As we seek to grow and learn as Christian disciples, we do so together through mutual care and support.
All are welcome to join us on this journey.
At Sherwood Methodist Church we believe that prayer underpins everything that we do as a church community. Each Saturday morning we hold a time of prayer in a small group at church and welcome requests. The prayer ministry team usually offer prayer during the monthly 10.30am Communion service. Prayer shawls and squares are made by the Knit and Natter group and given to those needing extra prayer support.
Sherwood Men's Group
The Men’s Breakfast Group offers men linked to the church the opportunity to meet, share fellowship and have fun together. We meet monthly on a Saturday morning to share breakfast and discussion. From time to time, we also have speakers, short local walks or other social activities. We also like to join with men’s groups from other churches for weekends away.
Knit and Natter
We meet every other Wednesday 7.30pm either at church or on Zoom. We knit prayer shawls, angels, blankets for the neonatal unit, and even bunting. At times people also bring their own knitting or crafts.
We are not currently meeting but please continue to check the website for details.
Caring for Each Other
We all have a role in caring for each other. Our pastoral care is organised through our Encounter groups and our pastoral carers are called Befrienders. Everyone in the church, whether they attend an encounter group or not is attached to a group and so has someone to care for them.
We are working towards being a dementia-friendly church. People with dementia and their carers are encouraged to seek help and support from the church family. We have trained ‘Dementia Friends’ who are aware of what it is like to live with dementia and translate that awareness into action.
If you have any particular issues that you would like to speak to someone about, please contact us.
We aim to provide a safe space for everyone. The church has a strict safeguarding policy to provide a safe environment for children, young people and vulnerable adults. Anyone leading or helping in a group is required to undergo checks and the relevant level of training, both of which are constantly being monitored and updated. Download our Safeguarding Policy below: