Swap Shop – or is it?? What would YOU call it?

For over a year we've been running our highly successful 'Swap Shop' and the Granton Goes Greener project in the West Hall. The 2 main reasons are to reduce the amount of clothing going to landfill and also to give people the chance to re-use clothes. When is a Swap Shop not a swap shop?  We are looking for a new name for the Swap Shop - one that doesn't suggest that you need to bring something in to swap, or to take clothes away if you bring some. What will it be?? We're asking the...
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Spiritual Away Day – Sat 22nd June

Our Spiritual Away Day is being held on Saturday 22nd June at Lauriston farm. If you are going please meet at the church at 9.45am. We aim to get to Lauriston by 10am. If the weather forecast is bad we will assess on the morning and so some work in the church instead.It would be good if you could bring a packed lunch, waterproof, camp/picnic chair. There are toilets and a cafe at Lauriston Castle. We aim to leave Lauriston at 3pm at the latest but probably before that. When we get to L...
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Church meeting for Prayer – Thursday 13th June

The next Prayer Session is on Thursday 13th June from 6 - 7pm Life never goes in a straight line with ups and downs being part of everyday experience. When you add faith into that mix it means life is complicated; there are days when believing comes easier than others. How in the midst of all this do you keep your relationship with God alive? The answer is prayer. With prayer your faith is being nurtured, without prayer starved. We have in our church prayer triplets where 3-4 people gat...
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Public Access Defibrillator at church

We now have a Public Access Defibrillator available on the outside wall of the West Hall. The life-saving device was commissioned on 4th June by Andrew and Lynn from St John and the City Defibrillator project. https://youtu.be/uO6qmFukyP0 Rev Norman Smith receiving the Defib unit from Andrew of the St John and the City Defibrillator project read more about the project
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General Assembly 2019 – Special Supplement

Decisions taken at the 2019 General Assembly have the potential to reshape the Church of Scotland at every level. To help Church members and congregations engage with the reform process, Life and Work has released a free four-page guide summarising the key decisions. Click on the image below to download as a pdf, and feel free to print and share. Read the Life and Work Special Assembly Supplement
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Are you a hungry man? Men’s Breakfast – this Saturday 8th June

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 usually ends with a short ‘pause for thought’. Everyone puts £3 into the kitty to cover costs - but your first visit is free!
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