Posted: December 2015
Presents brought to yesterday's Gift and Toy service will be going to the main Action for Children Family Centre in Aylesbury who work not only with families in Aylesbury but several other centres in the villages around. At the service, Pauline Noble, our church's Action for Children Co-ordinator, reminded us why we hold this special service. " It is to give gifts to children and young people who may not have many, if any, toys waiting for them this year. Before we have also bought specialised presents for the Action for Children centre in Aylesbury for young people with special needs, and we hear they are desperately in need of some items so we'll also see if we can help there as well."
Pauline also thanked "the several ladies in the church who knit for the babies and under 3's — lots of lovely items for babies and toddlers including much needed hats, mittens and blankets for cots and push chairs." Pauline thanked everyone for their generosity on behalf of the children of Action for Children.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Continuing the pilgrimage to Jerusalem, Pete looks at Psalm 123.A song of ascents.1 I lift up my eyes to you, to you who sit enthroned in heaven. 2 As the eyes of slaves look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a female slave look to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the LORD our God, till he shows us his mercy. 3 Have mercy on us, LORD, have mercy on us, for we have...
Richard takes us further on this pilgrimage to Jerusalem, with thoughts on that beloved city and Psalm 122.A song of ascents. Of David.1 I rejoiced with those who said to me, "Let us go to the house of the LORD." 2 Our feet are standing in your gates, Jerusalem. 3 Jerusalem is built like a city that is closely compacted together. 4 That is where the tribes go up-- the tribes of the...
Coming out of lockdown into tier two, enables us to resume Covid-secure services of worship from church. So our 10.30am Sunday morning worship this coming Sunday, December 6th, will be live-streamed from Buckingham Street, rather than from the manse.With the more restrictive seating layout and reduced capacity, to be sure of a seat it is best to phone Richard (01296 339899) by tomorrow night...
Community centre - Cards for Good Causes: 30 local and national charities