What is it?
- This pilot project is being run in partnership with Place for Hope and the Methodist Connexion from 2020- 2023
- We offer support from a team of accredited practitioners, trained as mediators and facilitators with understanding and experience of the Methodist Connexion
- The project is independent of the Connexional Complaints and Discipline process and can be used whether or not an informal complaint has been made
Who is it for?
- The pilot is taking place in 3 Learning Network Regions: Eastern England, London, and North West and Mann
- Anyone in leadership in the Methodist Connexion in the three pilot regions can ask for support by getting in touch with us e.g., a Circuit Stewart, Circuit Superintendent, Presbyter, Deacon, District Chair
- Work is fully funded and there will be no cost to your congregation, Circuit or District
- Find out about other practicalities
What does it offer?
- We can help to navigate disagreement or conflict in your community between individuals or groups of people
- Support for your church group to have a difficult conversation
- Resource for a District Reconciliation Group or Local Complaints Officer during the informal complaints section of the Standing Orders
- Find out more in the facilitated conversations and help in a crisis sections
How do I get in touch?
Place for Hope is pleased to be working alongside Richard Armiger, Director of Regional Learning and Development, who is leading this work for the Methodist Connexion.