To download a copy of the One Opportunity Programme Winter Newsletter please click here.

** There's still time to apply for the One Opportunity Programme this year as we have extended the deadline. Contact us for more information or click here for an application form. **

Do you want to:

  • Grow in faith, discipleship and confidence?
  • Learn to live out your faith and discern and use your gifts?
  • Develop a project that will help your church in its work and mission?
  • Generate confidence in your church in nurturing young people as active disciples within the church family?

What is the ONE Opportunity Programme?

The ONE Opportunity scheme runs from September to August and applications are welcome from anyone aged 16-23 in the Yorkshire West District.

The scheme is designed to encourage, recognise and reward the participation of young people within the District in the Church’s life and mission. It gives them the opportunity to be involved on a part-time basis in the development of the mission and ministry of their churches at a local level.

Up to thirteen young people will be offered a salaried position of three hours per week (on average) on a project that will enhance the life and mission of a church and enable the participant to work out their discipleship in new ways. Each participant is supported by a project enabler and a spiritual mentor.

All the participants are expected to be available to attend an induction day and three residential weekends in the region during the year. These enable them to be part of the community of young people learning and reflecting together.

How do I find out more?

For more details and a participant application pack please contact:

Nicky Hoyle: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel: 07305 822596 or

John Burland: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




There is also a series of short videos at

You can download the initial enquiry form here and return it by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or by post to:

ONE Opportunity
Yorkshire West Methodist District Office
19 Wentworth Court

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19 Wentworth Court, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 3XD
Phone: 01484 719993


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