Worship online 19th July

Sunday July 19th   St Andrew’s Ealing and Wembley Park URC virtual service join from 1015 for a 1030am start https://bbc.zoom.us/j/890070385 And there is a free landline phone number (2 alternatives given) to call for everyone who is not online, followed by the meeting ID number (below). 0800 260 5801  or  0800 031 5717  Meeting ID: 890070385  followed […]

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Reflection 12th July

Reflection: ‘Good soil’ by Revd Sue McCoan  Our bible reading this morning is a very familiar story. As we often do these days, we will hear it in two parts; and we will hear the first part now, before we start reflecting.  Bible reading: Matt 13: 1-9 Jesus told parables, teaching stories, set in everyday […]

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Reflection 5th July

Reflection 5th July by Revd Sue McCoan  Yesterday was hailed as Liberation Day – or, in some of the papers, Super Saturday. After 100 days of lockdown, the pubs are open again! Hurrah! Also hairdressers and hotels and other businesses and, somewhere in the small print near the end of the article, places of worship. […]

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Resuming worship in church

Grace and peace be with you. I hope you and your loved ones are keeping safe and well. Recent changes to lockdown restrictions mean we may now worship again in our church buildings. Some of you will be eager to get back as soon as possible; other may be wary, or even fearful, about venturing […]

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Reflection 28th June

Hymn: Let us build a house where love can dwell   © Marty Haugen 1994   Reflection by Revd Sue McCoan No prizes for guessing, from the hymn, that the theme for today is ‘welcome’ – the way we are made welcome, and the way we welcome others. It might seem like tactless timing, given that […]

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Ga Dangme Fellowship 28th June

Good afternoon Brethren,   As children of God, we are not exempt from the mountain top and valley experiences of life. Nevertheless, I do hold the firm belief that the God of the mountain is the God of the Valley just as He is also the God of both the night time and the day […]

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28 June

Lectionary Bible readings: Jeremiah 28.5-9; Psalm 89.1-4,15-18; Romans 6.12-23; Matthew 10.40-42 O God, your Spirit draws us into your presence, and so we come – drawn by love, upheld by grace – to encounter Jesus, our Saviour. We know him as our master. We know him as our friend. In him we see the Father, whose […]

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Reflection 21st June

Reflection by Revd Sue McCoan Last week, we looked at Jesus sending out his twelve disciples to bring good news to the people around them. Our readings this week are from later on in that same briefing. In between the two readings, Jesus has told them not to take luggage, and just before the verses […]

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21 June

Lectionary Bible readings Jeremiah 20.7-13; Psalm 69.7-10,11-15,16-18; Romans 6.1b-11; Matthew 10.24-39 Lord, you have called us to be your disciples. Thank you for trusting us with this privilege. Thank you for empowering us in the ways of service. Thank you for giving us courage when we are fearful. Thank you for your strength when we are […]

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Reflection 14th June

Reflection by Revd. Sue McCoan  If you’ve been watching anything on commercial TV lately, and you’ve seen the adverts, you will almost certainly have seen the one inviting people to pick this year’s crops. For umpteen years now, most of the soft fruit and summer vegetables in this country have been picked by seasonal workers, […]

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