This morning some of our church members and young people, plus Jackie Cresswell and a group of the 8th Fleet Brownies, met together to assemble the Christingles for tomorrow evening’s carol service. We all had a great time working together – not to mention eating all the rejected sweets! Thank you to everyone who came […]
Our Posada has been making its way round church families during Advent and making lots of new friends on the way. Here are some of the latest photos. Watch out for more!
Here are some photos from our Rainbow, Brownie and Pilots Advent Parade and Gift Service today. All gifts will go to Fairways, the SeeAbility residential home in Fleet. The service was led by our Minister, Revd Ruth Dillon.
Advent 2014 saw Fleet URC’s first Posada. The Posada is a Mexican tradition, based on Mary and Joseph’s search for somewhere to stay on their journey to and arrival in Bethlehem. Our interpretation saw knitted figures of Mary, Joseph and the donkey journeying from one home to another. Many members of our congregation joined in […]
We have had our best-ever response to our Shoebox Appeal this year. The whole church was involved, with our young people coordinating the efforts. With all the donations and gifts we received we managed to fill over 50 boxes. In addition, some people elected to sponsor boxes on line and we also collected £120 towards […]
Scores of people came in from the driving rain and gusty winds on Saturday to enjoy the beautiful crafts and gifts on sale at this year’s Autumn Fair. A warm welcome awaited everyone – plus a chance to sample our tasty bacon rolls, warming home made soup, and freshly baked cakes! (Click on photo to […]
Our All Souls Service, led on Sunday afternoon by our Minister Ruth, was an opportunity to celebrate the gift of life and a joyful remembering of those we have loved. One member of the congregation described it as a “really beautiful and thoughtful service”.
A warm welcome to our new Rainbows group – the 8th Fleet Rainbows – who meet in our church hall on Tuesdays between 4.30 and 5.30 pm. There are 15 Rainbows and 4 leaders (‘Owl’, ‘Fox’, ‘Rabbit’ and ‘Kingfisher’). During the first half term the girls have enjoyed getting to know each other, playing games […]
Calling all singers! Christmas is only a matter of weeks away, so we will be forming adults’ and children’s choirs again. Adults who are interested in joining a choir should speak to Nessie Black; and children, Brownies and Rainbows should see Ruth.
This coming week, 10th- 17th October, is ‘Paint Fleet Pink Week‘, raising money and awareness for Frimley Park Hospital’s Breast Care Appeal. Here at Fleet URC we’re supporting the Appeal by asking everyone to wear pink to church on Sunday 11th October, and the offering that day will go towards the Appeal. Full details of […]