Kirk Sevice for this Sunday and News
Sunday 10th November
Today’s Service Theme:
Thy Kingdom Come
9.30 Morning Worship, Dirleton Kirk
10.30 Morning Worship, Abbey Church
3.30pm Care Home service,
Astley House, Dirleton Ave
A collection for Poppy Scotland will be taken as you leave church today
Remembrance Sunday, Morning Worship, Dirleton Kirk
9.30am (to 10.20am)
You are invited to join the act of remembrance at the Village War Memorial at 10.45am
The Sunday Club for children meets together with adults in the Church, then in the hall after the children’s talk
Scripture: John 14:1-14 read by John Lindsay
CH4 161 O God, our help in ages past
CH4 528 Make me a channel of Your peace
CH4 485 Dear Lord and Father of mankind
Followed by tea & coffee in the Kirk hall
Welcome today at Abbey Church to the Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Mrs Jane Stodart, and representatives of the Council, Community Council, Royal British Legion and our local armed forces, uniformed organisations and emergency services.
1.00 – 3.00pm Coastal Community Connections in Abbey small hall
2.00 - 3.15 Walt Meet in Abbey large hall
7.00 - 8.00 Discipleship Explored, Transformed in Christ, in Abbey large hall
10am (until 10.30), Dirleton Prayer Service in Dirleton Kirk hall, followed by coffee
7.30 - 8.30pm Abbey Gospel Choir in Abbey church
10.00 – 11.30am Little Nippers in Abbey large hall
12.00 – 2.00pm Regal in Abbey large hall
Next Sunday, 17th November 2019
God’s Big Picture: Now and Not Yet
Remembrance Sunday Road closures and traffic control in North Berwick until after the parade has passed after the service. This will affect High Street before the service and Church Road and Forth Street after the service.
WALT (Women Are Learning Together) next meet on Monday, 11th November. Esther will be the next biblical woman of courage. Please read as much of the book of Esther as you can!
REGAL meet in Abbey large hall on 14th November at noon for a presentation by Robert Simpson on Peter the Great.
Church as a Healing Community event will take place on Thursday 21st November 2-5pm at St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church Edinburgh. This will be a networking event looking at health, healing and wellbeing within our local communities.
Crossreach, the social care agency of the church is marking 150 years. A celebration service is being held on Sun, 17 Nov, at 4pm in Dunfermline Abbey (exhibition and refreshments from 3pm).
Volunteer with NHS Lothian. NHS Lothian are looking for volunteers to support at East Lothian Community hospital, guides to welcome patients and visitors, ward helpers to support staff, information volunteers and much more. Please contact email@example.com or call 0131 2423348 to find out more.
The Hustings meet on Thursday 28th November at 7.30pm in St Andrew Blackadder.
The Sailors’ Society will be conducting their 75th Annual Scottish Service for Seafarers on Sunday 17th November at 11am in South Leith Parish Church to which you are all invited. The service will be followed by a buffet lunch and wreaths will be laid at the Merchant Navy Memorial for Scotland at The Shore, Leith at 1.30pm.
The Society of Friend’s of St Andrew’s, Jerusalem will be having a St Andrew’s Day Service on 30th November at 2.00pm in the parish church of St Cuthbert, Lothian Road. All welcome with tea and coffee after the Service.