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Methodist Conference: New President elected

05 July 2024

Pat Ashworth reports on proceedings at the Conference in Leeds

The new President, the Revd Helen Cameron, addresses the Conference

The new President, the Revd Helen Cameron, addresses the Conference

The Conference elected and inducted its new President, the Revd Helen Cameron, currently the Moderator of the Free Churches Group and President of Churches Together in England. She has worked extensively with survivors of sexual abuse, and co-wrote the study guide Reflect and Respond with members of the Methodist Survivors Advisory Group. Carolyn Godfrey, district safeguarding officer for the Darlington and Newcastle Districts, and a local preacher, was inducted as the Vice-President. She has a background in pastoral care and child protection within the education system.

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