Palm Sunday

To celebrate Palm Sunday we were asked to bring paper palm leaves to pin on the church windows, each one decorated with things that make us joyful. Our young people also made a magnificent Hosanna banner to greet everyone as they leave our church building.

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Lent with the URC Daily Devotions

A message from Andy Braunston, Coordinator of the URC Daily Devotions Project: Lent starts tomorrow – traditionally a six week period of preparation for Easter marked, before the Reformation, by fasting from meat and dairy products – Orthodox Christians still do this.  Many of us try and give something up for Lent, others try and […]

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Proud to Support ShelterBoxes

Tim Vile was invited to our recent Mission Service to talk about ShelterBoxes and their essential role in providing emergency aid and shelter in all parts of the world.  He brought a box along with him and showed us the principal components: an eight man tent (or durable tarpaulins), plus water purification equipment and hand […]

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Footsteps Lead Christmas Eve Service

Our Christmas Eve service was ably led by members of our Footsteps Young People’s Group.   They explored what the individual letters of the word ‘Christmas’ might mean, and even provided musical accompaniment to some of the carols.  Congratulations and very well done to all those who took part!

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Christingle Party

Our small working party assembled this morning to dress 90 oranges in their Christingle ornaments, ready for tomorrow’s service.  It was a fun morning of chat over coffee and biscuits, whilst savouring the sweet smell of oranges – and of course all those sweets that got broken! Our Carols and Christingles Service takes place at […]

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