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KIRK ANNOUNCEMENTS

14 - 20 April 2024

WELCOME TO WORSHIP at Edinburgh Northwest 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 on many of the following announcements is available from Louise in the Cramond Kirk Office or from Alan Fisher at Pennywell Kirk (fishatthewell@hotmail.com). The Cramond Kirk office is open from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm, Monday to Friday. Louise can also be contacted on 336 2036 or by e-mail at office@cramondkirk.org.uk. 

THE KIRK WEBSITE Please note that the Kirk’s website address is now www.edinburghnorthwestkirk.org.uk

THE KIRK OFFICE will be closed on Monday, 15 and Tuesday, 16 April.

THE GRAPEVINE MAGAZINE The deadline for the submission of articles for the next Grapevine magazine is Sunday, 28 April. Short articles are very welcome with photos sent separately if possible. Articles and photos should be sent to editor@cramondkirk.org.uk.

THE GATHERING SPACE CAFÉ is currently closed for the Easter break but Heather and Cathy look forward to seeing you again on Tuesday, 16 April.

CRAMOND COFFEE & CHAT takes place every Monday from 10.30 am to 12 noon in the Gathering Space of Cramond Kirk Hall and all are welcome.

‘THE PLACE TO BE’ COFFEE MORNING is held in Pennywell Kirk Hall every Monday at 10 am. All are welcome.

EDINBURGH NORTHWEST KIRK BIBLE STUDY GROUP meets in Cramond Kirk Hall every second Wednesday at 7 pm and the next meeting is on Wednesday, 17 April. All are welcome and if you’d like to join via zoom instead of in person, please contact Louise in the Kirk Office.

A PLEA FOR HELP WITH MIDWEEK DEVOTIONS We are looking for a few more people to join our midweek devotions team, recording a short devotion once every 6 – 8 weeks which is broadcast online. Full training will be given. If you can help, please contact the Kirk Office or e-mail Graham Madeley at graham.madeley@gmail.com.

A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY We are glad to announce that Reverend Julia Cato’s service of induction will be held in Pennywell Kirk on Thursday, 30 May at 7 pm. All are welcome.

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK : 12 - 18 MAY If you have a little time to spare during Christian Aid Week and could help with the Christian Aid door to door collections, we would be very grateful. We are looking for volunteers to either collect at the doors or simply deliver envelopes. If you can help for a couple of hours during that week please get in touch with Louise in the Kirk Office.

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK EVENTS The Brainteaser quiz will be available at the Kirk doors and in the Hall from Sunday, 21 April. Please take one and pop a donation (£1 or more) in the Christian Aid tin. The Christian Aid Fair will be held at the close of the 10 am service on Sunday, 12 May and further details will be available soon. And the Christian Aid Quiz evening is being held in the Kirk Hall on Thursday, 9 May. Tickets cost £5 per person and you can make up a team of 4, 5 or 6 people, or just come along and we’ll find you a team to join. Team application forms are available at the Kirk doors, in the Gathering Space and from Louise in the Kirk Office. For further details about any of the CA activities, please contact Louise or Gillian Hewitt at gjh@blueyonder.co.uk.

THE CRAMOND WALKERS next walk is on Saturday, 20 April with a walk around the Dunkeld Lochs (13 km) including Mill Dam, Rotmell Loch, Dowally Loch and Polney Loch. Meet : Barnton Avenue West at 9.30 am or Cally car park at 10.40 am. Further information is available HERE

LIFE & WORK In 2024 Life & Work magazine is featuring a monthly Presbytery Focus and the May issue will feature Edinburgh & West Lothian. If you would like to purchase single copies in print or digital format via the magazine's website, please contact www.lifeandwork.org/subscribe. A digital copy is only £2.99 and print is £3.50. 

FRESH START Many thanks for all your donations, especially the recent donations of bed linen and kitchen equipment. Donations are always welcome, can be left on the Fresh Start table in the Kirk Hall at any time or delivered to the Fresh Start warehouse at 22-24 Ferry Road Drive from Mon – Thurs, 9 am – 4 pm. Further information on Fresh Start can be found HERE.

FRESH START FUNDRAISING QUIZ Fresh Start are holding a quiz night at The Three Sisters, 139 Cowgate on Thursday, 18 April at 7 pm. Please come along for a fun packed evening and bring your friends and family – all are welcome. Teams can be up to 6 people. Tickets cost £10 and are available HERE.

FUTURE FRIENDLY FUNDAY Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre are holding a future friendly funday from 11 am – 3 pm on Saturday, 20 April at 67B Groathill Road North. With children’s activities outside (including bike activities, face painting and a frisbee competition) and adults activities indoors (including a making & mending session, the Ama-zing harmonies choir and a climate café), all are welcome.

HOSTS NEEDED EIL UK is an educational charity which offers international students the opportunity to live with a local family whilst completing their studies. The charity is looking for new hosts in Edinburgh from 1 - 21 June 2024 to provide accommodation for a group of American university students. EIL UK offers an expenses payment for each student. For more information about hosting, can be found HERE.

FLOWERS      Hurley Mendelssohn

 

 

LIVE STREAMING Please note that the 10 am service at Cramond Kirk and the 11 am service at Pennywell Kirk are live streamed to the Kirk website every Sunday morning. The cameras will focus on the front of the Kirks – the pulpit, lectern and Communion Table. However some of those sitting at the front may also be in camera shot. For those of you watching from home, the link to Cramond Kirk's live stream can be found HERE and Pennywell Kirk's service is available HERE. The live services will also be available to watch later on Facebook and on the website.

TWITTER/X & FACEBOOK Cramond Kirk’s X 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 & if you do visit either site, please remember to “share” and “like” our page.

WEEKLY DEVOTIONS Once a week you’ll find a “Daily Devotion” from one our Daily Devotions team. The videos are available HERE

 

 

EDINBURGH NORTHWEST KIRK

FORTHCOMING SUNDAY SERVICES

 IN CRAMOND KIRK 

Sunday, 21 April

8.45 am : Morning Prayers 

10.00 am : Morning Worship

Sunday, 28 April

8.45 am : Morning Prayers 

10.00 am : Morning Worship

IN PENNYWELL KIRK 

Sunday, 21 April

11.00 am : Easter Morning Worship

Sunday, 28 April

11.00 am : Morning Worship

Weekly

Daily Devotions on-line

Every Sunday at 10 am and 11 am 

Morning Worship live streamed to the Kirk website

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