Activities

We do have special events from time to time, so keep looking at this page for updates.

Any time the Chapel gates are open, people are welcome to come in and enjoy the gardens and see inside our beautiful Chapel.


World Religions Discussion Group Interested in learning about the world's religions?

Come to a world religions discussion group. It will be held the first Tuesday of each month, 7-9 pm at the Chapel. The course is free but members are requested to buy or borrow the book The World's Religions by Huston Smith, which we'll be using as a guide. We have had several fascinating discussions so far; feel free to join us as each discussion is mostly independent of the others.
These are the remaining dates, though please check back on this newsletter and elsewhere for any changes:
6th of February
6th of March
3rd of April
1st of May
5th of June (last session)

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me on bobunitarian@gmail.com, or 07986 826601. Thanks!


Monday Meditation each month

Beginning in March, all are invited to participate in a time of silence at the chapel. We meet from 12:15 - 12:45 pm, and sit silently for about 15-20 minutes. We sometimes begin with a reading, and anyone is welcome to stay for a cup of tea afterwards. The idea is to provide a short time of reflection and contemplation, and an opportunity to centre your spirit. Participants have reported it has really helped bring a little peace into their day. Free; all welcome.
First Mondays are:

5th of March,
2rd of April (Easter Monday & Passover)
7th of May
4th of June
Dates are subject to change: please check on the website closer to the date. We’ll try to keep the dates as is if possible.
Peace be with you!

COFFEE AND CHAT

The second Tuesday of each month is a regular time each month I generally plan to be at Mojo's Tapas, across from the chapel on Cairo Street, for a long lunch 12:30 - 2:30 pm. Feel free to stop for a bite to eat or a cuppa, and to say hi. No need to RSVP, just drop in.
I'm available to meet at many other times, too - you can call or text at 07986 826601 to set something up, or email me at bobunitarian@gmail.com. Please note dates are often subject to change due to pastoral emergencies and special events (already in 2018, February and April I have appointments elsewhere). Apologies for that, but do drop me a line and I can meet at your convenience.
Blessings,
Bob Dexter's big day



A big day for a little boy. Dexter Beau Harper was brought to Cairo Street chapel on 3rd May for his baptism, accompanied by lots of friends and relations, young and old(er). Pictures are of Dexter with his parents and also with his godparents. The ceremony was officiated by David Meecham. (click image to enlarge.)








A very special and successful event was held on the 25th of April as a fund raiser for 'Syria Relief' with musicians/singers/dancers performing a wide selection of music, from Jimi Hendrix to Vivaldi, special foods were available in our grounds (click image to enlarge.)









Pictured after her last service at Cairo Street is Rev Lynne Readett, she received a beautiful bouquet of flowers from the congregation this was followed by an impromptu buffet with wine! Lynne will now enjoy a well earned retirement





Our classic concert on the 29th of November was a fantastic success, the photograph shows chapel member and concert organiser Zubia Hawcroft with the performers at the conclusion of the concert.









Oliver King from our Sunday school joined the Junior weekender's at The Nightingale Centre, Great Hucklow, pictured on their return from a field trip to learn basic survival techniques and shelter building, Bear Grylls look out!










After the Academy Service on the 21st of September, which focused on the life and work of Frederick Monks, the Rev Lynne Readett, the Monks family and the Deputy Mayor Geoff Settle laid flowers on the grave of Frederick Monks.








We joined with our Quaker friends for the annual Warrington walking day afterwards we enjoyed a shared lunch at Cairo Street






A proud day for Rev Shammy Webster (pictured with members of the congregation) as she graduated from Unitarian College in Manchester, congratulations! Shammy took her pastorate at Cairo street and is much respected, we wish her well in her ministry at Rochdale Church.





Mascot




Children from our chapel with 'Wolfie' the Warrington Rugby league mascot, this was taken after the service of welcome for the Samoan Rugby League team at the Halliwell Jones stadium.