Sunday 17th October – recording

Missed the service? We go live every Sunday on Zoom and Facebook - but you can also view the service later on YouTube and Facebook.Or listen to the service while out on your walk.If you have a smart TV you can watch the Youtube version on it.For this week only we couldn't go to Facebook. However you can catch up at this link using passcode yH@m7bB4 https://us06web.zoom.us/rec/share/cZmpMIngvWTmQcIkzlt-pBwY0rgfT0d70kkl__BP595kprgX-vVo0y4Kwmf5FtH3.lHx85-12rsowgdzj  catch up on Facebook all YouTube videos ...
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Moderator visits our clothing recycling project

Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, paid a visit to Granton Goes greener on 13th October. The article below is from The Church of Scotland website. Moderator visits clothing recycling project at Edinburgh church Published on14 October 2021 An Edinburgh church outreach project which encourages people to re-use clothing and footwear has saved more than six tonnes of items going to landfill. Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly, said the Granton Goes Greener initiative sends out a "very powerful" environmental message. He made the remark after meeting staff and volunteers at Granton Parish Church yesterday. The Moderator was given an insight into the Share n Wear project which aims to reduce landfill waste by providing a wide range of predominately second-hand clothing and footwear for men, women and children. Lord Wallace Donations are sorted, quality checked, ironed and put on display by a group of volunteers who encourage people to take what they need free of charge. The project, which bears the motto "reduce, recycle, relove", is based in the West Hall and is currently open on Wednesdays between 3pm-4pm and Fridays from 11.30am to 1pm. It provides a range of other free items such as sanitary products, toiletries, books and bread and rolls donated by a local bakery. Green focus Established in 2018, the project runs sewing classes to teach people how to repair clothes instead of throwing them away and replacing them unnecessarily and has saved 922kg of baked goods from going to landfill. Anna Baran, co-ordinator of Granton Goes Greener, said: "The project promotes recycling and aims to help out people in the local community who struggle to make needs meet. "We encourage people to wear second-hand clothes, make the best use of what they have and share what they ...
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Family Drop-in Cafe on Fridays 11am – 1pm

We run a drop-in cafe for families and folks in the community. Come and join us on Fridays for a coffee and a chat! There is a safe play space for younger children with toys and activites ...
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November Family Worship – Join us on Sunday 7th November at 2.30pm

Come and join us for our November Family worship as we learn about faith though storytelling, crafts, and music. This month we're going to be learning about the story of Jonah and the Big Fish. Each family will have their own table where they can learn and spend time together. We are going to be running Family Worship regularly on the first Sunday of every month. The event is free and tickets are not strictly required, however if you can register online will help us know how many spaces to prepare and also save time on registration for track and trace. Hope to see you there! ...
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Christmas Hampers are back!!

Once again this year we are running our Christmas Hamper fundraising. If you have a donation for the hampers please leave it in the box at the back of the church marked ‘Christmas Hampers’. Remember to check any donated items are in date up to the end of December. And of course remember to buy tickets for your chance to win! This year's draw will be after church on Sunday 19th December ...
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Sunday 10th October – recording

Missed the service? We go live every Sunday on Zoom and Facebook - but you can also view the service later on YouTube and Facebook. Or listen to the service while out on your walk. If you have a smart TV you can watch the Youtube version on it. catch up on Facebook all YouTube videos ...
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Share ‘n’ Wear heading rapidly towards the 7 tonne mark!!

Granton Goes Greener's Impact & Achievements Since the project began we have saved a whopping  amount of clothes from landfill!! With your help we can keep this number going up...and up..... In the last month - September 2021 0 kg of clothes donated for re-use 0 tonnes since the project began 0 kg of clothes re-used and saved from landfill 0 tonnes since the project began 0 kg bread and other bakery items saved from landfill 0 kg since the project began FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR GRANTON GOES GREENER PROJECT ON THE GRANTON GOES GREENER WEBSITE ...
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Bible Project – Short animated videos that explore the books and themes of the Bible.

