Summer

Everyone is very welcome to our regular Sunday worship which continues as usual over the summer – we would love to have you come and join us.  Over the summer holiday period church life tends to slow down with very little taking place mid-week this ensures everyone has the opportunity to make good use of our ‘summer’ weather and return to various activities refreshed.  There are no Thursday services in July and there will be Morning Prayer on a Thursday in August.  May everyone enjoy some time of relaxation over the coming weeks.

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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 please do click on the link by highlighting it and it will become a live ‘go to’ with a right click.

http://www.scotland.anglican.org/faith-and-order-board-marriage/

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‘Fresh Start’ – Items needed

Fresh start posterItems 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 have been helped to set up new homes.  If you feel you can contribute any of the above items we have a box in the church in which to store them in the short term.  If you are not sure when the church is open do contact us through the contact form on this website or leave a message on the church answerphone, the number is on the contact page, and we will get back to you as soon as is practical.

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Fresh Start

Fresh start posterThis 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 gives details of the kinds of goods needed. If you feel you can donate some things there will be a box at the back of the church in St James.  If you wish further information regarding donations please use the contact form on the church web site to get in touch.

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