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KIRK ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sunday, 26 January 2020

THE MINISTER is currently in Sri Lanka for 2 weeks as a guest of St Andrew’s Scots Kirk, Colombo & will be back on Sunday, 9 February. During his absence Revd Stanley Okeke & Iain Majcher will be undertaking all pastoral duties. Stanley can be contacted on 07471 582126 or at SOkeke@churchofscotland.org.uk & Iain can be contacted on 281 6175 or at IMajcher@churchofscotland.org.uk.

ELDERS’ ENVELOPES Elders are reminded that their district envelopes for the February Communion visits are now available for collection from the Session House.

RECEPTION FOR REVEREND TOM CUTHELL A reception to mark Tom Cuthell’s retirement will be held in the Kirk Hall at the close of the 10 am service on Sunday, 1 March & all are welcome to attend. During February there will be an opportunity to contribute towards a gift for Tom.

THE MONDAY CAFÉ @ CRAMOND KIRK is open to people with dementia & their carers. The next meeting of the Café is on Monday, 3 February in the Kirk Hall from 1 pm – 3 pm. Since the café takes place over lunchtime, they offer a light lunch, tea & coffee. Come along for support, information, lunch, tea & a blether.

THE WEDNESDAY CLUB meets in the Kirk Hall at 7.30 pm on 29 January when Liz Robertson will be describing “Life as a Zookeeper”.

THE CRAMOND ASSOCIATION meets in the Kirk Hall on Monday, 27 January with guest speaker, Ian Wallace who will be talking about the Order of St John of Jerusalem & Malta. All are welcome.

TWITTER & FACEBOOK! As well as a Twitter feed at @cramondkirk1, we also have a Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cramondkirk2 Both are also accessible from the Kirk website at www.cramondkirk.org.uk & if you do visit either site, please remember to “like” our page.

RESOURCES FOR THE ELDERLY The Cramond Kirk Information Hub is available on the Kirk website at www.cramondkirk.org.uk. It includes information on resources available for the elderly with links to lots of organisations & sources of help. Information is also available in the Kirk Hall & from our pastoral assistant, Diane Williams on 07379 447477 or at diane.williams@cramondkirk.org.uk

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER – BIBLE STUDIES In preparation for the World Day of Prayer on Friday, 6 March, two Bible Study mornings will be held in the Church offices, 121 George Street at 10.30 am on Friday, 7 & 21 February. The studies will be based on the theme “Rise, take your mat & walk” & the material has been written by the Christian women of Zimbabwe. All are welcome.

MAKING MONEY FOR DOING GOOD The annual Heriot-Watt University Chaplaincy lecture is being held on Monday, 3 February at 7 pm in the James Watt Centre of the University campus. Dr Richard Higginson, Chair of Faith in Business at Ridley Hall, Cambridge will be the guest speaker as he looks at how faith-based entrepreneurs are helping to combat global poverty. Free tickets are available on 451 4598 or at chaplaincy@hw.ac.uk

CROSSREACH Copies of the CrossReach Prayer Diary for 2020 & the first of this year’s issue of CrossReach News are available in the Session House for anyone who would like a copy. For further information on CrossReach, please visit www.crossreach.org.uk

 

 

FORTHCOMING SERVICES

Sunday, 2 February

8.45 am : Morning Prayers with Communion

10.00 am : Communion Service

Sunday, 9 February

8.45 am : Morning Prayers 

10.00 am : Morning Worship