We are always on the look out for resources that can help us grow in faith and learn more about the Bible. One resource the has been really helpful is the Bible Project. They primarily produce short animated videos released for free on YouTube that provide overviews of books of the Bible and deep dives in Biblical Themes. Website YouTube Here are some of our favourites: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ak06MSETeo4https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLYORLZOaZEhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0h1eoBeR4Jk ...
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Men’s Breakfast – Saturday 9th October 2021

BOOK YOUR PLACE All men of the congregation and community are welcome at the monthly breakfast held on the 2nd Saturday of each month, at 9 am in the West Hall and kitchen.A hearty breakfast is served and there is a chance to catch up with others.The gathering usually ends with a short ‘pause for thought’.Everyone puts £3 into the kitty to cover costs - but your first visit is free! and  ...
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Sunday 3rd October – recording

Missed the service? We go live every Sunday on Zoom and Facebook - but you can also view the service later on YouTube and Facebook. Or listen to the service while out on your walk. If you have a smart TV you can watch the Youtube version on it. catch up on Facebook all YouTube videos ...
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Meeting online for prayer – 2nd Thursday of each month at 7.30pm on Zoom

You are warmly invited to join with your brothers and sisters in coming together to pray for the world and its people. Using the same Zoom link as Sunday morning worship this is a chance to pray together, ask for Gods’ blessing and bring your concerns, worries and thanks to God. Hope to see you there. Zoom Link (same as Sunday services) On Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/98224482457?pwd=bDB1czR6d3dvdld0bkVaKzVxdHYrZz09 Meeting ID: 982 2448 2457 Passcode: 905841 By phone: Phone 0131 460 1196 Then enter the meeting ID : 982 2448 2457 Then enter # Then enter the meeting password : 905841 Then enter # ...
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Prayer Resources – Helpful links that can help us with connecting to God

Prayer is an incredible tool, but it can also be hard to know where to begin. Here are some resources that can help us with prayer. Praying Outdoors For hundreds of years Christians have spent time in nature as a way to pray and to reconnected with God. And we are no different. Spending time outdoors can be a great way to slow down and reflect. Below are some resources that can help with that. Walking Together (2021) Prayer cards from our Walking Together event. Each card contains a Bible verse, a prompt, and a prayer. Produced during lockdown, several of the cards focus on praying about the impact and effects of the past two years. Walking Together (2019) A similar resource produced by the Church of Scotland that can be used in any season. Pray as You Go Pray As You Go is a daily prayer session, designed to go with you wherever you go, to help you pray whenever you find time, but particularly whilst travelling to and from work, study, etc. It is produced by Jesuits based in London and is available for free everyday. Join us on Fridays at 10am in the Church to listen to that day's Pray as you go through the Church sound system Pray As You Go ...
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Family Worship – Sunday 3rd October at 2.30pm

Come and join us for our October Family worship as we learn about faith though storytelling, crafts, and music. This month we're going to be learning about the story of Jonah and the Big Fish. Each family will have their own table where they can learn and spend time together. We are going to be running Family Worship regularly on the first Sunday of every month. The event is free and tickets are not strictly required, however if you can register online will help us know how many spaces to prepare and also save time on registration for track and trace. Hope to see you there! ...
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Spend some time reflecting with our Spiritual Refresher journey

With Spring now here it's a great time to revisit the Spiritual Refresher journey that we did in 2019. Pop along to Cramond on your daily exercise and follow the trail from your mobile phone. Series 1 - yourself To get the best out of these cards walk at your own pace. You don’t have to do them in order. You don’t have to finish.  It is not a race! Get lost in the trees For the Son of Man came to find and restore the lost.” Luke 19:10 Listen to a bird Look at the birds, free and   unfettered, not tied down to a job description, careless in the care of God. And you count far more to him than birds. Mat 6:26 Greet another person Greet one another with the kiss of Christian love. May peace be with all of you who belong to Christ. 1Pe 5:14 Follow a path You will show me the path that leads to life; your presence fills me with joy and brings me pleasure forever. Psa 16:11 Share a story What I mean is that both you and I will be helped at the same time, you by my faith and I by yours. Rom 1:12 Take a rest “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Mat 11:28 See the Sea Everything was created through him; nothing—not one thing!— came into being without him. Joh 1:3 Find something human made “Don’t hoard treasure down here where it gets eaten by moths and corroded by rust or—worse!—stolen by burglars. Mat 6:19 Encounter a barrier “For Christ himself has brought us peace by making Jews and Gentiles one people. With his ...
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Sunday 26th September – recording

