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Parish News Round-Up

 

Thursday June 29 2017

Our regular round-up of news received from churches.

Please send items of parish news to magazine@lifeandwork.org or Life and Work, 121 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4YN. Digital photographs should not be reduced. Please check the quality of your pictures: images which are blurry or too dark cannot be used. If there are children in any picture please confirm that their parents or guardians have given permission for publication.

 

Children and teachers at Dumbarton Riverside Church raised more than £1000 for Christian Aid with a sponsored walk on Sunday May 20.

The children, aged from four to 10 years of age,  accompanied by their teachers  walked around the town’s Levengrove Park and then returned to the church for a picnic. Despite the poor weather the children enjoyed taking part and raised a total of £1075.50.

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The congregation of New Laigh Kirk in Kilmarnock recently said a fond farewell to Deaconess Barbara Urquhart.

Barbara had served for 11 years as pastoral assistant to the Rev David Cameron.

Barbara, who has been registered blind since the age of nine, is pictured with her husband, the Rev John Urquhart daughter Eileigh and son John along with the Rev David Cameron.

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St Gerardine's High Church in Lossiemouth (linked with the town’s St James’ Church) is planning to throw open its doors to the public in a special series of summer open days.

The Church will be manned and open on Mondays from 1pm till 4pm from July 3 until October 9.


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