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Conference Business Digest

Conference Business Digest - a report for local churches about the business of the 2018 Methodist Conference

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Action for Children

Bonds of perfect charity - How Action for Children brings fullness in abundance

Action for children 1Our work, which comes in truly various forms, reaches children and young people across the UK. It is, therefore, quite challenging to convey in a few words how we make a real difference. However, a closer look at just one of our almost 600 services can do just that.


Tafarn Newydd Children & Families Service, based in Pontypool, Wales, supports disabled children. During the week, children with Autism, aged up to four years old, can play, learn and develop in a safe and happy environment, with multi-agency support tailored towards their specific needs.

An after-school club is available to reduce the risk of family breakdown by providing regular short breaks. It offers disabled children, aged from four to eighteen, chances to integrate with the local community through fun activities of their choice.


During weekends, the service runs Saturday short breaks for children, aged from 8 to 18, with a diagnosed or emerging diagnosis of a range of disabilities. Here, we support children to increase their social independence and access community activities

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While these initiatives operate, parents and carers can have a regular break, or do the crucial things that are essential, but sometimes made very difficult with a child with additional needs, such as grocery shopping.


You can learn more about what we do and how we do it through special events like Action for Children Sunday. This year, the annual occasion takes place on Sunday 8 July – some churches may mark it on another Sunday before or after that. The generous offerings from these special worship services go towards helping more children and families, whatever their needs.

Thank you for your support and generosity to Action for Children.


Dean Pettipher
Methodist Talent and Communications Intern, Action for Children
For more information, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit actionforchildren.org.uk.

Lincolnshire Community Healthcare Chaplaincy

Community Healthcare Chaplaincy: the story so far

As a GP, the Medical Director for NHS North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group, and an ordinand with the Church of England, Dr Robert M Jaggs-Fowler has a vision for chaplains in GP surgeries.  In April 2017 Lincolnshire Methodist District took this project on....

 

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Communication Advice

   Communication Advice 2014    In 2015 various people across the District met to discuss Internet Etiquette, and here is what the group came up with:

 

 

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Vacancies

The District Council is seeking to find volunteers to fill various District roles in the coming months.  Please consider if you can help with a particular area of work.

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