Parish News

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

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.

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.