Christmas services at St Columba’s included the Nativity play on Sunday 16 December, featuring youngsters from Junior Church, Youth Club and Messy Church; Carols by Candlelight on Christmas Eve when we welcomed many visitors and long-standing friends; and short family service on Christmas morning. We were reminded that God’s gift of his own son to […]
Nearly thirty people have been involved in an exploration of Advent themes over the course of four weeks. So often this time of year can be so full of frenzied activity, that it can leave us feeling as though something was missing. This year, we decided to set aside a little time each day as […]
St Columba’s Church was open once again for the Christmas Market weekend, on 8-9 December, with displays on a theme of “The Joy of Christmas”.
On Wednesday 28 November, St Columba’s Church building was lit up in red to mark #RedWednesday. A short service was held before our evening Church Meeting in support of a movement to protect, defend and restore freedom of religion and belief throughout the world, remembering those who suffer persecution. We also saw a short video […]
Once again friends of St Columba’s have been busy packing shoeboxes to send to children in poor countries for Christmas. It is now 25 years since Operation Christmas Child has been run by Christian international relief charity, Samaritan’s Purse, and we celebrated in our morning service on Sunday 18 November with balloons. Some one […]