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Methodist Women in Britain

Methodist Women in Britain is a movement within the Methodist Church, led by a group of volunteers and funded by donations, which aims to connect women with an interest in creative spirituality and a passion for global social justice. We hold day conferences and residential events, produce printed and online resources and engage in social justice campaigns. MWiB is about more than Methodism, more than women and more than Britain – we have strong links with the World Church, and are part of the World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women.

You can find out more by visiting their website.

District Officers:

President: Celia Shires - 01642 465910

Vice President: To be appointed

Secretary: Helen Weighell - 01642 710630 -

Minutes Secretary: Dorothy Hutton

Residential Events Secretary: Win Aston - 01642 884381 -

Day events Secretary:Chris Spink - 01388 722315 -

Treasurer: Mrs Lesley Morland - 01388 762663 -

Newsletter Editor: Mrs Roma Ross - 01287 636598 -

Representing us at the MWiB Forum: Celia Shires

District representative for MWiB, Celia Shires, describes the work done by the Darlington District group for MWiB here.

News from MWIB

Conference Fringe Event – Friday 26 June 2015

This will take place at Lord Street West United Church, Southport PR8 2BH.  Men and women are welcome to join in this special service, which includes the commissioning of Anne Browse as Connexional Methodist Women in Britain president for 2015-17.  A new resource pack on Dementia Friendly Churches, jointly produced by Methodist Homes and MWiB, will also be launched.  Teas will be served in the hall from 5.30pm, enabling you to share with friends, and shop at the stalls of MWiB (both resources and merchandise) and selected partners.  The service begins at 7.30pm.  Tickets are not required.

Pilgrimages – Lindisfarne in August 2015:

At present just one place remains on the walking pilgrimage to Lindisfarne planned for THIS August (17th-22nd).  More information can be found by clicking on the pilgrimage image on the front page of the MWiB website  If you are interested, please email Jill Baker at as soon as possible – first come, first served!