Welcome to the Borders Mission web site
The Borders Mission Circuit comprises a group of Methodist Churches serving the area along the Nottinghamshire Derbyshire border, a mixture of former mining communities and the edge of the beautiful Peak District. Whenever you are in the area you will be assured of a warm welcome in any of the churches.
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Services and other eventsIt is with sadness that for several weeks now we have suspended all events in church buildings around the circuit in line with Government guidance.
People, not the building, are the church and we will continue to find innovative ways to worship and join together in prayer.
For a guide to radio and television services available download Corona Radio Services
We are pleased to say that the Government guidance is slowly changing and so churches in the Circuit can start to consider re-opening for worship. The Methodist Church have compiled guidance to help Church Councils in their decision to re-open. Please see this letter (BMC Letter to all members) from the Circuit Ministers which explains the steps to reopening and also includes a survey which we would like as many of our members and worshippers to complete by 31st July 2020. The results will help the Circuit Leadership Team to plan strategically for reopening. If you have any questions on the letter or on our buildings reopening please contact your minister. The circuit is publishing a monthly preachinbg plan which is available on the downloads page
Advent Course 2020
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Our Circuit Advent course, led by Rev Peter begins on Wednesday evening by Zoom. Please send an . For those who wish to follow at a different tine the course will also be available on YouTube sometime after Wednesday evening and the link for this is here. To prepare for the course you can download the booklet here. Advent booklet
Rev Peter Taylor will be leading another Zoom Icons (and other art) retreat for Advent. This will be centred on Mary and The Annunciation.
Paper copies can be made available for people who do not have access to Zoom.
This will take place on Thursday 17th December, 10.30-12 noon.
Please send an
The circuit hosts a number of Zoom services: -
At 10.30 am each Sunday, to join us please send an
Compline at 9.00 pm on Thursday 3rd 10th and 17th December please send an
Ministers Weekly Message
As we are unable to meet together our circuit ministers are issuing a weekly message. Please feel free to view or download the message by following the link below: -
Please visit the Methodist church website for further information. www.methodist.org.uk
We of course will be praying for our communities, but if you have specific requests please do not hesitate to phone or email one of the circuit ministers.
Rev Robert Hurley 01773 861955
Rev Ann Anderson 01246 862330
Rev Peter Taylor 01623 554259
Rev Nicola Briggs 01623 752349
Borders Mission Circuit is a Registered Charity in England and Wales no. 1156488.