The church opens its doors at 6:45pm and the service will start at 7.30pm
There are tea candles on the "top table" come and light one in memory of a departed relative or friend now spirit if its their birthday or anniversary etc
The chairperson will welcome all present then intoduce the visiting medium and explain whats on the evenings agenda .
The opening hymn is sung
Then there is the opening prayer.
This is followed by the next hymn
Some mediums will give a little talk for between 2 and 10 minutes to explain how they will be working on the evening . Some will give a little talk on spiritual philosophy or some will talk for a few minutes to relax themselves and the audience as they may relate some funny story which is applicable to the church or spiritualism in general .
The demonstration is next and the biggest part of the evening`s agenda and the reason most people are there.
After the mediums demonatration is the " free will " collection which is so vitally needed for the church funds to keep its doors open. Some ask how much to contribute but generally a £1 or more is the rule of thumb.
Next on the agenda is the healing list including absent healing requests.
The medium appearing the following week is announced as are the mediums appearing at the church`s two associate churches.
The Closing hymn is sung.
The guest medium gives the closing prayer
Tea and coffee is also available for those who want to remain and have a chat