Local Preaching

Local Preachers

Methodism has always relied on lay preachers who share in the preaching and leading of worship. Indeed, all our ministers must become local preachers first before they can be considered for ordained ministry. In the Oxford Circuit, we have a team of over twenty active lay preachers who, along with our circuit staff, supernumerary (ie. retired) ministers and ministers in other appointments (eg. chaplaincy roles), take our services week by week.

Our preachers are listed below, along with the year they became accredited. An asterisk indicates that they are currently not taking any appointments, usually due to age but sometimes for other reasons. Local preachers in training go through two stages. Those on note accompany an accredited local preacher and assist them in taking the services. They then move to being "on trial" where they take services on their own whilst still continuing with their training.


Report form for listening services for those in training
Link to submit quarterly plan dates
Last modified on Wednesday, 28 February 2018 21:47

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