Morning Service

September 10, 2021

Sunday 12 September 2021, 10.30am. 

Our preacher this Sunday is Rev. C. Peter White, and the passage is Growing Disciples – Belonging to the Family: Church.

Here are the options for joining with us:- 

Attend in person:- 

To book your seats for this Sunday, or following ones, click this link https://www.torranceparishchurch.org.uk/join-us-in-person-at-a-sunday-morning-service/  or go to the TPC homepage and follow the instructions.  Easier still, download the Church Center app from the play store/app store on your mobile device, for quick access to booking.

If you are not able to book online or through the app, please contact Marion Murray at office@tpc.org.uk and she can arrange for a booking to be made on your behalf.    

Please be assured that all ages are welcome at the service – just as those of the appropriate age are equally welcome to attend one of the following groups that meet at the same time:-

Junior Church, FROG & Connect

Junior church is open to children from age 3 – P3 (juniors) and P4 – P6 (seniors).  Children attending should be dropped off at the Church Hall door (via the car park), before the service, and collected from the same place at the end of the service.  

FROG (P7 – S3) and Connect (S4 – S6) meet at the same time, at the Caldwell Hall.

If you know of a family member or friend who might be interested in attending one of the Sunday youth groups and would like more information, please contact the office and we can put you in touch with the relevant leader.

Join the service online via the live stream:

Access through this link – https://torranceparishchurch.online.church

Note that you can now also watch on your internet connected TV or streaming box (without the chat function). More details here https://www.torranceparishchurch.org.uk/sunday-service/    (The service will also be recorded and available on the website for viewing afterwards.) 

To Listen by phone – call 0131 460 1196 United Kingdom – then when prompted enter meeting ID: 827 9548 7848. This will be charged at local rates and will be part of any inclusive phone plan.

All Welcome!

Edict – Nomination of Rev Stuart Irvin & Electoral Register

September 10, 2021

At a meeting held at Torrance Parish Church on 24 Aug 2021, the Nominating Committee chose the person who they wish to propose to this congregation of Torrance Parish Church to be our new minister. The name of the person proposed is Rev Stuart Irvin. Arrangements have been made for Rev Stuart Irvin to conduct public worship in Torrance Parish Church on Sunday 3 October at 10.30am. The service will also be broadcast online live.

Immediately after that service, a vote on whether or not Rev Stuart Irvin should be appointed as the new minister of this congregation of Torrance Parish Church will be opened. Anyone whose name appears on the Electoral Register of this congregation shall be entitled to vote. No-one else shall be entitled to vote. Those who are entitled to a vote, and for whom the Kirk Session hold email contact details shall receive a letter or email with details of how to cast their vote. Every vote returned must have a unique number written on it. Each person eligible to vote will receive their unique number in a letter or email prior to the opening of the vote. Votes returned without a unique number will not be counted. The unique numbers will not be linked to how votes are cast. All votes must be cast or returned not later than Sunday 3rd of October at 1pm to the Church Building. If you are unable to drop in your own vote someone can do that for you as long as it is delivered in a sealed envelope.

Anyone who is not on the electoral register but wishes to do so should contact the Session Clerk by Monday 20th of September. 

Graham Murray, Session Clerk (office@tpc.org.uk); 01360 620970

SU’s Big Celebration and Online Seminars

August 17, 2021

You are invited to our first live-streamed Big Celebration and Online Seminars on 21st August 2021! 

Main celebration – 10.30-12noon

We will be live-streaming Big Celebration with live hosts and live worship from the Kirkintilloch Baptist Church youth band! There will be highlights from this last year, some amazing testimonies and a look towards the year ahead. Our Bible teaching will come from Elaine Duncan who is speaking on: Rebuilding – hints and hope from Haggai. 

Seminars – 12.15pm-1.00pm

This year we will also be running seminars on Zoom shortly after the main session:

SU International;  Rebuilding forward;  What comes next in SU? Come, hear & pray;

Jump start your SU Group;   Mental Health issues affecting young people;   Digging deeper into Haggai.

We also have We’re back!, a session for primary age children.

