This Week's Services

If you are unable to attend or are interested in the alternatives available, you may wish to check out the weekly recorded service for the Circuit,  found here, which premiers each Sunday at 9.30am when there is also opportunity to use the 'chat area' available for the duration of the service. There is also a Zoom Meeting at 6.30pm each Sunday twice monthly, contact for details on joining in..  

You can also catch up on services on our Previous Services & Sermons page or you can join with other home worshippers or use the Methodist Church resources on our Home Worship page. Please also use our Prayer Page.

Sunday 5th February 2023

Circuit Youtube Service: Rev Tony Cox         

Available from 9:30 am - see Rowbarton's Youtube channel

Morning Worship with Holy Communion at 10:30 am at Temple
Methodist Mission Sunday led by Rev Annie Deche 

Call to Worship

Responsive Reading from Psalm 96

Hymn: StF 186: Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord


Hymn: StF 364: O for a thousand tongues to sing

Old Testament reading:
Isaiah 61: 1-7

Hymn: StF 615: Let love be real, in giving and receiving YouTube (V)

Children’s story: 'The Joy of Giving' (V)

Gospel reading:
Luke 14: 12-24


Hymn: StF 611: Brother, Sister, let me love you,

Intercessory Prayers

The Lord’s Supper

Hymn: StF 563: O Jesus, I have promised

Dedication of Offering


Lectionary for 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time:                            

Isaiah 58:1-9a (9b-12), Psalm 112: 1-9 (10), 1 Corinthians 2: 1-12 (13-16), Matthew 5: 13-20

Methodist Church resources for those worshipping from home

Worship from Home Resources
(please note The Methodist Church have discontinued weekly service sheets)

Midweek Service Wednesday 8th February at 12:15 pm:  
led by Rev Anthony Huxtable

Coffee, tea and biscuits from 10.30am with the service from12:15 -12:35 pm with a light lunch available from around 12:45pm. A fuller Church Lunch is served on the last Wednesday of the month.
All are very welcome.

V - Youtube/Vimeo video link, A - MP3/M4A audio, D - PDF document
StF - Singing The Faith, MP - Mission Praise, H&P - Hymns & Psalms
MWB - Methodist Worship Book, CH - Church Hymnary

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