Thanksgiving & Memorial on 6th January

Thanksgiving & Memorial on 6th January
News on 16 Dec , 2018
The Thanksgiving and Memorial Service will be held on Sunday 6th January 2019. Each year we gather  to give thank and remember loved ones who have passed away. This year our service will be on the 1st Sunday of the year at the usual time of 10.30am. This is a quiet contemplative service with opportunity for reflection. This is a very poignant service where there will be an opportunity to ...
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Fantastic Hampers raise £700!

Fantastic Hampers raise £700!
News on 16 Dec , 2018
A very big thank you to everyone who bought a ticket for this year's Christmas Hampers - an amazing number of tickets were sold raising £700 for church funds. A massive thanks, once again, to Barbara, Rose and all the others who helped with organising, and the band of envelope sellers. All the winners should now have their hampers.
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Week beginning 17th December – A new hope

Week beginning 17th December – A new hope
News on 16 Dec , 2018
 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...
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Extended hours – The BIG Swap Shop – Friday 4th January

Extended hours – The BIG Swap Shop – Friday 4th January
News on 14 Dec , 2018
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 coffe...
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Edinburgh’s Homeless Young People – a poem

Edinburgh’s Homeless Young People – a poem
News on 12 Dec , 2018
They have no need of our help, So do not tell me These haggard faces could belong to you or I Should life have dealt a different hand We need to see them for who they really are Chancers and scroungers Layabouts and loungers Cut-throats and thieves They are not Welcome here We should make them Go back to where they came from They cannot Share our food Share our homes Share our cit...
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Helping Bethany at Christmas

Helping Bethany at Christmas
News on 12 Nov , 2018
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 remai...
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Week 3 – Mary visits Elizabeth

Week 3 – Mary visits Elizabeth
News on 8 Dec , 2018
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 ...
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A Christmas message

A Christmas message
News on 3 Dec , 2018
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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