Circuit Farewell Service

Home » Circuit News » Circuit Farewell Service
Tynedale Methodist Circuit
Tynedale Methodist Circuit
Tynedale Methodist Circuit
Tynedale Methodist Circuit
Tynedale Methodist Circuit
IMG 4285
Tynedale Methodist Circuit
Tynedale Methodist Circuit
Tynedale Methodist Circuit
Tynedale Methodist Circuit

On Sunday 22nd July the Tynedale Circuit gathered at Corbridge Methodist Church to say farewell to Rev. Jane Cook as she comes to the end of her ministry in the Tynedale Circuit and prepares to move to the Sunderland Circuit.

Jane has served in Tynedale for 8 years initially having pastoral care of Wylam and Stocksfield Methodist Churches as a probationer minister and more recently having pastoral charge of Wylam, Riding Mill and Corbridge. Jane's ministry of pastoral care, mission and leading of worship has been widely appreciated by her congregation and the Circuit as a whole. Jane's ministry in the Circuit encouraging worship leaders, speaking to the Circuit meeting and working closely with colleagues was also remembered warmly at the service.

During her time in the Circuit Jane has been involved with the building projects at Wylam and Stocksfield where she has helped the congregations to think about how they will use they their new buildings for mission.

The service was led by Rev. Paul Dunstan, the Circuit Superintendent, the preacher was the Rev. Marian Olsen from the Barnsley Circuit who was previously a minister in Tynedale and Jane's assisting minister at her ordination. The music was led by the worship band from Wylam Methodist Church and David Kilner on the organ. Thanks for Jane's ministry were given by her Churches and prayers led by Sandra Martin the Senior Circuit Steward.

Marian preached on the story of Jesus walking on the water and how as followers of Jesus there are times when we feel more comfortable with the idea of staying in the boat, but to be true disciples we each need to take the risk and step out of the boat into the uncomfortable waters as Jesus calls us to walk with him.

You may also be interested in

Webteam: Wed 16 Oct 5:49pm

The Wednesday Forum Meeting speaker on 13th November is Mrs Gabriele Keenaghan who is talking about the Kinder Train. The meeting starts at 2.30pm. Everyone is welcome to come along to this meeting and hear what will be a very interesting...

Webteam: Mon 16 Sep 8:28am

This year we are supporting West Northumberland Food Bank during our Harvest celebrations. As part of these celebrations we are holding a Domino Drive and a soup and sweet supper on Saturday evening (21st September). The evening starts at 7pm — tickets are available by phoning Jean Buckley on 01434 633789 (£5...

HW CGO Prayer Walkers
Alex Dunstan: Mon 02 Sep 7:54pm

On Sunday 1st September, Haltwhistle Methodists stated their intention of sharing Jesus with others, and held a 'Get out of Church' Sunday. One group went to the local hospital and sang hymns and said prayers for the patients there; one group went Prayer Walking around the town, praying in strategic places, and chatting to people as they walked; a third group remained in the church hall...

© 2014 - 2019 Tynedale

GS02