Weekly information sheet, BBC services & Readings for the week commencing 6th December 2020

Weekly information sheet for the week commencing 6th December 2020

The church is open for worship. To attend email thedriveworship@gmail.com or ring 01253 729849 before 9.00 p.m. on Friday as this helps with seating arrangements and to reduce queueing time. Services available live via our Facebook or YouTube pages. Access to these can be found on our website home page

6th December at 10.30 a.m.                Rev. Stephen Heath

13th December at 10.30 a.m.              Laura Green – Toy Service. Toys and donations to support Fylde Families

20th December at 10.30 a.m.             Rev. Stephen Heath – Carol Service

23rd December at 4.00 p.m.                Christmas Communion at Church Road Rev Stephen Heath*

25th December at 11.00 a.m.             Rev Stephen Heath

27th December at 10.30 a.m.             Circuit Service at Church Road led by Rev. Stuart Wild and Rev. Stephen Heath*

(*To book services at Church Road churchroadworship@gmail.com or ring 07788166144)

Sunday 6th December 7.00 p.m. District Zoom Service led by the South Fylde Circuit to join Meeting ID: 830 4576 3962 Passcode: DZS21 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83045763962?pwd=b3ZDa2ZqYUJQUTRGMVgzenBQd01TUT09 to dial in on the telephone 01 203901 7895  Meeting ID: 830 4576 3962 Passcode: 146912

Monday 7th – 21st December 6.00-6.15 p.m. Circuit Prayer Meeting via Zoom – leaflet with themes available

To join the Meeting ID: 860 0723 7436   Passcode: 598444 You can also ring in on 01 203 901 7895.

Each week in Advent, and on Christmas Day, Rev. Paul Davis, Lancashire District Chair, will share a short reflection on the District Website based on a traditional theme for the week.


Please check the programme schedules on the day. If you are struggling to find what you are looking for there is more information, including online services, on the church website or please contact Stephen or Judith see below.

BBC Radio Lancashire – Sunday – 8.00 a.m. Morning Service

BBC Radio 4 – Sunday – 8.10 a.m. Sunday Worship – Cities of Promise – A place for nature

BBC 1 – Sunday Worship – 11.30 a.m.  Second Sunday of Advent from the Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling

BBC 1 – Sunday – 1.15 p.m. Songs of Praise – Young Chorister of the Year Final

Daily – BBC Radio 2 – 5.45 a.m. and 9.20 a.m. – Pause for thought BBC Radio 4 – at 7.45 a.m. – Daily

If you have not seen the services broadcast on previous Sundays, you can watch them on BBC iPlayer and listen on BBC Sounds. 

Readings for the week commencing 6th December 2020 – The Return of Christ

If you would like some background on the readings and points to ponder please go to https://www.methodist.org.uk/our-faith/the-bible/a-word-in-time/

SundayMark 1: 1-8Psalm 85STF 233When Jesus came to Jordan  
Monday1 Thessalonians 4: 1-12Psalm 43STF 242A new commandment I give unto you  
TuesdaySong of Solomon 2: 1-4Psalm 45STF 199Glory be to God on high  
Wednesday1 Thessalonians 5: 1-11Psalm 37: 1-11STF 637Soldiers of Christ, arise  
Thursday2 Thessalonians 1: 1-12Psalm 37: 12-29STF 177Lo, he comes with clouds descending  
Friday2 Thessalonians 2: 1-3a, 13-17Psalm 37: 30-40STF 550Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go
Saturday2 Thessalonians 3: 1-17Psalm 46STF 366Thou hidden source of calm repose  

Remember you are never alone. We are never more than a phone call or email away. Please keep in touch and keep safe. Peace be with you.