Welcome to our VIRTUAL MARKETPLACE as part of our 10th September Representative Synod – a place to engage, find resources, links to opportunities, or just have fun interacting with something different. Make the most of everything this online synod has to offer!
You are free to access this before, during, or after Synod has taken place.
Click the icons on the below map to explore the resources and links available in our virtual marketplace.
If you experience any difficulties accessing content, or want to provide feedback on this creative initiative, please contact Elliot Crippen: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click the icons to interact…
Welcome to the Synod Prayer Corner!
Let us pray together...
Synod Prayer by Elliot & Emma Crippen
Looking for regular prayer opportunities?
Find out more here
Find all Synod info, reports, and other resources on the Synod Webpage: www.yorkshirenemethodist.org/district/synods/
Reminder of Zoom link to rejoin Synod: https://zoom.us/j/94653061220
DIGITAL HELP FOR CHURCHES
Thank you for visiting the tech desk and coming to say hello!
Elliot Crippen, District Digital Enabler
Click the video to talk to me!
Find new and updated digital resources here: www.yorkshirenemethodist.org/digital-resources/
Get in contact with Elliot: email@example.com
Christmas Campaign Resources
This isn't something you need to "buy in" to - it's designed to be deliberately broad in scope, a "blank slate" that can compliment and sit alongside what local churches and circuits are already doing. Providing free resources for our Christmas services and aid in connecting with our communities. www.methodist.org.uk/thereisroomresources/
Methodist Conference Highlights
Click here to watch video
Upcoming Evangelism & Growth Webinars
NEW PLACES FOR NEW PEOPLE
Hi! Are you looking to start something new? You've come to the right place, watch the video below from the District new places for new people team:
Do you have an idea? Want help, support, or funding? Get in touch with us:
TEA & COFFEE AREA
Connect with others also attending District Synod - chat with friends, network with colleagues, or meet new methodists...
View the discussion thread on Facebook here
Outside of Zoom, we'll be encouraging conversation through our District Facebook Group. Share photos, thoughts, or just say "hello!".
(this is all entirely optional - and isn't a way to contact the platform party or the place to hold formal discussion on business matters taking place at Synod)
Have you booked your tickets for Flourish?
14 - 16 APRIL 2023
Find out more here: www.yorkshirenemethodist.org/flourish23/
Book tickets now: bit.ly/Flourish23Tickets
COMFY SOFAS - WELLBEING
Tara Goodall is the Wellbeing Officer for the District. If you would like any support with your wellbeing, signposting towards support, or can recommend any people or places that help with wellbeing please do get in touch.
Please feel free to print out these cards to use in your churches.
LEARNING NETWORK STAND
For details of learning opportunities being offered through the Learning Network, both regionally and connexionally, please see here…
Connexional Learning Network Brochure
Yorkshire Plus Leaflet of Events for 22/23
Looking for practical ways you can be salt and light? What action can you take right now, as an individual or church?Acts 435 is an online giving charity, based in York, directly connecting those who want to give with those who are in genuine need of their help, through a network of local churches and charities.
Visit Acts 435 website
DISTRICT YOUTH AREA
More coming soon...
Find more about what the District Youth team is up to here:
For those hungry to live differently the Jesus Way - Kairos is a Circuit in our District; a new network of missional communities with the support of a simple trustee body, but with the freedom to shape and evolve based on those who journey with us.
Kairos is embracing the season of Autumn, by exploring a Celtic Spiritual Rhythm over the coming year. We hope you’ll join us, feel free to drop in at any event.
Kairos Programme of Events for Autumn
Not into reading? Watch the video:
Find out more here:
METHODIST HOMES (MHA)
The UK's largest charity care provider and dedicated to enabling older people to live later life well.
An update from MHA to District Synod:
Find out more here: