Announced by Peter Walton on 10 October, 2020

Join us for a healthy eating workshop, which promises to be an informative and interactive session on “Mastering Healthy Eating, Without Overthinking!” led by Charlotte Marshall (NHS Dietician), to be held on Sabbath, 24th February @ 16:00 -17:30 pm in  the Williams Hall. This workshop will be the first in a series of  activities and events based on the NEWSTART lifestyle change program which has been designed to help optimise your health and wellbeing. Please register your interest by emailing the Health Ministries Team at

Dear Church, 
Re. Earliteens Sabbath School - 
The Support Group for the Earliteen's Sabbath School are looking for volunteers to assist with teaching classes to our children this year.  You will need to be able to engage with the young teenagers in a way that encourages and grows their faith in Jesus.  We are looking for someone who is a committed Christian and attends Stanborough Park Church.  
If you are interested in joining the team, please contact Adriana Mahy, the Earliteen Team Leader at Stanborough Park Church on mobile no. 07967 246017.  Many thanks and God Bless!

The Just Giving Page for 2024 is now live and, as before, Audrey is encouraging you to donate for birthdays, anniversaries, in Memoriam, or as a thank-you to God for His blessings.

Please go to: Audrey's Fundraiser for ADRA 2024. Follow the link

Stanborough Park Church - Short-term Volunteer
Stanborough Park Church is seeking a short-term volunteer to support the work of Stanborough Park Church in Watford between February 10th and August 10th 2024.
Accommodation will be provided for you at church location.
This position is divided into 2 major tasks:
1. Youth ministry volunteering in the church and in the community
2. Helping with practical tasks in the Stanborough Centre and for church activities
The first includes activities such as organizing Friday night programmes, leading/hosting meetings and being involved with the praise team. The volunteer will also help with Teen Social, Prayer Groups, Toddler Club and working with the youth and young adults within the church and community. It is a bonus if you sing or play an instrument like the piano or guitar.
The second involves helping with the operations of the Stanborough Centre, including setting/clearing up rooms for organisations booking the centre from Monday to Friday. Part of the week is spent on this second activity.
The successful candidate is required to be a willing team player and a practising, baptised Seventh-day Adventist member. This full-time opportunity is to volunteer for up to 6 months.
During volunteering, work related travel and out of pocket expenses will be covered by the Stanborough Park church.
Please forward CV and covering letter for the attention of Pastor James Shepley by 15th January:

Prayer Morning:
From Monday 8th January to Friday 24th we will study the book of Revelation. All are welcome to join the prayer meeting from 6am to 6:30am. Zoom ID 8316619709 passcode 777.

Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
is being held in the Sanctuary as well as on Zoom at 7pm. Meeting ID: 519 552 6863; Passcode: pray3r


Parallel has a website! Please use it to find the latest updates at 

Parallel Sabbath School class has started at the back of the main sanctuary. Please join us.

If you have private Prayer Requests, please place them in the Prayer Box or you can email Please note the change in the email address.

Adventist Risk Management® currently have a full‐time Account Executive position open on our Client Care team. This position serves as the primary face of ARM and manages accounts, sells insurance, and provides risk management counsel and education; working primarily from our office in St Albans, England. The successful candidate MUST have legal rights to work in the UK. For more information email read here.

Interested applicants, please email your curriculum vitae to by Friday 16th February 2024.

Job Advert - Stanborough Secondary School requires a School Business Manager

Hours: Negotiable
Salary range: Competitive
Required as soon as possible

Stanborough School is seeking to appoint a qualified, inspirational and enthusiastic School Business Manager to start as soon as possible. Working as part of a team of talented and highly motivated teachers the School Business Manager will be responsible for managing the strategy and operation of the business functions of our school, including financial management, health and safety, human resources, compliance and administration.
We are committed to increasing the number of staff from ethnic minorities, across all roles and at all levels, to reflect our diverse student population. Applications from practising Christians are particularly welcome. The Equal Opportunities Policy is available on our website

Key duties:
- Be responsible for line-managing support staff, including carrying out long-term resource planning
and managing recruitment, appraisal and professional development.
- Under the direction of the headteacher, lead on all financial matters in school, to ensure the school’s successful financial performance and to ensure financial decisions are clearly linked to the school’s strategic goals.
- In partnership with the headteacher, manage the school’s budget and ensure it is balanced, realistic and represents an effective use of funds
- Submit the budget to the governing board, monitor the budget all year round, advising the headteacher where revisions are needed 
- Manage the school’s payroll provision with the payroll provider
- Advice on HR issues within school and liaise with the external HR provider
- With the headteacher and premises team, supervise the maintenance of the school site
- Manage the school’s compliance with statutory obligations, and advise others on the relevant legal regulatory and ethical requirements.

Closing date: 7th February 2024
Contact for more details