The Mission of the Circuit
In short The South West Tyneside Circuit is seeking to enable our churches to proclaim and affirm God’s love, for us and for all people; through our worship, discipleship and care, and through our mission in service and evangelism.
Circuit Mission Statement:
‘ Methodist Churches worshipping, witnessing together for Christ in South West Tyneside.’
Our Circuit Policy 2009 reads:
- We exist to embody the love of God in Christ through the Holy Spirit
- We will endeavour to do this by enabling individuals and communities in their worship.
- We are committed to accountable and responsible discipleship
- We will endeavour to do this by encouraging growth in Christian life and faith.
- We aim to enable and enliven people in acts of loving service and discipleship
- We will endeavour to do this by equipping people to serve.
- We aim to see lives changed through the Love of Christ
- We will endeavour to do this by developing areas of opportunity and mission.
- In order to encourage cooperation between churches and facilitate good stewardship, we seek to encourage Circuit-wide cooperation as an extension of commitment to each other in God without jeopardising any particular successful area of local work.