November – December 2013 Newsletter

PASTORAL LETTER  NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2013                  To quote Victor Meldrew   “I don’t belieeeeeve it!”  This is the last newsletter for 2013 – where has 2013 disappeared to?  I know some people would say it is a sign of advancing age but I don’t like that idea. Last year was busy because of all the preparation for Preston […]

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September / October Newsletter

PASTORAL LETTER    September – October 2013                  The definition of summer in the dictionary is `the warmest season of the year`.  As we write we can agree with this one hundred per cent. We feel that we cannot make any negative comments about this unusual heat wave, but many of us find the excessive temperatures just […]

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July / August newsletter

PASTORAL LETTER    JULY – AUGUST 2013 Maybe it’s because of Wimbledon or the holidays or the better weather that the rush of volunteers to write the second Pastoral Letter of our vacancy has been somewhat underwhelming.  So here is my combined Vacancy Update and Pastoral Letter. Our Church Meeting in May accepted unanimously the Elders’ […]

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May / June Newsletter

PASTORAL LETTER    MAY-JUNE 2013 One of the most unfortunate things about losing a Minister is that there is no one to write “The Minister’s Letter” for the magazine.  However, at the last Elders’ Meeting, the problem was resolved, when it was agreed that the Elders should undertake this task in turn, starting with me. Working […]

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March / April Newsletter

REV’D HELEN’S CALL   We were all much taken by surprise in mid January to learn that Helen has accepted a call from two URC churches in Gosport, Hampshire in the Wessex Synod and would be leaving at the end of March. Her last Sunday service at Fulwood URC will be on Palm Sunday 24th March […]

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January / February newsletter

A NEW YEAR RESOLUTION – PRAYER Following in His footsteps Almighty, eternal, just and merciful God, grant us the desire to do only what pleases you, and the strength to do only what you command. Cleanse our souls, enlighten our minds, and inflame our hearts with your Holy Spirit, that we may follow in the […]

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