Remembrance Sunday 2012

St Columba’s Church celebrated Remembrance Sunday at the morning service on 11 November. The service included the two minutes silence, the formal laying of a poppy wreath below the war memorial, and reflections on war and peace.  There was also an opportunity for members of the congregation to lay poppies and crosses on a larger […]

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Harvest 2012

Caring and Sharing was the theme of a family celebration of harvest festival at St Columba’s Church on 30 September. Rainbows, Brownies, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Youth Club, Toddlers and Junior Church were all involved in all-age worship on the Sunday morning, as the colourful service began with a parade of flags and banners from the […]

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350th Birthday

St Columba’s Church celebrated its 350th anniversary with a historical exhibition on 25-26 August. The exhibits which attracted the most interest were some photographs from the 1940s of the cup-winning Northumberland Square Presbyterian Church AFC.  We were grateful to Tyne & Wear Archives Service for their help in making these items available for display. The […]

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Easter Baptism

St Columba’s Church celebrated a baptism as part of the Easter weekend this year, echoing the traditions of the early centuries of the Christian church. The weekend began with evening communion on Maundy Thursday round a table in an upper room, the Lishman Hall.  This commemorated Jesus’ last supper, as told in all four Gospels.  […]

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Mothering Sunday

St Columba’s pulled out all the stops for Mothering Sunday. The church was full to maximum capacity for the morning family service of worship.  The numbers of church members and adherents were swelled by the 4th Tynemouth Scouts, Cubs and Beavers, and the 1st North Shields Brownies and Rainbows, and their families.  Each of the […]

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