Compassion

Richmond from Compassion UK on Vimeo. At church on Sunday 3 March, we heard from a representative of Christian charity Compassion UK, on their work with poor children around the world, releasing them from poverty in Jesus’ name.  We saw this short video about their work.  St Columba’s currently sponsors three chidren.

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Shoebox Sunday

Sunday 19 November was Shoebox Sunday at St Columba’s. For many years, the church has supported Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child project.  People from all over the area have been coming to drop off shoeboxes at the church, and many were added in today’s service.  A couple of hundred boxes were piled up at the […]

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Harvest Festival 2017

Our harvest festival service on Sunday 1 October was a happy occasion for the church family.  Uniformed organisations paraded their colours and took an active part in the service.  There was a dramatic presentation of the story of the feeding of the five thousand, a hands on telling of the story of the enormous turnip, […]

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Shoebox Sunday

Our morning service on Sunday 15 November took the theme of preparation. It was also Shoebox Sunday! Once again St Columba’s supported Operation Christmas Child, filling nearly 200 shoeboxes with gifts for children in other countries who would otherwise not get any Christmas presents. Such a big international effort requires a good deal of preparation.  Some people had […]

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Youth Service

More than fifty people came together for a youth service organised by the young people of the Coast Churches. Children’s & Youth Pastor Kevin Waller led worship at St Columba’s on the evening of Sunday 5 May along with a number of young people.  Chorus-singing was led by a young band with guitar, harmonica and […]

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