A fresh expression of the Christian church
The following is a guide to those times and places where worship takes place in a less traditional setting around the Derby Methodist Circuit
For further information please contact the Circuit Office – 07842 719677
10.30am, Sunday once a month Led by Revd Jenny Dyer and some of our Local Preachers
|Dates: 24 Feb, 24 Mar, 28 Apr, 26 May|
Christian worship, aiming to be accessible to everyone, including people with special needs or dementia Tea and coffee, craft and chat, songs and stories
Midday Prayers at Susanna Wesley House, DE1 2LT
|12 noon every Thursday lunch time|
Led by members of the Leadership Team and friends. A time of prayer using a short liturgy followed by a simple lunch and fellowship
11am – 1pm 3rd Saturday of each month (except August) Led by Becky Tomlinson
There is no Messy Church in April, but there is an activity morning on Good Friday (19 Apr)
|Dates: 16 Feb, 16 Mar, 18 May, 15 Jun, 20 Jul|
This is an opportunity for all ages to come together in one place and journey on a different theme each month. This is not aimed at children. Families are welcome in whatever shape that looks like and will be warmly welcomed. Themed crafts, board games, competitions, Lego, refreshments and an opportunity to build relationships is the focus during the first hour. Songs and a short message is given about the theme for the day to then end church with a hot meal for everyone around the table.
No booking needed – its FREE! (Donations hugely appreciated!)
Facebook ‘Messy Church Oakwood Derby’ or call the church office for details 01332 664473.
6.30pm meeting 3 or 4 times a year Led by Peter Blount & Paul Wood
|Date: 17 March|
A Circuit wide time of informal fellowship and worship featuring an abundance of singing with all Hymns taken from the famous Hymn Book compiled under the direction of Ira D Sankey. The evening will also include readings from Gods word and prayers. Refreshments are usually available during the service.
4pm till 6pm 1st Tuesday of the month (except January/August/September)
|Dates: 5 Feb, 5 Mar, 2 Apr, 7 May, 4 Jun, 2 Jul|
Alternative worship and activities for families with children. Parents, carers, grandparents etc. all welcome. Snacks and drinks available
straight after school, games session at 4pm followed by lively worship, activities, crafts and finishing with a hot meal.
2nd Sunday of month. worship begins informally around 9:50am with ‘official’ start shortly after 10.00 am. Usual finish 11:20am. Led by Spark to a Flame Team which includes local preachers and worship leader
|Dates: 10 Feb, 10 Mar, 14 Apr, 12 May|
A service of alternative worship for people of all ages. It is interactive and develops the theme of the month through Singing, Music, Drama, Teaching, Bible Study, Art, Crafts, Cooking, Discussion, Meditation and other activities. Instrumental music group leads the singing and creative use of AV.
6.00pm every Sunday evening Led by the LMC Worship Leaders and Revd Dr Gary Watt
|Dates : every Sunday excluding 3 and 17 March|
Cafe worship, with a charismatic feel. Usual format is a block of sung worship, an engaging message from the Bible and then corporate ministry time. Sometimes format changes dependent on theme or setting. A chance to pray for others and be prayed for, as well as be equipped by the Word and Spirit.