Welcome to Kinver Methodist Church. We are a welcoming community with Jesus at the centre. We aim to worship Him together and draw others to love and follow Him.

Kinver is a large village in South Staffordshire, bordered by Shropshire, Worcestershire and the West Midlands conurbation. Over 7,000 people live in the village which is famous for the Holy Austin Rock Houses and Kinver Edge, both of which are owned by The National Trust.

The Church itself is located at the Potters Cross end of Kinver Village, within easy walking distance of the High Street and Kinver Edge.

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Meet The Team

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Rev. Michael Payne

Church Steward

Sue Clarke

Andy Haynes Church Steward

Church Steward

Andy Haynes

Church Steward

Geoff Weale


Church Steward

Peter Rowles

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Shona Roberts



Carol Weale

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Pastoral Secretary

Sue Weston

Property Secretary

Sue Denson

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Mission Secretary

Sam Harris

Charitable Giving


Traidcraft aims to fight poverty through trade, helping people in developing countries to transform their lives. It was established in 1979 as a Christian response to poverty and is the UK’s leading fair trade organisation. At Kinver Methodist Church we support this organisation and products can be bought & ordered after our Sunday morning services each week.

“For the whole law can be summed up in this one command love your neighbour as yourself” – Galatians 5:14

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Monthly Collections

As part of our Christian ministry we are committed to supporting the work of a different charitable organisation each month.

During June we support the work of  Methodist Homes for the Aged (‘MHA’).

MHA is the UK’s largest charity care provider enabling people to live later life well.Through specialist care homes, thriving retirement living and vibrant community groups and befriending, MHA inspires the best care and wellbeing at every stage of later life.

With over 75 years’ experience MHA puts people at the heart of everything it does in all its homes and schemes across Britain.

MHA’s approach places great importance on the spirituality of those it cares for, as well as their physical health and emotional wellbeing. MHA creates opportunities for older people – of all faiths and none – to gain peace, fulfilment and meaning in their lives.

Three key factos help make MHA special:

1. Compassionate care and respect for each individual

The entire MHA team – staff members, volunteers and leaders – are motivated by a vocation to care and to show respect for the uniqueness of each individual.

Every MHA care service is supported by a dedictaed chaplian to provide a listening presence, companionship and one-to-one pastoral support for all residents, their friends and relatives, and staff members – irrespective of their beliefs.

2. Nurturing a person’s body, mind and spirit

MHA’s attention to the spirit and personality of those it serves sets it apart from other care providers.

Instilled in its values and behaviour, inspired by Christian Concern, MHA is  uniquely able to understand and deliver the need for spiritual sustenance, bringing meaning and purpose to life.

3. Professional standards

MHA is operated with effective governance in order to deliver a service that exceeds the expectations of its 18,000 residents and members.

As one of the very few not-for-profit care providers, MHA has the privilege to reinvest any surplus to ensure the care and support it provides is among the very best in the UK.

At the time of the Cornavirus, the pressure on the staff and resources at MHA is enoormous. You can also support this vital work  via the MHA website MHA.

Contact: Sue Weston

Church Hall Bookings and Contact Information

The Church Hall is available for bookings by individuals or groups on a ‘one off’ or a regular basis. For details of charges and availability please contact Bob Langford via the ‘Contact’ page.

Weddings and Baptisms

Enquiries about Weddings and Baptisms should be directed to our Minister, Rev. Michael Payne.

General Enquiries

For all other enquiries, please refer to the contact details provided for each of the various groups and activities.

The Wider Church

Methodists are linked together by a ‘Connexion’ of Churches, districts and circuits, details of which can be found on The Methodist Church in Britain website.

Kinver Methodist Church is part of the Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury Methodist District and is one of fifteen churches in the Vale of Stour Methodist Circuit.

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Church Hall Bookings

Bob Langford

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