Another opportunity to watch the video snippets from this year’s youth & children’s nativity.
I remember hearing some years ago that, in Roman times, when a slave was bought by a new master, they would have to walk through a pool of water from their old master to the one who had purchased them as a sign of their change of ownership. I don’t know how accurate this is, […]
Last Sunday I watched the children playing with the giant world globe that George Verwer had brought. It reminded me of that children’s song, ‘He’s got the Whole World in His Hands.’ We live in a world where stresses and strains can get the better of us and life can get us down. But when […]
As we celebrate not just what God has done this past year, but also look back further to the past 30 years and beyond, I have been reflecting on faithfulness. Faithfulness and a pioneering spirit – starting in 1889 in a tin hut; moving on to the Friends Meeting House in 1963; then outgrowing that […]
I’m still mulling over the sermon series on prayer and, in homegroups, the online 24/7 Prayer Course. The teaching was so uplifting, but also quite hard to live out. We were encouraged to bring all our thoughts and worries to God. We should be thankful for all the answered prayers, no matter how small the […]
In 1987 the members of Eccles Evangelical Church fulfilled their God-given vision to construct a new church building on the site of the Elms. 30 years later, the building in which you sit on a Sunday continues to be the fulfilment of that dream. As we look forward to the appointment of our new senior […]
Do you worry about your carbon footprint? During the summer, I was sitting in an airport lounge. While waiting for the flight, I learned from a poster on the wall that the airport had planted over 2,000 trees on its grounds in a bid to offset its carbon footprint. The green leaves of trees are […]
God is at work in the Café! We have many good conversations, and every week friendships are being made with people from the local community. We are hoping to build the team further, so that we can have at least 3 people to serve and chat to visitors each week. There are still some gaps […]