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...

Fashion Flashback
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Fashion Flashback

One of our members, Becca, studies Fashion History at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design.  As part of her final year, she was involved in curating an event at the British Library which was inspired by it’s vast collection of design resources. The evening consisted of workshops in collage and costume drawing, make overs,...

Farewell
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Farewell

In February, the congregation were very sad to have to say farewell to Ria.  Having been part of LCPC for about 5 years, she has now returned to the Netherlands where she started her new job last week. Before leaving, Ria was presented with a photo book of London at the February congregational lunch.  The...

50 Years at LCPC
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50 Years at LCPC

February 2013 brought with it the 50th anniversary of one of our members being associated with the congregation.  Nancie – who’s late husband Rev Murdo Macleod was inducted as minister of the church in 1963 – faithfully attends our services every week. At the monthly congregational lunch, a presentation was made to mark the occasion....

Engaged!
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Engaged!

We were delighted to hear the news of Gavin and Phoebe’s engagement earlier this month.  Gavin (originally from Inverness, Scotland) proposed when visiting Phoebe in her hometown of Vancouver, Canada in the New Year.  Fortunately, she said yes! Gavin and Phoebe first met at London City Presbyterian Church in 2010.  They plan to get married...

Induction of New Minister
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Induction of New Minister

On 3 November 2012, Rev Andrew Pearson was ordained and inducted as minister of London City Presbyterian Church. The service was conducted by Rev Nigel Anderson, Moderator of the Free Presbytery of Edinburgh & Perth. He focused on Paul’s visit to Corinth as recorded in Acts 18:7-11, pointing out how the problems and promises and potential...