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We can’t imagine life without Time and yet......
How is it possible that it’s November already – each year seems to pass more quickly. Where does the time go? Daylight hours are noticeably shorter, the nights are drawing in…. just over a month to Christmas!
Our lives are structured by time: not just the immovable divisions of days, weeks, months, years… but term time and holiday time; doctors’ and hospital appointments; family and friends popping in (‘Can’t stay long, only got a moment, got to get to…..!); programmes on the radio and television. The list goes on.
Our mission is worshipping God and loving our neighbours. We have worship and groups and activities for all ages. You are assured of a friendly welcome. We provide a variety of times and styles of being church: Sunday mornings and twice a month on a Wednesday evening for exploring the spiritual side of life. In addition, the buildings are much used by the community. (The hall is not available for hire on Sundays.)
Data Protection. Like all organisations our church has produced a ‘Data Privacy Statement’. This is displayed in our church hall on our legal notice board for anyone to see. If you require a copy, please apply to our Church Secretary at The United Reformed Church Broxbourne, Mill Lane, Broxbourne, Herts. EN10 7BQ.
Hello, Welcome to Broxbourne. We warmly invite you and your family to worship with us on Sunday mornings at 10.30am.
In November we continue with the series on gladness and generosity started in October. Sheila Berry talked about money and generosity on the 3rd. At 9.15am on Remembrance Sunday, the memorial from the old church will be rededicated. Morning worship will start at 10am and the Act of Remembrance at 11am at the War memorial. For those unable to walk to the memorial, the act of Remembrance will take place in church.
Ian Matthews will lead the service with Holy Communion on the 17th. Christine Ripley and Tim Potter will lead the final two services on gladness and generosity on the 24th and on the1st of December, the first Sunday in Advent and our Toy Service.
We had harvest worship on 6th October, followed by a faith lunch. Michaela Lawrence, Paul Ashitey and Tim Potterv explored the Holy Habit of Gladness and Generosity.
In September we heard from Pauline Hayes about the Isabel Hospice, Tim Potter led our Commissioning Service and introduced the theme of Holy Communion. Sandra Rose talked about breaking bread together and Jackie Hall the Lord's Supper. Ann Jack, the Interim Moderator, shared her thoughts about the future of the church on the 29th.
In August our speakers chose their own themes. Caroline Levitt led worship on 4 August on the theme of trees. Dorothy Blatcher and teenagers from Young Life led the service on 11 August.
Our Holy Habit for July continued the theme of fellowship started in June. Our Holy Habit for May and June was prayer. We looked at different sorts of prayer, unanswered prayer and the prayer that Jesus prayed on the Mount of Olives.
In April we turned our minds to Easter. In March we explored 'Sharing resources – Sharing in the early church' (Acts 4:32-5:16) In January and February our services focused on Serving: Faith and Deeds (James v Ephesians 2:8); Washing feet (John 13:1-17); Serving others Matthew 25:35-40); Who is the greatest? (Mark 10:42-45)