1000 piece Stained Glass Window Puzzle

1000 piece jigsaw puzzle of the New Room's beautiful stained glass window telling the story of John Wesley's life and times.  

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Boston King Friends Article

How Methodists welcomed the formerly enslaved Boston King by Gary M. Best, January 2022 Born enslaved in c.1760 in North Carolina, Boston King worked first as a houseboy and then, from the age of nine, as a cattle and horse minder for his master, Richard Waring. When he was sixteen he

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Wesley and Trading Fairly

Explore John Wesley's thoughts on trading fairly In the 18th century a small group of very wealthy merchants and influential businessmen controlled the city. Expensive new homes were being built for them by unpaid and impoverished workers with materials bought from the profits of the transatlantic Slave Trade. If you were seeking

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Friday Reflection – 16th April 2021

The New Room is sharing a Friday reflection each week. We hope that these short reflections will act as a point of spiritual focus, enabling a moment of quiet thought and prayer. This week’s Friday Reflection is from Gary Best. Gary is the Historical Consultant at the New Room and

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Friday Reflection – 5th February 2021

The New Room has been sharing a Friday reflection each week. We hope that these short reflections act as a point of spiritual focus, enabling a moment of quiet thought and prayer.   Alison Judd is a local preacher in the Southampton Circuit. Involved in Methodist Women in Britain from its inception in 2011, she served initially as Britain

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NEW WORK OF ART FOR BRISTOL

A brand new, specially-commissioned stained-glass window has been installed at the New Room, otherwise known as John Wesley’s Chapel, in Bristol this week. The window takes the form of a triptych – a three-panel work of art – and illustrates the remarkable life of John Wesley. It now has pride

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NEW WORK OF ART FOR BRISTOL CITY CENTRE

The team at the New Room, otherwise known as John Wesley’s Chapel, is trailblazing yet again with the unveiling of plans for a brand new stained glass window, commissioned for their Heritage Lottery-funded visitor centre which opened in the summer of 2017. Destined to be inset over the entrance door

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