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Please make yourself known to a steward or the minister.
There is also a visitors’ book which we would love you to sign.
Everyone is invited to stay for refreshments after the service.

Sunday 26 August 2018

14th Sunday after Pentecost


10 am  All Age Worship

Vince Gilbert

Vince is a Local Preacher and also a member of this congregation


Lectionary Readings

1 Kings 8:22-30,41-43 or Joshua 24:1-2a,14-18

Psalm 84 or 116:12-19

Ephesians 6:10-20

John 6:56-69


Call to Worship

Hymn 465     Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah

Prayers          To we praise you, respond And we thank you

Story              The Good Scent

Hymn 252     Jesus the Lord said vv 1,3,5

Story              The Bad Words

Gospel           John 6: 56-69


Hymn 164     Your words to me are life and health

Prayers          To Bread of heaven, respond Feed us till we want no more

                        At the end, to All things come from you, O Lord, respond

                        And of your own do we give you

Collection and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 409     Let us build a house where love can dwell


Collect for Today


Holy God,

You liberate the oppressed

And make a way of salvation.

Unite us with all who cry for justice,

And lead us together into freedom;

Through our Lord and Liberator, Jesus Christ. Amen



Prayer for Today (with thanks to John Paull)


Lord, let your spirit be one with mine,

so that my eyes, like yours,

see the needs of others,

and it becomes my desire to serve them..



From our Prayer Manuals

World Church Russia, Germany, Belgium and France

Britain Southampton District; Revd Andrew Wood

Circuit Methodist Women in Britain



A fun time was had at the Friday Fun Picnic and Scarecrow Competition last Friday


Next Sunday: 26th August 2018


10 am  Holy Communion - Revd Bruce Anderson

We welcome Bruce for his first service with us


3 pm  Circuit Service to welcome Revd Bruce J. Anderson,

                   Ludwick Way Methodist Church, 3 pm

Please see Joyce (or the notice at the back) about contributions to refreshments.


Forthcoming events


September 6        Toddler Group resumes 10am


Thinking Lunch – Matthew Forsyth of All We Can (formerly MRDF)  Marlborough Rd

                             Meth. Ch, St Albans, 12.30 to 1.30pm


September 10       Rainbows and Brownies resume


September 11       Guides resume


September 13       Bowls Club resumes 2pm


September 16       Fellowship Lunch 12 noon

                             At the Chieftain – names to Edwina, please


September 30       Harvest Festival Weekend


Take Note Vince Gilbert has now taken over producing Take Note. Please send information to him at vince.gilbert@gmail.com, by early evening on Thursday each week.





For more information about the circuit and future events

see the circuit website: www.midhertsmethodists.org.uk

See also our own church website: www.ludwickwaymethodists.net



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