On Sunday 3rd July baby Keir Eugene Mercer was brought for baptism by his parents, Sharon and Harry Mercer. They were well supported by all their family and friends, and it was wonderful to see all the many visiting children. Big sister Isla was baptised in our church in August 2009.
The United Reformed Church has just announced two new appointments: 1. Coordinator for Fresh Expressions Linda Rayner (pictured) has been appointed as the URC Coordinator for the Fresh Expressions initiative. She will combine her new role with her existing duties as Learning and Development Officer in North Western Synod. Linda commented: “I believe that new […]
On Sunday 10th July we celebrated the 99th anniversary of our church, with guest preacher Revd Dr David Cornick, who is General Secretary of Churches Together in England. The service brought about a happy reunion for Rumi Payne, who said: “It was wonderful to see Revd Dr David & Mary Cornick and Ian & Jean […]
On Thursday I was a silent participator in my first Silent Communion. What an experience! We sat in a circle with Stephen as our guide. It was a strange feeling. I felt very peaceful and yet excited at the same time. Even though I had never attended a ‘Silent’ Communion before, it was amazing that […]
Sunday 3rd July was a very special day at our church, when we held a double celebration. At the start of morning service baby Keir Eugene Mercer was brought for baptism by his parents, Sharon and Harry Mercer. They were well supported by all their family and friends, and it was wonderful to see the […]
More photos from the Pilots 75th Anniversary Celebrations: See: Through the Decades with Pilots for more photos.
Pilots and their leaders filled our church window sills with reminders of past decades, in commemoration of their 75th Anniversary: 1930s: Pilots were founded in 1931. This decade saw the outbreak of World War II, and many children were evacuated away from home. 1940s: The War dominated the first half of the decade. Rationing of […]
What Colour is a Copper Beech? I try to tell the colours – Purple or red or green, A tender pink or brilliant bronze; All these are often seen. This tree is a chameleon, Changing with shade and light, At times a sombre presence, Then dazzling startled sight. This evening, as it happened, Just as […]