Activities

Activities

Prayer Meeting

A Praying Church Nothing of any eternal value or significance will be accomplished by us without God’s amazing power at work. Our heavenly Father loves to hear us pray and works through us when we depend on him. He desires all people to be saved and he desires that we pray! Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God Philippians 4:6 We aim to meet…

Our Community

We believe that as Christians our faith is reflected in every part of our lives and we seek to offer service in our communities and places of work. We also have an awareness of the wider needs of the World that we support in a variety of ways as individuals and in partnership with others. “Loaves and Fishes” Sevenoaks Food Bank. A container is available in our Hall Lobby if you would like to donate non-perishable food. These are taken…

Friday Coffee

On Fridays, we have an open house for Coffee With fresh brewed Fair Trade ground coffee on offer, held in the coffee lounge of our church hall. Come and go as you like, it’s a great place to come and meet us, all are welcome. Friday mornings between 10 am and midday.

Bible Study

Fortnightly hour-long sessions to dissect and discuss passages from the Bible, led by our minister John Ritson. These are held in the halls, rooms 1 & 2.

Books & Fairtrade Products

Christian Bookstall This is available on some Sundays after the 10:30 am service while we are enjoying coffee. Traidcraft Stall Available some Sundays after morning service and at special events. We support the principles of Fairtrade and believe this is a small way of making a difference for particular communities in the third world. Do come and buy.

Men’s Activities

Men’s Home Group One of our Home Groups is for men only and meets fortnightly on a Wednesday evening for fellowship, discussion, study and prayer. Contact Martin Brightman for details via office@otfordmethodistchurch.org.uk. Carpenter’s Arms A monthly men’s evening at The Rising Sun at Twitton, usually the first Monday. Drop in anytime in the evening for a pint, a sandwich and informal conversation. Meals out are arranged two or three times a year. Contact John Ward on 01959 535099 for further…

Women’s Activities

Women’s Fellowship This meets each Wednesday afternoon at 2.30pm, usually in our Church Hall. There are often speakers and in the summer, garden teas and outings. click for dates Contact Rosemary Cracknell 01959 522325 for a programme or if you need help with transport. Women’s Breakfast Twice a year there is an excellent continental breakfast and topical speaker in our hall or we sometimes go to the Shoreham golf club for breakfast. All ladies are welcome. Our next breakfast will…

Children’s Activities

Junior Church meets every Sunday at 10.30am with the whole Church Family and then in different age groups from 3-12 years. At 13 years they move to the Sunday Morning Y-club. Our children play an active part in Church life and are greatly valued and cared for. Contact Kate Baxter on 01959 523687 or come along on a Sunday at 10.30am. We aim to make Junior Church fun and lively. Our leaders are always happy to welcome new children. Creche…

Who let the Dad’s out?

Calling all dads, grandads, uncles and male carers in the Otford area. here is your chance to spend some quality time with the kids, make some new friends and have a serious amount of fun in the process. We’re bringing the hugely successful Who let the dads out? initiative to Otford and it’s about to change your view of kids groups for good! With great activities designed for boys and girls aged 10 and under, Who let the dads out? is…

Alpha

What is an Alpha course? Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, typically run over eleven weeks. Each talk looks at a different question about faith and is designed to create conversation. Alpha is run all around the globe, and everyone’s welcome. Alpha Courses at OMC We have been running Alpha courses for over 15 years. Essentially folk meet at a set weekly time and place and there is a social time usually involving food of some…

Christianity Explored

This is a 7 session course designed to explore what Christianity is all about, big questions in life and what they mean to us. It is a social gathering with a meal to start with then followed by a 20-minute video and then discussion among group members. It is a very relaxed and open atmosphere, there is no pressure to speak. To see what its all about please view the clips below. You can also get further info by going to the Christianity…

Global Missions

Hospices of Hope Hospices of Hope is the leading palliative care charity in South Eastern Europe and are dedicated to improving the lives of the terminally ill in Romania and surrounding countries by increasing access to hospice care and training. The Offices and Teashop for the Hospices of Hope are located in Otford and we support this work both with volunteers and prayer. Christian Aid We support Christian Aid and other Aid agencies throughout the year and especially focus fundraising during Christian…
  • 1
  • 2