the christian heart of the village

Open Air Songs of Praise - 10th June 2018

Home » News » Open Air Songs of Praise
IMG_3148 (002)_Open Air Songs of Praise_10th June 2018
halmerend songs of praise-27 (002)_Open Air Songs of Praise_10th June 2018
halmerend songs of praise-16 (002)_Open Air Songs of Praise_10th June 2018
halmerend songs of praise-3 (002)_Open Air Songs of Praise_10th June 2018
halmerend songs of praise-12 (002)_Open Air Songs of Praise_10th June 2018
IMG_3175_Open Air Songs of Praise_10th June 2018
halmerend songs of praise-26_Open Air Songs of Praise_10th June 2018

Open Air Songs of Praise — 10th June 2018

What a glorious day weather-wise.

What a wonderful gathering of folk for the Songs of Praise in the Minnie Pit Memorial Garden led by Rev'd Helen Hoe and with music by Tunstall Salvation Army Band.

With a challenging message from Rev'd Arthur Wakelin based on St. Luke's Gospel Chapter 4 verses 14 to 21 read by Ryan.

Arthur challenged us to think about the continuation of the ministry of Jesus. In Luke's Gospel Jesus tells the people gathered in the synagogue in Nazareth that he has come to fulfill the prophesy of Isaiah Chapter 61. This was the start of Jesus' ministry.

Arthur said that Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmas and his death and resurrection at Good Friday and Easter but seem to pass over the birth of the Church at Pentecost which is not celebrated as it should be. It is the time when the Holy Spirit came upon the disciples of Jesus and gave them power to continue the ministry which Jesus had started. Today's Christians need that same power to continue the work of Jesus today to bring hope to folk, many of whom have lost all hope in life.

We sang hymns that told of the change which comes when we let Jesus come into our life. One hymn echoed that theme with the words "What a wonderful change in my life has been wrought since Jesus came into my heart."

We thank all who took part in this special afternoon and we thank Ian Knight for his work with the sound system and Tom Dunn for his filming and photography. We also thank Raymond Dale, Brian Peers and Janet Dunn for the work they did in preparing the garden for our use.

You may also be interested in

Plant Sale Poster 12th Sept_in the Garden_200907
Webteam: Mon 07 Sep 11:28am

Plant Sale on Saturday 12th September at Halmer EndThere will be a plant sale in the Minnie Pit Memorial Garden (opposite to the Methodist Chapel) on Saturday 12th September from 12 noon until 2.00 pm weather permitting.Please watch this web site for any changes should the weather be poor.Proceeds of sale for Halmer End Methodist...

L132967_Englesea Brook Chapel & Museum of Primitive Methodism
Webteam: Fri 04 Sep 3:42pm

Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum of Primitive MethodismLike so many organisations the Chapel and Museum at Englesea Brook have been closed because of the Covid-19 restrictions. So, like many other organisations it has been using Zoom to present some of its Heritage Talks which normally take place each month. The next Heritage Talk via Zoom will be on Saturday 5th September, 11.00 am and...

accreditation2
Webteam: Fri 04 Sep 10:37am

Jo accredited as a Methodist Local PreacherWhat a joy for some folk from Halmer End to share in Jo's accreditation service over Zoom on the 26th July 2020. Jo Dolman, you may recall, worshipped at Halmer End until she moved to Yorkshire where she is a Children, Family and Youth Worker in the Airedale Methodist Circuit of the Yorkshire West Methodist District. Jo's promises, part of...

© 2015 - 2020 Halmer End Methodist Church

Site last updated September 2020