Author Archives: zebeth

New Address

Hello!  Thanks for stopping by.  I have moved house and so has my blog.  If you want to continue reading my stuff, and I really hope you do, then you’ll find me at: http://siancollins.urc.org.uk  

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Mobile Foodbank

Say what you like about ministry, it’s not dull!  There’s always something to celebrate in church life and it usually involves cake… Last evening we held our usual Cafe and Community event, (where we meet for tea/coffee and aforementioned cake; … Continue reading

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Moving On….

  Hello there!  I am checking in today to pass on the news that I will be closing down this blog at the end of the month.  I am leaving my current post in the Cotswolds for life in a … Continue reading

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3 Years On – #Syria

A few days ago, a picture by the artist Banksy, started doing the rounds in order to highlight the plight of the people of Syria.  It’s three years today since the conflict began and, at present, there no clear sign … Continue reading

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Have a look at this…

Just popping in to tell you a bit about the Windermere Festival which is taking place this week.  The posts, poetry and prayers from various members of the United Reformed Church, (so far – can’t speak for the whole range … Continue reading

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3rd Sunday of Epiphany – Follow the Way

Readings: Isaiah 9:1-4 and Matthew 4:12-23 In our reading this morning we hear Matthew’s very dramatic version of Jesus’ calling of the disciples.  I say, dramatic because it seems that Jesus just says the word and instantly the men cast … Continue reading

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Baptism of Our Lord – 12th January 2014

      Scripture passage: Matthew 3:13-17 Meet Nadia.  Some of you may already know her.  If you don’t you can find out more here. The reason I was talking about her in worship this morning was because of the … Continue reading

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