Change is a fact of life for all of us these days, whether brought about by the pandemic or other circumstances. The church, and East Croydon URC in particular, is…

Derrick Derrick’s appointment at the end of 2011 to start with as our Interim Minister and then in 2016 as our substantive Minister was unique in more than one respect:…

April 2021 From the Minister’s desk: On Easter Sunday, we said together “Christ is risen, He is risen indeed, Alleluia!” In my sermon, I said that with God all things…

*Psalm 51:1–3, 10–12*, a traditional Ash Wednesday reading/prayer: *‘Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away…

17th January 2021 As we have said before, the church is not a building…we managed the Gift Service but chose not to hold all the other planned Christmas Services in…

29th November 2020 The church is not a building… but we are nonetheless delighted that we can now re-open the sanctuary so that we are able to meet in person,…

8th November 2020 The church is not a building… We may have had to close the premises for Sunday worship but, as this poster reminds us, the church never closes….

Hi, I hope you are all staying safe and keeping healthy. This is an attempt to keep us all in touch during the current coronavirus scare which is confining some…