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The 'Missing Generation'

London Methodism is made up of vibrant and diverse fellowships, mirroring the variety of the city itself, with people joining together in worshipful communities across all age groups and nationalities. One aspect of this can be seen in the many Young Adult Groups that regularly meet to share, rejoice and grow together (for a current list of groups meeting in your area see below).

However, The Missing Generation research report presented to the Methodist Conference 2011 noted that, across the UK as a whole, Methodism was largely under-represented by people aged between 25-40. In working to both combat this trend and further develop the great work already being done in our Circuits, the London District has commissioned The Missing Generation Group to help churches find creative ways to engage and equip young adults.


1. Equipping young people to lead

2. Attracting younger people into the church

3. Forming a network of young adults across the District

Working with Brixton & Streatham Circuit – chosen for its suitability of age spread in the church and local area - the MGG hope to pilot a scheme of equipping and enabling the church to run its own Young Adults’ Group so that other churches have a strong model example of how to go about this.

Through this pilot scheme, the MGG will collate resources and action plans that work in attracting people to the Methodist Church, who are between 18-40, and keeping them involved.  


Young Adult Groups

The London District already has several Young Adult Groups which meet across the city.

Below you will find further information and contact details on groups that meet near you.







Café Worship

5pm Third Saturday of the month

Christ Church, 
Croydon CR0 6AD

A relaxed, all welcome, group aimed at people in their 20s and 30s. Suitable for Parents and Carers to bring children to.

Contact: Lindsey MacFarlane


3pm Second Sunday of the month

Shirley Methodist Church, 
Croydon CR0 8SD

Over 18s Christian Bible Study & fellowship group.

Contact: Tau Wey

David's Harp

7pm Thursday

St Mark's
Harringay N15 4AB

Around 15 meet for Bible Study & singing rehearsal, with more over the Summer Holidays

Contact: Stephen Poxon

Enfield's Young Adults

6.30pm Second & fourth Sunday of the month

Edmonton Methodist Church
Enfield N9 0PN

A group for social, worship and Bible Study for 18-30s, trying to relate their faith to modern life.

Contact: Isata Jalloh

The Sanctuary

6.30pm Every Thursday

The Chapel, Westminster Central Hall
Westminster SW1H 9NH

An informal, alternative group for young adults - with an emphasis on asking the deep questions about life and faith in Jesus.

Contact: admin@sanctuary-westminster.org

Evening Service

6.30pm Every Sunday

Hinde Street Methodist Church 
Westminster W1U 2QJ

Evening worship mainly, but not exclusively, for young adults. Come worship in a flexible and creative way, with Communion on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month. Occassional film trips and pancake parties too!

Contact: Miriam Kenedy

Wesley's Chapel Young Adults' Group

7pm Last Friday of the month

Wesley's Chapel,
Islington EC1Y 1AU


Around 80 people across 12 nationalities fellowship together across various events and programmes

Contact: Kido Baek

Young Adult Fellowship

7pm Every Friday

Hackney Methodist Church,
Hackney E8 3QE

A group of young adults committed to growing in faith and fellowship together, with space for young people to express themselves thorugh regular spiritual study and meeting together.

Contact: Anthony Boateng

Alabaster Box Women's Fellowship

Once a month

Hanworth Methodist Church,
Hanworth TW13 5NT

A new Bible study and fellowship for young women aged 20-35 in the Hanworth area

Contact: Revd. Vicci Davidson



London Academy of Spiritual Leadership


For Christians aged 25-35 living in London - this course is an opportunity for people who want to deepen their spiritual life, clarify their vision, sharpen their leadership and broaden their network


Student-Church Link Up App



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Christian Student Magazine


A free magazine covering all issues student!


Demaris Film Resources



An educational chairty that specialises in producing resources for church and school communities in conjunction with cinematic releases



MG Report 2011.pdf892.94 KB
London Leadership Cluster.pdf643.85 KB