Abbey United Reformed Church, Romsey

Recognition of 70 years work

A service was held at Winchester Cathedral on 30 November 2015 in recognition of 70 years of Christian Aid's work with the poor. The service cleverly summarised each decade's development since 1945, relating each stage to a Bible reading.

Dr Rowan Williams, Chair of Christian Aid, preached on the charity's vision, and how it has evolved into a contract with the poor to challenge and end poverty and injustice. Three specific targets are: to end the tax avoidance so that countries can afford education and health services, to tackle climate change, and to redress all forms of discrimination against women. To this end, Christian Aid and other international agencies are increasingly coming together, both to provide more efficient aid and to provide a louder, more persuasive voice for justice and equality.

Romsey CA Committee can't claim that longevity, but in its own small way it has raised over £285,000 since its founding in 1972.


  • 28 November 2021  

    10.30 Morning worship for 1st Sunday in Advent led by Revd Mike Perrott


    28 November 2021  

    18.30 Christian Aid Advent Service


    1 December 2021 2pm-4pm - Kettle's On - in Abbey Hall Lounge

    Weekly social time on Wednesdays - all welcome


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     the Daily Service at 9.45 on Radio 4 long-wave
     The Sunday Service on Radio 4 at 8.10am
     Songs of Praise Sunday 1.15pm ish on BBC1
     Choral Evensong Sunday Radio 3 at 3pm and repeated on Wednesday Radio 3 at 3.30pm
     Tim Daykin Radio Solent Sunday 6-9am for worship songs, interesting information and a feeling of connectedness




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