THE METHODIST APPROACH

The Methodist Church traditionally have four key approaches to learning about the Bible and putting its teachings into place in the modern world. These four approaches are represented by The Methodist Quadrilateral (see logo) and are as follows:

 

 Methodists seek to understand God's word through their study of the Bible.

SCRIPTURE

TRADITION

"the creativity of Christians over time and across the world". Traditions include hymns, songs, prayers, poetry, art, etc. Methodist teachings such as the creeds and the catechism can also be included.

REASON

We believe that we should love God with both our hearts and minds. We need to become aware of other people's views while using our logical reasoning and critical thinking to make sense of our world.

EXPERIENCE

Methodism emphasises the importance of our own experiences of God working in our day-to-day lives.

THE METHODIST BELIEFS

The Methodist Church has a number of beliefs and values. We have detailed some of today's biggest topics below but for more information, please see The Methodist Church website.

 
ABORTION
HUMAN SEXUALITY
RACISM

THE METHODIST CALLING

The Methodist Church is called to respond to "the gospel of God's love in Christ". We aim to live out its discipleship through mission and worship. It does this through:

Information and illustrations taken from The Methodist Church website.

 
WORSHIP
LEARNING & CARING
SERVICE
EVANGELISM
ABOUT US

Rochdale and Littleborough Methodist Circuit covers 13 churches across the Rochdale and Littleborough area. We are committed to speading God's word and providing Christians with the support they need to grow in faith.

CHURCHES
CONTRIBUTE

Our organisation runs off the donations of time, love and money from our members. We couldn't run without our willing volunteers and generous congregation. Find out more about how you can contribute to the circuit.

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