East Finchley Methodist Church

Into the New Year

New Year's Eve
We wish everyone a peaceful and hopeful New Year.

While we do not have a service at EFM on New Year's Eve there is a Watchnight Service at Finchley Methodist Church, Ballards Lane, Finchley, N3 at 11.15pm.


The Twelve Days of Christmas is a festival starting on 25th December and ending on 5th January. In Western Christianity, 6th is observed as Epiphany and prinipally commorates the visit of the Magi (the wise men) to the Christ Child in Bethlehem.

Often this day is during the week and in 2019 Epiphany falls on the Monday after the Second Sunday of Christmas.

The Covenant Service
This is a very important service in Methodism at the beginning of the New Year where we recommit ourselves to God's service.

The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship between God and his people is accepted and sustained by us. God has already offered us a loving relationship and we seek to live within this relationship sustaining it with his help.

The Covenant Service is uniquely Methodist but is now adopted by other denominations.

Our Covenant Service will be held on Sunday 5 January 2019 at 10.30 am and is led by our own minister, Revd. Michael Giles.

To learn more about the Covenant Service visit the Methodist Church in Britain web site by following this link

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Last modified: 25 November 2019

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