Development Project

The Blue Skies Development Project is a five-year plan to develop our buildings so that we can do exciting things in our ministry to the community here in Granton.

Kitchen Table Talk – pop along on 15th April

What would make a good community kitchen? Have your say after Church on Sunday 15th AprilAs most folk will know, we have plans to upgrade the church kitchen so that it becomes more fit purpose both now and in the future. In addition to Lunch Club, Coffee Mornings, Community Meals and Men's Breakfast, we want to build plans to make it into a community resource.This ties in with the Scottish Government's Good Food Nation Bill - which is out for consultation just now.We are holding a Kitchen Table Talk after Church on Sunday 15th April - so if you'd like ...
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Blue Skies Project off to a flying start with Granton Goes Greener

Following the Congregation's decision to proceed with refurbishing our church buildings so that we can better serve the community, the Blue Sky Group have been working hard to make that happen.Late last year an application was made to The Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund for a grant that would allow us to upgrade the windows, insulation and lighting throughout our church buildings.CLOTHES SWAP & RESCUED BREADMore importantly it will also allow us to run a clothes swap rail for the wider community and to gather and distribute bread from an Edinburgh bakery chain which can be offered to the community ...
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Vacancy: Climate Change Officer (fixed-term/0.6FTE) – Closing Date 13 April 2018

NOTE: THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WAS 13TH APRIL CLIMATE CHANGE OFFICER Salary:   £18,278 pro rata Status: 22.5 hours per week (3 days)Closing date: Friday 13 April 2018 (midnight)Location: Granton, EdinburghA new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to make an impact in reducing the carbon footprint of the local community of Granton.Granton Parish Church, based in North Edinburgh, is one of a growing number of Eco-Congregations within the Church of Scotland. We are looking to recruit a Climate Change Officer whose main tasks will be to manage initiatives such as the collection ...
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Going forward with the Blue Skies Development

We're very pleased to say that the congregation has voted overwhelmingly in favour of supporting the Kirk Session's plan to develop our buildings. The next few years will be exciting as we follow-up on the plans that were announced in June. The vote took place on Sunday 20th August ...
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Vote on the proposed development – this Sunday 20th August

Everyone is reminded that this Sunday sees a very important vote on the proposed project to develop our church buildings. All members and adherents present on Sunday are entitled to vote and it will be a simple YES or NO answer to the question as to whether you are supportive of going ahead with the project or not. We are hoping for a very good turnout on Sunday. More information is available below: ...
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