Parish News

The latest Parish News can be downloaded as a PDF from uplyme.com.

Sunday 20th August

We’re now half way through summer worship and superheroes holiday club! If you missed previous weeks, not to worry it’s running all summer with different themes each week. We start at 9:45am on Sunday 23rd July -3rd September. It’s a relaxed service for the whole family with refreshments available, including some delicious brioche.

This Sunday’s Summer Worship theme is “Moulding Culture”, the reading is Matthew 22:34-40 and we’ll be discussing ‘As disciples of Jesus, who believe he has called us to cooperate with him in creating contexts for human flourishing, how can we as a church best pray for and seek a culture of peace and prosperity on the frontline God has called us to?’

Evening worship at Uplyme Church is still at 6pm over the summer and each week we will have communion during this service. The evening theme this Sunday is “John’s Signs – Feeding the five thousand” and the reading is John 6: 5-14.

Art, Design and Architecture ‘Jungendstijl and ArtNouveau’

Led by Pam Simpson

Art and Design Historian at University of the Arts, London and Bath Spa University.

 

Thursday 17th August at 3.00pm

Uplyme Village Hall

Lyme Road, DT7 3UY

 

Tickets £10.00 This includes entry to the Preview and Official Opening of an Art Exhibition in Uplyme Church at 5.00pm – following the talk – with wine and canapés. The Exhibition is on 18th and 19th August.

All proceeds to Zambia Water Project

Providing clean water and sanitation via Tearfund

Pam Simpson is an Art and Design Historian, she has been teaching in London art schools for thirty years, twenty of those years at Middlesex University. Pam moved her home to West Dorset but still teaches part time in London for University of the Arts and also at Bath Spa University.

During the last year she has started teaching Art and Design courses in Bridport and is enjoying this very much.

The talk she will be giving is about ‘Jungendstijl and Art Nouveau’, in art and design and architecture the period at the end of the nineteenth century and the start of the twentieth century.

Pam will be looking at painting, illustration, architecture, interior design and the decorative arts.

 

Contact Sue Wells 07912 272102 or 01297 444289 susiewells@yahoo.co.uk

Sunday 6th August

 

Welcome to another week of summer worship and superheroes holiday club! If you missed previous weeks, not to worry it’s running all summer with different themes each week. We start at 9:45am on Sunday 23rd July -3rd September. It’s a relaxed service for the whole family with refreshments available, including some delicious brioche.

This Sunday’s Summer Worship theme is “Making Good Work”, the reading is Colossians 3:23-24 and we’ll be discussing ‘Jesus says, “I am the vine, you are the branches… apart from me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5) We know that lots of people do lots of things quite well without any prayer or conscious reference to God, so what might Jesus mean here?’

Evening worship at Uplyme Church is still at 6pm over the summer and each week we will have communion during this service. The evening theme this Sunday is “John’s Signs – Healing the Official’s son” and the reading is John 4: 46-54.

Modelling Godly Character and The Wedding at Cana

We hope you all enjoyed our first summer worship and superheroes holiday club session! If you missed it, not to worry it’s running all summer with different themes each week. We start at 9:45am on Sunday 23rd July -3rd September. It’s a relaxed service for the whole family with refreshments available, including some delicious brioche.

This Sunday’s Summer Worship theme is “Modelling Godly Character”, the reading is Colossians 3:12-17 and we’ll be discussing “The fruit of the Spirit are; love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.  What sort of situations do you encounter on your frontline where you know you need God’s Spirit to help you?”

Evening worship at Uplyme Church is still at 6pm over the summer and each week we will have communion during this service. The evening theme this Sunday is “John’s Signs – The wedding at Cana” and the reading is John 2: 1-11.

Start of Summer Worship

 

The schools break up this Friday, which means Sunday is the start of our Summer Worship and Superheroes Holiday Club! We start at 9:45am on Sunday 23rd July -3rd September. It’s a relaxed service for the whole family with refreshments available, including some delicious brioche.

This Sunday’s Summer Worship theme is “The Big Picture”, the reading is Psalm 1:1-3 and the discussion question is “Where is your frontline? In what ways have you already seen God working in and through you there? What are its particular challenges?”

Evening worship at Uplyme Church is still at 6pm over the summer and each week we will have communion during this service. The evening theme this Sunday is “Affirm: Where am I with God?” and the reading is Romans 8: 31-39.

Art, Design and Architecture ‘Jungendstijl and ArtNouveau’ Led by Pam Simpson

Art, Design and Architecture

‘Jungendstijl and ArtNouveau’

Led by Pam Simpson

Art and Design Historian at University of the Arts, London and Bath Spa University.

 

Thursday 17th August at 3.00pm

Uplyme Village Hall

 

Tickets £10.00

Which includes entry to the Preview and Official Opening of the Art Exhibition(18th/19th Aug) in Uplyme Church at 5.00pm following

the talk – with wine and canapés

 

All proceeds to Uplyme Church Zambia Water Project

Providing clean water and sanitation via Tearfund

 

Pam Simpson is an Art and Design Historian, she has been teaching in London art schools for thirty years, twenty of those years at Middlesex University. Pam moved her home to West Dorset but still teaches

part time in London for University of the Arts and also at Bath Spa University.

During the last year she has started teaching Art and Design courses in Bridport and is enjoying this very much.

 

The talk she will be giving is about ‘Jungendstijl and Art Nouveau’,

art and design and architecture in the period at the end of the nineteenth century and the start of the twentieth century.

 

Pam will be looking at painting, illustration, architecture, interior design

and the decorative arts.

 

Contact Church Office on 01297 444499 or using our contact form

Art Talk and Exhibition

Uplyme Church is very excited to announce that our annual exhibition of local art will be held Friday 18th and Saturday 19th August 10:30am – 4:20pm at Uplyme Church with over 30 artists taking part. There is also a sale of art work, refreshments, a raffle and children’s activities with all proceeds going to provide water in rural Zambia with international charity, Tearfund.

Sunday 16th July: Guest Speaker Barry Dugmore

This Sunday at morning worship (10am start) the theme is Foundations of Fruitfulness, with guest speaker Barry Dugmore and readings Hebrews 10.29-25 / Mark 13.1-8. Communion will be held during the morning worship.

Junior Church is on for its final week before September with the themes Doubts and Messenger of the Gospel.

The evening worship is a more peaceful and reflective worship, with the theme Accept: Who are my fellow pilgrims? The reading isLuke 4: 14-30. Evening Worship starts at 6pm.

GIFT DAY

This Sunday, 9th July, is Gift Day. If you are on the church electoral roll there should be an addressed envelope for you, if you’re not on the church electoral roll you’re welcome to pick up one of our blank envelopes.

The theme for both morning (10am) and evening (6pm) worship is Authentic – How am I Called to be? and the reading is 1 Timothy 1: 1-10.  Junior Church will not be on as many of the children will be off having a great time at SPREE and we look forward to hearing all about it when they get back.

The evening worship is a more peaceful and reflective worship, with the same theme and reading, starting at 6pm. Communion will be held during the evening worship.

Sunday 2nd July

This Sunday the theme for both morning (10am) and evening (6pm) worship is Acclaim – How do I Want to be Seen? and the reading is 1 Samuel 16: 4-13. Communion will be held during the morning worship. Junior Church will be discussing Guilt and Truth & Justice.

The evening worship is a more peaceful and reflective worship, with the same theme and reading, starting at 6pm.