Worshipping at home

The resources listed here will help you to worship at home if you aren't able to get to church. We do our best to keep this page up to date, but as church services start to resume, some may cease to be available.

Most links on this page are to external websites, and these all open in a new tab.


Services and prayers for use at home

Worship during the coronavirus pandemic
The official Methodist Church listing includes: service sheets for use at home; links to live-streamed services; prayers for the bereaved, and for when you can't get to a funeral; and resources for personal prayer and Bible study.

The Vine at Home
A free weekly Sunday service sheet that you can download from our Google Drive. The Vine at Home is made available by The Worship Cloud.

Prayer resources from the Church of England


Daily Hope logoDaily Hope – free 24-hour phone line

This national phone line brings worship and prayer into people’s homes while church buildings are closed.

It was set up particularly for those who are unable to join online church services. Callers can choose from a range of options including hymns, prayers and reflections, as well as full worship services from the Church of England.


Dial-a-Prayer

The Methodist Church's free phone service of prayers and news, with content updated each Thursday evening:

Listen to a prayer: 0808 281 2514
Listen to news: 0808 281 2478


Live-streamed and video services

Trinity Church, Sutton
Trinity's Sunday services, which resumed on 2 August, are live-streamed at 10.00 am each Sunday, and are available subsequently.

Epsom Methodist Church
Online Sunday services are available on Epsom's YouTube channel.

Worship during the coronavirus pandemic
Links to some live-streamed Methodist services including Wesley's Chapel and Central Hall Westminster are included in the official Methodist Church listing.

Church online
Weekly online services from the Church of England, streamed each Sunday at 9.00 am. This page also lists a range of other resources.


Sunday broadcasts

BBC Radio 4’s Sunday Worship is at 8.10 am each week.

BBC One also has Songs of Praise usually at 1.15 pm.

Programmes are subsequently available on BBC Sounds and BBC iPlayer.

Premier Christian Radio has Worship at Home from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm each Sunday.


Some hymns written in response to the emergency

A prayer in time of crisis – Tony Law

This sudden Sabbath gives us pause – Andrew Pratt

The care of all we seek or see – Andrew Pratt

When life is shaken to its core - Andrew Brown


Rosemary and PhilipRosemary and Philip's blog

During the period when we weren't meeting at church, Rosemary and Philip Richter wrote a weekly blog to enable us to share a weekly meditation. The final blog in post in this series was that dated 17 July.

17 July 2020 | 800 years since lockdown

10 July 2020 | Money...money...money!

3 July 2020 | The whole picture


Page last updated: 7th October 2020 3:38 PM