The Uganda Marathon – accepting the challenge!

I am currently digesting the news that I’ve been chosen to represent CLEFT in the forthcoming Uganda Marathon on Sunday 5th June. I guess that the combination of being a cleft lip and palate patient and a keen runner made me a strong contender, especially since I completed the London Marathon last year. However the […]

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Tony and Dilys Thomas: farewell

Au Revoir to Tony and Dilys  Tony and Dilys Thomas first came to St Andrews almost forty years ago.  Since then they and their children, Jonathan and Rachel, have been involved in almost every aspect of the life of St Andrew’s so it is with enormous gratitude, and some sadness, that we bid them farewell […]

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In the company of…

Westminster College Cambridge personalised training. Arrange a stay that suits your diary, enjoy great hospitality, and let us help you discover treasure! In the company of… What is it? The opportunity to enjoy space and time, to think, read, write and talk. The idea is simple; book yourself in to stay at Westminster College, or come as a […]

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New Minister for St. Andrew’s!

At the Church Meetings of both St Andrew’s and Wembley Park URC, held on 17 January 2016, the membership of both churches voted unanimously in favour of calling Rev Sue McCoan to be Minister of St Andrew’s URC and Wembley Park URC. I am delighted to be able to inform you that Sue has accepted […]

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Wool ‘N Yarn Knitters

We continue to meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday afternoon of each month, from 2.00 pm until 3.30pm.  Over the past few months we have had a number of new members who have joined us, after having seen the poster in the porch.  I recently registered our group with the UK Hand Knitting Association […]

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Local Area Groups – update

There has been a Re-visioning in Thames North Synod which has placed growth of the whole church at the heart of the Synod’s mission strategy. Recognising that mission is carried out locally committees have been restructured and streamlined so that resources might be released to local church groups. It is hoped that this will strengthen […]

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Thames North Synod

has a new website, where you can read all the papers and reports from Synod meetings http://urcthamesnorth.org.uk/synod-meetings/      

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Sharing the living bread

Bible 1: Ephesians 4:1-16 Bible 2: John 6:24-36 I wonder how many of you enjoy Chinese food. My wife and I do and one of the challenges that we face whenever we move is to find a good Chinese take away. But there is one thing about Chinese food. You seem to eat an awful […]

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Marriage of same-sex couples

The United Reformed Church’s General Assembly continues discussion on the marriage of same-sex couples On Saturday 27 June, the General Assembly of the United Reformed Church met or a one-day, one-issue Assembly, at Carrs Lane Church, Birmingham to discuss how local United Reformed churches might respond to recent legislation on the marriage of same sex […]

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