Methodist Cross The Methodist City Centre Network

The network is open to churches and projects working in city centres and in the centres of large towns.

The word city when used on this site or in any of our publications should be taken to mean city or large town.

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Updated 28 April 2016 – see Recent Changes for details of major changes.

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If you have any questions about MCCN and its activities
please contact the Revd Dave Martin.


MCCN holds meetings in city and town centre churches twice year except in even-numbered years when it holds one meeting and a national conference. If you would like to host an MCCN meeting in the centre of your town or city in Spring or Autumn 2017 then please send us an email.

MCCN Meeting Gloucester October 2015

Our most recent meeting was held in Gloucester on 8th October 2015.
[View the programme for the meeting]

MCCN 2014 Conference – 19th-21st November

The 2014 conference was held at High Leigh Conference Centre in Hertfordshire.

Keynote speakers:

  • Glenn Jordan (Belfast)
  • The Revd Helen Cameron (Queen's College, Birmingham)
  • The Revd Jill Marsh (Chester University)
A short report of the conference has been submitted to the Methodist Recorder. [View/Download]

Working in an EcoCity

This meeting was held on 27 March 2014 in Milton Keynes at the Church of Christ the Cornerstone.

Stationing in City and Town Centres

At our meeting in Preston, Martin Turner (our co-ordinator) spoke about his imminent meeting with Stationing Committee. Martin presented the result of the consultation across MCCN to the committee on 22 October 2013. His notes and a further reflection are now available to view or download through our resources page.

Meeting at the Central Methodist Church in Preston (10th October 2013)

Notes (by our secretary, the Revd Stuart Wild) of this meeting are now available through our resources page.
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Work Visions and prospects
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News from Nowhere Poverty
Civic pride Bradford
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