Advent Calendar opened?

Decorations dusted off? Hoping for present inspiration? Diaries filling up with drinks and nibbles? Some thrive, some struggle at this time of year. All are welcome to our Carol Service Sunday 18th December at 6.30 pm. Spend some time with the story of people, young and old, friends and strangers brought together by a child. […]

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Preparing for Christmas

All are welcome to our Christmas Coffee Morning, coming soon. Saturday 26 November, 10 am to 12 noon. Come and have a hot drink, mince pie, chat and browse the stalls. There will be homemade cakes, handicrafts, pre-loved books, gifts and a few surprises!

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A Time to Remember

In October, the 50th Anniversary of the URC was celebrated. 1972 seems like ancient history or not that long ago, depending on your age. Everyone enjoyed looking back with photos and happy memories. At Cores End, we had a quiz supper night and a splendid anniversary cake. Thank you to the quizmasters, cooks and everyone […]

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a time for reflection

There are many times of reflection throughout our lives. This last week, many people have been focused on that one amazing individual, Queen Elizabeth II and found various ways to show their respect. At the same time, we continue to have good and bad news of our own. Personal bereavement is different for everyone and […]

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Harvest and Creation

In the field behind the church, the combine harvester came through one day in July, maybe a little earlier than usual this year. We enjoyed blackberries in August and now apples are ripening. Come and celebrate harvest on Sunday 25 September with a thanksgiving service at 10:30 AM followed by a shared lunch. Donations of […]

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June and Jubilee

It was sad to see the bunting come down but it reminded us of the jolly time we had over the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend at the beginning of June. Thanks to all the people who crocheted flags, baked cakes and scones and filled sandwiches.   On the same weekend, Christians also remembered Pentecost which celebrates […]

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Jubilee Garden Tea

Join us at Cores End URC on Sunday 5th June 4.00pm Jubilee Garden Tea in celebration of 70 years of the Queen’s reign followed at 5.00pm by Songs of Praise in the Meadow (events will take place indoors if wet)

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Local litter

One Saturday in May, three of us went round the church grounds and the local roads, for one hour. With pickers and bin bags in hand, we collected the usual assortment of wrappers, papers, bits of string, rubber bands, cans, bottles and the odd child’s toy. It seemed such a token gesture, swimming against the […]

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Prayer Stations around the grounds

All are welcome to wander around the church grounds to meditate on recent times and the events of Easter. Start at the large wooden cross near the front door to the church. Each station has a blue/green laminated description and directions to the next point. From the cross, we pass by the burial, the gate, […]

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Peace at Cliveden

If you are walking round the Cliveden estate (National Trust), look out for the tribute to Ukraine. It’s hidden away in the peaceful woodlands near the amphitheatre. Pause, ponder, pray. In other places in the local area, Ukraine flags are springing up. In the dress hire shop in Wooburn Green, the window display shows it’s […]

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