All hands on deck for the 2019 pre-Christmas Clean!

Pre-Christmas clean Now that we have had lots of work done - heating system, windows, lighting - we have decided to have a cleaning afternoon on Saturday 16th November.It’s a day that we can make a real difference to how our church looks and feels – so lets blast that dust and ditch that junk in time for Christmas!Barbara does a wonderful job week-to-week doing what’s needed, but an annual deep clean and spruce up does make a difference.Starting at 1.30pm on Saturday 16th November - many han...
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Christmas Hampers

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 15th December.  
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Invite a Friend to Church on 1st December

Invite a friend to church on 1st December Our faith is not meant to be a private thing or something we keep only to ourselves. Jesus instructed his followers to spread faith all over the world. We invite every person in our congregation to invite a friend with them on Sunday 1st December - the first Sunday in Advent.   > FIVE SIMPLE WAYS TO BRING A FRIEND TO CHURCH We have printed some invitation cards for everyone to have in their wallet or purse. These cards should make it easier t...
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Community Tree Lighting – Sunday 1st December

Featured COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTINGSUNDAY 1ST DECEMBER at 5PM Granton Parish Church Granton's Community Tree lighting event is on Sunday 1st  December at 5pm. Once again we will kick off our Christmas season with the Community Tree lighting event.This has become a great night where the community gathers together to celebrate Christmas. There will be singing, there will be mince pies, there will be fun and there will be a great gathering of people!Be part of your community by brin...
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Gas supply problem

Update 10:30am 6th November GAS SUPPLY UPDATE Some good news - the gas problem has been partially resolved and there is now heating in the building. However, the gas supply to the cooker and the water heater is disabled until the engineer can do further work. Note that this position is likely to persist until the end of next week. If there are any updates, I'll let you know. Apologies! Update 14:47 on 5th November The gas engineer has so far been unable to find the leak so ...
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Men’s Breakfast – Saturday 9th November

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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Community Act of Remembrance – Sunday 10th November

Every year Granton Parish Church holds an Act of Remembrance for the community to remember people from the area who fell in the First and Second World Wars, who have served with our Armed Forces or been involved in conflicts around the world - past and present. This year the Act of Remembrance will take place around the Granton War memorial in the grounds of Granton Parish Church in Boswall Parkway on November 10th, from 10:50-11:10, followed by a Remembrance Service inside the church for tho...
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