The Wiltshire United Area

About Us

Induction/Welcome service for Revd. Heather Wilson

held at Melksham United Church on Wednesday 30th August 2017

L. to R.  Revd. Gerald England,(URC Synod Pastoral Adviser)  Revd. Heather Wilson,  Revd. Dr Jonathan Pye, (Methodist Bristol District Chairman)  Revd.David Coppard (Methodist Area Supt,) and Revd. Garry Gothan (United Area Chairman)

We have :-

The churches are organised in 6 sectors, each of which has its own full-time stipendiary minister, with additional support from Methodist and URC non-stipendiary and supernumerary ministers.

There are close links with the many local Anglican churches throughout the Area. In all the towns we play a key role in ministerial fraternals and local families of churches. In a number of villages, services are regularly shared with our Anglican friends.

The Wiltshire United Area was formed in 2009 when the two previous united areas - West Wilts and Mid-Wilts combined, sharing a common constitution. This stipulates that:-


The Methodist Church of Great Britain          

The Methodist Church Connexion magazine    

The United Reformed Church                         

The Methodist  Bristol District                    

Trowbridge United Church                          

Warminster United Church                           

St. Andrews Church, Devizes,                     

Trinity Church, Market Lavington               

Devizes Food Bank                                     

Nigeria Health Care Project ;                      

Melksham Queensway Chapel                         

Bradford-on-Avon Methodist Church          

Calne Methodist Church                                

What do Christians believe?                           (which is an agency of Churches Together in England. )

Churches Together in Trowbridge                

Hope Together                                           

Click Here for the United Area safeguarding policy.