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KIRK ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sunday, 9 June 2019

RETIRING COLLECTION There is a retiring collection for Love Oliver following this morning’s 10 am service. Love Oliver, one of the Sunday Club’s chosen charities this year, is a small Scottish charity which helps fund research into childhood cancer & offers practical support to families in Scotland affected by it. Further details are available at www.loveoliver.org.uk

ICE CREAM SUNDAE The Sunday Club would be glad if you could join them for an ice cream in the Kirk Hall at the close of the service – multiple flavours & sprinkles available!

FAIR TRADE STALL A reminder that the Kirk’s Fair Trade stall is open for business following this morning’s 10 am service so please have a browse as you enjoy your ice cream.

GRAPEVINE The June edition of Grapevine is available for collection by distributors from the Kirk Hall this morning.

CHRISTIAN AID DOOR TO DOOR COLLECTIONS Many thanks to all Christian Aid collectors who between them collected over £7,600 which, with the money raised at the Christian Aid Fair & Gillian Hewitt’s sponsorship from her 10K run takes the total raised for Christian Aid to over £10,000.

THE CRAMOND WALKERS Saturday, 15 June : Boat Walk, Loch Lomond (a variety of distances) grade : hard. This walk celebrates the Cramond Walkers 20th anniversary. Catching the ferry from Tarbet Pier to Rowardennan, the first part of the walk covers 7½ miles to Inversnaid with a chance to then return to Tarbet. The 2nd stage of the walk goes past Rob Roy’s Cave & Doune (5 miles) before catching the ferry to the Ardlui Hotel for a celebratory meal. Meet : Barnton Avenue West at 8 am. For further details including ferry times, please contact Fiona Black at cramond.kirk@blueyonder.co.uk.

VOICES AT MIDSUMMER The Rudsambee Company of Singers will be performing unaccompanied choral works from the 15th century to the present in Corstorphine Old Parish Church on Sunday, 16 June at 7 pm. Admission is free & there will be a collection for Reverse Rett, a charity seeking new treatments & a cure for Rett Syndrome.

COLLECTIONS : 1 JANUARY TO 31 MAY 2019

                                            2019               2018                 Increase/Decrease

                                              £                     £                                  £

Gift Aid                              61,363           64,008                      2,645

Freewill Envelopes                5,305             6,595                      1,290

Open Plate                           6,298             6,284                           14

                                           72,966           76,887                      3,921

Number of Sundays          21       21

Mr Crichton Mouat (Gift Aid Treasurer) will be happy to explain the Gift Aid scheme for banker’s orders & annual donations to anyone who wishes to use these methods of giving. Mr Ian Adam (FWO Treasurer) will be delighted to enrol any who wish to give regularly by means of the weekly envelope scheme (all income now capable of being tax-effective). The Treasurers may be contacted at cramond.kirk@blueyonder.co.uk or by leaving a note in the “Joint Treasurers” box in the Session House.

FRESH START Many thanks for the recent donations of kitchen goods. This week we are in need of toiletries, cleaning materials & toilet rolls.

SAFEGUARDING TRAINING A training course for volunteers & paid members of staff on the safeguarding of children & vulnerable adults is being held on Tuesday, 18 June at 7 pm in St Stephen’s Comely Bank Church.  If anybody is interested in attending the course, please contact Louise in the Kirk Office on 336 2036 or at cramond.kirk@blueyonder.co.uk

A SCOTTISH CELEBRATION The Scottish Chamber Choir invite you to join them on a journey through the musical history of Scotland on Saturday, 15 June at 7.30 pm in Old St Paul’s, 39 Jeffrey Street. Tickets cost £12 (£6 conc) & will be available at the door on the night.

DEATH

5 June                 David Fulton

 

 

FORTHCOMING SERVICES

Sunday, 16 June

8.45 am : Morning Prayers 

10.00 am : Morning Worship

Sunday, 23 June

8.5 am : Morning Prayers 

10.00 am : Morning Worship