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Toilet twinning

At the beginning of February  the Tearfund prayer diary is focused on ‘Dignity through sanitation’ thus it seemd a good opportunity to highlight the fact that St James the Less bible study group members personally contributed to raising the funds … Continue reading

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2016

May 2016 be a year filled with the light and love of the Lord for one and all!

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Recent news item

The Columba Declaration announced on Christmas Eve.  Comment below by Bishop David: http://www.bishopdavid.net/2015/12/the-columba-declaration-ecumenical-relationships-in-scotland-pisky-anglican/

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Congregational time away October 2015

Thirteen folk spent an overnight at Conforti with another twelve arriving for the workshop day on the Saturday . This was central to our work and worship space

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Memorial service

There was a service in St James the Less on Sunday afternoon, 1st November at 3pm which was aimed at giving space and time in reflective worship to remember those we have been close to who have died in recent … Continue reading

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50 years in ordained ministry!

A wonderful day on Sunday 18th October at St James the Less as we celebrated 50 years of ordained ministry for Reverend Dr Geoff Scobie. Geoff participated in worship by celebrating the Eucharist along with family, friends, the church family and … Continue reading

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Thank you

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our harvest collection for the East Dunbartonshire Food Bank. The foodstuffs weighed in at 82.9 kg. It is estimated that the monetary value is £138.94 and is the equivalent of 196 meals.

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SEC General Synod 2015

Below is the link to details about the decision made at General Synod on Friday 12 June regarding the possibility of changing the Canon on marriage.  If you wish to be clear about the process over the next two years … Continue reading

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‘Fresh Start’ – Items needed

Items most needed at this time: Kitchen: Pans/Frying pans, Mugs/cups/saucers, Plates, Bowls, Glasses,Casserole dishes, Potato peeler, Tin opener, Kettle, Toaster, Cutlery, Kitchen knives. Bedding (Double and Single): Blankets, Sheets, Pillow cases, Towels, Duvet covers, Pillos, Quilts. A number of families … Continue reading

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Fresh Start

This project in East Dunbartonshire between the churches, the council, Women’s Aid and Scottish Churches Housing Action is now  well established. The aim is to provide NEW goods for the women leaving the refuges in this area. The attached poster … Continue reading

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