The Anglican and Methodist Church of St Matthew Rastrick


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A Father's Love 1Watch the Video 'A Fathers Love' as part of  'Thy Kingdom Come'

For coming Events at St Matthew's in 2019  see our Facebook Page (or consult the Calendar) 

Download the Conference Business Digest - A Report for local churches about the business of the 2018 Methodist Conference. You can also download the Readers Guide to Mission and Ministry in Covenant. The guide summarises the proposals that have been welcomed by the Church of England's General Synod in February 2018. Conference directed further work be undertaken on the proposals for bringing the Methodist Church and the Church of England into closer communion with one another.

  Bishop Nick

The Rt Revd Nick Baines, Bishop  of Leeds: recently wrote about the Brexit Debate in Westminster.   Read Bishop Nick's blog

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Our monthly Magazine -'The Follower"

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Sadly, the West Yorkshire Ecumenical Council has been disbanded as from the 31st December 2016. Meetings of Senior Church leaders and Ecumenical Officers will in the future be convened under the title of 'West Yorkshire Churches Together". Watch this space for developments.

West Yorkshire Churches Together website.

Leeds  Diocesan News 

Diocesan News January 2017

Diocesan e-news       

 Diocesan Environment e-news. March  2019 - Issue 23

West Yorkshire Methodist District Newslettters

The Methodist Church E-News

From Testimony Faith Homes, Eldoret, Kenya - John Green's blog   Daryl, Esther and John Green

and the Testimony Faith Homes    

October 2018 Update and  October 2018 Thanks

Miriam Knowles CMSFrom CMS Neema Crafts, Tanzania   -    Miriam Knowles' blog and

Miriam's Newsletter January  2017

Miriam's Link Letter No 9 January 2017

Miriam's Newsletter September 2017

Miriam'sLink letter No 10 September 2017

Miriam's Newsletter October 2018

Miriam's Newsletter No. 13 February 2019

The Church of England newspaper - The Church Times

The Church of England Newspaper

The Methodist Church Newspaper - The Methodist Recorder  (not available on-line) except on Twitter

Letter from Secretary of Methodist Conference 
of 7 July 2016 Resolution following Referendum on EU Membership

The August Edition of the Diocesan News contains a letter from all the Diocesan Bishops on the subject of Reconcilation following the EU Referendum.