There was a Church Service on 23 July 2016 

2014-04-05 Sue Ann leading hymnsThe Service was held in St. Peter’s as usual at 11am. 

The Opening Prayer was given by Pat Newton

Hymns were led by Sueann Henderson
Hymn 1 – All Creatures of our God and King
Hymn 2 – Blessed Assurance

Winston Bothwell introduces Intercessory PrayerAnnouncements were given by Winston Bothwell and included:
*S.E.P. begins tomorrow. Jackie Mill asks us to pray for dry weather and safety for everyone traveling. She thanks all who have helped with set-up.  There should be about 80 campers.
*Please pray for Pastor Paul David Kurts in the U.S.A. He is in hospital following the removal of his appendix. He has also been treated for an abdominal infection. He is now improving.
*It has been a very bad week for France, Turkey and the U.S.A. So much violence and so many people injured and others grieving for the their loved ones. We share their pain, but each day brings us nearer to the return of Christ.

Hymn 3 – Be Still

Philip Halford-Intercessory Prayer 2Intercessory Prayer was led by Phillip Halford and included:
*We seem to be witnessing almost every day now, man’s inhumanity to man. Does it make us want to cry for these victims of crime? The Bible records two occasions when Jesus wept. Luke 19:41 and John 11:35. Father you understand because you watched your son die . He took our sins on himself to give us everlasting life. You are mindful of all that goes on here, and it has been the same since Cain and Abel. You have a plan for people and can do anything you want to. We come here to acknowledge you and worship you. There is only one God and one Lord Jesus Christ.
*There are many people here sick, sad or grieving. You know who they are. We pray for them and please help us to support them, because we really do care.
*We remember today Graham and Maggie Mitchell and Len and Pam Maylin. We ask you to heal them and help them each day.
*Christ died for everyone whoever lived, and we thank you for this knowledge and for your blessings.

Hymn 4 – How Lovely on the Mountains
Hymn 5 – Only by Grace

2015-12-19 Watford Service-George Henderson gives the SermonThe Sermon was given by George Henderson on the Book of  Philemon
It is estimated that there are currently 26-46 million people in slavery today worldwide. There were 60 million in Roman times. Paul was in prison in Rome when he wrote an epistle to Philemon. This was a personal letter and not to the churches, written about 60AD. This letter has been preserved in scripture, but why? Paul had asked to be tried in Rome because he was a Roman citizen. He continued to meet with people and teach and preach about Christ. Acts 28:30-31. Philippians 1:12. Philemon was a fellow Christian. Philemon verse 1. Paul thanked him for for his work and prayed for him. Verses 4-7. Paul could have commanded Philemon, but instead Paul now an elderly man, appealed through love to him. Verses 8-9. He was writing through concern it seems for a  fugitive slave who once worked for Philemon, called Onesimus. Paul states that Onesimus was once useless, but during his time with Paul he had been converted and become a Christian. He was now very useful to the church and Paul wanted Philemon to accept him back as a member and brother. Verses 10-16. If he had done any  wrong, Paul offered to pay Philemon. Verse 18. Paul wrote in verse 1 that he was a prisoner of Christ. What Paul did for Onesimus, Christ has done for us. Onesimus was no longer a slave but a son and therefore an heir. Verse 9.
Please read Galatians 4:3-7.

The Final Hymn was God of Grace and God of Glory after which the Closing Prayer was given by Irene Wilson.

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