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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COVID 19 – Current Status – Purley URC

Important Announcement (subject to change in line with Government Guidelines) With the welcome news that Government is reducing COVID 19 rating from Tier 4 requirements, and the announcement of an easing of Government guidelines on May 17,  Purley URC is intending to move forwards with a return to limited congregational worship in the sanctuary from […]

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Commitment for Life – Moving Stories from Central America – January / February 2021 newsletter

There are stories of hope across the World – Purley United Reformed Church in partnership with the United Reform Church focus on Central America – here is the latest newsletter for January / February 2021 For more information about Commitment for Life and the work that is being done across the World to give communities […]

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Food parcels for hundreds in council support drive

Croydon Council will begin delivering food parcels to hundreds of the borough’s most vulnerable residents from next week under its support for all who need it during coronavirus restrictions. Since the government told the public to stay at home, the council has continued not only its priority frontline services including social care and bin collections, […]

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Sunday Evening Gatherings

SUNDAY EVENING GATHERINGS – 2021 onwards Please note Covid19 Restrictions which currently means there are no evening gatherings possible in line with Government guidelines. You are warmly invited to join us in the lounge on Sunday evenings at 6.00pm. Everyone is welcome to attend these informal and ‘friendly user’ sessions. We aim to make all […]

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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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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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Russell’s New Year’s newsletter

                                                January 2017 Dear Friends, Nicola, Cameron and Ross join me in thanking you for all your good and kind wishes at Christmas and join me in sending you greetings for 2017.  They didn’t put up blue plaques in Biblical times. If they did, there would have been one in Bethlehem 2000 years ago, ‘King […]

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