Details of the seminars are on the event booking page.

For more information and to register for the event click HERE

Morning Service/Gathering Sunday 25 July 2021

July 20, 2021

The service will be live-streamed from the church at 10.30am and a pre-registered congregation will attend. Access is via https://www.torranceparishchurch.org.uk/sunday-service/ and click on the ‘Sunday Service’ (The service will be recorded and will be available for viewing at another time.)

Paul’s Adventures – Day 3

July 13, 2021

As we can’t have our usual Holiday Club again this year, here is another opportunity to watch Paul’s Adventures from last year’s Holiday Club online – Paul’s Adventures Day 3! – YouTube

Save the date: We plan to have a family get together on Saturday 7 August at the park and hope to see you all there – details to follow!

Paul’s Adventures – Day 2

July 6, 2021

Here is another opportunity to watch Paul’s Adventures from last year’s Holiday Club online – Paul’s Adventures Day 2! – YouTube

Save the date: We plan to have a family get together on Saturday 7 August at the park and hope to see you all there – details to follow!

Paul’s Adventures – Day 1

July 6, 2021

As we can’t have our usual Holiday Club again this year, here is another opportunity to watch Paul’s Adventures from last year’s Holiday Club online –  https://youtu.be/1y6pa3Y47s0

Save the date: We plan to have a family get together on Saturday 7 August at the park and hope to see you all there – details to follow!

Nigel’s Retirement – Final Details

June 25, 2021

Here are the final details for the special events marking Nigel’s retirement over the next few days:

Friday 25 June – Celebration Event on Zoom, 7.30pm
This will be live on Zoom from 7.25pm.

Here is the link:   https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89774517743  Meeting ID: 897 7451 7743

Brian Mackenzie will be compering, joining Nigel and Jen and other special guests live from the church with some other contributions by video and presentation of commemorative gifts.  

We want everyone to feel a part of this special event so do please turn your video on in Zoom if you are happy to do that so Nigel and Jen can see you – but keep your mic muted!  

We will also use the chat function to share comments and memories as the event takes place, so come prepared to drop something in if you wish.
 
Dress code is as you wish but feel free to dress up for this occasion – loud ties was one suggestion to take or leave! 

Please join promptly at 7.25pm in time for the programme starting at 7.30pm sharp. The programme will finish around 9pm. 

Saturday 26 June  Sadly ongoing covid restrictions have put paid to plans for a social gathering in person so this will not be going ahead.  

Sunday 27 June – Service at 1030am At the time of sending this email, there are still a few seats available to book in the Church Hall overflow – click here to view the booking page.  

The service will obviously be available to view online in the usual way.   Afterwards, there will be the chance to line West Balgrochan Road (up the side of the park) to wave Nigel and Jen home a short time after the service concludes (taking care to observe current distancing requirements!).  

It will be great to give glory to God and honour Nigel and Jen for their extraordinary contribution to the life of the church and wider community over the past thirty years together.   

Torrance Parish Church
 
 

General Assembly 2021: Special Supplement

June 8, 2021

Life and Work has released a FREE four-page summary of the main decisions, debates and speeches from last week’s General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

It is available HERE to view on our website or full link General Assembly 2021: Special Supplement – Life and Work. Please feel free to share.You can read the magazine’s full coverage of the General Assembly in the July issue of Life and Work, available from the 18 June. If you do not receive a copy of Life and Work each month, you can purchase a single print or digital copy via our website lifeandwork.org/subscribe.

We trust you find this information to be useful. Best wishes, Life and Work Team.

‘A Time of Reflection’ Online

June 8, 2021

at 7.00 pm on Thursday 10 June 2021

We look forward to welcoming you.   Please encourage your neighbours and friends to join us online too by connecting to the church website https://torranceparishchurch.online.church

We have a varied programme and it will be a “TIME OF REFLECTION” as we remember the impact of Covid on our community.   Although it is mainly online we will be inviting a small number of folk to join us in the church.   Posters and emails will be circulated around the village and as always we value your prayerful support as we thank God for His faithfulness to us.   Thank you.

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