Where do we come from? The United Reformed Church is one of the smaller mainstream denominations – but although it is small it plays a dynamic and challenging part in the British Christian community. It was formed in 1972 by English Presbyterians and English and Welsh Congregationalists – that is 40 years ago. In 1981 this […]
Click here to download Newsletter September 2013 All the news of what’s going on for the next quarter – except there’s only this month left!!!!! (This is a pdf of the newsletter – click on the link and it will open in a different window to your pc/device)
A number of Bank Toppers have been part of Adrian Yapp’s Eden Singers and we had many of our early rehearsals at Lee Clough Mission. When the Mission closed at the end of 2012 we promised that their banner would have a new home… The Banner – Lee Clough Mission 1895 – 2012 Lee Clough […]
(Even if it come from the States this says it all…) You are doing something really, really important. I know it’s not easy. I see you with your arms overflowing, and I know you came to church already tired. Parenting is tiring. Really tiring. I watch you bounce and sway trying to keep the baby quiet, juggling […]
A Faith for Today The Christian faith today is under threat intellectually by the aggressive atheism of Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, and by secular materialism which seems to have no place for God. As some Christians respond by retrenching into ever more conservative expressions of belief, while others appear to fall off the liberal […]
TRIBUTES have been paid to a charity champion who strived for better care for dementia patients. Kath Tyldesley, the chairman of Bolton’s The Dementia Support Group, died aged 84 at Bolton Hospice on Wednesday, June 12 following an illness. Mrs Tyldesley, from Sharples, became involved with the charity 14 years ago as her late husband, Norman, suffered from […]
Click here to download Newsletter June 2013 All the news of what’s going on for the next quarter. (This is a pdf of the newsletter – click on the link and it will open in a different window to your pc/device)
We’re delighted to announce that at last Sunday’s AGM Alison Spence and Maureen Flitcroft agreed to become Elders. We’re very grateful for this commitment and wish them every blessing.