South Petherwin Methodist Church

All Church Services and events are currently cancelled due to the Corona Virus Pandemic’ however if you are interested in joining us on zoom, for services, prayer meetings, Bible Study and Coffee Mornings then please contact Revd Jo Smart

Mission Statement:
“Our mission is to demonstrate the love of God by worshipping and by serving our community. We aim to do this through developing our prayer life, growing in our discipleship and nurturing our fellowship”.

Minister: Revd Jo Smart

Sunday Services:
11:00 am, every 1st, 3rd & 4th Sunday in the chapel.

Coffee & Worship:
11:00 am every 2nd Sunday in the Sunday School Room.
This is an informal service over a cup of tea or coffee.

Combined Service:
There is a ‘Word and Sacrament Service’ on every fifth Sunday of the month, combined with other chapels

Please see the Circuit Plan for details and for any changes at Christmas / Easter and Harvest.

Regular Events at South Petherwin
Monday – 1st & 3rd in month, except bank holidays. – 4pm to 4.30pm ‘Prayer Meeting’ in the Chapel

Thursdays during term time – Tea & Toast: 8:30 to 10:00am for parents, grandparents and carers.

Saturday – 2nd in month 10:30 to 12:00 noon ‘Coffee Morning’ in the Sunday School Room

Lent Lunches – proceeds towards the work of Christian Aid

Contact Steward:
Mr A Stephens: 01566 776519
Organist:
Mr John Whale 01566 772847

Covenant Service 2019
The annual Covenant Service was held at South Petherwin Methodist Chapel on Sunday 1st September. The Chapel was packed to near capacity as the Superintendent Minister Rev Malcolm Jones led the service. The Rev Jo Smart led the prayers and Rev Cathy Arscott and Rev Doreen Sparey-Delacassa read the Scriptures.
A presentation was given by 18 year old Max Dinnis to highlight his forthcoming work for Rock UK. This is a christian charity which provides adventure holidays for disadvantaged children across the UK. Max spoke of how important the Methodist Church was in regards to the foundation of his faith.
The Rev Malcolm preached on the role of the new covenant and the demise of the old covenant. This changed the view of the new church in Christ from looking inward to an outward expression of the new covenant. The congregation were encouraged to relax with a number of joyful humorous jokes and take up the challenge set by the formal words of the Methodist Covenant.
The service concluded with the hymn, Now thank we all our God”. Light refreshments followed in the the Sunday School.

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