District Diary


2018

SEPTEMBER

4              District Safeguarding Group at Thetford Methodist Church at 6.30pm

6              MWiB Executive meeting – 10 for 10.15am at Diss Methodist Church
8             Candidate Support Group – Venue TBC

11           Lay Employees & Lay Volunteer Network Day
               10.30am at Diss Methodist Church – Speaker Jane Gay

13           Diaconal Area Group Meeting – at 10am

18           Safeguarding Forum at Upwell Methodist Church from 2 – 3.30pm

20           District Superintendents’ Meeting - 10am - 3:30pm

21           MWiB District Forum – 10 for 10.30am at Diss Methodist Church

22           Representative Synod, King’s Lynn at 10am

24           Grants and Personnel Committee at 10.30am – Thetford Methodist Church

                Finance and Property Committee at 1.30pm – Thetford Methodist Church

24/26     Connexional Leadership Forum and Chairs Meeting

30           Halesworth Final Thanksgiving Service - 3pm

October


3              District Retired Minister’s Lunch – 11am at Outwell
Methodist Church

4              District Retired Minister’s Lunch – 11am at Trinity Church Lowestoft

4              Circuit Stewards Consultation Meeting at 7:30pm Thetford Methodist Church
6             W:L&P tutor/mentor training

11           Autumn District MWiB Day at Sheringham – 10 for 11am. Speaker Rev Anne Richardson

12           Norfolk and Waveney Senior Church Leaders Meeting - midday Diss Methodist Church

13           75th Anniversary Service of Thanksgiving for MHA, 3pm at Derby Cathedral
               Candidate Support Group – Venue TBC

15/16     Methodist Council meets

18           District Policy Committee meets at 10.30 am – Diss Methodist Church

20           Launch and Recognition of Deaf Church Fresh Expressions

– More information from Rev Anne Richardson

23           Countryside Officers Meeting – 10.30am Hethersett Methodist Church
29          
District Probationers Committee -  10 -12 at Diss Methodist Church

31           Broads Chaplaincy Management Committee – 10.30am Hethersett Methodist Church


November


3            Candidate Support Group – Venue TBC
5/8        
Stationing Matching Group 1

14           District Mission Enabler's Management Committee - 10:30am

15           Minister for the Deaf Community Management Committee - 10:30am

23           District Chairs Sabbatical Support Group Meeting - 10:15am District manse, Norwich

23/25     3generate at Pontins, Southport

26           District Probationers Committee -  10 - 1pm ish at Diss Methodist Church

27           District Safeguarding Group at Thetford Methodist Church at 6.30pm

30           Wesley House Benefactors and Founders Dinner and Service


December

3/4         Stationing Matching Group 2

4              Lay Employees & Lay Volunteer Network Day 10 for 10.30am at Diss Methodist Church

8              The Leys School Governors Meeting


2019      


January


10          
MWiB Executive – 10am for 10:15am at Diss Methodist Church

14/16     Connexional Leadership Forum and Chairs Meeting

17           Grants and Personnel Committee at 10.30am – Thetford Methodist Church

                Finance and Property Committee at 1.30pm – Thetford Methodist Church

19           District Candidates Committee – 9.30/10am at Diss Methodist Church

24           Ecumenical Prayer Chain - Norwich Cathedral

25           District Manse Committee - 10am District Manse Norwich 

25           Safeguarding Forum at Thetford Methodist Church from 3 – 4.30pm

30/31     Methodist Council meets


February


2           
District Treasurers Meeting - Saturday 2nd. February 10am Thetford Methodist Church
              Candidate Support Group – Venue TBC

11          District Policy Committee - at 10:30am Diss Methodist Church
15          Deadline for the Spring edition of Grapevine

22          MWiB District Forum – 10am at Diss Methodist Church

March


1/3        
District Local Preachers’ Study Weekend - Belsey Bridge

4             MWiB Daffodil Day at Westminster Central Hall, London

4/6         District Ministers’ Retreat - Belsey Bridge

11           District Probationers Committee -  10 – 1pm ish at Diss Methodist Church

11/13     Connexional Leadership Forum and Chairs Meeting

12           Lay Employees & Lay Volunteer Network Day 10.30am at Diss Methodist Church

20           East Anglia District Presbyteral Synod

23           The Leys School Governors Meeting

30          Representative Synod – Trinity Methodist Church, Lowestoft 10am


April


6/8        
Methodist Council meets


May


16          
Safeguarding Forum from 7 – 8.30pm venue TBC

18           MWiB Conference Day at Belsey Bridge Conference Centre, Ditchingham, 10am


June


3              Grants and Personnel Committee at 10.30am – Thetford Methodist Church

                Finance and Property Committee at 1.30pm – Thetford Methodist Church
11           Lay Employees & Lay Volunteer Network Day 10.30am at Diss Methodist

20           District Policy Committee at 10.30 – Diss Methodist Church

27/4 July   Methodist Conference convenes in Birmingham


July


19          Deadline for the Autumn edition of Grapevine



2020


June


25/2July                  
Methodist Conference convenes in Telford

Contact Info

(Please contact Alison Travis/The District Office only for matters that relate to the Methodist District. For Local Church or Circuit matters please contact the people on the individual Circuit and Church pages.)

01603 625765

Alison Travis

The District Office
Chapel Field Road Methodist Church
Norwich
NR2 1SD


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