Weekly Notices   Sunday 14 October 2018Added on 14 Oct 2018

Today        

1.      Gordon Kennedy is on holiday until Friday 19 October and during this time for pastoral care please contact Rev Betty Smith, Telephone 0131 441 5858.

2.      Gordon McBirnieis on holiday until Friday 19 October.

3.      Remembrance 100  If you can knit or crochet and would like to help knitting or crocheting poppies, please pick up a pattern from Janette Knox.  If you have a member of your family who served and died in the First World War, or who served and came home, and would like their name(s) included in our Service, please write down their name and pass it to Andy Bathgate or a member of the Welcome Team.

This Week

1.      Craiglockhart Guild  All very welcome to come at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 16 October to the second meeting this session and hear Russell Clink speak about Nairn’s Oatcakes .

2.      Cathal McConnell Trio  Cathal McConnell, founder of Boys of the Lough, together with fiddler and violist Kathryn Nicoll and harper Karen Marshalsay, are in concert on Saturday 20 October at 7.30 pm at Craiglockhart Church, for an evening of traditional music.  Tickets £10 are available in Church or by email: gordonkennedy@craiglockhartchurch.org

Other Notices

1.      Kirk Session  The Kirk Session will meet on Tuesday 23 October at 7.30 pm.

2.      Talking Jesus  This 6 week course, based on survey work carried out in recent years, designed to help us talk to others about our faith in Jesus as Lord, will begin on Wednesday 24 October at 7.30 pm in the Church.  For more information, please speak to Gordon Kennedy.

3.      Thursday Bible Study Group The next meeting will be on Thursday 25 October.  Tea or coffee is served from 10.00 am and the meeting begins at 10.30 am when we will study Exodus chapter 19, verses 1-25.  A warm welcome awaits you.  If you have any questions, please contact Norma Henderson 0131 445 5191.

4.      Christmas Edition of The Steeple Please could articles and photographs for the Christmas 2018 edition of The Steeple be sent to Stephanie-Anne at harrisstephanieanne@yahoo.co.ukin Word format, no later than Friday 26 October.  If anyone has any queries, please telephone Stephanie-Anne on 0131 443 2548.

5.      Communion Sunday  We will celebrate the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper on Sunday 28 October.

6.      Evening Service  Our joint Evening Service with St John’s Colinton Mains will be held on Sunday 28 October.

7.      Produce Stall  Thanks once more goes to all who donated items for our first Produce Stall.  This raised the grand sum of £256.60 and we are delighted with this!  Our next stall will be on Sunday 28 October after Communion so get thinking about what you might want to make or bake this month.

8.      Charity Fashion Show, Friday 2 November at 7.30 pm This event is being held in conjunction with the Red Cross Charity Shop at Morningside.  All goods modelled and more will be on sale on the night and will include Christmas cards, jewellery, scarves etc.  Come along for a fun night and do some Christmas shopping too! Clothing donations will be welcomed this evening.  Tickets are £10.00 and this includes a glass of fizz and nibbles. These are on sale from the Red Cross Shop in Morningside Road, from the Church any Sunday or from Kath Grandison  07870 193 721.  Tickets are selling fast so, if you want to come, get your tickets now!  If you bring along a bag of pre-loved clothes on the night to donate to the Red Cross, you will receive a loyalty card which will entitle you to some discount off any clothes you may wish to buy.

9.      Chogoria Lunch  While there was only a modest attendance at last Sunday’s Chogoria Lunch, those who did attend had a really good time.  30th birthday balloons and birthday cake created a terrific atmosphere and the team under Liz McIntosh’s guidance made sure that everyone was well looked after.  The result was that the amount donated was £370, which was substantially more than in October last year and well up to the seasonal average.  Well done everyone!  The next Chogoria Lunch will be on Sunday 4 November. Please do make an effort to be there.

10.    Ladies Night  An evening of coffee and cakes at Costa Coffee at Holy Corner, on Thursday 15 November, 7.45 pm until 9.00 pm.  Rebecca Tennant from Crossreach will speak on supporting vulnerable people in our city. For more information and to let us know you are coming, please speak to Rosemary Swan, or email: rosemary.swan@iclous.com

11.     Movie Night   The Children, Youth and Families Team have organised a family movie night for Saturday 17 November at 6.00 pm; this movie will be Paddington. All welcome.  

12.    Men’s Curry Night On Monday 19 November, 7.00 pm, at the Spice Lounge Kitchen, 1 Craigmount View, a chance to eat good curry and ask God that question you’ve always wanted to ask.  For more information and to let us know you are coming, please speak to Gordon McBirnie, or email gordon@craiglockhartchurch.org

13.    Mission Shaped Ministry This course is being run at Craiglockhart over the coming year and is designed to help us think about our community and God’s mission to our community.  It is hoped that a good number from Craiglockhart will attend, for information about this course please speak to Gordon Kennedy.

