“On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me – five… gold… rings…” Adopting this title for her book, Anna Jeffery invited a few prominent people to select their own five gold rings, ie favourite poem, book, place, person, plus their philosophy of life. The result is a very thought-provoking anthology. A […]
A message from our Interim Moderator, Revd Iain Stewart: Having been appointed as your Interim Moderator, it was thought good that I gave you a little of my background. As you may know, I come from Scotland, a highlander, from Ardnamurchan (you can look it up!). I have served churches in Scotland, as a Church […]
The Royal Mail have recently issued their Christmas Stamps for 2011. These beautiful stamps have the theme of the Nativity. They are inspired by verses from the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, and recognise that 2011 is the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible. The new stamps are currently available at all Post Office […]
Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, one of Britain’s top lawyers, has recently taken up the post of principal of Mansfield College, Oxford. Baroness Kennedy has spent her professional life giving voice to those who have least power within the system, championing civil liberties and promoting human rights. Commenting on her appointment, she said: “The glory of […]
We were delighted with the success of this year’s Autumn Craft Fair. This is an annual event, held each year on the first Saturday in November, and this year it attracted more visitors than ever before. Elder Meg Nicholson opened the Fair with the following prayer: “Living God, we take a few quiet moments before […]
Here are just some of the crafts on sale at our Autumn Craft Fair last Saturday:
More photos from our Autumn Craft Fair: There are more photos on the fleet-people community website.
The Revd Dr Kevin Snyman, a URC minister, was among a number of religious leaders who spoke during a “Sermon on the Steps” event outside St Paul’s Cathedral on Saturday 29 October. Dr Snyman’s words were heard by around 1,200 people, the vast majority of which were supporters of the Occupy London camp in the […]
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