A church outing to Bridlington is being arranged for Saturday 27th July. Seats are available and if you are interested in booking a seat or seats or would like more information please ring Ian Wright on 07768 948506. The cost is £20 (or £10 for children under 16).
On Sunday 30th June Amanda Linney concludes her training with us under the guidance of our Minister and will conduct our morning service. This will be followed by a “bring and share” lunch in the Glenorchy Centre to which everyone is warmly invited. We will miss you Amanda.
Amanda Veitch is a Youth Ambassador for the URC and here at West Derbyshire, together with our friends, are supporting the request for postcards to decorate the URC Tent at Green Belt. For more information do please read our July / August news letter. We will be pleased if you will support this request. Please post direct to Amanda at 10 Woodlands, Wirksworth or to West Derbyshire URC. Many thanks..
The Churches in the North DerbyshireArea of the URC will meet together on Saturday 8th June and Fountain Square Church in Tideswell. We all plan to arrive at about 11.30am, have a drink and a tour of the building and see the redevelopment. We will eat our packed lunches and those who would like to walk can head out. For those who prefer not to there is the parish church to look at, shops and a stroll around the village. We will then reconvene at fountain Square for a chat and a cup of tea. We look forward to this event.
We are holding a “Sponsored Table Tennis Event” in the Glenorchy Centre on Saturday 29th June from dawn to dusk. The event is open to everyone, either by booking a time slot and playing, sponsoring a player, or popping in for Toast & Tea / Coffee in the morning, then at lunch time Hot Dogs and Burgers will be served, and in the afternoon there will be Tea and Cakes on offer. As in the previous two years it will be a day full of fun and fellowship with opportunities to make new friends, we will also be welcoming Athletes from Special Olympics City of Birmingham to Wirksworth.
Ruth Brodrick will be giving a talk at ~West Derbyshire URC on Wednesday 22nd May at 7pm. As a Dementia Champion for the Alzheimer’s Society Ruth is running a Dementia Friend Information Session. It will only take about an hour of your time and during this friendly and interactive Session you will increase your understanding of dementia and think about the small things that you can do to make a different to people affected by dementia in our community.
West Derbyshire URC will be open on the Saturday of Well Dressing Weekend (25th May) from 10am to 2pm when we invite you to come into the church for either a time of quietness or fellowship over a cup of coffee and a scone. (There will also be a book stall.) We look forward to welcoming you into the church.