More than 180 gift shoeboxes were brought to the church in response to the Shoebox Appeal. The last of them were added on Sunday November 16.
The shoeboxes found a temporary home in the Palmerston Place library before being taken on November 19 to a waiting van for the first stage of their journey to the children of Belarus.
Doors Open Day on 27 September attracted well over 200 visitors to Palmerston Place Church.
As well as sharing something of the life and work of our congregation visitors were treated to a varied programme of short concerts throughout the day.
Soup, Bread and Cheese were on the menu for a lunch held in the Church Hall on Sunday September 7 in aid of Chogoria Hospital in Kenya with which Palmerston Place has strong links.
We raised the amazing sum of £685 from today’s lunch, and, as much of that was Gift-Aided the true value to Chogoria Hospital is about £836.
A lunch in aid of Christian Aid was held in the Church Hall after the service on 18th May.
We raised £1224.75 from the lunch of which £1205 was gift-aided.
An excellent result!
The Handsel Stall has opened again in the Lothian Room on Sunday mornings. It will run through the summer until the end of September
The Handsel Stall sells items of home baking and garden produce which have been donated by members of the congregation. The money raised will be divided equally between Christian Aid and Chogoria Hospital.
A team of ladies gathered in the church on Saturday morning to arrange the flowers for the Easter Day Service.
The flowers were to beautify different areas of the sanctuary.
Other arrangements were to welcome worshippers as they entered church.
How the church looked on Sunday for the morning service
The congregation were invited to take flowers to anyone who’d be cheered by them