticAbuse

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President and Vice President of Methodist Conference – Reaction to COP26 agreement

Rev’d Sonia Hicks, President of the Methodist Conference and Barbara Easton, Vice President of the Methodist Conference have issued statements in reaction to the COP26 agreement. It can be read in full, here.

A statement made by the Joint Public Issues Team, incorporating The Baptist Union of Great Britain, the United Reformed Church and the Methodist Church in Britain can be read here.

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Methodist Global Declaration for Climate Justice

Over 20 senior leaders from Methodist Churches around the world have signed a joint statement calling on world leaders to act at COP26 to achieve climate justice. Leaders from the Methodist Churches in Italy, the Pacific Islands, Zambia, Britain and Uruguay join leaders from six other countries and regions, and leaders from the European Methodist Council, World Methodist Council and United Methodist Church to release the statement at the start of the second week of COP26. Read more here.

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Multi Faith Declaration for COP26

Leaders from faith communities across Scotland, including Rev Mark Slaney Chair of the Methodist Church in Scotland, have issued a joint declaration for COP26. Please do take time to read it.

Strathclyde Circuit will be hosting fringe events in Woodlands Methodist Church to coincide with COP26. For more details please visit their dedicated website.

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