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.
Ascension Day – Worship Resource
The Ascension of Jesus – written by Revd David Owen – based on the Lectionary Gospel reading, Luke 24:44-53.
Sunday Worship Resources
8.00am – collectively, or at your leisure – Findern and Newmount Methodist Church – Sermon led by Revd Greg Obong-Oshotse on YouTube – ‘The Holy Spirit, Our Helper’
10.30am collectively, or at your leisure – This week’s printable sermon – Aldersgate Sunday – written by Revd David Owen – based on the Lectionary Gospel reading, John 17:1-17 .
10.30am – Chellaston and St Thomas’ Road Methodist Churches meet together for worship each Sunday on Zoom led by Revd Jenny Dyer, Superintendent Minister, Derby Circuit. For more information regarding this service please email
10.30am – Littleover Methodist Church meet together for worship each Sunday on Zoom led by Revd Gary Watt. Theme – ‘Flourishing and Abundant Life in Lockdown’. For more information regarding this service please email
6.00pm Sunday & 8.00pm Wednesday – Duffield, Allestree and St John’s Methodist Churches meet together for worship on Skype led by Revd David Owen. For more information regarding this service please email or
For short daily prayers and a recorded written Sunday service – Click on the Newmount website here
Printable Liturgy – prepared by Methodist Church House
11.00am – Live-streaming and YouTube videos – Methodist Central Hall Westminster
11.00am – Live-streaming and YouTube videos – Wesley’s Chapel London
10.30am & 6.30pm – Sthie (‘At home’) – To join in a very different worship experience, try Sthie (‘At home’) from the Isle of Man. Join in live on Sundays by joining a Facebook group. For details see www.andyfishburne.com/2020/03/15/sthie-at-home-online-worship/
Other resources for online worship – Singing the Faith Plus website
You can find more resources and information on the Nottingham & Derby District
and the Methodist Church House website
Links to Resources for Children
The Methodist Church have a brand new creative arts competition. The idea is that you write a poem, make a picture or take a photograph in response to the theme of ‘What is God saying?’ Find more information here
Family Resources – shared by Littleover Methodist Church (updated 08.05.20)
Resources provided by Methodist Church House found here
Life Church – YouTube videos, music and other resources for children
Following the Government Guidelines there will be no Methodist Churches holding Sunday Services and ALL meetings are on hold.
It is with sadness that all Methodist groups, gatherings, prayer meetings and house groups etc are suspended until the Government advise us otherwise.