Weekly Intimations

Order of Service & Intimations

 Sunday 22nd October 2017

Today’s service theme: Today’s service theme: The 5 Marks of Mission (4) 
Transform unjust structures of society

Morning Worship, Dirleton Kirk 9.30am (to 10.20am)
On this school holiday week, the Sunday Club is also on holiday
Praise is from the Church Hymnary, 4th Edition (CH4)
Scripture: Amos 5:10-24, read by Patsy Pitkeathly
CH4 166 Lord of all hopefulness
CH4 543 Longing for light, we wait in darkness
CH4 181 For the beauty of the earth

Followed by tea & coffee in the Kirk hall

Morning Worship, Abbey Church 10.30am (to 11.30am)
Preceded by Prayer Gathering in new hall at 10am
The Sunday Club for children meets together with adults in the Church, then in the hall after the children’s talk and second hymn  
Crèche for children under 4
Praise is from Mission Praise (MP) and/or projected on screen
Scripture: Amos 5:10-24, read by Eric Simmons
M Praise 882 Lord of all hopefulness
M Praise 249 How lovely on the mountains
Praise 439 Lord of all being, throned afar
M Praise 159 Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go

Followed by tea & coffee in the new hall.

Prayer – If you would like prayer for anything, please speak to the Minister after the service.   

The Church Office at Abbey is open from 10am - 1pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

This week’s diary
Monday 23rd  2.30pm Flower ladies meeting in New Hall

Tuesday 24th  7.30pm ‘Homelessness in East Lothian’, Musselburgh Congregational Church

Wednesday 25th 10am (until 10.30) Dirleton Prayer Service in Dirleton Kirk hall, followed by coffee.

Saturday 28th From 10.00am   Fundraising for Leprosy Mission Nepal, 7 Riggonhead Court, Tranent

Next Sunday’s service theme: The 5 Marks of Mission (5): Safeguard the integrity of creation

Harvest Collection for Compassion Child Survival Programme.  The totals so far are £1715 from Abbey and £350 from Dirleton, with some still to come.  Thanks to everyone who gave so generously.

East Lothian Food Bank August was their busiest month ever, so they need our help to replenish their stocks, especially pasta sauces and tinned meat (these are included in every food parcel).  Donations can be handed in to Abbey Church or NB library.

Christmas Shoe Box Appeal is upon us again. By filling a shoebox with simple gifts you can make someone very happy this Christmas. The closing date for filled boxes is 5th November.

Guild meeting on 31 October ‘Deafness in Children and Adults’ by Pat Coxhead.

Bringing Love at Christmas is a floral art demonstration at 7pm on 24th Nov. Tickets can be purchased from any Guild committee member.

Leprosy Mission Nepal. On 28th October, 10am-8pm Murdo and Rachel MacDonald are raising funds with refreshments, home baking and craft stalls at their home 7 Riggonhead Court Tranent.  All welcome.

Bishop Barham University College, Kabale, Uganda. The principle and secretary from the college are visiting North Berwick 5-8 November.  This includes evening prayer at St Baldreds Church on the 6th followed by a fish & Chips supper and a Thanksgiving Dinner on the 7th.  Please contact Liz Traill for further details and to book a place.

Support for Services in Care Homes. We need people to support our monthly services. If you can help please add your name to the list at the front of the Abbey Church, or speak to the Minister.

Abbey Flower ladies and anyone interested in helping are invited to a meeting in Abbey new hall on 23rd Oct at 2.30pm.   All very welcome.

Homelessness in East Lothian – a role for local churches. Musselburgh Congregational Church invites you to a meeting on 24th Oct at 7.30pm to discuss ways in which churches can help homeless people locally.

The Ordination & Induction of Michael Weaver is on Monday 30th October in Dunfermline.  If you would like to go please let the minister know and cars can be shared.

East Lothian Food Bank August was their busiest month ever, so they need our help to replenish their stocks, especially pasta sauces and tinned meat (these are included in every food parcel).  Donations can be handed in to Abbey Church or NB library.

Christmas Shoe Box Appeal is upon us again. By filling a shoebox with simple gifts you can make someone very happy this Christmas. We plan to cover the boxes on Wednesday 11th October in the Hall from 2pm. Any donation of Christmas paper and your help on the 11th would be appreciated. The closing date for filled boxes is 5th November.

 

 

         To use the loop system, set hearing aids at ‘T’ position.
            Ramped access to Abbey Church & halls links the High Street
entrance with the Church Road door.