See the recent letter from Rev’d Ruth Dillon here
Virtual Coffee Morning
Join us for coffee on Saturday 30th May at 11 a.m. to catch up with one another and have a chat. An invitation to join the Zoom gathering has been sent out by email or details on how to phone in have been sent to those who prefer to join us this way. See you there!
Christian Colouring for Relaxation and Therapy
Designer Samara Andrews (who works for the URC in the Church Related Community Work team) has created some Bible verses to download and colour in. Visit www.urc.org.uk/coronavirus to download or print templates, and also to check out the latest Advice to Churches about Coronavirus.
NEW: Monthly Virtual Prayer Group NEXT SESSION: June 8th
There will be a Prayer Time via the Zoom platform at 2 p.m. on June 8th. If you would like to join, you need to let Ruth know so she can invite you to join the group; and if you would like a prayer request, you can tell her at the same time. It will be for 30 mins. A link will be sent out to invite you to join the meeting. Never used Zoom? Don’t worry: instructions are available for you!
NEW: Monthly Virtual Nurture Group NEXT SESSION: June 15th – the parable of the Vineyard Workers – Matthew 20: 1- 16
Similar to Bible Study; however, we will be looking at a theme over the next few months. The theme for the meetings will be the Parables of the Kingdom. It will be an interactive group on Zoom, so if you would like to join in, details will be sent out in advance with an invitation link to join the Zoom meeting. On Monday May 18th we discussed the Parable of the Growing Seed. Our next meeting, on June 15th at 2 p.m., will be a discussion on the Parable of the Vineyard Workers.
Sources of support & help in these unprecedented times
There will be many people who need help and support during the Social Distancing & Isolation phase. We will upload information as it is received. Stay safe and well.
Celebrating Jean’s 90th birthday
Following our morning service on Sunday 16th February, we celebrated Jean’s forthcoming 90th birthday. Happy birthday from us all!
Dates for the Diary
Sunday Worship on our Virtual Worship page each Sunday
Knit and Natter group – 9am-12 noon every Wednesday & Friday in the Hub – meetings are suspended at present
Introducing our Sensory Garden
Over the summer of 2019, we started putting the structure in to the back garden of a Sensory Garden, using as many recycled materials as possible. We hope the Nursery School children, our friends from Whitmore Vale and our members will enjoy it as it grows and develops. Look out for updates!
Church Outing on the Basingstoke Canal
A number of Church Members and friends were entertained on the Basingstoke Canal.
Christmas 2019: our Church Family Lunch at the Devil’s Punchbowl Hotel
We aim to go out to lunch to a local pub or restaurant once a quarter to enjoy some social time together as part of our fellowship.