Welcome to King Charles the Martyr Church, Potters Bar
Welcome to the website of King Charles the Martyr (KCM) Church, Potters Bar. We are an Anglican Church offering a wide range of styles of worship from traditional to informal. We are a caring community consisting of people of all ages who believe that God makes a difference in our everyday lives. Our mission is to Know Christ More through worship, prayer and study and to Make Christ Known by sharing our faith with those around us.
Thursday 26 May - 8pm Ascension Day Service at St Mary's.
We have been invited to join with St Mary’s church on The Walk to celebrate Christ’s ascension. Do join us as we hear again the next step in our salvation story.
Sunday 29 May - Easter 7
0930 Sung Eucharist
1100 Morning Worship
If you would like to keep up to date with what is happening at KCM and have the weekly Notice Sheet emailed to you please let the office know and we can add you to the mailing list.
Orders of Service and words for worship at home
Jubilee Thanksgiving Service
Do join us for a brief Thanksgiving Service for the life and work of the Queen at 11.45 on the 2nd June. All are welcome to this service.
The Thanksgiving Service will be followed by a lunch hosted by the Community Cafe Team. Tickets for this are £15/head and are available from the Community Cafe on Thursdays or the Church Office. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Lunch will be as follows:
- Melon and Parma ham
- Choice of cold Roast Beef, Coronation Chicken or Sealmon served with salads and new potatoes
- Choice of Eton Mess, Trifle or fresh strawberries and cream
- Tea/Coffee and Mints
Wine or soft drinks will be served with the meal
Tickets are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
Churches Together Holiday Club. Work has started behind the scenes for this year’s Holiday Club at Pope Paul Primary School 22-26 August. If you would like to volunteer please then please visit https://content.scriptureunion.org.uk/holidays-events/volunteer-scripture-union How to Apply for Holiday Club Guide
If you have previously volunteered then the system remembers your details and auto-fills the sections for you. If you haven’t done it before why not give it a go? We have lots of roles we need to fill from children’s groups, craft, catering to registration. Last year we were unable to run a five-day event due to the lack of volunteers so please prayerfully consider how you could help.
Please volunteer as a full team member for safeguarding purposes.
This is a fantastic opportunity to reach out to children, young people and families in our local community.
KCM Community Cafe
We will be open as normal this Thursday for the normal mix of good company and good food.
Do join us for a tea/coffee, a light lunch or to partake in our delicious home-made cakes.
The Church of King Charles the Martyr provides a spiritual focus and outstanding facilities for the local community. It is YOUR church and like all charities, is dependent on the generosity of its members, the local community and others.
If you would like to make a donation towards the work of the Church of King Charles the Martyr, either as a one off or would like to join our regular giving scheme these are the ways that you can donate
- by speaking to our Treasurer to set up regular giving to help us plan
- by tapping the cashless giving machine in church
- with a text message by texting KCM 3 to 70085 to donate £3
- online via the donate button on our webpage.
- Amazon Smile will donate a small percentage of your purchase cost to us - just go to www.smile.amazon.co.uk to sign up
- Donating your old foreign coins
- Remember us in your Will. Legacies are a tax efficient way of giving to the church. Please do think about us when making or revising your Will.
A message from the vicar
The monthly service of dementia friendly worship is restarting again in June.
It will run each month on the first Monday of the month supported by Churches Together in Potters Bar.
Do join us for this short act of worship with well known words and music.
Bible verse of the day
We are a passionate Church family, committed to proactively meeting the needs of our wider community. We will welcome and engage with people through open and inclusive worship and prayer, enabling everyone to Know Christ More through our enthusiasm, faith and outreach.
The Church of King Charles the Martyr, Potters Bar is committed to and will champion the protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults both in society as a whole and in our own community. We fully accept, endorse and will implement the principles enshrined in The Children Act 1989 that the welfare of the child is paramount. We will foster and encourage best practice within our community by setting standards for working with children, young people and vulnerable adults and by supporting parents in the care of their children. We will work with statutory bodies, voluntary agencies and other faith communities to promote the safety and well being of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We are committed to acting promptly whenever a concern is raised about a child or young person or vulnerable adult or about the behaviour of an adult, and will work with the appropriate statutory body when an investigation into child abuse or other abuse is necessary.
If there is immediate danger please call 999
Our safeguarding officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hertfordshire County Council Safeguarding. Children: 0300 123 4043; Adults: 0300 123 4042