Every week a sermon is given by our resident minister, Revd. Russell Furley-Smith, or a visiting minister, lay preacher, or members of our own congregation. Although this message forms only one part of our worship it is pivotal in helping us to gain an insight into the will of God and how, as a Christian […]
Moat is a welcoming church that seeks engagement with the local community. Worshipping in a grand Victorian building the people of Moat love a challenge and when recently everyone showed up on Sunday morning to find the heating not working, we quickly reconvened in the adjacent hall and set up an instant café church. The […]
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The next recital is on Wednesday 13th March, as usual at 1.15 pm in the lounge at Purley United Reformed Church. Pianist Giulia Grassi will play a programme of J.S. Bach, Ravel, and Schubert. Full details of the recital are on our website www.purleyclassics.com. A date for your diary: our annual evening concert is on […]
The following article was published in ‘Reflections’ our church magazine (March 2019 edition) under the heading ‘Meet Clive Marritt’. At the 3 February morning service, five of us were received into membership of Purley United Reformed Church. Russell Furley-Smith referred to the different faith journeys that each of us had undertaken which had brought us […]
Dear Friends, I am writing this on Valentine’s Day, conscious that you will be reading this next month, at the beginning of Lent. The two events, separated by a few weeks this year, are very much related to one another, because they both celebrate love: God’s love for us, and romantic love. We can learn […]
Change of time From 25th April 2019 New Time 10 am – 11.30 am Jill Berry Youth and Children’s contact and safeguarding officer 020 8681 2990 – firstname.lastname@example.org – www.purley.urc.org.uk