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Parish News Round-up

Thursday April 2 2020

Our regular round-up of news received from churches

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The East Kilbride Fair Trade Group held a Coffee Morning in Greenhills Parish Church to promote fair trade in the town and across the world. The guest speaker was Frank Nyame, Chair of the local Ghana Welfare Association. He spoke of Ghanaian farmers who produce cocoa beans being too poor to buy the chocolate made from their produce. Eleven local Primary Schools took part in a poster competition and prizes were presented to the winners.


The Rev Dr Lance Stone of the English Reformed Church, Amsterdam in took over as Moderator of the International Presbytery earlier this month in Gibraltar. In St Andrew’s Church he was presented with the presbytery stole by his predecessor, the Rev Irene Bom (OLM, Scots International Church Rotterdam).
Dr Stone will hold the position of Moderator for one year. The next meeting of the International Presbytery (IP) is in October in Budapest.


At the morning service on March 15 at Cadder Parish Church, Bishopbriggs, Long Service Certificates were presented to seven elders, all of whom celebrated 30 years’ service. Back row from left: Colin Kirkwood, David Fleming, Brian MacLeod; front row: Anna Cheyne, Morag Peoples, Margaret Young, Margaret Burniston.


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