Hawling Barn Service

Home » News Stories » Hawling Barn Service
Hawling Barn Service 1
Hawling Barn Service - Choir & Keyboard
Hawling Barn Service - some of the gathering
Hawling Barn Service - Hymn Singing

Held on a gloriously sunny Monday evening, around 100 people attended the annual Hawling Methodist Church Barn Service.

Preaching were Revds Martin Turner and Naomi Cooke with hymns including Wesley's 'And can it be'; and 'Just as I am'. The barn at New House Farm, normally used for lambing and storage of animal feed, was filled with song.

The barn service originates from the time of the Wesley's and began life as a celebration of Whit Sunday, when over 100 people would travel by train to take part.

In his address Revd Martin Turner said "there is a fullness of life open to anyone. It's not about rules, it's about experiencing God's unconditional love. About the good times and the bad times. There is a choice!"

With Hawling Methodist Chapel, built in 1837, just a half a mile away, much of the organising was done by local residents Bob and Jenny Richards and backed by an able team of refreshment providers.

You may also be interested in

phone, telephone, call
Circuit Webteam: Wed 17 Jun 12:00pm

Dial-a-PrayerFREE phone lines for prayers and news from the Methodist ChurchListen to a prayer: 0808 281 2514Listen to news: 0808 281 2478Content is updated weekly on Thursday afternoonDownload a print-and-cut-out sheet with details to send to others...

Revd John Hellyer - Gloucestershire Methodist Superindent Minister
Circuit Webteam: Wed 03 Jun 2:24pm

It will not be possible to hold Superintendent's Lunch Clubs for some time, so Rev'd John Hellyer would like to invite you to meet him from the comfort of your own home by joining in a Zoom conversation. If you would like to join in any of these informal meetings simply email John at superintendent@gloscircuit.co.uk and he will send you the Zoom link that you need. If you're not...

patrick-fore-b_SHPU5M3nk-unsplash
Circuit Webteam: Wed 03 Jun 11:00am

This year MHA Sunday will be 'Virtual' — broadcast on YouTube at 3pm on Sunday 14 June. The service will be a memorial and remembrance to those we have lost within our MHA family and the many thousands worldwide who have been affected by this tragedy.Further information including the YouTube link will be made available nearer the time. The service will feature hymns, prayers and...