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Archive for June, 2019

Monday Fellowship

Monday June 24th brings us once again to our A.G.M., when we get to choose the officers for next season. Would you like to be on the committee, arrange the programme, be the tea lady or send birthday cards, choose our hymn or even be Chairperson? Please give it some thought. We also have to […]

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Commitment for Life Sunday

As we know, Commitment for Life has been working with Christian Aid and Global Justice Now since 1992. With the gospel message of ‘Good news for the poor at its heart. Commitment for life has been a wonderful way in which the URC has been committed to overcome poverty and tackling injustice. Please read the […]

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PILOTS

Some people may say “Pilots – what’s that then?”   Well the answer is that Pilots is an ecumenical, non-uniformed organisation run by United Reformed churches but open to all children and young people. We believe that every child and young person matters. Consequently, Pilots aims to meet the needs of each community in which it […]

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10 Years Behind the Keyboard

It may come as a surprise, but I have now been editing this newsletter for ten years! There have been ups and downs, ministers, groups and members have come and gone. The church and hall have been decorated, refurbished and overhauled. We’ve got all sorts of new kit and everything seems to have changed while, […]

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Shoeboxes 2019

Thanks to Brenda we have over 100 shoe boxes covered and waiting for your gifts.  Please look out for tennis balls, skipping ropes, balls, yo-yos, toy cars, toys for older boys (must not be army related!), notebooks, colouring pencils, crayons and blue biros. I’m sure you will come up trumps. June Blackband

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Commitment for Life Prayer

Still our minds as we gather to worship you. Be with us. Still our minds as we wait to hear your word. Be with us. Open our hearts to your spirit. Be with us. Be with us now and through every waking moment. Amen © Commitment for Life

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Musings from The Manse – June 2019

We seem to be living in a time when everyone disagrees with everyone about everything and agreement on anything seems so hard to achieve. Where opinions are sought and ignored, where people have lots of opinions but not any solutions. I remember when working for the bank being encouraged in my management training to encourage […]

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