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Local Preachers

  • Contacts

    • Supporting Local Preachers

      The Methodist Church is trying to improve communications with Local Preachers, and the first phase of this to try to update contact information. If you are a local preacher, or know any, there’s a simple sign up form here. There has been a great response so far, but please do share this as the church wants to be able to reach as many as possible.

      Circuit Local Preachers’ Secretaries

      Manchester Pamela Sewart
      Salford Pat Wilson
      Stretford and Urmston Margaret Curtis
      Altrincham Dot Bretherton
      Sale Stella Walker via Circuit Administrator
      Oldham and Saddleworth Elaine Schofield
      Shaw and Royton Rev Neville Whitehead via Gill Dascombe
      Stockport Frank Dean
      Hazel Grove and Poynton Alan Rashleigh
      Bramhall and Wythenshawe Catherine Clowes and Sylvia Cowling
      Romiley via Superintendent Rev Will Hunter
      Whaley Bridge via Gill Dascombe
      Buxton Ruth Hayter
      Alderley Edge and Knutsford Jenny Mossman
      High Peak Jackie Goddard
      Glossop Philip Ronson
      Hyde and Denton Heather Bowery
      Ashton-under-Lyne Barbara Muir
      Macclesfield via Circuit administrator Jane Walker
    • District Local Preachers’ Secretary

      Gill Dascombe

      Hello! I’m Gill Dascombe the District Local Preachers’ Secretary. I work as a Hospital Pharmacist for Pennine Care NHS Trust in Ashton-under-Lyne. I have been a Local Preacher since 1987 in the Hazel Grove and Poynton Circuit, during which time I have been Circuit LP secretary and ‘Faith and Worship’ tutor. I love all aspects of being a Local Preacher, but my special interests include the creative use of prayer and music in worship, narrative preaching, and the leading of retreats and quiet days.

      Contact: Gill Dascombe