Words for a New Year: time to shine

Sermon given at St. Andrew’s Ealing 5th January 2012, Revd Sue McCoan Isaiah 60: 1-6 Matthew 2:1-12 Well, here we are. 5th January 2020. The start of a new year; the start of a new decade. I wonder how you are feeling about it. Maybe you made a list of goals to achieve, of resolutions […]

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Christmas Worship at St. Andrew’s

Sunday 15 December 10.30 am    Morning Worship led by Revd Sue McCoan 6.30pm       Carols and Candles led by Revd Sue McCoan followed by Mulled Wine and Mince Pies   Sunday 22 December 10.30am     Morning Worship led by Mrs Anne Byfield followed by ‘Christmas Nibbles’ 3.00pm   Worship in the Ghanaian Tradition   Tuesday 24 December      4.00pm       […]

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Christmas letter

Dear Friends, Today I went into the Ealing Broadway Centre and saw what I hope is the beginning of the Christmas lights – a large wooden reindeer, outlined in small bulbs. Last weekend saw the French Market there, and no doubt over the coming weeks there will be Christmas Markets and carol singing (including the […]

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Children’s Christmas Service – Christmas Eve, 4pm

This is a new venture, so please give it your prayers and support. On Christmas Eve, we will be holding a short and very informal service aimed particularly at young children. We will tell the Christmas story using knitted figures and slides, interspersed with verses from familiar carols. There will be lots of noise, and […]

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Ealing Foodbank – Harvest Collection

HARVEST COLLECTION Message from Ealing Foodbank We would like to take this opportunity to thank your congregation and the Ghanaian Fellowship for your generosity over Harvest.  Together you donated 124.05kg. We appreciate the support to help others in our local borough.  We are still receiving the final Harvest donations from schools and churches which is an […]

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Mission Council news

The autumn meeting of Mission Council, the United Reformed Church’s (URC) executive body of the General Assembly, took place between 15-17 November at The Hayes Conference Centre, in Swanwick, Derbyshire. Acting on behalf of General Assembly, Mission Council appointed the Revd Dr John Bradbury to serve as General Secretary, and the Revd Nicola Furley-Smith was inducted […]

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Remembrance Sunday

Bible readings: John 15:1-17; Micah 4:3-5 Prayer for the week In remembrance of those Throughout time, all over the world, Who have died in war, We pray urgently today that children, women and men may become makers of peace. Amen ACT OF REMEMBRANCE ‘They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old. […]

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Away Day 2019 – report

Church Away Day Saturday 7th September 2019 Click here for photos of the day! A personal reflection by Kaye Knowles Arriving at the Niland Centre, Bushey Heath, on a cool yet sunny morning it felt as though autumn was on its way and Sue’s theme for the Church Away Day was apt: ‘The seed within […]

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Dear Friends – October

Dear Friends, I hope you have had a good summer, and found at least some time for rest and relaxation. The highlight of my summer was our holiday in Barcelona, a city that seems to have everything: art, culture, an excellent public transport system and beautiful beaches. The weather was hot and sunny, but with […]

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Dear Friends – Summer!

Dear Friends, Summer is here, and the festival season is in full swing. Walpole Park hosted a Beer Festival last week and will move on to Comedy, Blues and Jazz; Greenford and Acton have each had carnivals. In the Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre, the big screen has been showing the Cricket World Cup, with rows […]

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