This morning, in the fitful, early light, Beyond the near, familiar scene, I saw, Beyond the cherries, pines and copper beech, Beyond the pitch of roofs, a further tree, Distant, unmarked before, which now emerged, Shining against grey cloud, ethereal, Its thinning leaves light green and touched with gold. Its fragile beauty, knocking at my […]
In honour of Ted Sherwell’s 90th birthday, the congregation were treated to birthday cake with their coffee after morning service on 7 November.
Our Harvest windows this year depicted places that are very special to members of the congregation.
A study of Genesis 22: 1-19 (This text describes how Abraham was called by God to take his only son Isaac to Mount Moriah and sacrifice him. How Isaac carried the wood for the fire, asking where was the lamb to be sacrificed, and Abraham replied that God would provide the animal.) At the start […]
After morning service on 12 September 2010 the church family gathered together to celebrate Bernard Potter’s retirement from the office of Church Secretary after 28 years of dedicated service. The Minister paid tribute to Bernard’s commitment, loyalty, attention to detail, and his pastoral care for the whole church family throughout those years. He presented Bernard […]
Everyone was invited to enjoy a special celebration cake after morning worship on Sunday 22 August to mark the 80th birthday of Gloria Edward, who is our longest-serving member.
Pilots challenged people who came to our church garden party to fill in their ‘Zimbabwe’ sign with 10p coins and to guess how much money it would take to complete it. The correct answer was £23.60, and this sum was donated to our Commitment for Life partner, Zimbabwe.
Anne Dawes, a visitor to our website, was interested to read the various comments submitted by pilgrims from our church after they visited Oberammergau in June. Anne wrote that she had wanted to go to see the play for years, and that she was really excited about her forthcoming visit after reading our impessions. She […]
On Sunday 18th July we celebrated the 98th birthday of our church. Our morning worship was led by the Revd Roberta Rominger, General Secretary of the United Reformed Church, who talked about the image we present to the outside world. She spoke movingly of the commitment and outreach of many of our churches who are […]
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