Circuit Welcome Service at St John's Methodist Church

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On Saturday 31 August we will be welcoming our three new ministers; John, Rachel and John into the Circuit and to wish them well in their new roles.

Revd John Hellyer comes to us from the South East region where he was a District Chair and will be our new Superintendent. Revd Rachel Leather comes to us as a Probationer Minister from the South West Worcestershire Circuit and has pastoral responsibility for both Bishop's Cleeve and Cheltenham St Mark's churches. Revd John McNeill comes to us from the North of Scotland Mission Circuit where he was a Superintendent and has pastoral responsibility for Churchdown and Quedgeley churches.

We are delighted that John, Rachel and John are joining us in the Circuit and look forward to working with them.

The Circuit Welcome Service is being held at 6.30pm at St John's Methodist Church, Gloucester and will be followed by refreshments in Northgate Hall.

Everyone is welcome.

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