The purpose of this menu option is to provide worship & prayer resources for use during the Coronavirus Pandemic where our churches have suspended all services and other regular activities.

Orders of service for use during isolation

The folllowing are PDF documents for services that can be used by church members at home with the help of a hymn book and the Bible.

Sunday 5th April 2020 - Palm Sunday

Service of Worship from Revd Audrey Browne

Links to hymns for above from YouTube.

Singing the Faith 76 Give me Joy in My Heart
Singing the Faith 262 All Glory Laud and Honour
Singing the Faith 265 Ride On Ride on in Majesty

Sunday 29th March 2020 - Passion Sunday

Service of Worship from Revd Ruth Midcalf and Tessa Bennett.

Sunday 22nd March - outline orders of service.

From the Revd David Shaw:

Service at Wesley Methodist Church, Reading.

Service at Whitley Methodist Church, Reading.

From the Trinity, Basingstoke stewards who were to lead a local arrangement service.

Service at Trinity Methodist Church, Basingstoke.

The Week Ahead Update

This  email publication comes free each week from the Methodist church and some of you may get I already. It is a way for the Methodist  church to  keep in touch.The current edition is an extra one pertinent for tomorrow. With three livestreamed services to choose from you should be able to experience a time of worship in our homes.

View 'The Week Ahead Update' for the week of 20th March 2020 in a new browser page.

Other online Worship resources

Services broadcast at a particular time (but may be stored on line to watch later):

Churches that have been streaming their services for a while:

Also streamed on YouTube:

Churches who are doing this mainly for their local audience, but invite others to join them:

Doing Church at Home:

Online worship together but in read form:

Service on the Radio:

6:00pm on Bolton FM (96.5 FM if you are local, and boltonfm.com if you are not) we will be holding “Prayers for Bolton”. This will be a one hour act of worship on the radio that this week will lead into the Thy Kingdom Come lighting of candles at 7:00pm. Our “preacher” this coming Sunday will be the Rev’d Paul Martin, Chair of the Bolton District. On the following weeks' we will be moving to a lunchtime slot, and our preacher on the following Sunday will be the Rev’d Chris Bracegirdle the Vicar of Bolton.

Churches in other traditions or countries:

Recorded Sermons

Preachers putting their sermons online: