Creation Tide Resources Dear Friends, there are a number of resources for Creationtide which many churches observe in September and the first week of October. The Rev’d David Coleman, a URC minister working for EcoCongregations Scotland offers the following resources to be freely used: These are offered as a complement to, or in place, Read More

Monday 30th August Esther 1: 13 – 22 Then the king consulted the sages who knew the laws (for this was the king’s procedure towards all who were versed in law and custom, and those next to him were Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan, the seven officials of Persia and Media,, Read More

URC Daily Devotions Sunday Worship Sunday 29th August 2021The Revd. Fiona Bennett  IntroductionHello – I am Fiona Bennett. I serve as a minister at Augustine United Church which is in the centre of Edinburgh. It is good to share in worship with you this morning, and we worship together in one spirit in our, Read More

Saturday 28th August Esther 1: 1 – 12This happened in the days of Ahasuerus, the same Ahasuerus who ruled over one hundred and twenty-seven provinces from India to Ethiopia.  In those days when King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne in the citadel of Susa,  in the third year of his reign, he gave, Read More

The Book of Esther Dear Friends, I hope you enjoyed our read through 1 and 2 Peter and found that ancient wisdom useful for your lives of discipleship today.  From tomorrow morning we will spend a few weeks reading through the Book of Esther.  Esther relates the story of a Jewish woman in Persia. Born as, Read More

Thursday 26th August 2 Peter 3: 1  – 13This is now, beloved, the second letter I am writing to you; in them I am trying to arouse your sincere intention by reminding you  that you should remember the words spoken in the past by the holy prophets, and the commandment of the Lord and, Read More

This week’s worship will be led by one of our Elders, Katrina Clifford.  Katrina was recently a finalist in Preach magazine’s “Sermon of the Year” competition and will be sharing her sermon with us on Sunday.  The theme is “Cross the Divide”. The Bible reading will be John 6:1-15. We’re looking forward to seeing you.  Do come, Read More

Please join us for a few minutes each Wednesday, between noon and 2pm, to pray with the Trinity community. Local: Pray for Merton’s Social Services Department and its staff, with their responsibilities for the welfare of vulnerable people of all ages. National: As we are given a different perspective on immigration and refugees, by, Read More

Wednesday 25th August 2 Peter 2  But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive opinions. They will even deny the Master who bought them—bringing swift destruction on themselves.  Even so, many will follow their licentious ways, and because of, Read More

inspiration in your inbox Tuesday 24th August 2:Peter 1: 16 – 21 For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we had been eyewitnesses of his majesty. For he received honour and glory from God the Father when, Read More