Circuit Policy Document


Circuit Policy Document

August 2022

Mission Statement:

The purpose of our Church is to proclaim our Christian faith through worship, prayer and fellowship, and to win our local communities for God through service and witness, underpinned by prayer.


The Church exists to glorify God and to celebrate his love for all.  We seek to:

  • Glorify & worship God in all we do and be open to the leading of the Holy Spirit.
  • Continue to develop more of a variety of worship styles to enable our diverse congregation to come closer to God.
  • Value different forms of worship, e.g. Prayer, Prophecy, Liturgical, Sacramental, Charismatic, etc.
  • Continue to support and encourage everyone to be involved in the worship life of the Church, working together as one.

Learning and Caring

The Church exists to help people to grow and learn in faith, through mutual support and care.

We seek to:

  • Encourage more opportunities for prayer, Bible study and fellowship at various times of the day/week.
  • Encourage everyone to develop spiritually through daily Bible reading, prayer and fellowship, and to discover and use their God-given gifts and natural talents.
  • Encourage and support people to become more actively involved in the life of the Church and to learn about the Methodist tradition.
  • Grow new leaders and helpers.
  • Meet together socially and have fun.


The church exists to be a good neighbour to all through discovering and meeting the needs of the community.  We seek to:

  • Encourage members to regard being active in service as part of their Christian life.
  • Promote service to the community, support the current involvement of our people and take opportunities to demonstrate that all we do is in God’s name.
  • Raise the profile of our Church and its activities within the community.
  • Develop opportunities to work with other Churches and to make Christians in the area more visible i.e. Churches Together, Town Pastors, Illuminate, The Link, St. Nicholas’ Hub.

Outreach and Evangelism

The Church exists to make more followers of Jesus Christ.  We seek to:

  • Make better use of outreach opportunities.
  • Continue to develop opportunities with other churches for outreach and evangelism.
  • Provide opportunities for all to learn how to share their faith with others.
  • Recognise the importance of developing friendly attitudes towards everyone we meet.


Haverhill Methodist Circuit Policy Document – August 2022