Peace from a shoebox

‘Peace from a shoebox’ (article published in ‘Reform’ April 2017 issue) How a food parcel led to the development of a global partnership between five churches What happens when, in 1946, you send a marmalade pudding, tins of sardines and corned beef, dried egg powder and half a pound of tea in a shoebox to […]

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Christmas Greetings from our Partnership Churches

Christmas Greetings from Ostrava (Translation of card message above ………………) 3rd Sunday in Advent 2020 We wish you a Christmas full of joy and blessings, and all the best for the New Year.  Your friends from Ostrava. Christmas Greetings from Speyer Christmas Greeting from Dessau (Translation of card message above ………………) ‘This is the wonder […]

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International Youth Week – ‘Peace in a Shoe Box’

‘Peace in a Shoebox’ – extract from the morning service to open our International Youth Week which runs from 21 to 29 July 2018 – service led by the Revd. Russell Furley-Smith and Revd. Nicola Furley Smith, Moderator of the Southern Provence of the URC Bible Reading – James 2 v.14-18 What good is it, […]

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