November / December newsletter

PASTORAL LETTER NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2014       Are you ready for Christmas yet? This is a question that we will hear regularly over the next few weeks. Restaurants are advertising Christmas meals, supermarkets are stocking Christmas chocolates, biscuits and cakes and Christmas cards are on sale in all sorts of places – at least I haven’t heard […]

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September / October 2014 Newsletter

PASTORAL LETTER SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2014     When I last wrote the Pastoral Letter, for the May-June Newsletter, I referred to an article in the URC Reform Magazine written by the Rev’d Roberta Rominger, the URC General Secretary. It was entitled “Things I love about the United Reformed Church.” How did her choices compare with yours? […]

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May / June Newsletter

PASTORAL LETTER – MAY/JUNE  2014      Dear Friends On the day this edition of the Newsletter will be published, 4th May 2014, we will be holding a Special Church Meeting, solely to consider the resolution agreed and commended to the Church Meetings of Fulwood, Kirkham, Leyland and Penwortham URCs by the Pastoral Working Party representing our […]

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July / August Newsletter

PASTORAL LETTER – JULY-AUGUST 2014      This year, we haven’t has as many birds in our garden as in past years. The other morning I was in our garden and I heard and saw a thrush, and it was probably the same thrush that has entertained us for the last few years. I suspect it has […]

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March-April 2014 newsletter

PASTORAL LETTER MARCH – APRIL 2014 Dear Friends At our recent Special Church Meeting, which we held immediately after the service led by Elizabeth Fletcher on 2nd February, no concerns were expressed and no difficult questions raised for Elizabeth, our link with the Area Pastoral Committee,  to answer and we agreed unanimously to continue to […]

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Newsletter for January – February 2014

PASTORAL LETTER JANUARY – FEBRUARY 2014                  The old year`s gone away to nothingness and night:          We cannot find him all the day nor hear him in the night: He left no footstep, mark or place In either shade or sun: The last year he`d a neighbour`s face, In this he`s known by none.                             By […]

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