Preparing for Sunday 21 January

January 15, 2018

In preparation for next Sunday, the passage to study is Colossians 1:15-20. The new Colossians booklet is available on the bookrack in the foyer for Study groups and individual study. Please take a complimentary copy.

Dementia Friendly Sing-Along Group

January 15, 2018

The first of these monthly sing-alongs will be held in the church on Thursday 22 February from 1.30pm until 3.00pm. We are now looking for volunteers who would be willing to help in some way each month. If this is for you please add your name and contact number to the sheet in the foyer after the service or speak to any of the pastoral team i.e. Marion Murray, Dorothy Beaton, Anne Cooke or Margaret Neil for more information. Thank you.

Torrance Heritage & History Group

January 15, 2018

Come and hear our guest speaker Mr Jerry Brannigan who will be talking on ‘Robert Burns in Edinburgh’. Our next meeting is on Monday 29th Jan 2018 in the Caldwell Hall, Campsie Road, Torrance at 7:30pm.

Flower Ministry

January 15, 2018

We currently have spaces throughout the year on the Flower Ministry Calendar for arranging and delivering flowers each week. If you feel you can give half an hour of your time on a Friday or Saturday for arranging flowers, or if delivering, (after the Sunday service) please get in touch with me. Ann Nisbet 01360 620970.

Ladies Save The Date!

January 15, 2018

LADIES SAVE THE DATE!! On Friday 9th March GB are hosting a clothes sales by Taylor Fashions with the proceeds for GB funds and the Anne Davidson’s ‘Shoes that Grow’ project. In the past it has always been a very enjoyable and entertaining evening. Tickets will be available at the end of February. Thanks Sheila.

Life and Work Subscription

December 17, 2017

LIFE AND WORK Anyone considering subscribing to Life & Work – ‘The Award Winning Monthly Magazine of the Church of Scotland’ – may be interested to know about the options now available i.e. By post or by subscribing to a digital copy at www.lifeandwork.org For further information please contact Life & Work at 121 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4YN. Tel: 0131 225 5722 Ext: 2240. I hope you find this information interesting. Marion Sutherland.

The Children’s Christmas Music Recital

December 17, 2017

The Recital will be held on Saturday the 23rd December at 5.30pm in the Church. We are once again extending an invitation to all children and young people who would like to perform a musical item. This can be any instrument, including voice, and any standard from beginner to concert pianist! We will be using this opportunity to raise funds for Mercy House in Zambia where Anne Davidson works and towards expenses for SU camps for the children of the School SU group. Come along and be entertained by our children and enjoy a great evening. A cup of tea, coffee, shortbread and baking will be served. Catherine Nicolson.

Cafe Christmas Holiday

December 17, 2017

The cafe will close at 12pm on Friday 22nd December for the Christmas holiday and will re-open on Wednesday 10th January 2018. See you all in the New Year!

Thank you from Alison, Eilidh and Sheila

December 17, 2017

Thank you very much to everyone who sponsored us to “Sleep in the Park” last Saturday night. We survived the sub zero temperatures with lots of layers and raised an amazing £1.4k for homelessness projects.

Sleep in the park

December 4, 2017

On Saturday 9th December, Alison Crawford, Sheila and Eilidh Traynor have signed up to “Sleep in the Park” which is a mass overnight sleep-out in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens with 9,000 others. They have done this through GB Scotland who has encouraged leaders and girls over 16 to support this. It is hoped that by raising funds and working together, the people of Scotland will create such an impetus that homelessness will be eradicated over a five-year period. If you would like to sponsor us, then please go to: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/giving/ and search for either Alison Crawford or Sheila Traynor and this will take you to the Torrance GB teams fundraising page.

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