Halloween Students Night

Halloween saw this year another of our student nights: some twenty international students from the university braved the ghouls and the darkness to walk done the hill and spend an hour or two with church members, keen to share with them some of our seasonal pursuits and activities. There was bobbing for apples and, looking […]

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Notices test

Waddington Street United Reformed Church, Durham   Sunday 12th November 2017   Morning Worship is led by Revd Ruth Crofton   After the service, please stay for refreshments in the hall   FORTHCOMING PREACHERS   19th November            Revd John Christie      26th November            Revd Tony Haws 3rd December              Pauline James 10th December            Revd John […]

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Coffee Morning for Blind Mission

A fund-raising coffee morning realised over £350 – part of our church’s support this year for The Christian Blind Mission (CBM).  According to the figures on the CNM website, that one coffee morning should be the means to restore the sight of fifteen individuals through cataract surgery. And what’s more, for all who attended it was […]

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Weekly notices

Material from notice sheets circulated in church in recent weeks will be posted on this page 12th November – Remembrance Sunday REFORM MAGAZINE – It is time to order Reform for 2018. The printed edition costs £28 per year, the digital edition costs £18 per year, and the joint edition (printed and digital) costs £34 […]

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Walking in Weardale

It was the end of the second week of October, and the leaves were turning a glorious colour.  A small group of us met at the wonderful Saxon Church at Escomb, just beyond Bishop Auckland, for a splendid morning walk that took us into quite unfamiliar parts of Weardale. Unfamiliar to most us, that is: […]

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Student Evenings

The second of our evenings welcoming overseas students to Durham took place on August 8th, which must have been the wettest day of the summer. Despite the rain, more than 20 students found their way to Waddington Street, mainly on foot and walking down from the hill colleges. For most of them this was still […]

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Working on the Web

Half a dozen church members, keen to share the life of our church more widely, had a one-day session on getting our website up to speed. iChurch supermo Rebecca Gudgeon (right in the pic) gave us the low-down on how to bring the site upto speed, and challenged us to think more creatively on what […]

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