Abbey United Reformed Church, Romsey

A Rocha lockdown ideas

Thank you for supporting the Easter Egg raffle. We had 21 eggs and raised £65. if you have won one, it is safe in church. The Bingo Evening and Skittles are on hold at present and we will update you when we have more information. 

Sadly, our Easter Fun Club could not take place. We had lots of craft prepared but hopefully we will be able to use the ideas later in the year. 

Our Pioneers have been telling us how they are coping with the lockdown and you will find this elsewhere in the magazine. It has been good to see them, via Zoom, at Sunday morning worship.

On the A Rocha website is the following which might be of interest:

  1. https://www.arocha.org.nz/news/coronavirus-and-gods-creation/ Richard talks of his experience of being in lockdown in Nepal; how it has made him aware of how many countries are involved in supplying his food; how the sounds in his life have changed - bird song replacing the buzz of motorbikes and delivery trucks. His last thought "looking down the row of shuttered shop fronts from my roof this morning, was how quickly and drastically new realities can change our lives."
  2. https://www.arocha.org.nz/news/projects-you-can-do-at-home/ Among the projects they list for doing at home, is taking part in a penguin watch. Volunteers are needed to help identify the penguins (adults, chicks, eggs) in photographs taken automatically near their colonies.

Notices

  • 9 August 2020 - Sunday Worship including the sacrament of communion

    Click on Sunday Worship

    You are invited to join the Zoom service at 10.35am by clicking Zoom

    (880 6118 0122.  Password Heiswithus)

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    12 August 2020 - Kettle's On

    Weekly social time on Wednesdays via Zoom from 2pm-3pm (click Kettle On to join, or meeting ID: 970 815 266, password: 079294)

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    You can read this month's magazine by clicking on Magazine

    This week's news sheet is available by clicking on News

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    You may find this list of opportunities to access services/Christian content on radio/TV and on-line helpful:
     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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