Diary

SUNDAY SERVICES
8.30am Said Eucharist
10.30am Service of Sung Eucharist
4.00pm (during winter months) third Sunday of the month – Evensong

WEDNESDAY 26th FEBRUARY
Ash Wednesday
service with Imposition of Ashes at 7.00pm.

TUESDAY MARCH 3rd
Come along to the POP IN CAFE from 10.-12 midday in the Parish Rooms. tea, coffee, biscuits and good company.No charge or a small donation if you wish.

FRIDAY 6th MARCH – WORLD DAY OF PRAYER
St. James’s will be hosting the combined churches service on Friday 6th March at 7.00pm. this year it has been prepared by the Christian women of Zimbabwe.

FROM THURSDAY 20th FEBRUARY

The Lent Group follows the Thursday morning eucharist which starts at 9.45am in The Parish Rooms, to which all are welcome.

Journey into Freedom: a Retreat in Daily Life
A prayerful preparation for Easter in the Parish Rooms

10.30am for tea and coffee, 10.45am – 12 midday

Thursdays Feb 20th (intro meeting), Feb 27th
Mar 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
April 2nd

Everyone who comes along to this year’s Lent Group will be given a full colour book with a reading, painting or photo and thought for the day for every day of Lent and beyond (small donation gratefully accepted). If you would like to reflect on the world, your place in it and how God relates to you and the world, with a friendly group of people in a  peaceful setting, do please come along. You will be very welcome. Don’t worry if you’ve missed the first couple of meetings as you will still be most welcome.

For further information, please talk with Laurene at church or at safeguarding@sjgd.org.uk

YOUNG PEOPLE
The first Sunday of the month is an All Age Service in church. There is an area at the back of the church with toys, colouring sheets,crayons etc which children are welcome to use at any time throughout the service. For more  information about activities for young people please see the page Spiritual Life and Education – Children’s Programme.

CHARITY NEWS
Our charities for 2019-2020 chosen by the congregation are:
The Asra Hawariat School Fund in Ethiopia which offers free, high quality education to some of the poorest children in Ethiopia.

Motor Neurone Disease Scotland.

FOOD BANK
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

SHOPPING ON-LINE?
St. James’s is  registered with easyfundraising.com. If you shop on-line with any of over 3000 well known retailers listed on easyfundraising.org.uk a percentage of what you spend is passed to St. James the Great Episcopal Church-Dollar at no additional cost to yourself. We have now raised over £150 for St. James’s. Please register to support us today at https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/stjamesdollar