In praise of preaching: The Lord gave the word

Home » News » In praise of preaching: The Lord gave the word
Long Service Awards

Twelve Local Preachers from the Wey Valley Circuit were awarded long service preaching certificates, on Trinity Sunday, 11 June 2017, at a circuit service held at Godalming United Church, in the beautiful surroundings of the flower festival.

Awards ranged from 27-60 years: John Mitchell 60 years, George Hammond 50 years, Colin Wright 50 years, Robert Gill 40 years, Rabson Ziso 36 years, Janet Gardham 31 years, Philip Beastall 30 years, Jean Shepherd 30 years, Graham Pearcey 30 years Sandra Wright 29 years, Dereka Gadney 28 years and John Morton 27 years.

In the photo are Robert Gill, Colin Wright, Sandra Wright, Janet Gardham, Jean Shepherd, Graham Pearcey, Rabson Ziso

The service was led By Rev Allan Taylor and Rev Peter Hills presided at Holy Communion. The preacher, Rev Barrie Tabraham gave a powerful sermon based on Hymn 564, O Thou who camest from above. The preachers were thanked and congratulated by Rev Dr Claire Potter.

You may also be interested in

MCE-Working2 (002)
Webteam

Rev Dave Faulkner is about to become a published author! He has a chapter in a devotional book for Advent and Christmas entitled, 'Merry Christmas, Everyone: A Festive Feast of Poems, Stories and Reflections'. It will be a one-off print run, and he shall therefore only have one opportunity to order author copies. He does not yet know the price (but shall do so soon) and so he is not...

Circuit Mission Day October 2018-1
Webteam

Join us for our Circuit Mission Day on Saturday 6th October. The day runs from 10am (refreshments available from 9.30am) to 4pm. Please don't forget to bring your own lunch.The day will be led by Adrain Roux. Adrian is an ordained presbyter working in the Discipleship and Ministries Learning Network in the Southern and Islands region. A 'son of the manse' he was ordained in 2003...

Addlestone Harvest Festival 2018
Webteam

The photo shows the produce given at Addlestone's Harvest Service which will be taken to the York House Project in Woking for the homeless in the area. The ultimate goal at York Road project is to assist individuals to secure permanent, independent accommodation. However, for some people this is not possible. For those, the project tries to support them to in supported accommodation or...