Falmouth & Gwennap Methodist Circuit

Our mission statement

The Falmouth & Gwennap Circuit: existing to identify where God is at work, and to join in.

Some information about us

The Circuit comprises congregations in various communities, meeting in chapel buildings, community halls, and Langholme MHA.

Each church has a Church Council, and members, friends and volunteers who worship and serve in their local church and community. Churches are encouraged to work together with other churches and the community.

Our Ministry Team comprises the Superintendent Minister, another Minister and two Supernumerary Ministers. The Circuit Meeting comprises dedicated staff and elected members, working together to enable the work of God throughout our Circuit, churches and communities, seeking to lead, inspire and support our congregations in mission and ministry.

Our purpose

The calling of the Methodist Church is to respond to the gospel of God's love in Christ and to live out its discipleship in worship and mission. The Methodist Church continues to discern how to live out its calling in a changed and changing world. The ministry of the Church is exercised as Christians together respond to God’s call and discover and use the gifts which the Holy Spirit has given them. In the church we help each other recognise and celebrate our gifts, discern and fulfil our calling, and resource and sustain our witness in a range of different contexts.

In the Falmouth and Gwennap Circuit, we aim:

  • To practice worship which honours God.
  • To tell the good news of Jesus Christ, and to enable people to share their faith stories.
  • To encourage discipleship, fellowship and learning in congregations and small groups.
  • To care for God’s creation – we are working to become an Eco Circuit.
  • To empower and support ministers and lay people in their gifts and ministry.
  • To practice good financial stewardship, with a vision for growth and sustainability.
  • To engage in activities which speak of God.

[The LORD appeared to Solomon upon the completion of the temple and said,] "If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land."

2 Chronicles 7:14

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

Concerned people use this passage in our day when discussing the problems with nations, governments, and leaders needing to repent. Let's remember that its most complete application must find its home in physical Israel, in us, and in our churches as "the Israel of God" (Galatians 3:26-29; 6:16; Romans 9:6-9). We can begin revival in our land, churches, and groups if we humbly commit to daily prayer, seeking God's presence in our world as we turn away from wickedness and seek God's forgiveness.

My Prayer...

O God, Father of all nations and peoples, please enter our world with clear signs of your power and grace. Transform us and our lives as we seek to live under the Lordship of Jesus! Call the lost to you through us. Use us as the first fruits of renewal and restoration as you begin to heal our land and our world through your people and your grace. In Jesus' name. Amen.

The Thoughts and Prayer on Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware. You can email questions or comments to phil@verseoftheday.com.
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