125th Anniversary Celebrations – Planned Activities
As you will be aware Hatfield Road Methodist Church is this year celebrating its 125th Anniversary. Here below is the current list of planned activities.
These will all be further outlined in a printed programme of events all members and friends of the Church will shortly be receiving. This will include instruction on how to put your name down for the celebration meal. There will also be opportunity for you to volunteer to assist over the main week in June in a number of ways.
Please make sure these dates are in your diary to avoid disappointment.
Sunday 28th April 10.30am
Morning Worship led by the Rev’d Sarah Lowe
Thursday 30th May 8.00pm
Launch Event and Service for Ascension
Sunday 2nd June 10.30am
Morning All Age Service
Sunday 2nd June 4.00pm
A Pilgrimage celebrating our Story. Starting in Verulamium Park and finishing at the Church with tea and cake around 6.00pm.
Sunday 2nd June 7.00pm
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 – 12.00 Noon and 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Saturday 6th June 9.30am – 12.00 Noon
Come visit the Church to see a series of displays that capture the story of the Church, its work today, the Christian faith we proclaim, and our hopes as we look forward to the future. Local schools will be invited to view in the afternoons.
Saturday 8th June 6.00pm
A Celebration Meal (Tickets and Invite Only)
Sunday 9th June 10.30am
A Celebration Service
Sunday 9th June 4.00pm
A Celebration Outdoor Tea Party including Live Music followed by a service outside in the Church Car Park at 6.00pm. This will remind us of how our Church began with public outdoor preaching which firmly planted it in the Local Community and how we seek to be a part of it and serve it today.
Sunday 15th September 10.30am
Morning Worship led by the Rev’d Martin Turner