We usually hold a worship service each Sunday morning at 10.30am. The service may be led by our minister, Rev Dave Haseldine, our Community Pastor, Malcolm Lapper, one of the Local Preachers in our circuit or by the members of the congregation. There is a mix of styles of worship but it is friendly and welcoming with hymns and songs, prayers and usually a sermon, talk or meditation. At the same time, we have Junior church for the children and young people. They join with the adults near to the end of the service and usually tell us a bit about what they have been doing and learning. We have a creche for the very tiny ones.
An Evening worship service is held about twice each month. This is usually a quieter, more traditional style of worship.
Details of services are found on the ‘What’s on’ and ‘news’ sections of the website.
We meet together to celebrate Holy Communion (or The Lord’s Supper) once each month during our morning and evening services. Holy Communion is a sacred act; a special celebration of God’s love and grace for each one of us. All are welcome to come and take part by sharing bread and wine as we recognise these signs of Christ’s body and blood given for us.
Visitors to our church, including children of all ages, are especially honoured guests at Holy Communion.
If you love God or want to know him more, then Communion is a way we can express devotion and accept His forgiveness and blessing. It can be a spiritual and an emotional experience as God invites us all to share in His feast and to know His love.
What happens at a Holy Communion service?
If you wish to share in Holy Communion you will be invited to come to the front where you can stand or kneel. If you wish to receive the bread and wine simply put your hands out. If you come forward but do not wish to recieve the bread and wine, just keep your hands by your side and a prayer of blessing will be said for you.
On a practical note all the bread is gluten-free and the wine is non-alchoholic.
I would like to take part but I find it hard to walk to the front
Just let someone know – either the duty steward, the minister or anyone who looks like they come regularly!
The bread and wine will be brought to you – this is never a problem.
Whatever you make of the service, remember: you will always be very welcome here