Our monthly Soup & Sandwich Lunch is on Tuesday 6th from 12:30pm
Living Stones is tonight from 6-8pm, with the Young Adults’ Group meeting @8:30
We are having a Christmas Choir and will be meeting @ 7pm on Weds 7th to start this off. Anyone who is interested would be very welcome.
Poppies in aid of the Royal British Legion are available in the porch as the 100th anniversary of the First World War armistice is next Sunday.
After years of great service, Maureen Clarke is standing down as our cleaner-in-residence and while we will be showing our appreciation to her in due course, we are looking to create a rota of volunteers who would be able to share this work. Please speak to Geraldine Easter. (That includes the men!)
There is a special collection for Storehouse in the run-up to Christmas comprising eight specific items – please check the notice board for details-perhaps consider putting a bag together as a family.
The recent book sale raised €150 for Karigiri – another sale will take place soon, if you have any good books you no longer need, please consider donating.
Paul and Lois are looking for contributions to the Christmas Newsletter! (News and Articles)
Collection for the Presbyterian Childrens’ Society continues – please speak to, or return envelopes to Joy Davison
We had a book sale today after church in aid of Karigiri – many thanks to Paul Williams for facilitating once again.
A total of 19 bags of groceries were donated to the Storehouse Project after our Harvest Service last week, many thanks to everyone who contributed. Our Storehouse corner is looking a little bare this week so please think of them when out shopping and add something extra to your trolley.
The Moderator’s Appeal for Indonesia continues with envelopes and a basket available in the hall after church
Envelopes for the United Appeal are available in the pews.
Living Stones and Young Adults group meets tonight at 6pm and 8:30pm respectively.
The elders meet at 7:30pm tomorrow in the Manse, please continue to pray for them.
Our Praise Service is next Sunday, October 28th @ 6:30pm
A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who turned out in the rain yesterday to help tidy up the church grounds and to decorate our church for our Harvest Service today (which looked GREAT!) All non-perishable food will be passed on the Storehouse Project after the service – please continue to support this
Gary treated us to a solo this morning – see below..
United Appeal envelopes are available in the pews for the next few weeks, your contribution to this world-wide appeal of the Presbyterian Church would be gratefully received
The Presbyterian Church is releasing £60k from its emergency relief fund to help the people of Indonesia after the recent earthquake and tsunami – you can support this through the coffee-morning collection in the hall after the service for the next few weeks and envelopes are available for tax efficient giving.
Joy Davison is collecting for the Presbyterian Children’s Society – please speak to her for an envelope.
Next Sunday (21st), there will be a book sale in the hall – please come prepared, and if you have any books to donate, these would be very welcome.
Paul Williams is working on a Christmas news letter and is looking for contributors.
Living Stones is from 6pm tonight and our Young adults group meets at 8:30pm
On Wednesday next, 17th, @ 8:30pm there is a table-tennis tournament in St. Patrick’s parish hall in aid of Breast-Check – all abilities welcome!
Living Stones @ 6pm and Praise Service @ 6:30pm tonight
Committee meets at 7:30pm on Monday in the Minister’s room
The Wicklow home Bible Group reconvenes this week (Tuesday) in the home of Terry and Pat Price @ 7:30pm
Our monthly Soup & Sandwich lunch returns this week, on Tuesday from 12:30pm
Working Men’s Breakfast is on Thursday @ 7:30am in Coffee Delights
Retired Men’s Breakfast is on Friday @ 8:30am in the church hall
Duty Rotas are now out for the remainder of the year, get your copy in the church or from Jen
Our Havest Service will be on October 14th, with church decoration the day before (9:30am – 10:30am). Please bring some food next week in preparation for this. Non-perishable items will be distributed to Storehouse.
The Friday-evening “Raise the roof” event raised almost €5,000 to go towards this project. A big thank-you to Whale Theatre, soloists and choirs who gave of their time and energy comes from Joyce Lee!
Living Stones will be at the earlier time of 6pm again this evening as we experiment with an earlier time slot
On Friday this week is the fun-raiser in aid Karagiri Leprosy Hospital – see last weeks post for details and tickets
Next Sunday Gary will be addressing the controversial decisions at the most recent General Assembly as presented by the doctrinal committee. This is a topic which has been discussed a lot at session and we look forward to this address and the challenges it presents for us as Christians, as a church and as Presbyterians
Livings Stones, our Youth Group, kicks off this evening (09/09/18) for a new session with a barbeque at the church from 7pm
On Sunday 2nd Sept., Our Clerk of Session read a letter to the congregation which was written to the Clerk of the General Assembly from our Kirk Session. Some people indicated they were unable to hear the full text and so a copy of this letter is available on the notice board at the rear of the church.