Information and Guidance from the District
This page was last updated at 13:03 on Wednesday 09 September
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Covid-19 Support Request
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, these are difficult and challenging times. At a recent meeting of the District Advance Fund (DAF) Committee it was agreed to set aside £200,000 to provide help and assistance to the district, circuits and churches.
The fund is now available and circuits and churches are, therefore, invited to complete the application form which must be signed by the Superintendent Minister.
The fund will be open initially for a period of 18 months. Applications can be made for help for items such as cleaning, PPE equipment and sanitiser, and help with audio-visual equipment (for worship purposes). Applications for other items/reasons are welcome.
For more information and to access the application form, please click here.
Your questions on reopening churches, answered
On Thursday 13 August, the District held a Question and Answer session on the re-opening of churches. The panel included Revd Michaela Youngson (Chair of District), Becky Skinner (District Safeguarding Officer), Sandy Youngson (Public Health Specialist at Brent Council and lead at our Infection Control in Faith Settings Briefings) and Kathleen Henriques-Brown (District Property Development Officer.
A full transcript of the session is now available and can be accessed by clicking the link below. Please note that all information given in this session is correct as of Thursday 13 August. Guidance will likely have been updated after this time.
Letter from the District Chairs - updated guidance from the Methodist Church re church closures
The London District Chairs have written a letter informing all London Ministers of the complete closure of church premises, in accordance with updated information from the Methodist Church. Please view the letter here.
List of radio stations for worship
As church worship services are suspended, we will all be looking for new ways to continue worshipping from our own homes. Radio is one such medium by which we can all come together in and continue to worship. Here is a list of radio stations offering worship services. If we have missed any, please contact us via email and we will update the list.