Closure of Church Car Park

Work on the Grounds – Closure of Church Car Park As you will have seen, work on the grounds is proceeding and the visual improvement is beginning to take shape. We hope to be able to reopen the car park in the near future. Please note that the entrance into the Foyer will remain in […]

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Commitment for Life – Central America – November 2016

CENTRAL AMERICA Christian Aid works in four countries in Central America – Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua. They work with around 30 partner organisations, from community-based groups to larger organisations operating across the region and beyond. Their partners include indigenous communities, small farmers’ associations, development organisations, research institutions and faith-based organisations. They have strong […]

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New Development at Purley United Reformed Church

You may have noticed that over the last few weeks there has been a lot of building work outside the front of the church. This may have caused you some inconvenience and we appreciate your understanding and patience during this time of disruption. The good news is that this work should be completed by December 1st […]

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‘Abode of the Gods’ – Speaker: Kev Reynolds ; 25th October 2016

Come and enjoy an evening with Purley Lit on 25th October 2016: Speaker: Kev Reynolds: Talk: ‘Abode with the Gods’ Time: 8pm Venue: Purley United Reformed Church

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August and the Summer Holidays

During the month of August, with the holiday session in full swing and schools out for the Summer Recess many of our normal activities do not take place. For example the are no evening gatherings or ‘Food for Thought’ services, and our young people activities take a well deserved break. Our Morning worship (10.30am on […]

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Whats the point of Church?

An Article from Lawrence Moore (below), well worth a read and relection! Now there’s a question! Our more usual one is, “What’s the future of the Church?” This one is more far-reaching, more uncomfortable and way more vital. It’s vital because we need to remember that churches are not self-evidently good things. They are institutions […]

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Christians in Science

Christians in Science – Tuesday, 27th January, at Christ Church, Purley Professor Bob White, Director of The Faraday Institute, will deal with one of the thorniest problems in Christianity ‘Who’s to Blame? Disasters, Nature & Acts of God.’ This is also the title of his latest book, which is available online from The Faraday Institute […]

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Purley Youth Centre

Purley Youth Centre The Purley Youth Juniors would like to thank the members and friends of PURC who voted at Lloyds Bank for them. They are extremely pleased to announce that as a result, they were the most voted-for organisation and so will eventually be receiving a cheque for £3000 from the Bank. This will […]

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Remembrance Sunday – 9th November 2014

Remembrance Sunday As is our custom, the loose Offertory / collection at this Sunday’s service will be donated to the Royal British Legion Poppy Day Appeal.

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Easter Holiday Club 2014 – a big THANK YOU

The Easter Holiday Club 2014 proved to be a great success with over 50 young people along with volunteers making Easter a time to remember. A big thank you to all the people who took part and for those many people who worked behind the scenes. The children and volunteers, including our minister Revd. Russell Furley-Smith and our […]

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