14.    Bethany Night Shelter  We have been allocated 2 nights at the Night Shelter this year, cooking and serving the evening meal.  If you would like to join a team for this, please give your name to Carol Lumsden.

15.    Tea Rota  We do appreciate being able to share in tea/coffee after our Services.  If you can help to prepare and serve tea/coffee at this time, please add your name to the Rota, which is on the hatch in the Large Hall.

16.    Food Bank, Holy Trinity Church, Wester Hailes  What a marvellous collection of food items were contributed last Sunday for passing on to the Food Bank.  This has been much appreciated by the Organisers and, on their behalf, I would like to say a big thank you.  The need will continue throughout the coming days so I will remind you all again from time to time!  With thanks, Liz Glass.  Any queries to me at 0131 662 1315 or email donliz.glas@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.      Thursday Bible Study Group The next meeting will be on Thursday 25 October.  Tea or coffee is served from 10.00 am and the meeting begins at 10.30 am when we will study Exodus chapter 19, verses 1-25.  A warm welcome awaits you.  If you have any questions, please contact Norma Henderson 0131 445 5191.

 

 

 

 

4.      Christmas Edition of The Steeple Please could articles and photographs for the Christmas 2018 edition of The Steeple be sent to Stephanie-Anne at harrisstephanieanne@yahoo.co.ukin Word format, no later than Friday 26 October.  If anyone has any queries, please telephone Stephanie-Anne on 0131 443 2548.

5.      Communion Sunday  We will celebrate the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper on Sunday 28 October.

6.      Evening Service  Our joint Evening Service with St John’s Colinton Mains will be held on Sunday 28 October.

7.      Produce Stall  Thanks once more goes to all who donated items for our first Produce Stall.  This raised the grand sum of £256.60 and we are delighted with this!  Our next stall will be on Sunday 28 October after Communion so get thinking about what you might want to make or bake this month.

8.      Charity Fashion Show, Friday 2 November at 7.30 pm This event is being held in conjunction with the Red Cross Charity Shop at Morningside.  All goods modelled and more will be on sale on the night and will include Christmas cards, jewellery, scarves etc.  Come along for a fun night and do some Christmas shopping too! Clothing donations will be welcomed this evening.  Tickets are £10.00 and this includes a glass of fizz and nibbles. These are on sale from the Red Cross Shop in Morningside Road, from the Church any Sunday or from Kath Grandison  07870 193 721.  Tickets are selling fast so, if you want to come, get your tickets now!  If you bring along a bag of pre-loved clothes on the night to donate to the Red Cross, you will receive a loyalty card which will entitle you to some discount off any clothes you may wish to buy.

9.      Chogoria Lunch  While there was only a modest attendance at last Sunday’s Chogoria Lunch, those who did attend had a really good time.  30thbirthday balloons and birthday cake created a terrific atmosphere and the team under Liz McIntosh’s guidance made sure that everyone was well looked after.  The result was that the amount donated was £370, which was substantially more than in October last year and well up to the seasonal average.  Well done everyone!  The next Chogoria Lunch will be on Sunday 4 November. Please do make an effort to be there.

10.    Ladies Night  An evening of coffee and cakes at Costa Coffee at Holy Corner, on Thursday 15 November, 7.45 pm until 9.00 pm.  Rebecca Tennant from Crossreach will speak on supporting vulnerable people in our city. For more information and to let us know you are coming, please speak to Rosemary Swan, or email: rosemary.swan@iclous.com

11.     Movie Night   The Children, Youth and Families Team have organised a family movie night for Saturday 17 November at 6.00 pm; this movie will be Paddington. All welcome.  

12.    Men’s Curry Night On Monday 19 November, 7.00 pm, at the Spice Lounge Kitchen, 1 Craigmount View, a chance to eat good curry and ask God that question you’ve always wanted to ask.  For more information and to let us know you are coming, please speak to Gordon McBirnie, or email gordon@craiglockhartchurch.org

 

 

 

13.    Mission Shaped Ministry This course is being run at Craiglockhart over the coming year and is designed to help us think about our community and God’s mission to our community.  It is hoped that a good number from Craiglockhart will attend, for information about this course please speak to Gordon Kennedy.

14.    Bethany Night Shelter  We have been allocated 2 nights at the Night Shelter this year, cooking and serving the evening meal.  If you would like to join a team for this, please give your name to Carol Lumsden.

15.    Tea Rota  We do appreciate being able to share in tea/coffee after our Services.  If you can help to prepare and serve tea/coffee at this time, please add your name to the Rota, which is on the hatch in the Large Hall.

16.    Food Bank, Holy Trinity Church, Wester Hailes  What a marvellous collection of food items were contributed last Sunday for passing on to the Food Bank.  This has been much appreciated by the Organisers and, on their behalf, I would like to say a big thank you.  The need will continue throughout the coming days so I will remind you all again from time to time!  With thanks, Liz Glass.  Any queries to me at 0131 662 1315 or email donliz.glas@gmail.com