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Trinity Methodist Church, Biggleswade
TRINITY BIGGLESWADE Shortmead St, nr Trinity Cl - SG18 0AP
|Service time:||10.30 am||6.00 pm 3rd Sunday|
|Congregation size:||30-50, varied ages, almost all 60+||Very variable: 6-20, mainly adult|
|Children & young people:||Not usually|
|Hymn Books:||Singing The Faith, Complete Mission Praise||Singing The Faith, Complete Mission Praise|
|Music:||Organ, sometimes piano||Band or music group, sometimes MP3's and backing tracks or CD's for meditation etc. Band normally plays one music piece.|
|Worship Leaders:||Mrs Tricia Mapletoft (details in Circuit Magazine)||Mrs Tricia Mapletoft|
|Congregational involvement:||Read lessons; housegroup can prepare drama or similar with a few weeks' notice||Band normally does readings (biblical or others). Preacher leads intercessions, but congregation contribute using roving microphone|
|Lord's prayer:||Traditional, said||Said|
|Contact with preacher:||Steward needs details by Friday; see below re power points/computer.||Band and preacher normally plan service together|
|Orders of service:||Organist + readers|
|Offering:||No special arrangements||Normally collected during a song|
|Communion arrangements:||At rail, in groups; communion steward will direct; vestry steward usually assists. Retiring collection taken after communion; not dedicated.|
|Sound system:||Radio and fixed microphones|
|Computer:||Screen fitted, computer and projector by arrangement; email firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday. For words and visuals|
|OHP:||Yes, can be set up in 15 minutes.|
|CCCL Licence:||Copyright 500437, Music 500444, PRS 500468|
Also monthly communion service, 9.30 am, 50 mins max; above details apply.
The 6:00 pm 4th Sunday service is a less formal service with modern music, intended for young or young at heart. Format flexible; usualy starts with 3 short worship songs. No sermon, but informal talk.
The other monthly evening service follows a more traditional pattern.
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