Posted: July 2016
Following the EU referendum, there has been a widely reported increase in racial abuse and hate crimes around the country. Many perpetrators have quoted the referendum result as justification for their acts. Irrespective of how we voted, the overwhelming majority of us in this country find this behaviour offensive and unacceptable.
We can all help to contain this intolerance by being aware of a police website called True Vision. This gives guidance on defining hate crimes and ways of reporting them. The police say that by reporting incidents to them they may be able to prevent them happening to someone else. To go to the report-it.org.uk website, 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...