were given There was a Church Service on Saturday 24th November 2018

The Service began at 11am in St. Peter’s Church as usual.

The Opening Prayer was given by Jean Sole

Hymns were led by Phillip Halford who began by reading Psalm 95:1-3.
Hymn 1 – Faith of our Fathers
Hymn 2 – I Sing the Mighty Power of God

Announcements were given by Phillip

*George Henderson fell yesterday and spent the night in hospital.
He is now back at home.
*Ernie Bell, a member of our Edinburgh church has died. Please pray for his family.
*Please pray for Stuart Powell aged 83. He has been through a difficult time and is very unwell.

*On December 15th, The Watford church is to host a “Winter Wonderland” Social. The service will begin at 2.30 and the evening will end at 9pm. Please invite family and friends.

Intercessory Prayer was led by James

*Thankyou that we can pray to you because it is very important.
Every day we need to pray for your protection. We are very blessed to meet here and we thank you for our church and its leaders.
*We do have some young people here and are blessed with their teachers.
*There are many tensions around the world also famine and fires. Some Christians face persecution. We ask your protection for them and help for all the Charities and aid Agencies.
*Some are not here today due to various reasons that you know about. We ask your help for them.
*Please give swift healing to George Henderson. Please continue to help Janie and Roland. Stuart Powell needs you to strengthen him and prevent him falling again.
*Please give peace and comfort to the family of Ernie Bell.
*Geoff Sole is visiting our brethren in Uganda. Please keep him well and give him your protection.
*We ask your help for all the many homeless people. Please let them find shelter from the cold weather. Thankyou for those who do go to their aid.
*Please help us with our understanding of the message today.

Hymn 3 – To God be the Glory

The Message today was a video of the first half of “Passing the Baton” Service.  This was a recording of the service in the U.S.A. of our change of leadership, and the two segments can be viewed on our GCI church website at: https://www.gci.org/media/videos/presidency-baton-passing-hand-off-segment/ and https://www.gci.org/media/videos/presidency-baton-passing-joseph-tkachs-legacy-segment/.

The Final Hymn was Thine is the Glory after which the Closing Prayer was given by Joy Barlow.

Fellowship continued over Refreshments in the church Hall.

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