Archive for August, 2008
As we move into the final third of the year we are still wondering when summer will begin. However, the forecasters have told us we will have a good September and October, so here’s hoping A sunny fellowship day back in July!
We wish to remind readers of two evangelism initiatives which will be taking place soon.
We are pleased to announce a new Corps Calendar showing all currently known events which are part of, or impact upon, the life of Chatham Corps. The ‘Coming Events’ page will continue to advertise future events but will also contain a link to the new Calendar which will be regarded as the official corps diary. [...]
Recently a group of the Young Searchers, under the leadership of Linda Tout travelled to Tanzania for a ‘once in a lifetime’ experience. Click here for Linda’s report and some pictures.
Olive Long is a member of our neighbouring corps at Sheerness, approximately 20 miles from Chatham. She has recently held a garden party to raise funnds for her corps. Olive Long
Yesterday we welcomed back Majors Drew and Beverley McCombe from their summer vacation. Majors Drew & Beverley McCombe
Congratulations are due to our young people who have received examination results recently. These include Eloise McCombe, Rachel Abbott, Adam Cotterill, Matt Smith and Emma Davis. If we hear of any more we will bring you news, otherwise we will try to get a photograph of the group (if they’re ever all together at any [...]
A selection found recently in Kondoa, Tanzania
Back to Work!
• Wednesday, August 20th, 2008
Majors Drew and Beverley McCombe are back to work today after a vacation and house move. We welcome them into their new appointment and look forward to the years ahead with anticipation. Comments are welcome. Majors Drew and Beverley McCombe
Daisie Tranah has just gained her first experience of Divisional Summer School. Click here to read her thoughts. Daisie Tranah
This was the final weekend of the peroid when our meetings have been led by lay members of the corps. Next week we shall be welcoming the return of Majors Drew and Beverley McCombe and we look forward to their leadership with anticipation. Majors Drew and Beverley McCombe
For those who have difficulty in resisting….
The words of the old chorus came immediately to mind when we received the following recently. We are not sure of its authenticity so have removed all names of persons, organisations or groups referred to. However, true or false, its good fun and has a message.
Once again we are pleased to assist our friends Blythswood Care, with whom Mike Rowley plays an active role, with their Annual Shoebox Appeal. Mike Rowley
• Tuesday, August 12th, 2008
Is it time you linked up with our scouts again? A group of Scouts and Explorers has just returned from a UK Territory Salvation Army camp. Click here to find out more. Not quite the Olympics!