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KIRK ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sunday, 19 August 2018

GRAPEVINE The next edition of Grapevine should be available for collection by distributors from the Kirk Hall on Sunday, 2 September.

ASSISTANCE AT THE KIRK GATES Could you please be aware that on occasions some of the older members of our congregation may need help to get out of cars at the main gate and/or from the main gate into church. If you are able to offer your assistance, it would be very much appreciated.

CAR TRANSPORT ROTA A limited car transport rota for those requiring assistance to get to church is now underway. If you are able to help as a volunteer driver on a Sunday, even occasionally, please contact the Kirk Office or Lesley Hoyle at cramond.kirk@blueyonder.co.uk. Please also be aware that on occasions a passenger will be dropped off at the Kirk gates & may need help to get out of the car & into church. If you are able to assist the passenger, we would be very grateful.

A PLEA FOR MEN’S SHOES The Thrift Shop at Muirhouse is very short of men’s shoes & would be grateful for any donations. These can be handed in to the Kirk Office or left in the “shoe” box in the Session House. Please contact Gena Wylie at cramond.kirk@blueyonder.co.uk for further details.

FOOT STOMPING GOSPEL Origin Scotland invites you to join them & the Foot Stomping Gospel Band for a concert featuring some of the best Gospel tunes. The concert takes place at the Carrubbers Christian Centre, 65 High Street from 22 – 25 August at 8 pm. On Saturday, 25 August they’ll also be joined by Steph MacLeod. Admission is free & all are welcome.

SING FOR FUN returns to the Session House on Thursday, 23 August & is open to anyone who wants to come & sing in a safe, informal & fun space. The group, led by Ellie Logan, meets every Thursday from 2 pm - 3.30 pm. A wide variety of songs are sung, words are provided & all songs are taught by ear so no need to read music. Around 12-20 people attend each week & the songs are interspersed with chat & laughter & finish with a cup of tea. Cost is £7 per session (drop in) or £40 for an 8 week block. For more information please call Ellie on 07791 749945 or e-mail her at shesingsalways@gmail.com

AFTERNOON TEA Polwarth Parish Church are holding an afternoon tea in aid of EMMS International & Smalls for All on Saturday, 25 August from 2 pm – 4 pm. Tickets cost £7 & in addition a donation of “smalls” for children aged 3 – 15 or ladies size 8 – 16 would be welcome. For further details, please call the church office on 346 2711 or e-mail : office@polwarth.org.uk

PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND The Revds Mark & Joanne Foster invite you to join them on an 11 day pilgrimage to Jerusalem & Galilee including visits to Bethlehem, Jericho, Bethany, Nazareth, Abu Gosh & Caesarea. The pilgrimage, which is being organised by McCabe Travel, will take place from 11 – 21 March 2019. Please note a good level of fitness is required for those on the trip. Final bookings are now being made & further details are available from Mark or Joanne at MFoster@churchofscotland.org.uk or JFoster@churchofscotland.org.uk

THE BLUE EASEL GALLERY EXHIBITION Following Jennifer’s exhibition, Ruth Farquhar is holding an exhibition of her work in the Blue Easel Gallery, 8 Cramond Village until 31 August, 11 am to 4 pm & all are welcome.

DEATH

11 August     Billy Irvine

 

 

FORTHCOMING SERVICES

Sunday, 26 August

8.45 am : Morning Prayers 

10.00 am : Morning Worship

Sunday, 2 September

8.45 am : Morning Prayers with Communion

10.00 am : Morning Worship