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Thursday August 4 2022

Our regular round-up of news received from churches

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Around 150 children and young people attended the first day of ‘Wastewatchers’, the annual Family Week held at Kinross Parish Church, Perth and Kinross, with support from other churches in the town.

The children were able to meet all together in the church for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic, enjoying songs, games and drama before heading off to separate groups by age to hear a Bible story and have some fun with creative crafts and games.

The Rev Alan Reid, minister at Kinross Parish Church said: “This year’s Family Week has an environmental theme, looking at God’s creation of the world. Through the teaching and fun we pray that the children and young people, and the team of helpers themselves, will become aware of God’s love for them as individuals.”


Beith Parish Church in North Ayrshire marked some special anniversaries on Sunday July 24.

This year there have been five baptisms, three new members joining the church and on July 24 the Church presented certificates marking 30 years’ service to elders Thomas Anderson , Edna Duncan, Vivienne Macdonald and Gordon Isbister.

The certificates were presented by Allan Richardson, acting Moderator of Ardrossan Presbytery. The Church was rededicated after having finally completed a full restoration and development of the sanctuary.

Mr Richardson presented the minister, the Rev Roddy Macdonald, with new Communion cloths and falls, and the furniture and windows which had come as part of the union of the former Beith High and Beith Trinity churches were re-consecrated.


 

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