10:30 am Holy Communion and Christingle Service led by Rev'd Richard Grocott
10:30 am Morning Worship led by Rev'd Derek Stanworth
4:00 pm Carol Service led by Rev'd Richard Grocott
On Monday June 3rd we hosted a ‘Prayer labyrinth’ in our church as part of the ecumenical prayer initiative ‘Thy Kingdom come’. Labyrinths can be found in many historic churches all over the world. The aim is to encourage people of faith to set aside a short period of time to go on a spiritual journey of prayer. A labyrinth is simply a place to walk and pray. It gives you the freedom to walk around while focusing on God – and not worry about getting lost!
Our labyrinth (pictured), was made on the floor of our church vestibule. It is a simple walking path to the centre and then back out again. It has many turns, but unlike mazes, does not have dead ends.
On entering our labyrinth, the pilgrim came to a series of numbers on the path. These took the pilgrim to prayer stations outside the labyrinth where different aspects of prayer life were explored.
There was a steady flow of people from a number of people throughout the day. All who came said they found the prayerful atmosphere very helpful. Our local volunteers enjoyed it so much that we are already planning to repeat the exercise next year!
Our Cafe Services are held from time to time in the early evening in the Cafe at the back of the church.
Please refer to the Upcoming Services for details.
Junior Church is for the young people of the Church aged between 5 and 13.
A crèche is available for our younger children in a room at the back of the Church. There are windows into the service area and the service is relayed on a speaker system so parents and carers can still feel part of the congregation without fear of their children causing distraction. [Read more…]
What is Messy Church?
Messy Church is a church for adults and children to enjoy together.
Its aim is to introduce Jesus, to give an opportunity to encounter him and to grow closer to him.
It usually includes some creative time to explore the biblical theme through getting messy and a celebration time which might involve story, prayer, song or games.
Why not come along to the next Messy Church at Eltham Park Methodist Church?
Toddler Church takes place on Wednesday mornings during term time. It provides an opportunity for local families to worship together during the week. [Read more…]