As part of a Sunday service exploring the story of St Paul in the city of Athens we thought about where we might find God in Dunstable, how we actually find God ourselves and how we could help others to find God. The theme was posted on the noticeboard and some of our ideas were […]
The latest issue of the Heartland Group Bulletin is available here. Heartland Bulletin 3.17 It has reports of the recent fellowship day with photographs.
Sunday, 9th April will see us host the first tea party for ‘Contact the Elderly’, a group which enables elderly folk who may not get out often or easily to meet together with hosts and drivers for tea and chat. We are looking forward to welcoming our visitors and hope friendships will be strengthened as […]
Latest update on our seeking a Minister As most people know, the Luton and Dunstable group of churches has been without a designated Minister since Sue Chapman moved to Brighton. Now that we are part of the Heartland Group, any new Minister will be called to work with the whole group, but with specific responsibility […]
In 2016 the United Reformed Church became the largest denomination in the UK to allow the celebration and registration of marriages of same sex couples in its churches. The issue had been discussed at previous General Assemblies and there had been extensive consultations with local churches and synods, and it was clear that the URC […]
It’s 2017! Where did the year go? During 2016 the Heartland Group joined together to plan the Heartland Day where we enjoyed group activities, one of which was to make wind chimes for our churches. Edward Street’s wind chime now hangs in the chapel, which we worked together to very successfully decorate this year, the […]
Some time ago the Archbishop of Canterbury expressed his frustration at the ethics of high interest lenders and said that he would like to compete the likes of Wonga out of business. It has taken a while but eventually the Churches’ Mutual Credit Union (CMCU) was launched. The CMCU offers savings and loan products and […]
Edward Street Church is to be the first venue for a new care initiative. Elderly folk in need of company will be treated to afernoon tea on Sunday afternoons at a variety of locations starting in April. The very first occasion will be at Edward Street Church.
An invitation is given to everyone to come to the Carol Service on Subday 18th December at 3pm. The theme is ‘welcome to strangers’, which will be explored through some of the traditional Bible readings, but extended to give a contemporary twist. Some new carols will be sing and some old ones. Two choirs will […]
Today we filled thirty shoe boxes as part of the Samaritans Purse appeal.