Men’s Breakfast – this Saturday 11th June

Book a place (just takes a few seconds) All men of the congregation/community are welcome at the monthly breakfast held on the 2nd Saturday of each month, at 9 am in the Session Room and kitchen. A hearty breakfast is served and there is a chance to catch up with others. The gathering is usually closed with a short ‘pause for thought’. Use the link above to book a place using our Doodle Poll.
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General Assembly

The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is happening this week in Edinburgh. Keep up to date on the Church's website at http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/about_us/general_assembly/general_assembly_2016 Our minister, Rev Norman Smith, takes over as convener of the Mission and Discipleship Council during the Assembly. Read more about the work of this Council
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Youth Associate post at Greenbank

YOUTH ASSOCIATE Greenbank Parish Church Edinburgh are looking for an enthusiastic innovative person to join the Ministry Team as Youth Associate. The successful applicant for this post will have a strong Christian faith and an active membership of the Church of Scotland or one of its ecumenical partners. The post will be full-time, although an appropriate job share would also be considered. The salary will be in the region of £24,000- £27,000 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. Further information about the post may be obtained from Rev Alison Swindells, Tel 01...
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Proposed Dementia cafe – consultation

North West Edinburgh consultation on Proposed Dementia Cafe "There are only four kinds of people in  the world, those who have been carers, those who currently are carers, those who will be carers and those who will need carers" Roslyn Carter former First Lady of America - do you know or care for someone who has memory problems? - are you aware of what resources and supports are in your community to help you in this role? West Pilton Gardens Social Work Centre is looking to open a new Dementia Cafe for local residents. This will be a Service User/Carer led resource to support famili...
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Canal Festival fun at Polwarth – 18th June

Polwarth Church invite us to join them on Saturday 18th June 2 - 4 p.m. to celebrate a Fun Afternoon as part of the Canal Festival. Entry and refreshments are free and there will be lots of interesting activities to enjoy - story telling, musical entertainment, face painting, children's activities, free refreshments and much more. The event is organised by The Friends of The Polwarth Canal Garden. You can also enjoy seeing the new gardens and sitting on the canal decking as well as meeting new friends. Polwarth Canal Festival publicity poster
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St Columba’s Hospice Art Friends Exhibition

The Annual Art Exhibition of St Columba's Hospice is being held in the Education Centre at 17 Boswall Road from Friday 3 to Sunday 5 June. The exhibition features work from over 80 of Scotland’s most established artists along with emerging talent and St Columba's would like to extend an invitation to pop in over the weekend to see the artworks on display. It’s also a great chance to enjoy the views from the Education Centre or to pop into the Iona Café for a cup of tea and find out a little more about the work of the Hospice. See attached leaflet for more information. SCH Art flyer 2016
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Heart and Soul – Sunday 22nd May

This year's Heart and Soul event is on Sunday 22nd May from 2pm to 6pm. We usually have a good number of Granton folk attending, so have a word with the Welcome Team if you'd like to find out who else is going - or post on the GPC Facebook Group to team up with others. The most eagerly anticipated part of Heart & Soul is always the amazing worship session nesr the end, so if you can't get up for the whole thing, go for 5pm!
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