We Welcome You to our Circuit

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Welcome to the Blackheath and Halesowen Methodist Circuit website. We are here to help you find out what's going on at your local Methodist church, act as a central contact point, and help facilitate the churches within the area.  If you have a question please don't hesitate to get in touch.


For Thursday 9th April Maundy Thursday reflection, and also the Stations to the Cross. You can find a prepared service and songs on our Reflections Tab at the top of this page. 

If you would like to watch any of our past services you can find them in the Archive Tab.

Thank you to everyone for their contributions to make these services happen. May you be blessed this Palm Sunday - Troy.  

Our Superintendent Minister Joseph Suray has written a special Easter Letter for you to read, and it can be found at this link: SIJS 

We are now in Holy Week and this Sunday 12th April will be Resurrection Sunday. What does this mean to you? To me it signifies a time in History when Jesus was risen from the dead as He said He would be, and conquered the grave so that we might live. Now the world cannot see this. A lot of the news recently is sharing that "families are closed in isolation due to Corona and cannot visit their families over Easter." Yet what they fail to appreciate is that Jesus body was in the tomb three days on His own. The disciples had fled and hid themselves (isolation), and even when the women went to visit the tomb on the day of His Resurrection, they went on their own. We do not hear of groups of people visiting this site. So reflect and think. Yes we have to stay at home for a few weeks over the Coronavirus, but this is nothing in comparison of where we will be when Jesus returns. The grave could not hold Him, death could not defeat Him, He reigns victorious, and we reign victorious with Him. 

Give Him thanks and praise, and remember that as Christians we believe in the Creator God, in Jesus Christ as our living Saviour and in the Holy Spirit who leads and guides us in our lives today.  As Methodists we believe we need to respond to the gospel of God's love in Christ and to live out its discipleship in worship and mission. In Ephesians 1:22-23 we are told that "He [Jesus] put all things under His feet and gave Him as head over all things top the church, which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all." 

In this season of Lent and Reflection as we now draw closer to the Cross, let us do so in adoration and praise. Let us give thanks and remember the words of Jesus when He said that "No one comes to the Father, except through me, (John 14:6)." Let us kneel in humble adoration for what He has done for us. Stand amazed for what He has done for you. 


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With so much information across the web regarding Coronavirus it can become confusing and overwhelming what to do. Below is a video on what you can do to prevent catching Coronavirus. Please remember to do what you can to keep yourselves and your families safe during this time. 

 

God is a God that loves and protects us. He tells us in Deuteronomy 31:6: "Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you." Let us stay safe, encourage one another, and pray for one another during these times.

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