Remember and Reflect Lockdown Anniversary

23 March 2020 11:30am

Ruth Wollaston will be leading a short reflective service (on Zoom) on the Anniversary of the start of the lockdown. This will include the minute silence being promoted nationwide by Marie Curie (in a similar way to Remembrance Sunday.) While the meeting will open at 11:30, worship / reflection will start a little later to allow for greetings and everyone to settle, and conclude about 12:05.

Zoom Details:

Meeting ID: 830 1024 0406
Passcode: 694220

All are welcome

Pray for the URC

Following two successful seasons of prayer last year, we are hosting another four short evening prayer times in the lead up to the next URC Mission Council Meeting – these are weekly commencing on Thursday 18 February – at 8.15pm on

https://www.facebook.com/Pray4URC

Amongst those participating as our guests are Steve Faber, John Bradbury, Clare Downing, Peter Pay and Adrian Bulley. We would love as many as possible to join us as we focus prayer on various areas of our church life.

             

Lent Discussions

Caring for Creation

Our Tuesday discussions continue on into Lent and from Tuesday 23rd February we will be looking at the York Course “Caring for Creation”. The sessions start at 7:30pm and will run until 23rd March (5 weeks) using the same meeting details as the earlier discussions:

  • Meeting ID = 867 1203 3672
  • Passcode = 694220

In addition, the series will be repeated on Wednesday afternoons at 2:00pm starting Wednesday 24th February. If you would prefer to join the Wednesday afternoon session the meeting details are:

Meeting ID: 811 1987 1368
Passcode: 694220

To get the most out of the series, you will need a copy of the accompanying booklet, so please liaise with Graham Tarn (RevGTarn@gmail.com) to arrange for him to get a copy to you or you can order direct from York Courses.

New Year restarts

Happy New Year to you all! Here’s hoping the road ahead continues the tentative improving trend, despite the lurch back into lockdown. This too shall pass!

Some of our regular activities, which are open to all those associated with our local churches, are restarting:

  1. Tuesday Discussions – The Scripture conversations, discussion, study (however we choose to call it) on Tuesdays recommences on the 12th January at 7:30pm on Zoom:
    • Meeting ID = 867 1203 3672
    • Passcode = 694220
  2. Midweek Worship – Ruth Wollaston’s ‘thought for today’ on 1st and 3rd Thursdays recommences on 7th January at 2:00pm:
    • Meeting ID = 936 519 5146
    • Passcode = 1251
  3. Coffee Morning – our regular chance to meet with others in the partnership for a chat/news sharing on Fridays recommences on 8th January at 10:30am:
    • Meeting ID = 936 519 5146
    • Passcode = 1251

We look forward to catching up with you at one/some/all of the above!