Posts from 2010

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December Highlights

by Simon

Our Christmas family service will take place this year on 12th December and the children will be bringing a presentation of The Story of Papa Panov – a Russian folktale that is especially appropriate for our Advent theme of The Gift. The following Sunday evening – 19th December – we have our Service of Lessons and Carols in which choir … Read more >

November Thought

by Simon

This year has been for me one of travelling to the west and to the east. This was not done in the spirit of Psalm 139 – where can I go from your presence? If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, … Read more >

The Cross Street Centre Café

by Simon

As the chill of Autumn has arrived we welcome you into the warm atmosphere and good food which the Cross Street Café provides. Try one of our warming soups with a roll and butter or one of our delicious jacket potatoes with a choice of filling. If a cup of coffee or tea with cake or a scone is your … Read more >

October 2010

by Simon

It is a generally held belief that the news media is not overly interested in good news. One wouldn’t think so from the way in which the rescue of 33 Chilean miners has been covered. Few people would have associated Chile with mining until the accident on August 5th, but Chile is the world’s single biggest single producer of mined … Read more >

Sabbatical Trip … Part II

by Simon

It doesn’t seem long since I arrived back at Heathrow after five weeks in the USA and yet before the end of this month, I will be at Heathrow again, this time flying east to India. Five of us will be travelling to Haipi, Manipur, via Mumbai and Kolkata to visit Emmanuel School and share in the 60th Anniversary of Haipi … Read more >

Baptismal Service

by Simon

Sunday 12th September 6.30pm We are delighted to be planning a service of Believer’s Baptism for the evening of 12th September. A baptism is a great event in the life of a church as well in the life of the candidate and I hope that you will join us on this special occasion. Why not invite a friend to witness … Read more >

This weekend we’re open for English Heritage Open Days

by Simon

Would you like to have a look round the Church without having to come to a service? You can, on Saturday 11th September and Sunday 12th as part of the weekend programme by English Heritage to open buildings with historical or architectural interest to members of the general public who often don't see inside them. Google in Heritage Open Days, … Read more >

September 2010

by Simon

At the end of last month I was writing an article for our church magazine just as England were struggling to save the Third Test against Pakistan at the Oval. Alistair Cook, who has had a run of bad scores but he turned this around and scored a century, although this wasn’t enough to save England from defeat. Andrew Strauss, … Read more >

The Toddler Group

by Simon

The Toddler Group meets in the Lower Hall each Wednesday in term time from 9.45am -11.15am. The dates for next term are: 8th September - 8th December. Half term is 27th October. The dates can also be found on the calendar.… Read more >

Autumn Programme

by Simon

As part of our new Autumn Programme for Sunday evening worship, on the third Sunday evening each month the service will take place in Room 3 and will be based around a theme. The general title for these themes is: What does the Bible say about … Each month a different topic will be addressed and there will be the … Read more >