Shanklin United Reformed Church

High Street, Shanklin, Isle of Wight. PO37 6LA
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Paddington's Visit to SURC


Paddington went on a visit to all the churches in the URC Wessex Synod.

He arrived at Shanklin URC on 1st February 2019 for a week and here a few photos of his stay (we enjoyed having him!!).

Friday 1st February - Coming to the Island

On the Wightlink ferry on his way to the IoW from Lymington

Sunday 3rd February - At Church

Helping our Minister and Church Secretary lead the service


Taking part in Communion


Standing in front of our Communion Table


Sunday 3rd February - Visiting Shanklin Esplanade

After helping with the morning's church service, Paddington went to see Shanklin's sea front
He found some new friends
With his new canine friend (Nellie)

Monday 4th February - At the SURC Craft Group

Meeting the ladies at the Craft Group
Taking charge of the PA desk
Enjoying himself at the Craft Group


And he found another canine friend!

Tuesday 5th February

At Tuesday Lunch
He even had some marmalade sandwiches!!

Wednesday 6th February

Joining in the afternoon 'Freedom in Christ' meeting
He also attended the evening 'Freedom in Christ' meeting
Overseeing the technology for the evening 'Freedom in Christ' meeting
After a busy day, it was time for bed

Thursday 7th February

At the home group (and he was the first to arrive!)
Time for Home Group to begin
(although he had to give up his comfy chair)

Friday 8th February

Joining in at CatURpillars (our parent & toddler group)
More joining in at CatURpillars
At the Children & Youth Team Meeting
(providing a young bear's input!!)

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