Weekly Update #84 – 21 November

St Columba’s United Reformed Church 30 Northumberland Square | North Shields | NE30 1PW Weekly Update #84 21st November 2021 From the Minister                               It’s kingship, but not as we know it … Welcome to the end of the Church year, in terms […]

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Weekly Update #77 – 3 October 2021

St Columba’s United Reformed Church 30 Northumberland Square | North Shields | NE30 1PW Weekly Update #77 3rd October 2021 From the Minister All creatures of our God and King, lift up your voice with us sing, Alleluia, alleluia! Saint Francis of Assisi (b. c.1181) died today, the 3rd of October, in 1226. He was a […]

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Shoebox Sunday 2020

Our collection of gift-filled shoeboxes for underprivileged children around the world was somewhat different this year. However, the work of Operation Christmas Child continues, and more than 59 shoeboxes have been donated from St Columba’s members and friends.  In our online worship on Sunday 15 November, we heard about how much these Christmas gift boxes […]

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Weekly Update #29: Sunday 4 October

St Columba’s United Reformed Church 30 Northumberland Square | North Shields | NE30 1PW Weekly Update #29: Sunday 4th October 2020 From the Minister So, how do you feel about the Ten Commandments? (They feature in today’s Old Testament reading.) Many have heard of them, though most are hazy about their content. Maybe we’re afraid […]

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Shoebox Sunday 2019

On Sunday 17 November, we brought shoeboxes to church, filled with toys, pens and paper, hats and scarves, and equally importantly, love, care, kindness and hope.  It is all part of Operation Christmas Child, ensuring that poor children in other countries receive a present for Christmas.  In Junior Church, we learned about Belarus, where boxes […]

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