Nobody Likes a Grumpy Giver

Some people will say there’s never a good time to talk about giving and money. Some people will say it’s always a good time to talk about giving and money. Jesus talks a lot about money. Here are some thoughts on giving, especially during this time of lockdown and virtual gatherings. by Kaji Douša, a Christian […]

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Act Now for Climate Justice!

The URC’s very own Diana Paulding is part of Christian Aid’s Prophetic Activist Scheme. These young Christians are working for climate justice. The activists launched the Stop Fuelling the Fire Campaign, which is petitioning the UK government to end using UK Export Finance to fund fossil fuel projects overseas. Diana feels strongly about this issue, […]

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Order of Service, 23 August

10:30 service, fellowship from 9:40 Andover, Broad Chalke & Salisbury URC – on Zoom No matter what distance separates us, through Christ,  we are one body. In love, we are always connected. Zoom link for Sunday morning worship: send an email to this website or to your Church Secretary. At home preparation: Think about your […]

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Bible Study online resource

We’re always looking for Bible Study resources that offer thoughtful and scholarly assistance. The Blue Letter Bible is our latest discovery. It is very easy to use (an important criteria for Ana) — and has a ‘quick nav’ option to get to the book and verse quickly. Have a look.  It offers: several Bible Translations […]

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19 August Sunday focus on Waldensian Church with Colin & Anne Marsh

Revd Colin and Anne Marsh will be sharing about their links with the Waldensian Church in Italy, especially describing their work with Waldensian schools in Sicily and northwest Italy since 2006. Colin was a civil engineer and university lecturer before becoming an ordained minister of the United Reformed Church in 1986.  Anne is a trained […]

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Hiroshima Day 6 August – Praying for peace

The Peace Memorial Ceremony is held annually at the Hiroshima Peace City Memorial Monument (pictured) remembering 6 August, 1945, when an American bomber dropped the world’s first atomic bomb over Hiroshima City, Japan. The entire city was devastated by the heat and shock waves of the blast, producing numerous civilian casualties. The Ceremony is ‘to […]

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Calendar Photo Competition – up and running again!

Apologies if you tried to view and vote earlier in the week — the addition of so many photos caused some trouble with the website. It’s all up and running now. Click here to go straight to the Calendar Photo page.  Enjoy the great photos and cast your votes.  

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Black Lives Matter – a statement & prayer from the URC

The following statement and prayer comes from Karen Campbell, the United Reformed Church’s Secretary for Global and Intercultural Ministries, and the Moderators of the URC General Assembly, Derek Estill and Revd Nigel Uden. “I have come that you might have life in all its fullness.” Jesus Christ said this more than 2,000 years ago. But […]

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Tuesday Zoom Bible Study & Fellowship – Corona Christ Care Group 2:30-4:00

Join us midweek for a time of faith and fellowship. Tuesdays 2:30-4:00 pm on Zoom  (Contact the Ministers or your Church Secretary for the Zoom link.)  All welcome. Readings for the next three weeks: Tuesday 11 August (readings for Sunday 16 August): Matthew 15:10-28 – A woman’s plea, Romans 11:1-2, 29-32; Psalm 67 Tuesday 18 August […]

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