Monthly Virtual Nurture Group NEXT SESSION: September 21st
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. Our next meeting is on September 21st at 2 p.m.
Monthly Virtual Prayer Group NEXT SESSION: October 12th
There will be a Prayer Time via the Zoom platform at 2 p.m. on October 12th. It will be for 30 minutes. A link will be sent out to invite you to join the meeting in advance. Never used Zoom? Don’t worry: instructions are available for you!
Are you at risk?
Hugh has written out to all members explaining the Elders’ decision to continue with digital, rather than in-church services at present. His letter refers to a video explaining how to assess your risk, which is available here:
A copy of the risk assessment form is available here:
See the recent letter from Rev’d Ruth Dillon here
Our next coffee morning
Join us for coffee on Saturday 19th September 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.
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.