Psalm 102 LORD, hear my prayer, and let my cry come to you.Do not hide your face from me in the day of my distress. Turn your ear toward me; on the day when I call, speedily answer me.For my days are vanishing like smoke; my bones burn away like a furnace. My heart is withered and dried up like …

Ruth 3: 1 – 13 Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, ‘My daughter, I need to seek some security for you, so that it may be well with you.  Now here is our kinsman Boaz, with whose young women you have been working. See, he is winnowing barley tonight at the threshing-floor.  Now wash and …

Ruth 2: 14 – 23 At mealtime Boaz said to her, ‘Come here, and eat some of this bread, and dip your morsel in the sour wine.’ So she sat beside the reapers, and he heaped up for her some parched grain. She ate until she was satisfied, and she had some left over. When …

Ruth 2: 1 – 13 Now Naomi had a kinsman on her husband’s side, a prominent rich man, of the family of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz.  And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, ‘Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain, behind someone in whose sight I may find …

Ruth 1: 19 – 22 So the two of them went on until they came to Bethlehem. When they came to Bethlehem, the whole town was stirred because of them; and the women said, ‘Is this Naomi?’ She said to them, ‘Call me no longer Naomi,    call me Mara,    for the Almighty has dealt bitterly with me.I …

Have you booked your tickets for the Service of Thanksgiving & Celebration of the URC’s 50th anniversary?  It will be held on Saturday 1 October from 3:00 to 5:00pm at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster. The Church Secretaries have a few free tickets available, or you can book free tickets from www.bit.ly/urc50. On Saturday 24 September …

On Saturday 24 September we’ll be holding a Fifty Year Quiz (1972-2022) to celebrate 50 years of the United Reformed Church.   Note the date now – and don’t miss this ever-popular event for church members and friends. Further information will follow.

The winners of the URC 50th anniversary Worship Competition have been announced. Eight judges, including the noted composer Bernadette Farrell, whose work includes Christ Be Our Light, judged dozens of entries from choirs, bands, individuals, songwriters, hymn-writers, organists, composers and poets. The categories were hymn set to an existing melody, hymn set to an original …

A Youth Get Together for young people from Southern and Thames North Synods. Open to young people from school year 10 (including those about to enter year 10 in September 2022) up to the age of 25 years. Date: Thursday 11 August 2022 Time: 11:45 – 17:00 Meeting at: London St Pancras Station – please …

Thank you to all those who make regular use of our ‘contactless’ donation device at our services.  It is simple to use with either a debit or credit card, or mobile phone. If you have used it in the past, thank you.  If you haven’t, then please give it a go!