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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Granton’s Community Bakery now open

Bread, rolls & pastries are now being made by Charlie at the Community Gardeners Bread and rolls  handmade with locally-grown ingredients download flyer Email bakery@grantoncommunitygardeners.org or text 07856 911767 by WEDNESDAY 12pm to place your order, for collection every : FRIDAY 2-4pm @ Pilton Community Health Project SATURDAY 11am-1pm @ Granton Community Garden, 10 Wardieburn Road Or buy a monthly subscription with up to 20% discount at grantoncommunitygardeners.org/grant...
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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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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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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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Can you volunteer to help at the Climate Change Festival in Meadows on the 6th July.

The church will be running a 'pop-up Swap Shop' at this event and we are looking for a driver or two to help transport rails and clothes to the event in The Meadows. If you can help out - even just one way - please have a word with Anna, Norman or Chas. more about the Climate Festival Our Climate Challenge Project is taking part in the Climate Change Festival in Meadows in July. Along with many other CCF sponsored and like-minded projects in Edinburgh, we'll be at the event on 6th July from...
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