Important Notice

One person who was at the Sunday morning service on October 24th has reported subsequently testing positive for COVID 19. As a precaution, we encourage those who were present at church last Sunday to take a COVID test. In general, we remind church members that if you feel unwell you should not attend church on […]

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Weekly Update #81 – 31 October 2021

St Columba’s United Reformed Church 30 Northumberland Square | North Shields | NE30 1PW Weekly Update #81 31st October 2021 From the Minister               Reform or Reformed? I’ve lost count of how many times I have told people that the name of our denomination is not the ‘United Reform Church’ […]

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Sermon: Sailing Stormy Seas

S.O.S … S.O.S. … S.O.S. … A sermon preached by the Reverend Trevor Jamison at Saint Columba’s United Reformed Church, North Shields October 24th 2021 Jonah 1:1-6; Psalm 107: 23-32; Mark 4:35-41   There are lots of mentions of boats in the Bible. In the popular imagination, Noah’s Ark gets first place. You don’t have […]

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Weekly Update #80 – 24 October 2021

St Columba’s United Reformed Church 30 Northumberland Square | North Shields | NE30 1PW Weekly Update #80 24th October 2021 From the Minister               Christmas Shortages I saw my first Christmas 2021 advert on tv last August. The Christmas Movie channel has been going at full tilt since September. Last […]

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Sermon: Servants and Slaves

A sermon preached by the Reverend Trevor Jamison at Saint Columba’s United Reformed Church, October 17th 2021 Mark 10: 35-45   I don’t have one favourite Bible verse, but if I did it would be Mark chapter ten, verse forty-five: ‘For the Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve, and to […]

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