Stretford and Urmston

Methodist Circuit

About Us

Stretford and Urmston Methodist Circuit

Welcome to our group of Methodist Churches representing the Methodist way of life in Urmston, Davyhulme, Flixton, Stretford and Gorse Hill in the borough for Trafford. If we mention 'Old Trafford', you will know that we are in Manchester, a home for both football and cricket. To the east, lies the Bridgewater Canal, to the north is the Manchester Ship Canal, Trafford Park (industry) and Trafford Centre (shopping) are close by and the M60 runs through our heartland. You can reach us by Metro, busses and trains.

Our churches offer a host of activities, so take a moment to look further. We also seek to host community activities where possible, and our facilities are often available for hire.

We hope that you can experience the love we have for God, for people and for the world gifted to us.

Rev Ian Kemp

Rev Ian Kemp

Superintendent Minister

Called into ministry 15 years ago, it is a privilege to move back to Manchester and to serve this part of Trafford as a Methodist minister. I left behind a career in business technology, to engage in a different task, the building of a community of faith.

Mrs Juliet Fairlee

Mrs Juliet Fairlee

Circuit Administrator

Appointed in 2012, Juliet serves our Methodist circuit as administrator and as contact person. She is also Deputy District Team Leader for the Girls’ Brigade in Greater Manchester.

For Your Diary

Easter Services

Palm Sunday Services 14th April                                                                                                                                           

10:45am services at Brook Road, Cornerstone & Urmston                                                                                                   

10am Joint service at All Saints in Stretford with Sevenways

Holy Week Services Monday 15th - Thursday 18th April                                                                                                    

9:30am with tea and toast                                                                                                                                                      

Monday at Urmston, Tuesday at Brook Road, Wednesday at Gorse Hill & Thursday at Sevenways

Maundy Thursday Service 18th April                                                                                                                                      

7:30pm at Sevenways plus short vigil as we read the Gospel story

Good Friday Services 19th April                                                                                                                                

10am at Urmston for brief worship then walk as act of witness to Cornerstone for refreshments followed by 11am worship at Cornerstone

2:30pm  at Brook Road a quieter time of music and readings by the Cross

Easter Sunday Services 21st April                                                                                                                                         

10:45am services at Brook Road (including family worship), Cornerstone, Sevenways & Urmston

Easter Offerings Circuit Service 28th April                                                                                                                             

4pm at Brook Road with a bring and share faith tea followed by worship at 4:45pm                                                                                                                                        

(There will be no morning service at Brook Road)                                                   



The Stretford and Urmston Circuit is part of the Manchester and Stockport Methodist District of the Methodist Church