August – September 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends  Since our last Newsletter in July 2020, we have had relaxations in the restrictions to combat the Covid-19 virus; but we are at present looking over our shoulders at parts of Lancashire not too far from Preston, where spikes of the virus have returned and some restrictions have been re-introduced.  The Elders met […]

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July Newsletter

Dear Friends I trust that we have been keeping well and safe in this new world to which we are becoming accustomed and have coped with changes imposed without too much stress.  I hope that we are longing to return to church as soon as it is safe to do so. I have watched church […]

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May – June Newsletter

Dear Friends In our last edition I began by reviewing all the activities planned in a busy run up to Easter. Regrettably only the World Day of Prayer Service and the recording of Reform Magazine took place. The rest were postponed by the restrictions imposed because of the Coronavirus pandemic. No public worship, no meetings.  […]

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November – December 2019 newsletter

NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 2019 Dear Friends Our visit to the NW Synod Meeting in October was something of a bittersweet experience. Synod was held at Carver Uniting Church, Windermere. This was our first visit since attending the Service of Thanksgiving fat the closure the URC Windermere Training Centre, the home of many inspirational training courses […]

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May – June 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends I had hoped to be able to report on the first meeting of the Lancashire South Steering Group meeting. I was approached by Synod Office to confirm that Fulwood URC was available for a meeting on 29th March. On the day unfortunately, only two people turned arrived, apart from Margery and myself, due […]

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September-October 2018 Newsletter

SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2018 Dear Friends Following on from the launch of our Missional Partnerships on Pentecost Sunday, an event has been arranged in each Missional Partnership Area. For our Area this will be held on Saturday 6th October 2018 from 10:00am to 13:00pm at Chorley United Reformed Church. It is hoped that this event […]

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January – February 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends We wish all our members and friends a Happy and Prosperous 2018! Last January, I wrote about the carol “Good King Wenceslas” which I had heard on the radio just once in the long build up to Christmas. It seemed quite some time since we last sung it. I suppose it is not […]

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September – October 2017 newsletter

SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2017  Dear Friends I was pleased, along with Margery, to be able to attend the Service of Thanksgiving for the life of the Windermere Centre held at Carver URC on 15th July.  The Rev Stephen Thornton, who first conceived the idea of the Centre, the three successive Directors – Rev Graham Cooke,  […]

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Diary Dates for November & December 2016

November       Fri 4th 7:00pm Hymn Practice   Sun 6th 10:30am Morning Worship Rev Shirley Farrier Fri 11th 1:00pm & 7:00pm Autumn Fair preparation   Sat 12th 2:30pm AUTUMN FAIR   Sun 13th 10:30am 6:30pm Holy Communion Holy Communion Rev David Greenwood Rev John Fisher Fri 18th 6:45pm Hymn Practice   Sun 20th […]

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July-August 2016 newsletter

Pastoral Letter, July-August 2016 Dear Friends As I am writing this letter, there is a great deal happening both locally and nationally, but to start with an introduction to the new URC Logo.  For the past six months, the URC’s design team has been working to make the denomination’s visual identity more positive, striking and […]

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