Missed the service? We go live every Sunday on Zoom and Facebook - but you can also view the service later on YouTube and Facebook. Or listen to the service while out on your walk. If you have a smart TV you can watch the Youtube version on it. catch up on Facebook all YouTube videos ...
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This autumn – take time to visit the Prayer Garden

As we head into autumn, the church grounds will continue to be set up as a prayer garden where people can take some time to contemplate life, the universe and everything with a particular focus on our relationship to God. The grounds will remain open and there will be a periodic refreshing of the inspirational texts for people to engage with. We are not telling you when this happens, you will need to go along and see for yourself! If you have any ideas how this might be developed, please let us know. You will find the Boswall Parkway gate unlocked with inspirational messages on the trees along with a wooden cross in the grounds where you are encouraged to go and pray. Read the words on the trees Think about what they mean to you Tie a ribbon on the Cross Bring your worries to God in prayer ...
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Pray as you Go – Fridays at 10am

In the business of life, it's important find moments of peace and stillness, where we can reconnect with God and with ourselves. Every Friday the Church will be open for a short time of prayer and reflection. At 10am we'll listen to Pray as you Go, a ~15min daily reflection produced in London that includes music, a Scripture reading, and questions to reflect on. They are really good at help us reflect on God, and they sound great played through the Church speaker systems. There's no need to pray out loud or in a group, it's simply a space to pause, reflect, and recharge. If you want to use Pray as you Go more regularly, all their reflections can be found here: https://pray-as-you-go.org/ ...
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Sunday 19th September – recording

Missed the service? We go live every Sunday on Zoom and Facebook - but you can also view the service later on YouTube and Facebook. Or listen to the service while out on your walk. If you have a smart TV you can watch the Youtube version on it. catch up on Facebook all YouTube videos ...
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Take time to visit the Prayer Garden

As we head into autumn, the church grounds will continue to be set up as a prayer garden where people can take some time to contemplate life, the universe and everything with a particular focus on our relationship to God. The grounds will remain open and there will be a periodic refreshing of the inspirational texts for people to engage with. We are not telling you when this happens, you will need to go along and see for yourself! If you have any ideas how this might be developed, please let us know. You will find the Boswall Parkway gate unlocked with inspirational messages on the trees along with a wooden cross in the grounds where you are encouraged to go and pray. Read the words on the trees Think about what they mean to you Tie a ribbon on the Cross Bring your worries to God in prayer ...
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Join us for tea, coffee and a chat after the service

With Covid restrictions easing we are delighted to be able to serve tea and coffee again after the service on Sundays. Things are a wee bit different - you will be served at your table - and we ask you to try to keep a good distance from others. We always appreciate a small donation if you are able to give one ...
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Spend some time reflecting with our Spiritual Refresher journey

With Spring now here it's a great time to revisit the Spiritual Refresher journey that we did in 2019. Pop along to Cramond on your daily exercise and follow the trail from your mobile phone. Series 1 - yourself To get the best out of these cards walk at your own pace. You don’t have to do them in order. You don’t have to finish.  It is not a race! Get lost in the trees For the Son of Man came to find and restore the lost.” Luke 19:10 Listen to a bird Look at the birds, free and   unfettered, not tied down to a job description, careless in the care of God. And you count far more to him than birds. Mat 6:26 Greet another person Greet one another with the kiss of Christian love. May peace be with all of you who belong to Christ. 1Pe 5:14 Follow a path You will show me the path that leads to life; your presence fills me with joy and brings me pleasure forever. Psa 16:11 Share a story What I mean is that both you and I will be helped at the same time, you by my faith and I by yours. Rom 1:12 Take a rest “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Mat 11:28 See the Sea Everything was created through him; nothing—not one thing!— came into being without him. Joh 1:3 Find something human made “Don’t hoard treasure down here where it gets eaten by moths and corroded by rust or—worse!—stolen by burglars. Mat 6:19 Encounter a barrier “For Christ himself has brought us peace by making Jews and Gentiles one people. With his ...
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Sunday 12th September – recording

Missed the service? We go live every Sunday on Zoom and Facebook - but you can also view the service later on YouTube and Facebook.Or listen to the service while out on your walk.If you have a smart TV you can watch the Youtube version on it.(12th and 19th September recordings are only on Facebook, not YouTube) catch up on Facebook all YouTube videos ...
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