Our Calling: Learning & Caring

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Learning & Caring

We are living out Our Calling through Learning and Caring by working with other churches to:

  • Engage with our local communities through specific projects
    Asylum Project Avenue Methodist + Trinity Family Friendly Centre, Middlesbrough + Cafes Haughton, Mustard Tree, Bondgate Centre, Northlands + Giving Garden + Make Lunch + The Well + Clothes Shop Northland + The Pantry — food for anyone to take when needed + Volunteering in community roles + Foodbank + Presence Ministry in Esk Valley + The Bridge Project
  • Support each other on our faith journey
    Pastoral Missioners + Carers and Pastoral Visitors + Bible Study + Funerals for non-church members + Hospital Chaplains — Mental Health Hospital + Youth — supporting young people on a faith journey + Worship leader and Local Preacher Training + Pastoral Work + Lay worker for families, young people and children + Junior Church — learning + House Groups + Wider learning + JAM
  • Develop groups and initiatives
    MHA + Methodist Women in Britain + Walk through the Bible + The Five Practices of a Fruitful Congregation +
    Great 50 Days + Pathfinders + Alpha + Encounter + Open the Book + School Assemblies + Open House — for care home residents + Lunch Clubs + Toddler Club + Christmas/Easter journeys

 

Passages of Scripture

 

Early Christian community Acts 2:42-47
Early Christian community Acts 5
Meaning in life Book of Ecclesiaties
Commandment: Love your neighbour as yourself Matthew 22:36-40
Feeding of the five thousand Matthew 14:13-21
Good Samaritan Luke 10:25-37
Jesus washes the disciples feet John 13:1-20
The vine and the branches John 15
Martha (caring) and Mary (hearing) Luke 10:38-42
The Beatitudes & Sermon on the Mount Matthew 5
What does God require? Micah 6:8
Love in action Romans 12:9-21
The Great Commission Matthew 28:19

 

Hymns and songs

 

Song Singing the FaithHymns and PsalmsSongs of Fellowship
A charge to keep I have 658 785
Brother, sister let me serve you 611 - 54
Christ's is the world - - 685
Give me the faith 661 - -
Have you heard God's voice? 662 - -
Jesu, Jesu, fill us with your love 249 145 -
Jesus, be the centre 447 - 1377
Jesus, you are changing me - - 311
Our God care for the environment 61 - -
Teach me my God and King 668 803
The Lord is my shepherd 805 - 1030
Will you come and follow me? 673 - 1120

 

These responses were from Spring Synod on 12 May 2018, when we met together as a district. During the course of the day we looked at how we live out our faith. We were asked to give examples from our local churches and write them on four pieces of paper titled: + Evangelism + Worship + Learning and Caring + Service

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