RIDING THE WHEEL OF FAITH
Just back from visiting
the Family in the Isle of Man, Pastor Jim Beveridge told the November
Squeeze Breakfast Club of a Victorian roundabout with sit-on horses
and ride-in boats, and driven by water. Before the grandchildren
could enjoy their ride, Grandma had to move a lever – and everyone
had to wait Wait for the first trough to fill with water to overflowing,
then a slow movement to bring the next trough to the filling position
Could this be a picture
of your life? asked Pastor Jim. Static, unable to move on in faith?
We need the love of God to be poured into our lives to overflowing before
we can carry along those who need to ride on God’s love and comfort.
I am the only one who can move the ‘Stop God Working In My Life’
lever. How much better to ride on God’s Wheel of Faith than
to be a static onlooker!.
As part of our November
Squeeze handicrafts, we covered shoe boxes with brightly-coloured gift
wrapping, ready to be filled later with boy or girl, age-related gifts.
The local effort for this annual event for children in other countries
who may otherwise have nothing at Christmas is run by Pam Kendall through
the Village Information Centre, where a list of suitable items may be
NIGEL’S EXCITING INDUCTION
‘Exciting,’ was Rev.
Nigel (mini-bus mystery trips) Lindsay’s summing up of his induction
to the Pastorate of the Congregational Church in Dundonald Road, Wimbledon.
It was also the theme of his Vision Statement for God’s work in that
Church. A congregation of between 80-100 danced around the collection
plate to a recording of the Ugandan Children’s Choir, and raised £420
for the distressed African village of Obamba, which sounds like an
A DATE FOR YOUR NEW
Saltmine Theatre Company
is coming to our Church on Saturday 13th Feb. 2010 for a
one-hour drama presentation of “In the Beginning…” a fresh look
at the Creation story for teenagers and adults. Admission is £5.00,
and tickets will be on sale in the New Year.
NEW YEAR RESOLUTION
Squeeze Breakfast Club,
Village Hall, Sun. 3rd Jan. 2010 from 10am. All ages welcome.
Come when you wish, leave when you must.