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The Trinity Methodist Circuit contains 17 churches spread across three counties – Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire. Our churches are gathered around two market towns: Retford to the east and Worksop to the west.  in and around Retford we work in Covenant partnership with the Church of England.  The Crossing Church in Worksop is jointly a Methodist and United Reformed Church.

Trinity Circuit Mission Statement

Our Vision

The vision of The Trinity Circuit is to be known as an inspiring
and enabling agency in the work of our Churches’ mission.

Our Mission

The mission of our Circuit is to be a partner in the lives of
our Churches with their communities and ecumenical partners,
in their work of Christian worship. service and outreach.

Our Policy

In Worship we will:

  • Uphold the importance and value of worship by offering support to develop the worship we offer.
  • Encourage congregations to actively ensure their worship is relevant.
  • Assist congregations to offer worship which inspires a growing number of people.

In Discipleship (learning and caring) we will:

  • Assist congregations in leading people to faith in Jesus and then nurturing them in that faith.
  • Encourage people to meet together for study, prayer and fellowship.
  • Offer inspirational guidance about growing in the faith.

In Service we will:

  • Encourage people to be good neighbours in their community.
  • Encourage people to challenge injustice.
  • Encourage people to use their resources to support the Church in its mission to the world.
  • Ensure ministry is offered in collaborative, innovative and supportive ways.

In Mission (evangelism) we will:

  • Provide training so that we can all express our faith effectively to others.
  • Encourage churches to consider their mission as something to be done in partnership – particularly with ecumenical neighbours.


“Ensuring that children and young people as well as adults are kept safe whilst in our care is an integral part of our church life. If you have any concerns about safeguarding please contact:

In the Circuit:  please contact Mrs Sue Osborn – Tel 01777 701963

In any local church: please contact the minister named or the Superintendent minister.

A copy of the Circuit Safeguarding Policy is available via this link.

If there is an immediate risk please contact the Local Authority Out of Hours team for Children & Adults which can be found online.


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