FACCTS Team Lead Family Service – Photos

Morning worship last Sunday was led by members of the FACCTS Team (Fleet and Crookham Churches Together in Schools). The Team wanted to tell us about the things they do with children when they go into the schools, which includes acting out Bible stories.  Two impromptu stories were then demonstrated by the Team, helped out […]

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Happy Birthday to Us!

At Fleet URC we are celebrating our 103rd anniversary.   Here’s a photo of our young people with a special card made by the Loaves and Fishes group.  The knitted sheep they are holding represent all of us, God’s flock, who frequently wander away or get lost.   Yet God knows us each by name […]

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70 Years of Christian Aid

Our morning service on Sunday was led by two of our elders, Nicola Hamilton and Tamyra Sherratt, and celebrated 70 years of Christian Aid. Some of our young people enacted the story of Loko, who lives in a remote village in Ethopia and has to walk for several hours most days to collect firewood to […]

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St George’s Day Celebration

A new venture for us this year: we decided to celebrate St George’s Day.  On Friday night church members and friends gathered together to enjoy a traditional roast beef dinner, complete with Yorkshire puds and roast potatoes, ably cooked by John Gibbons.  This was followed by an England trivia quiz and dessert. Our Minister Ruth […]

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Our Pilots Learn about Zambia

Bee Griffiths has been sharing her experiences in Zambia with our Pilots Group.  They have been looking at the daily diaries kept by two children, Benson and his sister Joyce, and comparing them with their own diaries. They have made balls out of old plastic bags and string, just like children in Zambia do, and […]

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Bee’s Visit to Zambia

Earlier this year Bee Griffiths went to Zambia to participate in the Golden Jubilee of the United Church of Zambia. In a recent social evening she showed slides of her trip and spoke about the wonderful events she participated in, culminating in a special celebration at the Heroes Stadium, which was attended by the Acting […]

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The Sign of the Cross (5)

The Cross of Jesus has an incredible power to affect people’s lives.  There are numerous stories of how His Cross has influenced people in the most unexpected ways – both young and not so young.  Here is a true story which illustrates an event which no one involved could have foreseen. A church member suggested […]

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‘Brightness Falls from the Air’

‘Brightness Falls from the Air’ is a second book of poems by Sheila Durbin.  Sheila’s poems are well known by regular readers of this website, but this is an entirely new collection. Sheila’s love of words and use of language, together with her thoughts and deep faith in God spring from every page.  There is […]

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