A new Lay Preacher!

Many people gathered at our service on the morning of April 26th to witness the commissioning of Ann Cook as an accredited national lay preacher. Not only were there people from our own fellowship but also those who had supported Ann in many ways during her TLS course especially those who had supported her during […]

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On the road to Damascus

Well not really, more on the flight path to Damascus, as my friend and I began our trip to Syria. I didn’t know what to expect, I had never been to the Middle East before so it was an adventure. I loved every minute of it. To see the old city of Damascus, the Ananias home […]

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Doug’s musing time

Everything is defined by ‘TIME’ … bedtime, bath time, meal times, play time, travelling time, life time, prayer time, appointments, calendars, diaries, opening and closing times, anniversaries and historic dates.  We date everything in our lives. BC and AD dating from Jesus’ birth, when he started his ministry and when he died. Jesus the Living […]

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Church House staff go bananas for Fair Trade!

  Staff of the United Reformed Church are joining in a world record attempt! On Friday 6 March, those working at Church House will each eat one banana as part of a simultaneous worldwide banana eating event, in support of Fairtrade. Linda Mead, the URC’s Commitment for Life programme co-ordinator explains: “We want to highlight the […]

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Do you agree with Doug?

“Come!  He says”  I was at the hospice day centre.  Someone said to me “You don’t have to be a churchgoer to be a Christian!  (Trying to convince me, or trying to avoid my view?)  Then I thought … why do I believe the opposite … I read and remembered a phrase “Listen, I stand […]

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Lunch Club

Every Thursday we are open from 10.30am to 1.30pm for coffee and lunch which is served from 12.00pm. All the food is home cooked with a varied menu. Every third Thursday at 1.00pm we have some sort of entertainment or speaker which usually lasts for about 30 minutes. Everyone is welcome!  Just come along and […]

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