New President of Conference

Home » News » New President of Conference
201474_175721

Steve Wild — President of the Conference 2015/2016

Born in Rochdale in 1954, Steve Wild gave his life to Christ at a Cliff College Mission in 1968. He worked as a printer but heard God calling him to the Methodist ministry when he visited Taize.

Married to Laura, an artist, he began 15 years of circuit ministry first in Preston and then in St Ives, Cornwall. In 1998 he became Cornwall District Evangelism Enabler and then Connexional Evangelism Enabler Coordinator as well as working part-time with Westcountry TV presenting programmes about Christianity in the South West.

From 2004 Steve worked at Cliff College as Director of Evangelism and tutor. He returned to Cornwall in 2008 to become Chair of the Cornwall District. You may even have seen him in an episode of the BBC's 'An Island Parish'.

The contrast of Steve's urban roots in Lancashire and his ministry in rural Cornwall gives him broad insight, particularly concerning people experiencing hardship and poverty. Steve is known widely as a man of compassion, prayer, love and encouragement for people of all ages and backgrounds.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Harvest Celebrations church
Alton Webteam: Tue 01 Oct 4:25pm

Harvest Celebrations began on Saturday evening when folk from the Parish of the Resurrection joined Alton Methodist Church at the annual Harvest Supper. Thanks to the catering team all enjoyed an excellent meal. The Quiz Master organised several quizzes to strain the brain followed by a little more lighthearted entertainment with a couple of cartoons. The evening was rounded off with a thought...

Anchors
Alton Webteam: Tue 01 Oct 4:16pm

When the Anchor Boys and Juniors of 2nd Alton Boys' Brigade met on Friday, they were thinking about Harvest, but more particularly about those who did not have enough to eat. They had all brought along food donations, and Ian Dane from Alton Food Bank was there to receive them.He told them about the work of the Food Bank in the town, and then set then the challenge of finding the "Best...

Animal Encounter 4
Alton Webteam: Wed 04 Sep 4:05pm

Great fun was had at the Animal Encounter! Unusual animals, good food, good company and fun activities.A participant wrote: "I wish to express my most sincere thanks to all those concerned in making my day on 7th August — such a memorable occasion. The lady who brought the animals was a joy to listen to and I would never have believed I could hold each one except the snail and the...