Commitment for Life newsletter – stories for change March 2017

CENTRAL AMERICA Increasing numbers of women and girls are fleeing El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras amid mounting evidence that criminal gangs are systematically targeting adolescent girls as sexual slaves. Elena Cruz, 15, from San Salvador sat silently next to her mother Barbara, 39, clutching a folder of documents to show Comar, (Mexico’s refugee agency). She […]

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Our International Partnership Churches

Please note that this section of the website is currently under review and development – March 2017 [raw] [tab_1] Purley United Reformed Church is a member of a unique five-way international partnership of churches. The other member congregations are: Petrusgemeinde Dessau, Germany  Immanuel Congregational Church, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Evangelical Church of the Czech Brethren, Ostrava, […]

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Russell’s March 2017 Newsletter

March 2017 Dear Friends, A few weeks ago, in the depths of a cold January morning, someone confessed to me: ‘I can’t wait for spring’. I had to agree with them. Leaving home on the school run entirely dependent on the car’s headlights to guide me, knowing that by the time Ross comes home at […]

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Purley Lit: ‘A Very Special Villa’ the Life and Times of Kensington Palace – a talk by Nigel Arch Copy

urley Lit presents………    Come and enjoy an evening out with Purley Lit, stating at 8pm on 7 February 2017, at Purley United Reformed Church. . Our next meeting is in the company of Nigel Arch, speaking on the subject of ‘A Very Special Villa’ the Life and Times of Kensington Palace’. [gview file=”https://purleyurc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Purley-Lit-7th-Feb-2017.pdf”]

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Visitor from the Czech Republic

From 11th to 16th March we are very pleased to welcome to Purley Šimon Janča, from the Church of the Czech Brethren in Orlova, close to Ostrava. He visited Purley as a four-year old with his parents Štĕpán and Lýdie (Janča), whom a good many people will remember from our centenary year in 1995, when […]

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Our International Partnership of Churches

[raw] [tab_1] Purley United Reformed Church is a member of a unique five-way international partnership of churches. The other member congregations are: Petrusgemeinde Dessau, Germany  Immanuel Congregational Church, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Evangelical Church of the Czech Brethren, Ostrava, Czech Republic Gedächtniskirchengemeinde, Speyer, Germany We also maintain an informal link with: Woodvale Presbyterian Church, Belfast, Northern […]

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