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Partner Organisation Links

Quinton Methodist Church has enduring relationships with many charities and organisations. Below you will find brief details and links to these and Methodist Central and our local Circuit.

The Methodist Church in the UK

While Methodists belong to local churches, they are part of a larger connected community called the Connexion. This provides the promise of mutual support which is a major strength of Methodism.

Learn about its calling, work, campaigns, structure and history on the Methodist Church UK website.

Birmingham District

Birmingham District works with local churches and circuits to support them and encourage them to grow. During the current health emergency District is providing, as technical constraints permit, a series of live-streamed Sunday services. Please monitor the News page for announcements.

More information can be found on the Birmingham District website and also on its Facebook page.

Birmingham West & Oldbury Circuit

Quinton Methodist Church is part of the Birmingham West & Oldbury Circuit which is made up of thirteen Methodist churches and is led by the Superintendent Minister, Rev Mucharutya Chisvo. The Circuit forms part of the Birmingham District which also embraces much of Warwickshire and Worcestershire and a large part of Herefordshire in addition to much of the West Midlands.

More information about the Circuit and its churches can be found on the Birmingham West & Oldbury Circuit website.

Birmingham City Mission

Birmingham City Mission is a Christian charity established in 1966 committed to helping the needy and marginalised of Birmingham and to sharing the Christian message. The Mission runs many projects throughout the city where there is need, offering friendship and support to the homeless, elderly, young and those struggling with poverty. Though Birmingham City Mission is a Christian mission it offers its services without test or condition.

More information can be found on the Birmingham City Mission website.

Quinton & Oldbury Food Bank

Quinton & Oldbury Food Bank provides three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. Part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, Quinton & Oldbury Food Bank is supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.

Find out more and how you can help on the Quinton & Oldbury Food Bank website.

Black Country Food Bank

A Christian-based charitable organisation, the Black Country Food Bank helps vulnerable individuals and families in crisis through the provision of three days’ emergency food supplies while a longer-term solution is developed.

Find out more and how you can help on the Black Country Food Bank website.

Action for Children

Action for Children (formerly NCH – National Children’s Homes) is the children’s charity of the Methodist Church. It was founded in 1869 by Methodist minister Revd Thomas Bowman Stephenson in response to the poverty and danger faced by vulnerable and destitute children and young people living rough on the streets of London.

Action for Children is today a leading children’s charity running over 500 projects and working with more children and young people affected by poverty, disability and abuse than any other UK charity. Quinton Methodist Church supports its work through Action for Children Sunday and ‘League of Light’ home collection boxes.

More information can be found on the Action for Children website.

Christian Aid

For more than 70 years Christian Aid has provided humanitarian relief and long-term development support for poor communities worldwide, while highlighting suffering, tackling injustice and championing rights.

Quinton Methodist Church supports Christian Aid Week through a fund-raising lunch and other activities.

Find out more about about this work on Christian Aid website.

MHA

MHA (formerly known as Methodist Homes for the Aged) was founded in 1943 by Rev Walter Hall and the Methodist Church as an independent charity to provide care, support and accommodation for older people in need.

Today MHA provides care, accommodation and support services in the UK for over 18,000 people aged 75 and over with the aim of eliminating isolation and loneliness by connecting them in communities that care.

Quinton Methodist Church takes part in MHA Sundays and aslo supports MHA through contributions by Church members who take part in the Birthday Scheme.

More information can be found on the MHA website.

Quinton Youth For Christ

The local branch of the international Youth for Christ movement that exists to enrich, empower and equip young people in partnership with the local community.

Find out more on the Quinton Youth For Christ website and also the national Youth For Christ website.

The Boys’ Brigade

Activities and personal development for boys from age four to eighteen years.

Find out more about Brigade based at Quinton Methodist Church on the 59th Birmingham Boys’ Brigade page.

More information about the national organisation can be found on the Boys’ Brigade UK & Ireland website.

The Girls’ Brigade

Activities and personal development for girls from age four to eighteen years.

Find out more about the Brigade based at Quinton Methodist Church on the 40th Birmingham Girls’ Brigade page.

More information about the national organisation can be found on the Girls’ Brigade England & Wales website.

City Road Methodist Church

Fellow Birmingham West & Oldbury Circuit members City Road Methodist Church have a new website which also includes links to their short YouTube services and general broadcasts. Find out more on the City Road website.