Relief House Keeper – Position Available

A Relief House Keeper is required at Abbeyfield, House, Purley Knoll, Purley, one weekend a month and for holiday cover. Hours: 7.00 pm Friday to 4.00 pm Sunday, with breaks on Saturday afternoon and evening and two sleep-overs in a comfortable room. Duties: Cook two lunches and two teas for ten residents. Pay: £160 per […]

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

This year Purley and Kenley Churches Together is marking this Week of Prayer between Ascension Day (30th May) and Pentecost (9th June). The theme is ‘Thy Kingdom Come’. Two special events have been organised. On Wednesday, 5th June at 9 pm, as part of a national initiative, you are invited to join in 15 minutes […]

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Purley Classics Lunchtime Recital – 13 February 2019

Our next recital is on Wednesday of next week, 13th February, as usual at 1.15 pm in the lounge at Purley United Reformed Church.  There is a change of programme as the mezzo-soprano, Grace Chapman, cannot now make it as a medical condition has affected her voice which she must rest.  We hope to re-book […]

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Lent Courses 2019

Lent and Easter A TIME TO REFLECT AND REVIEW OUR LIVES In the months following Christmas and Epiphany, we prepare for Lent and Easter, remembering the time Jesus celebrated the Jewish Passover with his disciples before his crucifixion and resurrection. Holy Week this year is 14 -21 April. Passover, known as Pesach, is a very […]

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Commitment for Life – Stories for Change – Central America

Commitment for Life – Stories for Change – Central America – January 2019 The International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) has been investigating corruption charges against President Jimmy Morales. In December, the President accused the Commission of undermining Guatemalan sovereignty. His foreign minister Sandra Jovel gave the CICIG 24 hours to leave. She terminated […]

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The Bookworm Group

The Bookworm Group is the place to come if you like reading and a chance to reflect with others as well as having fun. Please who are interested in joining our Bookworm Group please e-mail; Barbara at stephen.headcock@blueyonder.co.uk The Bookworm Group was formed in 1988 by Ray Adams, our minister at the time, with church […]

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Candlelight Service

As we draw closer to Christmas please come and join us for our Candlelight Service on Sunday 17th December 2017. There will be all the carols you would expect alongside the traditional bible readings that tells the Christmas narrative. There will be refreshments after the service in the church hall. All are welcome. Purley United […]

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Commitment for Life newsletter – stories for change September 2017

COMMITMENT FOR LIFE SEPTEMBER 2017: STORIES FOR CHANGE CENTRAL AMERICA Christian Aid is supporting cross-regional work on climate monitoring with small farmer’s organisations. The initiative is led by Centro Humboldt, a partner based in Nicaragua. Through this work, ten partner organisations from the four countries are learning how to monitor the climate variation and gather […]

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