Walking the Way News

woman with box‘Practising this habit is particularly important because it can literally make the world of difference,’ says Andrew Roberts, author of Holy Habits, as he introduces the United Reformed Church’s film, ‘The Holy Habit of Sharing’.

This film is the third in a short series that explores each theme featured in Mr Roberts’ book.

Read more: ‘Sharing resources can make world of difference’ says Holy Habits author in new film

Eddie BoonThe Revd Eddie Boon reflects on how the Holy Habit of ‘serving’ forms a significant part of the ministry at Cornerstone United Reformed Church, Hythe.

‘At Cornerstone, we have an interconnected ministry team structure where the mission and life of the church is divided into eleven teams which people are challenged to be part of. This empowers everyone to participate in the ministry which the church offers, participating as faithful and confident disciples of Jesus.


Read more: Connecting with communities through the Holy Habit of serving

St Davids unity film and chatThe second in a series of a short series of films exploring each theme featured in Andrew Roberts’ book, Holy Habits from a URC persepctive has been released.

Directed by Kevin Snyman, Mission Enabler for West Midlands Synod, the ‘Holy Habit of Fellowship’ is seen in action at St David's Uniting Church in Pontypridd, through its ‘film and chat’ afternoon and work with refugees, all with the aim of bringing people together.

Holy Habits is one of the key resources for Walking the Way: Living the life of Jesus today, the URC’s focus on lifelong Christian discipleship and mission.

Read more: Series of URC films on Holy Habits gets off to a great start

Banner organ player sven read 623761 unsplashA group of amateur singers has been reminding elderly patients, who live with debilitating conditions, of happier times.

The Wilderspool Warblers, from St John’s United Reformed Church, Warrington, volunteer their time to visit care homes once a month, singing old-time and other well-known songs to residents.

Sadly, some of the residents have severe dementia which prevents them engaging in conversations but that does not prevent a familiar song from putting a smile on their faces.

Read more: Warblers bring joy to older people in Warrington

Peter and Martin Hayward2The Revd Peter Stevenson, Minister of Crossway United Reformed Church, reflects on how a move into a purpose-built ‘home’ has breathed new life into the church in Elephant and Castle, London.

Since we moved into our new home earlier this year, we have grown considerably and there is a vibrant use of the building. Usage is up 70% and continues to grow.

Read more: New home breathes life into Elephant and Castle church
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