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Synod Committee Meeting Dates in 2018

(further information can be found in the ‘Noticeboard’ event manager)

2018 Saturday 10th March & Saturday 13th October
2018 Monday 5th February, Monday 22nd May, Monday 10th September and Monday 19th November
2018 Thursday 11th January, Thursday 7th May
2018 Wednesday 7th February, Monday 3rd September
2018 Thursday 18th January, Thursday 22nd March, Thursday 10th May, Thursday 12th July, Thursday 13th September and Thursday 15th November
2018 Tuesday 23rd January, Tuesday 27th March, Tuesday 15th May, Tuesday 17th July, Tuesday 18th September and Tuesday 20th November
2018 Friday 26th January, Friday 27th April, Friday 27th July, Friday 26th October
2018 Monday 5th February, Monday 14th May, Monday 17th September, Monday 3rd December
2018 Monday 12th March, Monday 14th May, Monday 17th September, Monday 26th November

Our Latest Posts


June 20th, 2018|Comments Off on IT WAS ONE OF THOSE DAYS…

Simon Loveitt has been a Church Related Community Work Minister (CRCWm) since 1989. Here he recalls four stories of when things didn’t quite go according to plan…..   ‘Friendly Club’ Pensioners Trip To the Lake District This group met weekly for entertainment and fellowship in the church in Hulme in Manchester. As the CRCW, I was invited to go along.  The trip, to Keswick for lunch and Windermere for afternoon tea was an offer too good to miss.  We arrived at lunchtime in Keswick at the coach park and dispersed to find a place to eat.  After a good lunch and a wander around the market town, everyone returned to the coach park – except one person.  After an hour, no sign of Raymond, (an elderly gentleman on crutches) everyone else in the coach was becoming restless. After two hours, no sign of Raymond, people were becoming concerned.  It was decided to phone the police.  To everyone’s surprise, the police came straight around in a police car.  (photo in Reform at the time)  I jumped in and we searched for the ‘lost sheep’ of the Friendly Club around the town of Keswick.  No luck.  Now three hours late, it was decided to make our way home. The police had my home telephone number and I spent a sleepless night expecting the phone call to say they had found Raymond.  The phone call eventually came at 6am. The police had found Raymond several miles from Keswick walking down the A66 (on crutches) thumbing a lift home.  He had apparently been in a pub, had too much to drink and had spent the night under a bridge sleeping it off.  He eventually made his own way back by coach later that same day. […]

Be an encourager!

June 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Be an encourager!

When did you last receive some kind of encouragement? It might have been an email, or a letter; a phone call, or a conversation which took an unexpected turn; or even just a casual remark, [...]