World Religion Day

World Religion Day, January 15th. Kirsty Abbott who led our service here on that day reminded us that at the heart of all faiths there is a Golden Rule. It finds expression in different ways, within faith traditions, summed up in the words always treat others as you would wish to be treated yourself. Simple […]

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2018 City Charity

I would like to thank City URC and highlight that I am both delighted and honoured to be supported with such generosity.  This will allow me to achieve my dreams and make Maudelias foundation a reality. I hope to work hard to give back to others in the same manner I have been blessed through […]

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Further Reflections on Zimbabwe

Almost 17 years since l left Zimbabwe, Mugabe’s rule in Zimbabwe is finally over.  I’m stunned, perplexed. Here we are in a country that is ‘Mugabe-less’ for the first time in 37 years.  It’s extraordinary.  I have mixed emotions and feelings.  As you are aware l lost my Dad and could not attend the funeral, maybe with […]

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Friends and Neighbours

I was invited to write an article for the magazine and I would love to tell you about the Saturday FAN Group that  meets in URC and invite you to come and meet us. Have you heard of FAN Groups?  FAN stands for Friends and Neighbours?  Who is my friend?  Who is my neighbour?  A […]

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URC Daily Devotion 9th December

1 Kings 1: 15 – 31 So Bathsheba went to the king in his bedroom. The king was very old, and Abishag from Shunem was serving the king.  Bathsheba bowed down on her face before the king.  The king asked, “What do you want?” She said to him, “Your Majesty, you swore by the Lord […]

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URC Daily Devotion 7th December 2016

Ruth 2 Now Naomi had a kinsman on her husband’s side, a prominent rich man, of the family of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz.  And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, ‘Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain, behind someone in whose sight I may find favour.’ She said to her, […]

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My Meaning of Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day, for me, is a very sad time of the year. It brings back many memories of when I served in the Royal Air Force. For some, being a Veteran themselves, they will know what I mean. For others, they remember late family members, some who they have never met, who lost their lives […]

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America’s Hate Preachers:

America’s Hate Preachers: Director/Producer Hannah Livingstone Broadcast on Monday 21 November at 10.45pm BBC 3 “No Homos in this Church ever. Never.” This from one of the USA’s so called Christian Hate Preachers. His rant went on to use his own misguided interpretation of the initials LGBT as Let God Burn Them. He represents a […]

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