Last Sunday we had our Harvest Festival. The church looked beautiful and a large number of tins and dry foods were donated for the Clydesdale Food Bank. Afterwards we all enjoyed a ‘Bring and Share’ lunch in the church hall.
Richard Evans, one of our lay readers, had a double celebration this week. He celebrated a ‘significant’ birthday with a gorgeous cake supplied by Doreen Dixon and then received a lovely additional birthday present when his daughter Tracey gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, Emily Alice. Congratulations to the whole family but especially to Read more about Happy Birthday Richard[…]
We had such a lovely day for the Outdoor Service and Barbecue which is very kindly hosted every year by Richard and Nicky Eliott-Lockhart at Cleghorn Estate. We were pleased to welcome our friends from other churches in Lanark and hope that they enjoyed being with us. Many thanks to all who contributed food and Read more about Ecumenical Outdoor Service and Barbecue[…]
Music Sunday was held in Christ Church. It was such a lovely service. This year it had the theme of Pilgrimage and the Hymns and readings all fitted well into this theme. Well done all the readers, musicians and choir and thanks for giving us all an inspiring ‘Pilgrimage’ around our church. We have some Read more about Music Sunday[…]
The Shrove Tuesday Pancake Party at Christ Church was a great success. Everyone enjoyed good food and fun party games. Many thanks to Jean, Mary and Marie-Christine for cooking the pancakes and Drew for his organisation.
Congratulations to the children and also to Drew, Rachel, Alison, Helen and Lenore for such a wonderful Christingle Service on Sunday evening. Everyone put in such a lot of hard work but the result was well worth it. We all felt the true spirit of Christmas. A special thanks to all the talented young musicians Read more about Christingle 2016[…]
Bishop Gregor’s Christmas Message As I write, the clocks have gone back and things are getting darker. People now talk of light deprivation as a medical condition and it does seem that some of us are susceptible to all of that. But, at this time of the year, there’s a lot of extra light around. Read more about BISHOP GREGOR’S CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2016[…]
OIKOCREDIT: INVESTING IN PEOPLE, PLANET, PROSPERITY AND PARTNERS In 2015, social investing pioneer and co-operative, Oikocredit, celebrated its 40th Anniversary and initiation by the World Council of Churches. Significantly, churches have always played an important role in Oikocredit, with the Scottish Episcopal Church and the Church of Scotland being founder members of the co-operative Read more about Oiko Credit helps low-income people in developing countries[…]
We had two beautiful weddings this summer. Gemma Patrick married Jack Horsburgh in July and Gugu Mathe married Jean-Paul Ricot-Gomez in September. We wish both young couples every happiness
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