W/C Sunday 16th December

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This year’s Advent calendar is devoted to ‘celebrating the greatest gift this Christmas’ over the four-week period of Advent, running from the first Sunday of Advent (Sunday 2 December) until Christmas Eve (Monday 24 December).

Each day during the period, a new window will be available to open with a themed prayer, a video or a story

From Sheena Wilson

Sunday 16th December
10.45 a.m.   Morning Worship
  6.30 p.m. – Evening Service Elizabeth Gordon & Carolyn Woodburn will be on door duty .

Monday 17th December
7.30 p.m.Guild/St John’s Fellowship Joint Meeting –  Christmas Story with mince pies, and invitation to Fellowship

Thursday 20th December
10.30 a.m. Bible Study Group  This group meets weekly in the Youth Room.  Please come along and join us.
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary. The services last 15-30 minutes, everyone is welcome to come along.

Sunday 23rd December
10.45 a.m.  Nativity Service

Christmas Welcome Teams
If anyone would like to be part of the Welcome Teams for our Christmas services please contact Ann Auld  by email  alternatively speak to a member of the December Welcome Team at the doors.

Christmas on Canvas – If you saw Christmas on Canvas, (the short nativity performed during the World AIDS Day concert) we would love to hear what you thought. Please complete this short survey to share your feedback – https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/RC8CT7C

 

Christmas Celebrations 2018 at St John’s

Christmas Eve
6 30 p.m. Greatest Show in Earth
Christmas Eve Worship with lighting of Christingles
10.30 p.m. 11.15 p.m. Open House in the Forum for Tea & Coffee
11.15 p.m. – 11.30 p.m. Carol Singing in the Church
11.30 p.m. Watchnight Service

Christmas Day
10.30 a.m. Christmas Day Worship for all ages with celebration of family communion.
Please bring a present to show everyone.

Sunday 30th December
10.45 a.m. First Sunday after Christmas – 9 Lessons & Carols

W/C Sunday 9th December 2018

Click to open the Church of Scotland Advent Calendar

This year’s Advent calendar is devoted to ‘celebrating the greatest gift this Christmas’ over the four-week period of Advent, running from the first Sunday of Advent (Sunday 2 December) until Christmas Eve (Monday 24 December).

Each day during the period, a new window will be available to open with a themed prayer, a video or a story

Sunday 9th December
10.45 a.m.   Morning Worship
  2.00 p.m. – Sunday Blast Pantomime Trip
  6.30 p.m. – Evening Service Hughina Naylor & Gordon Rankin will be on door duty
  7.30 p.m. – Youth Group

Delivery of Free Will Offering Envelopes – there are eleven bags of envelopes in the Church Office for Districts to which no elder is allocated. Accordingly, if anyone is willing to assist by delivering one or more such bags, that would be much appreciated. Please come round to the office after the Sunday Service if you are  able to help. Thanks.

Christmas on Canvas – If you saw Christmas on Canvas, (the short nativity performed during the World AIDS Day concert) we would love to hear what you thought. Please complete this short survey to share your feedback – https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/RC8CT7C

Tuesday 11th December
1.30 p.m. Friendly Hour – Christmas Carols – Rev Joanne Hood. All are welcome
 7.30 p.m. SALT  group meet in the Millennium Room

Thursday 6th December
10.30 a.m. Bible Study Group  This group meets weekly in the Youth Room.  Please come along and join us.
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary. The services last 15-30 minutes, everyone is welcome to come along.

Sunday 16th December
10.45 a.m.  Morning Service
  6.30 p.m.  Evening Service Elizabeth Gordon & Carolyn Woodburn will welcome you.

Upcoming Events

Joanne is looking for any volunteers interested in doing a bit of acting during our worship event on Christmas Eve at 6.30 p.m.  There would be no lines to learn, just costume and acting a part.  Please let her know as soon as possible if you would like to help in this way, or with lighting or props.

Christmas Welcome Teams
If anyone would like to be part of the Welcome Teams for our Christmas services please contact Ann Auld by telephoning 426055 or by email annkauld@aol.com, alternatively speak to a member of the December Welcome Team at the doors.