125th Anniversary Celebration
Hatfield Road Methodist Church is celebrating its 125th Anniversary. Please come and join us. Here’s what we have planned.
Sunday 2nd June 10.30am
Morning All Age Service with a special invitation given to those who have been baptized or married in the Church to attend.
Sunday 2nd June 4pm
A pilgrimage celebrating the story of Methodism in St Albans. Starting in Verulamium Park (meeting on the corner of the far car park, near the running track, at Westminster Lodge) and finishing at Hatfield Road Methodist Church with tea & cake around 6pm ahead of Songs of Praise at 7pm. The walk is 3.7 miles and will stop at a number of places significant to the Church’s story and its life and work today. On the conclusion of the walk and service at Hatfield Road, transport will be available back to Westminster Lodge for anyone who needs to collect their car.
Sunday 2nd June 7pm
A service in the form of a ‘Songs of Praise’ celebrating our story in song, and hearing from members of our Church today about what their faith means.
Monday 3rd June to Friday 7th June every evening at 9.15pm-9.45pm
Led evening prayer with a focus each evening on the Church and the Local Community.
Tuesday 4th and Thursday 6th June 9.30am – 12 noon and 7pm – 9pm and Saturday 6th June 9.30am – 12 noon
Come visit the Church to see a series of displays that capture the story of the Church, its work in the community today, the Christian faith we proclaim, and our hopes as we look forward to the future.
Wednesday 5th June 7.45pm
The Story of Fleetville – St Albans’ own East End: A talk by local historian Mike Neighbour.
Saturday 8th June 6pm
Church Family Celebration Meal (tickets and invite only)
Sunday 9th June 10.30am
A Celebration Service
Sunday 9th June 4pm
A Celebration Outdoor Tea Party with live music from Casino Royale, a steel drum band, and with Cllr Caroline Brooke and Mayor Elect Cllr Janet Smith as our guests. The street party will be followed by an outdoor service in the Church grounds at 6pm. This will remind us of how the Church began with public outdoor preaching and a firm desire to reach out to the local community.
Sunday 15th September 10.30am
Morning Worship led by Rev Martin Turner.
Sunday 24th November 10.30am
Morning Worship led by Rev Michael Giles.