Abbey United Reformed Church, Romsey



Prayer for October 2019

October is here, and it only seems like yesterday that we welcomed in the new year.  Planning is well underway for events to be held during the final quarter of 2019, and hope for the New Year is that we will all have 2020 vision to see things more clearly.

During September, Paddington came to several events, including Alice and John’s wedding, whilst we saw the transformation of a newly decorated and refurbished Abbey Hall Lounge. Change is all around us.

Life is constantly changing, sometimes it seems at an unstoppable pace.  For many, it is a constant struggle to keep abreast of the changes and so I offer this simple prayer.

Lord God, whose love is ever constant but whose world is ever changing, be with as we face the changes we constantly find in our lives.  We ask for your guidance to discern when we should embrace the changes, courage to challenge those which do not reflect your hope for the world, and your strength to live out your message of love in all that we say and do in your name.  

Amen

 

 

Notices

  • This Sunday 

    Sunday 12 January

    10.30 Family Service led by the Minister

    Donations received for Romsey Food Bank - items requested include sponge puddings, long life fruit juice, toilet rolls, nappies size 2 & 3

    Forthcoming events

    Monday 13 January

    10.30 am   BALM in Abbey Hall Lounge

    Tuesday  14 January

    10.00 am Planning meeting in the church for Romsey Festival Exhibition and related activites – open to all who would like to help with this event. 

    10.15 am   Grand Fun in Abbey Hall Lounge

    Wednesday 15 January

    2.00–4.00 pm Kettle’s On-Time for Tea in Abbey Hall Lounge 

    Thursday 16 January

    10.30 am Prayer Meeting in Abbey Hall Lounge

    2.30 pm     Funeral Service for Ruth Liggett at Test Valley Crematorium, led by Revd Alan Green 

    3.15 pm     service of Thanksgiving for the life of Ruth Ligget led by Revd Alan Green and Revd Mike Perrott

    Friday 17 January

    7.30 pm Badminton in Abbey Hall

    Final date for submission of articles for February Magazine

    Wednesday 22 January

    7.30 pm    Churches Together in Romsey Annual General Meeting, including Dementia Awareness Training Session led by Ian Bradford of RomDAG – all welcome

    Sunday 26 January

    10.30 am   Family service led by the Minister

    followed by Church Meeting

    6.30 pm     United Service for Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in Romsey Abbey 

    Saturday 8 February

    6.30 pm     Burns Night Supper – 

    tickets available from Sarah Beaman

    Sunday 9 February

    10.30 am   Community Awareness Service 

    Next Sunday

    Sunday 19 January

    10.30 am   Family Service led by Marion Carter

    6.30 pm     Evening Communion Service led by the Minister in Abbey Hall Lounge.

     

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