Visitors & New Members

Welcome!

Everyone is welcome at Little Britain United Church! Services start at 10:00 a.m. Sunday mornings. Sit where you like. We use the United Church hymn books called Voices United and More Voices.

How We Worship

Regular Services

Regular services follow the same general format: Service starts with a prayer and a hymn, then scripture reading, the Minister’s time with the children (following which the children go to the hall for Sunday School), a sermon, offering, prayers of the people, and a benediction. Hymns are interspersed throughout the service.

Child-friendly Inter-generational Services

Occasionally, throughout the year, children will remain in church. These services are planned with children in mind. We are a child-friendly group– if your child is restless or noisy, don’t worry. You can stay in church, where there is a comfortable chair and some toys in the back, or go outside or over to the hall.

Summer Services

Summer is a quiet time at Little Britain, as folks are routinely away on weekends on vacation or at the cottage. Our minister usually has holidays at this time too. In July and August we have shorter services led by various volunteers from the congregation. In September services return to normal.

 

What to Expect

Offering

Offerings are donations given by church-goers to help pay for the costs of running the church. They are collected during every service. Offering plates are passed around later in the service. Giving a donation is your choice and can be any amount that is comfortable for you.

To receive a tax receipt, numbered envelopes are assigned to you for the year. Or you can sign up for PAR (pre-authorized remittance), which allows us to automatically withdraw your donation from your bank account every month.

Click here to download a PAR brochure/application.

Communion

All are welcome to take Communion in the United Church, including visitors, non-members, and children. We celebrate communion 5 or 6 times a year, including Easter, Christmas Eve and World Communion Sunday in October. We use bread and grape juice.

Music

Music is important to the folks at Little Britain United Church. During worship, we’ve enjoyed the music of the Bluegrass Jammers, the Gentle Folk, and several talented singers.

Choir: We have no regular choir at this time. We have a group that sings on special occasions. We would love to have a full-time choir, we just need to find enough people who are interested in singing!

Organist: We currently have two organists who take turns playing, according to their availability: Sandra Richardson and Carol Anderson.

Season: Advent

“Nothing, you see, is impossible with God”

Angel Gabriel to Mary