Welcome to Derby Methodist Circuit

We are a group of 21 churches in and around Derby, including four ecumenical churches and a Chinese-language congregation plus  Susanna Wesley House in Derby city centre  Together with Christians of other churches, we seek to be true to our calling to live as disciples of Jesus Christ, and to witness to the healing power of his love and forgiveness as we serve him in our local communities.

Welcome to Revd Neil Draper

Neil joined the Circuit this September taking pastoral charge at Alvaston, Mayfield Road and the Church on Oakwood


I consider it a great privilege to be called to work among you in the Derby Circuit.

My roots originate in Derbyshire. I grew up in a small village and attended a little chapel where I made a commitment to follow Jesus for the … Read more...

Nov 2017 update on the transformation at St Martin’s

Work is now well underway to transform the unattractive, tired church buildings at St Martin’s into a state of the art community hub and the church into a building fit for 21st century worship.

How has all this been possible?

For the last decade the small church congregation has been faithfully praying about how they could use their building to serve … Read more...