CONTACT pagesCONTACT is the name of the Ewell magazine which is published for the Church at the beginning of each month (with the exception of August and January).
From time to time items that might be of interest to a wider audience, rather than the more in-house things like flower rotas etc, will be published here too. The Church Diary and the preachers are already published elsewhere on this web-site and they appear in CONTACT
Looking for a Venue for your Class or Meeting?
Ewell URC, London Road, Ewell KT17 2BE can provide:
v A meeting room for up to 15 people
v A small hall for up to 50 people
v A large hall for up to 200 people
v Use of a kitchen
v On-site parking for up to 12 vehicles
v Easy access to 293 bus stops
To enquire about availability and rates contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Marilyn on 07902283047.
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Our church is the place where we worship,
Turning our thoughts to our Lord,
We pray and we praise,
Our voices we raise,
And we ponder again on God’s word.
Our church is the place where we gather
To share times of fun and of play;
We paint and we sing,
Our stories we bring,
And meet with our friends on the way.
Our church is the place we find comfort,
When life can feel humdrum and sad.
A welcoming smile,
A chat for a while,
Can make us think “Things aren’t so bad”.
Our church is the place where God meets us,
And steadies our stumbling feet.
He wants us to grow,
His love fully know,
Till in glory in heaven we meet.
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Having recently been asked to join the Book Club that meets at Jean’s home, I found myself in great company ~all avid readers who enjoy a good chat as well.
We were reading a book called “Women of Spirit” by May Ellen Ashcroft. We found the book really interesting and it opened up our minds to the role of women in the Bible. We had some lively discussions and it led us to look at our roles as women and to think about who and what we are.
The book’s notes asked us a lot of questions about a woman’s place in the world in Jesus’ day and to look at the role of the ‘modern’ woman ( which frankly hasn’t changed that much!). We did learn that we have more of a voice now and more equal rights, that we are still passionately intuitive and wise and that also the women of that era must have been very much driven with the same desires and courage.
We were challenged to find that the deeper we looked at the women the more we understood what a pivotal role they held with regard to spreading the word of Jesus , also supporting the group financially and emotionally. They travelled many miles individually or in small groups putting themselves at risk. But always with the one goal in mind: to spread the word of the divine.
We all thoroughly enjoyed the book and are looking forward to reading another in the same vein.
I found the ladies in the group to be a lively and friendly bunch, who listened to my views and opinions which sometimes differed greatly from theirs!
I am looking forward to starting a new term in September with Jean and the girls!
Come and join us. The coffee is nice at any rate!