Phil Sharpe: June 2015
Phil's Sponsored Walk/Run Adventure in Portland, Oregon, USA, 17th May 2015.
I did it! I completed the 10k (Approx 6.5 miles) Badge below to prove it — seriously heavy bling! I half ran and half walked the first 5k, walked the rest and ran over the finishing line in 1 hour 36 mins to be welcomed by the immediate presentation of my medal.
I was some chuffed to have completed the course — my first ever 10k! I was by no meanslast. Out of just over 2,000 competitors, there were 100 people came in after me!!It was a fantastic atmosphere with lots of encouragement from cheerleaders andmusic along the way. Jane also completed the course, coming in just five minutes after me, even with her shoulder injury!
Thank you so much to all those of you who sponsored me. Christian Aid will be sopleased with the contribution for Burkino Faso. The money is still coming in, so Ican't give you a total yet, but I know of least £158 received so far from two churchesand various individuals. I also posted an invitation on Facebook for donations, whichraised £100 and went straight to Christian Aid. Thank you to all of you for your support.
You may also be interested in
Oh, I do like to be beside the SeasideThe seaside came to Buckley in July !! Back in the Spring we decided that the theme for our Summer tea this year would be 'A seaside celebration', and with the summer we have had we couldn't have chosen a better theme. So, on the 28th July the schoolroom was transformed with seaside decorations and bunting adorning the walls, window ledges and...
Kristin was instrumental in the set up of our choir which was originally called "Tone Deaf" However, mainly due to her patience and tolerance, alongside her exceptional musical skills we have progressed to making a "Joyful noise". Our ethos is to promote Christ and His love through song and we have taken short services into nursing homes and performed at several Chapel...
On Sunday 15th July the Circuit gathered at Jenny's Field in South Hiendley for our Circuit Celebration. The day included opportunities to meet together, enjoy the wonderful sunshine and the surroundings of Jenny's Field. With many activities arranged for the day, and choices to make, we could join in with Messy Crafts, Bible Study, Godly Play, Prayer, Silence, Forest Church, Singing, a...
Valley Darfield Methodist Church
Great Houghton Methodist Church
Kexborough Methodist Church
Emmanuel Methodist Church Computer Suite