Welcome to the Northampton Circuit of The Methodist Church

Current Wayside Pulpit at Park Avenue

Within this site you will find information about the Methodist Church in Northampton and the surrounding area. We hope that you will find these pages useful, and we warmly invite you to join us for worship at any of our churches.

The Northampton Circuit operates a Team Ministry. The Circuit Leadership Team, ministers and lay representatives are jointly responsible for overseeing the life of the Methodist churches.

The ordained Ministers meet weekly to share responsibility for the life of the circuit. In addition individual ministers have pastoral responsibility for groups of churches – these are:

The Emmanuel Group of Churches, a Local Ecumenical Partnership, also forms part of our circuit. 

The Northampton Circuit operates a safeguarding policy for children and vulnerable adults.

Rev Romeo Pedro – Superintendent Minister


Update 6th March 2021

Rev Romeo Pedro leads our Worship at Home for Sunday 7th March. We celebrate Kingsley Park’s 136th Anniversary and Romeo reflects on our commitment to worship with others regularly.

Please join us on Sunday at 10:30 or whenever you wish.

Astcote’s latest church newsletter is available here.

Don’t forget to listen to our latest Podcast which has recently been published.

Our Methodist Homestead

Plenty of information about life at the Methodist Homestead in Northampton, and contact details are available on their website. Currently there are a couple of cottages that are available.

Reimagining Northampton Circuit

The Northampton Methodist Circuit is currently undergoing a ‘reimagining’ process. Please visit this page to download the booklet “Casting the Net on the Other Side” and other materials to help you reflect on this important subject.


Have you listened to all nine of our Podcast episodes? The latest episode will always appear below on this page as soon as it is released. To access previous episodes please use the main menu above.

Latest Podcast

We have introduced a new feature that will allow you to listen to the weekly message by simply dialing a Northampton telephone number. The number is easy to remember and from Northampton it will be a local rate call.

01604 266000

Please share this number with your friends and especially those that are not able to access our weekly services online.

If you are not already a member of our Facebook group please consider joining. It’s a great way to keep in touch and support each other, especially in these challenging times.