Nearly fifty people of all ages turned up last Friday night to enjoy a fun evening at our latest church social – a Beetle Drive. Competition was fast and furious as everyone raced to finish their beetles in the shortest possible time! Hearty thanks to Margaret and Darrell for organising the evening, and to the […]
Last weekend three of our young people – William, Melvin and Mahima – attended ‘The Big Speak Out’ in Nottingham, billed as a fantastic weekend full of fun activities, where young people would be exploring how to be ‘activists’ in their church, communities and wider world. The weekend was open to all 11-18 year olds […]
Imogen Russell is a second year student at Farnborough Sixth Form College, and a member of the team at Fleet Centre for Volunteering. She has recently been helping church member Sheila Durbin to produce a digital copy of all her poems, many of which were written in hasty scribbles, often fast-fading. The collaboration soon became […]
On Friday night chef Saju delighted us with yet another of his wonderful curry evenings in support of the Palani Mission in Tamil Nadu. His cookery demonstration was followed by a delicious three-course meal, which included Tandoori Salmon, Chicken Tikka Masala and Lamb Kheema Muttor, with the opportunity to sample several other Indian dishes. Our […]
‘Walking the Way’ is the URC’s exciting focus on lifelong Christian discipleship and mission, and at our first church parade service this year we introduced this initiative to the church, Rainbows and Brownies, and their parents and friends. We laid out footsteps from the front door to all parts of the church. On arrival people […]
Our young people had to work hard to find their chocolate eggs on Easter Day. First they had various Bible readings to look up in order to find clues to where the eggs were hidden. Then into the Sanctuary to discover the hiding places. By then the eggs were well and truly appreciated!
Our Easter cross. Halleluia! He is risen!
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.
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 […]