Parish News

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Sunday 22nd October. Christ is the Firstborn of Creation

This Sunday we continue our series on ecotheology. The theme this Sunday is “Ecotheology – Christ is the firstborn of creation”  and the reading is Colossians 1: 15-20. Communion will be held during the morning and the evening worship, which starts at 10am and 6pm respectively. Junior Church is not running as so many of our young people will be away on our Surf Weekend. We hope they have a brilliant time and look forward to hearing about all they have learned. The evening worship is a more peaceful and reflective worship, with the same theme and and reading, starting at 6pm.

Sunday 15th October

This Sunday morning we will not be holding a morning worship! We will be out supporting the fantastic runners taking part in Mrs E’s Big Wheeze! To which we invite all of you to come and join us.

The evening worship is going ahead as usual and it is a more peaceful and reflective worship, with the theme Ecotheology – Creation is groaning and and reading Romans 8: 18-28, starting at 6pm. Communion will be held at this evening service.

Sunday 8th October

This Sunday at 10am we are blessed to be holding a baptism; welcoming a new child into their journey with Christ. Our theme is “Ecotheology – Justice, healing and deliverance”  and the reading is Isaiah 61:1-9.  Junior Church and accompanying parents will be enjoying our first Adventure Church session, meeting outside church at 10am and returning for 11am. The evening worship is a more peaceful and reflective worship, with the same theme and and reading. Communion will be held during the evening worship, which starts at 6pm

Harvest, Sunday 1st October

This Sunday we will be celebrating Harvest with collections going to the Tearfund Famine Relief charity. Our is “Ecotheology – Humanity’s destruction of the earth”  and the reading is Isaiah 24: 1-13. Communion will be held during the morning worship, which starts at 10am. Junior Church is running; Discovery Club’s topic being about handling the emotion of hurt and Breakfast Club discussing influences, this week, specifically TV and media. The evening worship is a more peaceful and reflective worship, with the same theme and and reading, starting at 6pm.

Sunday 24th September

This Sunday, our series on ecotheology continues; however, in the morning we have Cafe Worship starting at 9:45am with the theme: “Good and Evil”. The evening worship theme is “Ecotheology – Creation rejoices in the Creator”  and the reading is Psalm 104. Communion will be held during the evening worship, which is a more peaceful and reflective worship, starting at 6pm.

Sunday 17th September: Starting Ecotheology

This Sunday we begin our next series: ecotheology. The theme this Sunday is “Ecotheology – Dominion or stewardship?”  and the reading is Genesis 1: 26-31. Communion will be held during the morning worship, which starts at 10am. Junior Church is back after the break over the summer with Discovery Club’s topic being about handling the emotion of fear and Breakfast Club discussing influences, this week, specifically music. The evening worship is a more peaceful and reflective worship, with the same theme and and reading, starting at 6pm.

Sunday 10th September

This Sunday the theme for both morning (10am) and evening (6pm) worship is John’s Signs – Raising of Lazarus and the reading is John 11: 1-45. Junior Church is back after the break over the summer. The evening worship is a more peaceful and reflective worship, with the same theme and and reading, starting at 6pm. Communion will be held during the evening worship.

Last Summer Worship 3rd September

This Sunday is our final Summer Worship and Superheroes holiday club of the year! If you missed previous weeks, not to worry it has had different themes each week, you can still come along. We start at 9:45am! It’s a relaxed service for the whole family with refreshments available, including some delicious brioche.

This Sunday’s Summer Worship theme is “Messenger of the Gospel”, the reading is Acts 22:1, 12-21 and we’ll be discussing ‘God wants people saved; he is the lead evangelist; we all have a role to play.  Bearing these three assumptions in mind, how can we help spread the good news of Jesus on our frontlines?’

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 a man born blind” and the reading is John 9: 1-7.

Sunday 27th August

We’re continuing with Summer Worship and Superheroes holiday club this Sunday! 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 “Mouthpiece for Truth and Justice”, the reading is 2 Samuel 12:1-9 and we’ll be discussing ‘Where might there be untruth and injustice on our frontline? Is there something for us to say with grace and courage to challenge it?’

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 – Walking on water” and the reading is John 6: 16-24.

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.