Archive for January, 2009
ALOVE – The Salvation Army’s youth movement – has designated 2009 as a year for discipleship; that is learning to follow Jesus and live like him. At the start of this year ALOVE also relaunched its website, taking on an easier-to-access, friendlier format and launched a new range of resources, starting with this month’s Discipleship [...]
For many years the Baden Powell sections have been an important part of our Corps. This year is the 50th year of the inauguration of the Brownies and Guides and it would be very interesting for the present leaders and members to hear from people who have memories of their own, or family members’, involvement [...]
The theme for Sunday morning’s meeting led by Cadets Rachel and Karl Carpenter was ‘I’ll be there for you’ and began with the reading of Psalm 95:1-6 and expressions of thanks for what God is doing in people’s lives. Cadets Rachel and Karl Carpenter
The meetings will be led by Cadets Rachel and Karl Carpenter in the morning and by Majors Beverley and Drew McCombe in the evening.
Our Wednesday Bible Study group met last week at Rochester Cathedral for a guided pilgrimage. Major Beverley McCombe reports as follows: We had a great evening in Rochester Cathedral with a tour led by Canon Philip Hesketh. This was a tour with a difference, using the cathedral for our own spiritual benefit.
It hardly seems a year ago when we reported on the Corps’ annual review. However, here we are at the threshold of the year with a renewal of our vision and the setting of new objectives for the Corps’ mission. The Sunday’s meetings this week were led by Majors Drew and Beverley McCombe and it [...]
We wish to remind our local congregation and anyone who wishes to join with us on Sunday 18th January that it is our Vision Sunday and the time of the evening meeting has changed.
• Wednesday, January 14th, 2009
The January meeting of the Ladies Fellowship took the form of a Quiz Night and was open to the men also. Just a small number gathered but with Major Beverley McCombe operating the computer the quiz teams attempted to keep up with the questions which came at quick speed from the Family Quiz DVD.
This Sunday’s meetings were led by Cadets Rachel and Karl Carpenter. The morning meeting was based on the theme of ‘Choices!’. All age thought ‘Choices, choices ..need some guidance?’ and the main message was entitled ‘See, Hear, Do!‘ . Rachel and Karl Carpenter
Well, here we are at the start of a new year. With the last of the Christmas decorations to take down and put away, we look forward to 2009. Majors Drew and Beverley McCombe led the Sunday meetings relating to the theme of ‘Change we can believe in’. Songs used included Song 19, Song 44, [...]
Light or darkness? On… off… on… off… I can flick the switch and get what I want – light or darkness. Light for seeing and working and playing. Darkness for sleeping or hiding or escaping. But I can’t flick the light of the created world on and off.