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
New hymns and songs: please stay on in the church after the morning service on Sunday 9th February for a participatory session to learn some new hymns and songs for congregational use.
Here’s what we plan to learn
At the morning service on February 2 Fraser Edwards told the congregation about the work of Bethany Christian Trust. Afterwards a lunch was held in the church hall in aid of the Trust.
About a hundred young folks and grown-ups were at the Palmerston Place All-Age Christmas Party held at the Tom Fleming Centre in Stewart’s Melville College. Games and dancing got it off to a good start.
Food was an important part of the afternoon!
An important visitor called in with presents for the younger ones, there were quizzes for the grown-ups and for everyone songs and carols to sing. A lovely afternoon.