The Rev Mike Redshaw, circuit superintendent minister, presided when local preachers in the Borders Mission Methodist Circuit met at Old Tupton Methodist Church on Wednesday. Mr Redshaw, who will be leaving the circuit in the summer, spoke of his time in the circuit and thanked the preachers for their support.
Opening devotions were led by Mr Redshaw and circuit local preachers’ secretary John Whitehead. Philip Slater was organist.
The Borders Mission Circuit was formed from churches in the old South Normanton, Clay Cross and Ashfield circuits and part of the Ripley circuit.