Author Archives: Alan Yates

URC Big Day Out at Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle in bloom

Kate and I, plus some friends from our local church, had a great time at the Big Day Out at Warwick Castle last Saturday.  Many thanks to Karen Morrison, Simon Peters, Richard Church, the Children & Youth Work Committee and many others who organised it for us.  The organisation was impeccable, with only the weather letting us down … but most people seemed to be well prepared for that.

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In the Chilterns, again.

Yesterday I was invited to the AGM of the Chiltern Local Area Group in Thames North Synod.  This was a bit like a home coming!  What seems like a lifetime ago, I was the convenor of the Chiltern Area.  Since then, the Synod has been organised into local groups, and the local groups in the Chiltern Area got together for their annual get together. Continue reading