Posts from 2019

Posts from 2019

Thoughts from the Minister, October 2019

Dear Friends “There’s is time for everything, a season for every activity under heaven” Ecc.3:1. Our return to Greenwich Mean Time at the end of the month thrusts us into another annual cycle. Again, it reminds us of the transient nature of our days. The spring passes into summer, the summer into autumn and the autumn into winter. October brings with it the Abingdon Fair,…

Pastor’s Piece, July 2019

A part of the building. 19 Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household, 20 built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone. 21 In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. 22 And in…

Secretary’s Message, June 2019

As most readers will know, our minister experienced a major bereavement in early May with the loss of his mother, so to relieve him of one task at this difficult time I’m writing this month’s message. This month we remember the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, ten days after the risen Jesus ascended to heaven. It’s struck me how much the Spirit’s work is to do with…

Minister’s Letter, May 2019

Thy Kingdom Come Each year for the last few years we have been using the materials from Thy Kingdom Come in church. This initiative is one that has been set up to encourage people from all church traditions to pray for each other and to pray especially for five people that we know who don’t have a faith in Jesus. During the 11 days of Thy Kingdom Come from Ascension Day…