Week beginning 17th December – A new hope

 Being a Christian means being on a journey with God, both through our own experience of him and that   recorded in the bible.This week as a congregation we are all going to travel together through the experience of John’s father Zechariah.Each day, take some time to read this passage and ask yourself the following questions. Don’t rush but find a place where you can really have a think about them.God bless you in your journey this week. FIRST, READ THE PASSAGE >>>This week's passage is Luke Chapter 1, verses 67 - 80 (67)  Then Zachariah was filled with the Holy Spirit ...
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Extended hours – The BIG Swap Shop – Friday 4th January

Our Granton Goes Greener Swap Shop will get a great start to 2019 by being open all day on 4th January for the BIG SWAP SHOP. The Swap Shop will be open from 9am - 5pm that day in the West Hall and will take up the whole of the hall to allow people to browse and take away what they need. We are hoping to also have the usual rescued bread and cakes available, and we'll be offering tea and coffee to visitors 12 Days of Christmas In the first 12 days of December we received over 100 kg of donations and about 95 kg have already been taken away again, saving them from landfill. We have...
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Helping Bethany at Christmas

There will be an opportunity to donate money to our Bethany Shelter fund after the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services. As a congregation we provide a wholesome, home cooked meal for around 60-70 homeless people during the winter months, as part of our involvement in the Bethany Winter Shelter programme. We are looking to raise enough funds to pay for two such meals during the remainder of the winter - our target is £400. Edinburgh’s Homeless Young People - a poem  
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Week 3 – Mary visits Elizabeth

Being a Christian means being on a journey with God, both through our own experience of him and that   recorded in the bible. This week as a congregation we are all going to travel together through the experience of John’s father Zechariah. Each day, take some time to read this passage and ask yourself the following questions. Don’t rush but find a place where you can really have a think about them. God bless you in your journey this week. FIRST, READ THE PASSAGE >>> This week's passage is Luke Chapter 1, verses 39 - 45 Mary visits Elizabeth (39)  Mary didn’t waste ...
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A Christmas message

Christmas is a special time for everyone where we get a chance to express our hope in the midst of winter. At the darkest time of year it reminds us God sent light into the world in the person of Jesus.From everyone at Granton Parish we want you to have a hope filled Christmas and to remember that God loves you and cares for you.Norman Smith Minister at Granton
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Community Tree Lighting – Sunday 2nd December

Granton's Community Tree lighting event is on Sunday 2nd 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 bringing your voice and your friends. Together we will remind each other why Granton is such a great place to be and this year the tree will be bigger than ever! The lights will be switched ...
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Week 2 – Jesus birth is announced

Being a Christian means being on a journey with God, both through our own experience of him and that   recorded in the bible. This week as a congregation we are all going to travel together through the experience of John’s father Zechariah. Each day, take some time to read this passage and ask yourself the following questions. Don’t rush but find a place where you can really have a think about them. God bless you in your journey this week. FIRST, READ THE PASSAGE >>> This week's passage is Luke Chapter 1, verses 26 - 35. Jesus birth is announced (26) In the sixth mo...
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