Sunday 26 November – the AGM will take place following the 10.30am service.
ADVENT STUDY GROUPS will meet
Thursday mornings 10.30 am and Thursday evenings 7pm on Dec 7, 14, 21 in the Parish Rooms
The morning programme will be a study of the audio book “The Soul of Christmas” by Thomas Moore.
For the evening programme we will watch a film followed by brief discussion. 7th Dec – ‘Silence’ by Martin Scorsese, exploring the question of God’s silence in the face of human suffering. The film is 2 hours 30 minutes long. 14th Dec – Hacksaw Ridge by Mel Gibson, exploring a different kind of courage. The film is 2 hours 15 minutes long. There is no meeting Thursday evening 21st December.
CHARITY COLLECTIONS 2016-1017
The charities chosen by the congregation for 2016-2017 are Reach Out with Arts in Mind and The Uphill Trust. We have raised £606.46 for Reachout and £598.41 for The Uphill Trust.
There is a box at the back of the church for donations of food (non-perishable items only) to help stock the food bank in Sauchie which is helping to meet the basic needs of those in want during these difficult economic times. Contact person: Sybil Brinham
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