The work of God must not be hindered by continuing debt.' When the day arrived, the `rains descended and the floods came', the parachute jump had to be abandoned and those present were nearly washed away but, remarkably, the sum of over 3,600 was raised.
A special edition of The Light was produced for the Centenary.
The course has four sections which are assessed by assignment.Edgehill College offers the course as a part-time two year course, meeting on Thursday evenings from 7.00 pm to 9.30 pm.The survey and analysis was conducted by Dr Robert Wilcox and colleagues at Inter Health and was undertaken during the month of February.The data was collected and examined in a manner which maintained the anonymity of the participants and a presentation of the statistically significant results was made to synod moderators and a number of General Assembly appointed staff in May.as a child, he attended the Love Feast; and Miss May Higginbottom remembered the choir during the First World War.
The Celebrations culminated in the events of the Centenary week-end in November On Friday 21 November a Centenary Reunion and Supper was held in Forthil Secondary School.
In 2015 the Ministries Committee commissioned a survey of all United Reformed Church ministers to seek a better understanding of the pressure and stress experienced by serving ministers.
An invitation to participate in the survey was sent to all ministers who had an identifiable role, whether they were in stipendiary or non-stipendiary service, and whether or not their ministry was exercised under the direct oversight of the United Reformed Church or for another body, e.g. Approximately 625 invitations were sent out and 62% responded.
Many people still testify to the blessing they received during the mission.
The origins of house groups in the congregation can be traced to the activities during the mission fortnight and they have continued intermittently ever since.
It was widely advertised and the star attraction was to be a parachute free-fall jump, undertaken by the Forces.