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Throughout the district and wider region, we are considering ways that we can grow as churches...

At synod, one of speakers was Andrew Orton, who spoke of his research within the north-east area. You can download a copy of his research here. Hard copies are also available from the Synod Secretary. Please contact the District Administrator for more information.

Darlington Methodist District is sponsoring ten places for members of circuit leadership teams to attend the regional Navigating Change conference. The conference takes place on Monday 5 November 2018 at Chester le Street Methodist Church. This is a day for anyone who wants to regain a sense of urgency and energy, catch a fresh vision and to begin the process toward growing and planting new churches... Visit the website for more information.

On Saturday 17th November 7pm at Guisborough Methodist Church, there will be a workshop to think about the ways the church can develop a culture of invitation. Michael Harvey will be leading the workshop that is aimed at helping us to think about developing welcoming churches into welcoming and inviting churches.

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Please follow this link to see a webinar discussion led by Helle Sewell with Rev Richard Andrew and Michael Harvey looking at how we can be an invitational church. This is an opportunity to understand what the acronym ACORN means and how we can put it in...

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