Sunday services are continuing at 10am and 11:15am each week, with the current restrictions remaining in place (2m distancing, face coverings etc). Hopefully restrictions will start to ease in the coming weeks or months and when a suitable time comes we will return to one morning service. We will let you know about any changes in good time.
Praise practice on Sunday 27 June at 4pm. Anyone who is interested in playing or singing in church will be very welcome to come along. You don’t need to be an expert musician/singer. Please speak to any member of the praise team for more details.
Women’s Coffee & Walk on Tuesday 29 June meeting at the church at 7:30pm. Bring along a drink and snack to have together outside before going for a walk on the Greenway. Anyone who doesn’t wish to go on the walk can stay on at the church. All women are very welcome to attend and you don’t need to sign up in advance.
Men’s Pirates Golf on Monday 28 June, meeting there at 7pm. You are welcome to bring your own snack to eat outside afterwards.
Summer Kids Club is being planned for during the 10am service in July and August. Everyone from ages 0-16 will be welcome to go out for this part of the service. A parent/carer must stay will children aged under 4. If you would like to help with this for one or two Sundays during the summer please contact Richard.
Mini-picnics are planned to take place between the services on 11 July and 15 August. Bring your own food and drinks, and enjoy the opportunity to chat together outside between 10:40 and 11:10am.
Summer Fellowship will meet on Wednesdays 7 & 21 July, 4 & 18 August at 7:45pm in the main hall. This is open to everyone to come for praise, a bible reflection and prayer.
Our Summer Scheme is being planned for 9-13 August in the afternoons/evenings. We have received funding from EA which will help to run some of the activities. We also need volunteers to help with registration, refreshments, craft etc. If you are able to help in any way, please speak to Richard. A planning meet will take place on Thursday 24 June at 7:30pm.
School Uniform Project is being organised by local churches in connection with ROC. Uniforms which are still in good condition are being collected by local schools and directly here at the church. We will need help with sorting uniforms on Thursday 1 July from 3-7pm and Friday 2 July from 10am-1pm. If you are able to spare an hour during these times, please speak to Richard. We will be giving uniforms out on Thursday 8 July from 3-7pm and Friday 9 July from 10am-1pm. Again, if you are able to help during these times, let me know.
Clerk of Session – Tom Cleland has retired as Clerk and from active eldership. We want to thank Tom for his faithful service over many years. The new Clerk of Session is Wilma Gilfillan. Please pray for Wilma as she takes up this new role.
Richard will be on leave from Monday 12 July, returning to work on Tuesday 3 August. Please contact George Moffett with any pastoral needs during this time.