denominations, Methodism relies heavily on its bank of local
preachers, which means that we benefit from the input of
different preachers from week to week. Each brings his or her own
style, insight, background and experience, and delivers the gospel
message slightly differently. In this respect, Pett
is no different to most Methodist Churches.
However, worship at Pett is no spectator sport, and several of our
number contribute regularly to the worship experience. Our two Worship
Leaders aim to create a worshipful atmosphere, largely through the use
of music, drawing from the rich resources of Charles Wesley and the
other great hymn writers as well as current writers. We believe
passionately in the power of music to communicate, and are constantly
seeking out new resources to keep our worship vibrant and relevant.
In addition, we make extensive use of audio visual technology. Like
music, images can be immensely powerful and, used
skillfully and sensitively, have the capacity to transform an act of
worship. On the other hand, used clumsily, it is equally
capable of ruining a worshipful atmosphere, and thus we devote
considerable effort to developing skills in this area.
Whatever else it may be, worship at Pett is rarely dull. We may be
relatively small in number, but we have big dreams. Why not come along
and dream with