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Mothering Sunday: 22nd March 2020

Together with the Service prepared for Mothering Sunday, we look at the qualities that underlie the stories of five remarkable mothers from different times and cultures and consider how we might reflect these qualities in our own relationships. In Christ we are all called to encourage and support each other.

Open Church

On Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd March, the church was open for quiet prayer and reflection. We are sorry to announce that due to the Government’s announcement on the evening of 23rd March, the building can no longer be open each day.

Coronavirus – Cessation of Church Services

The College of Bishops continues to follow closely the developing situation in relation to coronavirus. The rapidly changing picture brings about changes on an almost daily basis. The College continues to hold in its prayers the clergy and laity of the Scottish Episcopal Church and the people of Scotland and the United Kingdom as a…

Lent Calendar 2020

I desire mercy, not sacrifice – Matthew 9:13 Following the idea of the Christmas Advent Calendar, the 2020 Lent Calendar suggests one thing to do each day. It may be seeing, helping or supporting someone, thinking of the climate, or being nice to yourself, the calendar is full of interesting and unusual ideas. Feel free…

Toddler Suspended…

The Scottish Episcopal Church has issued guidelines for while COVID-19 is an issue, and all events and services have now been suspended until further notice. We are very sorry to do this, as it’s a real highlight to the week to chat with everyone while making the coffee! Hopefully we will be back up and…

‘Let’s talk … about Mark!’ during Lent

The Scottish Episcopal Church has given guidelines about church groups running during the current COVID-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, this has meant that the rest of the Lent group meetings have had to be cancelled. If however you would like more information about it, please contact the church office. Let’s talk … about Mark!: ‘Mark’s call to…

Burns Supper, 2020

On Friday 24th January, 2020, the Community Outreach Group organised a Burns Supper with a traditional three-course Burns Supper meal of Cock a’leekie soup, haggis (veg, gluten free and vegan options) neeps and tatties, dessert, tea/coffee. The haggis was addressed with amusing speeches by Dan Dowcra, Rupert Forbes and Angela Saunders. The excellent entertainment with…

Christmas Bazaar, 2019

Many people had great fun on 6th December, 2019, at this buy/swap/sell event when individuals, groups of friends and church groups registered for a market table to sell and give away unwanted items and do some inexpensive and ethical Christmas shopping! This very practical and fun community event brought people together in the Christmas spirit…

Tree Lighting: Advent Sunday, 2019

The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony was held on Sunday 1st December to celebrate Advent Sunday. It began with the lighting of the Christmas Tree in the garden, followed by community Carol Singing in the Hall together with refreshments including mulled wine, and activities for the children. All profits of this event is going to the…