The Cannock Chase Circuit lies in South Staffordshire and is part of the Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury Methodist District. The Circuit consists of twenty-one churches with a total membership of approximately 890, six ministers, four supernumerary ministers and three part-time lay workers.
Our Superintendent minister, Edwin Myers, has joined the Circuit in September 2011 and became superintendent in 2014, Fiona Brown joined us in September 2003, Christopher Parkes joined us in September 2007, Edward Sakwe has joined us in September 2010, Margaret Slingo in 2014 and Cleopas Sibanda in 2015
We have four supernumerary ministers, Revd John N Bates, Revd John D Davies, Revd J Basil Siddons and Revd Sheila Walker
Our two part-time Pastoral Assistants are Miss Margaret Davies and Vicky Leeming.
There are currently 44 Local Preachers on the plan (24 available to preach) , with an additional 2 On Note or On Trial.
The circuit has 16 Worship Leaders spread across 7 of the churches.
Circuit Mission Statement:
The circuit exists to further the growth of Christ’s Kingdom by giving priority to six key areas:-
Initiating new ways of being church
Caring for the community
Teaching faith as a life long learning experience
Helping congregations evangelise and engage in God’s mission
Using effectively God-given talents and resources
Sharing God’s love in all that we are and do