97 Years!

On Sunday 5th July we celebrated our 97th anniversary. Our guest preacher, Rev Dr Susan Durber (Principal of Westminster College, Cambridge) reminded us not to think in terms of bricks and mortar – we, the people, are God’s building, and Jesus Christ is our foundation stone. A time of fellowship and refreshment followed the service, […]

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Are we sitting comfortably?

“There it is again,” I thought, looking up from the pages of ‘Reform’ magazine.  By ‘it’ I meant the admonition, often found in Christian writing and addresses these days, to leave our comfort zone.  Often the expression ‘comfort zone’ refers to the everyday life of the church family and is used in a rather derogatory […]

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The Storm

One night of heavy heat the rain began And peal on peal of angry thunder rolled. When all was quiet again, surprised I saw A butterfly – quite still and dazed it seemed – Which in our house sought refuge from the storm. Finding a cloth, I silently drew near; Gently I picked it up […]

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The Genealogy of Jesus Christ

Our Bible Study on 18 June started with a discussion on genealogy, and the ease of tracing our family history in this computer age. The Minister read the genealogy of Jesus Christ from Matthew Chapter 1, then invited us to make four groups to study the baptism and genealogy of Jesus in Luke’s Gospel (Chapter […]

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Prayer

Our candle tree symbolises the importance of prayer within our church life.   Members of our congregation, both younger and older, light candles of prayer each week.

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Our Growing Family

Sunday 17th May was a wonderful celebration for our church family when five new members were welcomed by transfer from other churches. Mrs Meg Nicholson has joined us from the Methodist Church in Fleet. Saju Kadeckal Matthew and Mary Saju Matthew have come from the Indian Jacobite Church, and Sisan Chacko and Susy John from […]

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We are all Beggars

In May we received five new members into our Church, four of whom are from Kerala, a State in India. This reminded me of a famous Indian Christian – D T Niles (1908-1970), who wrote two hymns in our hymn book (Rejoice and Sing, 28 & 105), and who famously said that evangelism is ‘one […]

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My Trip of a Lifetime

From 18th to 25th April I experienced and enjoyed God’s World in Sinai Egypt – trekking high into the Sinai and St Catherine protectorate each day for five days. High in the mountains there are wild donkeys and groups of Ibex goats.  I was fortunate enough to sight the bright blue lizard, the geeko lizard, […]

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Regular Weekly Activities

Little Fishes:  Sundays, 10 am Loaves and Fishes: Sundays, 10 am House Group: Mondays at 10 am (at 35 Frere Avenue, Fleet) Toddlers Group: Tuesdays 10 am; Fridays 10 am Pilots: Tuesdays 4-5 pm Coffee Morning:  Thursdays 10 – 11.30 am Under the umbrella of the United Reformed Church, Brownie and Rainbow Units meet each […]

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