Posted: December 2016
Tomorrow, Saturday 10th December is internationally recognised as Human Rights Day. It commemorates the day in 1948 when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the UN General Assembly.
This year, each of us are asked to stand up for someone's rights! The Human Rights Day website notes that, "disrespect for basic human rights continues to be widespread in all parts of the globe". It also challenges us to "Step forward and defend the rights of a refugee or migrant, a person with disabilities, an LGBT person, a woman, a child, indigenous peoples, a minority group, or anyone else at risk of discrimination or violence." It is down to each of us. To see their video on the topic, click here.
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Sunday evening's packed church for Helen Kirk's final service as our church minister and circuit superintendent was so much more than to see her 'safely off the premises' as Helen joked. It was to share in a wonderful and joyous service of worship together and to say a big 'thank you' to Helen and her husband Andrew for the fantastic contributions they have both made...
I am grateful for the last 5 years that Andrew and I have shared with you all at Aylesbury. For your hospitality, your stories, love, grace, laughter and friendship; for your openness to share your vulnerabilities and willingness to challenge us when we have got things wrong. A shared journey in the presence of God.And now we now look to start new journeys, as you welcome the Atkinsons and...
This Sunday, July 14th is Action for Children Sunday. Following the morning Family and Brigades' service, led by Rev. Helen Kirk, there will be a CAKE AND PRODUCE STALL in the Hall, to raise funds for their work to improve the lives of thousands of vulnerable children and young people. So this is an invitation to all to please come into the Hall to browse and support the stall.We will be...