Church Flowers

The Church Flowers In many churches members of the congregation are encouraged to cover the cost of flowers that displayed in church as a way of marking anniversaries or celebrations. This is something that we used to do in Granton and whilst it is a good way to remember loved ones and events, it also makes providing flowers more affordable for the church. Sandra Summers renews the flower displays in church every two weeks, but they are becoming increasingly expensive and the Kirk Session...
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Agape Meal on Sunday 26th January

The main way Christians have practiced this is through the Sacrament of communion, sometimes called mass, the eucharist or the Lord’s supper. One of Jesus’s most important instructions to us was to share bread and wine together in memory of him. However there are also other ways that Christians have followed those instructions, and one of them is having an Agape meal. Agape is Greek for love and Agape meals are inspired by the way the Christians of the Early Church ate together. They c...
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Life and Work – February 2020

Life and Work is now available as a digital edition for computer, tablet and smartphone. Subscribe from £11.99 for six months or buy a single issue for £1.99 from www.lifeandwork.org See Anne Macintosh or any of the welcome team for a copy of the magazine FEBRUARY 2020 New Partnerships Jackie Macadam learns about the successes and hurdles faced by uniting or linking parishes Run With Patience The life and faith of ultramarathon runner Dr Mark Calder No Time to Waste In the firs...
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Conversations in Discipleship – Thursday 23rd January

Following an enjoyable and relaxed trial run at Linda's Home Group, Dan and Karen are now keen to offer an opportunity for more members of the congregation to experience this excellent Church of Scotland resource, exploring what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. Karen says, "These conversations invite us to tell stories from our own life experience and reflect on them together." If you'd like to come along on Thursday 23rd January at 7.30 pm at 89 Ferryfield, please let Dan or Karen know...
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Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020 marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. We are marking this day in church at our service on Sunday 26th January. The theme for this landmark anniversary is "Stand Together". Don’t be content in your life just to do no wrong, be prepared every day to try and do some good. - Sir Nicholas Winton, who rescued 669 children from Nazi-occupied Europe HMD 2020 also marks the 25th anniversary of the Genocide in Bosnia - read more about ...
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