Farewell Friends
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Farewell Friends

Over the course of the past few weeks, we’ve have had to say goodbye to 2 of our South Korean friends. First to go was Ryeojin, who lived and worked in the UK for nearly 1.5 years. We first got to know her when she came to London to study English before moving on to...

Volunteering in Uganda
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Volunteering in Uganda

Last summer one of our international students, Cho, volunteered at Dwelling Places, a children’s home in Uganda. She received some funding support from the Free Church of Scotland’s Women For Mission. Here, Cho writes a bit about her experience: Before coming to the UK, I had never thought about going to Africa. I had so many preconceived ideas...

A New Elder
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A New Elder

On Sunday morning Gabriel Amorim was ordained as an elder of London City Presbyterian Church. Originally from Brazil, Gabriel has been living in London and working as a software engineer for the past 3.5 years. He and his wife Sodreia originally went to a Brazilian church, but for the past year have been attending LCPC. Gabriel...

A Special Birthday
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A Special Birthday

Gillian, and her husband Juan (more commonly known as Boysie) have worshipped at LCPC for 31 years.  On Sunday, the congregation were delighted to help Gillian celebrate her 60th birthday with a beautiful, delicious cake. Gillian and Boysie attend our services every week with their daughter Marianne.  On Sunday we were pleased to have their son John and...

Mary Plays Harp
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Mary Plays Harp

Mary is one of our Sunday School teachers.  She is also an up and coming harpist who has studied in Los Angeles and Chicago, and is currently completing her studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Our church calendar always has details of Mary’s upcoming concerts – and because she plays with several orchestras, trios...

Within Walking Distance
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Within Walking Distance

One of our international students, Yu-En has just launched his own photography website. A recent graduate of Goldsmiths University of London, Yu-En’s new website coincides with the opening of an exhibition showcasing his, and other students, work. Within Walking Distance examines urban life through the twin lens of photography and sociology, runs from 10 –...

Remembering Nancie
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Remembering Nancie

Past and present friends of LCPC were  saddened to hear of the passing of Nancie Macleod (who had been a member of the congregation for 50 years) on the 24th of July. Below are extracts from the tribute which was given by Rev John MacPherson at a thanksgiving service on 5th August: Nancie Macleod was...

New Members
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New Members

This weekend the congregation at LCPC were greatly encouraged to receive 7 new members. Mary (from England), Ki (South Korea) Theunis (South Africa), Laura (Holland), Catherine (Scotland), and Gabriel & Sodreia (Brazil) all became members at our Sunday morning communion service. Rev Andy Pearson welcomed all the new members, before asking the visiting preacher, Rev...

American Friends
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American Friends

Over the last few weeks we have been sorry to have to say goodbye to three of our American friends. First of all to Dana (front row, second from the left) who had reached the end of a semester studying in London. Then to Andrew (top right) who had been part of LCPC while he...

Scout’s Honour
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Scout’s Honour

Our congregational treasurer, Jennifer, has been involved with Scouting for many years, and is Assistant Chief Scout Leader of her local Scout Troop. In February, The District Commissioner visited their weekly meeting to present Jennifer with the Chief Scout’s Commendation for Meritorious Conduct. This was to recognise her dedication to Scouting despite having to cope...