Community Spotlight: Our stewards give a warm welcome on Sundays!
Last month, our Stewards Co-Ordinator Jim Burtles took the spotlight during a service to share the delights of welcoming guests on Sunday mornings.Jim says, ‘Stewarding is an essential duty; which means that someone has to do it. Now, whatever else you may be, you are a kind of someone and we need your help occasionally. Of course, I do understand and accept that some of us can’t step forward for various reasons, which makes it even more important for the capable ones to play their part. The procedure is fairly straightforward:
1. By email we agree a date.
2. I send you a reminder with instructions.
3. On the day, you arrive a bit early to organise yourself and the handouts.
4. As people arrive you welcome them and hand them a hymn book.
5. After the service you tidy up and go home, feeling better and proud of the fact that you have been a good, kind and useful someone this morning.’
If you would like to be a steward and you’ve never done it before, Jim will match you with someone more experienced, but as he says ‘if you can smile, you qualify!’ Contact Jim: firstname.lastname@example.org
Show your support for refugees
Last night, volunteers from the Cold Weather Shelter, members of local churches and a representative of Camden Welcomes met to discuss setting up a Coffee Club to support refugees and asylum-seekers in our neighbourhood. If you would like to get involved, please email Kristin Howe to be added to the volunteer mailing list: email@example.com
You might also be interested in our discussion group on Monday 12th June at 7pm: Living With Integrity
We’re working through the chapters of the book ‘Living with Integrity: Unitarian Values and Beliefs in Practice’. In keeping with our refugee theme this month, we will focus on the chapter ‘Including the Other’.
Good Cause of the Month
Our Sunday collection basket will be divided with Good Gifts, to buy a ‘solar cooker’ and ‘Home Starter Kit’.
The flowers for the chalice table this week are provided by the Flower Group.
If you have a special person or an event to celebrate or remember with flowers, please contact Sharron: firstname.lastname@example.org