Hertford Methodist Church seeks to serve God in Hertford and the wider world through love and fellowship

Frequently asked questions

Does is matter where I sit?
No, you can sit wherever you feel comfortable.    

Will I have to join in?
Only if you want to. 

What happens when I arrive?
You will be greeted in the foyer by door stewards who will welcome you and give you the hymn book, bible if you would like one and a notice sheet and any other information for that service. 

How long is the service?
Usually about one hour.

What is Café style worship?
Informal worship with a cup of tea/coffee and biscuit/cake when there is an opportunity to discuss, study the Bible, as well as pray.

What is an Alpha Course?
https://www.methodist.org.uk/about-us/the-methodist-church/views-of-the-church/the-alpha-course/
(Details of course being run at Hertford Methodist Church)

Is there a Priest or Minister?
We have a minister and her name is Revd. Debbie Hodgson, other Methodist ministers in HAEBEA also lead worship in our Church

Who will lead the Service?
It will be usually led by either a minister, local (lay) preacher or a worship team made of Worship Leaders.

Will I know what to do?
Hopefully. Most people stand for the hymns and sit for the prayers but do ask if you are unsure.

What if my children are noisy or fidgety?
Don’t worry about a bit of noise, we have quiet toys for children to play with either in the Church or in Oasis.  There is also Junior Church. 

What about those with poor eyesight?
We have large print books.

Is there a hearing loop?
Yes

Where are the toilets?
There is a toilet in the foyer and toilets, including disabled, on the left from the car park door.

What happens to the collection?
It is used to help towards the Area (HAEBEA)’s Mission and Ministry, for charities and the upkeep of the building.