Leatherhead Methodist Church

The Local Covenant

9 March 2003

Methodist, Anglican and United Reformed Churches in Leatherhead signed up to closer co-operation at a service in the town on Sunday 9th March at Leatherhead Methodist Church.

The Local Covenant will "empower us for fresh ventures of faith, greater commitment to worship, and new acts of service", said the Revd John Swarbrick, Methodist Chairman of the District, during the signing ceremony.

The signing ceremony in Leatherhead Methodist Church

Pictured left to right: the Revd Briony Martin, Curate of St Mary & St Nicholas;the Revd Nigel Uden, URC Provincial Moderator; the Revd lan Howarth, Methodist Minister; David Stoves, Steward, Methodist Church; Canon David Eaton, Vicar of St Mary & St Nicholas; Michael Essex, Secretary of Christchurch, URC, Leatherhead; Revd John Swarbrick; Helena Hill, Churchwarden of St Mary & St Nicholas; and the Ecumenical Coordinator for Churches Together in Surrey Rev. Sue Loveday. The Bishop of Dorking would also have been present had he not been ill.