#A highlight at the beginning of 2014
On Saturday night 25th January our minister and his wife joined YMCA London South West's annual Sleepeasy fund-raising event in support of Kingston Churches Action on Homelessness and the YMCA's own work with the homeless. Over 100 people slept out in Kingston's Memorial Gardens. Ken has blogged about the experience at
#On Sunday 19th January 2014 we held an evening service marking the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
Following our minister's visit to Korea for the Tenth Assembly of the World Council of Churches, he spoke about his sense of what it is to belong together in unity. Ken also blogged about his trip -
#In 2013-14 we have again been a venue for Kingston's winter night shelter for the homeless, when we have been the duty church on Wednesday nights through from December to mid-January.
#On Easter Sunday we held a breakfast for around 40 of us including the Immanuel Korean Church. We enjoyed a happy international atmosphere, sharing Easter greetings in the 9 languages that were native to us.
ready for breakfast
a gift from our Korean friends
#During the UN Copenhagen
Summit on Climate Change a few years ago we took up the idea of the World Council of Churches and rang our bell 350 times.
350 is the number of
parts per million the poorer
nations think should be the
maximum permitted for
#As part of our support for Christian Aid we have regularly done our own sponsored walk.
Here's the start
of our sponsored walk
for Christian Aid
and the finish
at Hampton Court.
Queen Elizabeth Road
(entrance up slope in Hardman Road)
Kingston upon Thames