District Officers 2013-2014



Mrs Gillian Holmes

80 Hill Top Road HD3 3SJ

Tel: 01484 654096

Email: gillian@gdholmes.co.uk



Rev Barbara Fairburn

119 Rein Road WF3 1JQ

Tel: 0113 253 6037

Email: barbara.fairburn123@btinternet.com








Treasurer & Blenheim Treasurer

Mrs Judith Robinson

7 Priestley Grove HD4 7RG

Tel: 01484 429055


Representative to Connexional Forum

Mrs Glenys Vere

6 Greaves Fold HX4 9DY

Tel: 01422 373899

Email: gvere1@btinternet.com     


Methodist Women in Britain

(incorporating the Women’s Network in the Methodist Church and the British Unit of the World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women)







     President’s Theme

“All of you are Christ’s body and each one is part of it”

      1 Corinthians 12:27


District Events

Friday 30th August 2013 7.30 pm

Mosquito Nets for Kenya Roadshow (President’s

Project on Millennium Development Goal 4)

at St. Andrew’s Methodist Church, Halifax  HX3 0AT


Saturday 5th October 2013 10 am – 3.00 pm

Unbuttoning our Ears’ a day with Touchstone

led by Barbara Glasson & Ruth Hilton at St Andrew’s Methodist Church, Liversedge

WF15 6EF  (packed lunch required)


Thursday 28th November  2013 -  2.00 pm

Film afternoon at the Rex Cinema, Elland  HX5 0DF

‘Tickets £3.50 from Glenys Vere


*Thursday 13th March 2014  1.30 pm – 3.00 pm

Creativity Afternoon  – Butterflies (New Life)

Aldersgate Methodist Church, Bradford


Wednesday 9th April 2014 - 10 am for 10.30

Conclude 12.30 pm (packed lunch optional)

Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and

Israel – speaker Hilary Brown at Trinity Methodist Church,

Middletown, Skipton, BD23 2EA


Thursday 19th June 2014  2.30 pm – 7.30 pm

‘Pilgrims and Companions’

An afternoon/evening with Linda Crossley, Connexional

MWiB President, including afternoon tea at Baildon

Methodist Church BD17 5NH


Saturday 20th September 2014 (hold date)

Opportunity to hear from Craig Whittaker MP for

Calderdale on life at Westminster (District fund raising event for the Dalit Women)

Further details of all these events, including travel/parking information, are available on posters issued by the President/ Secretary nearer each date.  District Events are open to women and men.


Connexional Events

Friday 25th – Sunday 27th April 2014

Conference at Swanwick, near Alfreton, Derbyshire

Fully catered.  Financial assistance available to first time attender.  Details and booking forms from the website or Glenys Vere


10th May  2014

Creativity Day at Elm Ridge Methodist Church, Darlington


District Forum Meeting Dates

Thursday 14th November 2013 * am

Thursday 13th March 2014 - pm Creativity Session

All District Forum Meetings  - start at 10.30am and a (packed) lunch is shared together afterwards.  The venue is Aldersgate Methodist Church, Netherlands Avenue/Common Road, Low Moor, Bradford BD12 0TW.

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