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KIRK ANNOUNCEMENTS

30 July - 6 August 2021

WELCOME TO WORSHIP at Cramond Kirk in church and on-line. We are glad you have been able to join us and hope you enjoy worshipping with us.

FURTHER INFORMATION & THE KIRK OFFICE Further information on many of the following announcements is available from Louise in the Kirk Office. The office is open from 9.15 am to 12 noon, Monday to Friday. Louise can also be contacted on 336 2036 or by e-mail at cramond.kirk@blueyonder.co.uk

KEEPING US ALL SAFE Measures have been put in place to keep us as safe as possible while we are at church but we need your help for them to work. Please follow the one way systems wherever possible and enter and exit by the designated doors. Please use disinfectant hand gel upon entry and exit, maintain at least one metre distance from others outside your family/bubble, especially when seated, and wear a face covering while you are inside the building unless you are medically exempt.

CHECK IN SCOTLAND QR CODE If you haven’t registered through the Kirk Office in advance for a Sunday service, you can now check in and out at the Kirk doors using the Check In Scotland QR code and your mobile phone.

SINGING IN CHURCH We hope you are enjoying being able to sing in church again. Please remember face masks should still be worn while singing.

BREAKFAST & COFFEES With our Sunday morning breakfasts following Morning Prayers and teas and coffees after the 10 am service back up and running again, we would be very grateful to hear from anyone willing to join either rota. Please contact Louise in the Kirk Office if you can help.

A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR MIN HUNTER is being held in the Kirk at 11 am on Monday, 23 August followed by a reception at the Royal Burgess Golf Club and the family would be glad to see you. If you would like to attend the service and/or reception, please let Louise in the Kirk Office know as track & trace registers are needed for both the service and reception.

IMAGINE CRAMOND Every Friday throughout the summer we will have two viewings of the Imagine Cramond Exhibition in the Kirk Halls, one at 11.30 am & one at 12.30 pm with a maximum of 12 people at each. Other dates & times can be requested. If you wish to visit, please book through Louise in the Kirk Office. Face masks are required and a free cup of coffee will be on offer. We hope you will comment on the entries & any ideas that spring to mind as you see the pictures, read the poetry, see the photographs, watch the super film of Cramond & the Kirk in the mid-1960s and read the contributors’ imaginings. 

THE KIRK OPENING To coincide with the Imagine Cramond Exhibition, the Kirk will be open to visitors on Friday, 20 August, 17 September and 16 October between 11 am and 1 pm. We can also arrange for the Kirk to be open at other dates and times if you have friends or family visiting who who would like to have a look around. Please contact the Kirk Office to book.

THE KIRK’S DROP IN CAFÉ Do you have a couple of hours a week to help out at the Kirk Café (known previously as the Pop up Café). It is hoped to re-start the café in the Kirk Halls on Tuesday mornings from 31 August.  The café will run from 10 am until 12 noon.  If you wish to volunteer, please contact Louise in the Kirk Office.  All are welcome.

THE OLYMPIC GAMES 2021 QUIZZES If you can’t quite match the physical abilities of the Olympic athletes, you could try giving your brain a mental workout with our Olympic Games quizzes. There are two to try – a 10 question general knowledge quiz as a warm up and a cryptic quiz with 50 questions and a medal for the winning entry. The quizzes are available below

Cryptic Quiz      General Knowledge Quiz

“MOVE” From Tuesday, 3 to Saturday, 7 August the theatre company, Disaster Plan, will be performing their show “Move” on Silverknowes Beach. “Move” is about migration, loss and communal healing, weaving storytelling, choral soundscape and Gaelic song with 5 women portraying the ebb and flow of people across the globe throughout the ages. Further details and tickets are available HERE 

FRESH START This week Fresh Start would be grateful for tea towels and cleaning materials. Donations can be left on the Fresh Start table in the Kirk Hall Gathering Space. Donations can also be handed in to the Kirk Office any weekday morning or delivered to the Fresh Start warehouse at 22-24 Ferry Road Drive from Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 4 pm. For further information on Fresh Start, please click HERE.

LIVE STREAMING Please note that the 10 am service is live streamed to the Kirk website every Sunday morning. The cameras will focus on the front of the Kirk – the pulpit, lectern and Communion Table. However some of those sitting at the front of the Kirk may also be in camera shot. For those of you watching from home, the link to the live stream can be found HERE. The live service will also be available to watch later on Facebook and on the website if you miss it live at 10 am.

TWITTER & FACEBOOK The Kirk’s Twitter feed is available at @cramondkirk1 and a Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cramondkirk2 so please do keep in touch on either to check all the latest news & happenings. Both are also accessible from the Kirk website at www.cramondkirk.org.uk & if you do visit either site, please remember to “share” and “like” our page.

WEEKLY DEVOTIONS Twice a week you’ll find a “Daily Devotion” from either Revd Ian Gilmour or one our Daily Devotions team. The videos are available HERE. A variety of other videos will also be available during the week.

DEATH

18 July                      Marie Leitch (aged 88)

 

FORTHCOMING SERVICES

Sunday, 8 August

Morning Prayers - 8.45 am

Morning Worship - 10 am

Sunday, 15 August

Morning Prayers - 8.45 am

Morning Worship - 10 am

Twice Weekly

Daily Devotions on-line

Every Sunday at 10 am 

Morning Service live streamed to the Kirk website