Abbotshall is a Fairtrade Church which means we are committed to supporting Fairtrade, using Fairtrade products at Church events and promoting Fairtrade during Fairtrade Fortnight. Fairtrade Fortnight runs from Monday 27 February – Sunday 12 March
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Last year our minister, who was at that time Moderator of Presbytery, and her husband joined other Presbytery Moderators to support the Very Rev Dr Angus Morrison in his Moderator’s Challenge – a 13-mile sponsored cycle around  Loch
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Come along and join us in worship this Christmas. A warm welcome is extended to all. Sunday 11 December, 11.00am – Gift Service; Sunday 11 December, 3.30pm – Messy Church in Bennochy Church Hall; Thursday 15
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At our Communion Service on Sunday 5 June Long Service Certificates were presented to 5 elders who were ordained over 30 years ago – James Browning, James Gilmour, Renwick Kirkhope, Richard Michael and Michael Petrie. Another
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Many thanks to the Abbotshall Craft Group for organising our Royal Birthday Party & Concert. It was a wonderful morning and a lot of hard work went into making it such a success. Thanks also to
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People of the Way is the title of the new Pray Now resource for 2016/17. Published to coincide with the General Assembly and Heart and Soul it contains Bible readings, Reflections, Prayer Activities and Blessings for
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Our minister, as Moderator of Presbytery, joined Rt Rev Angus Morrison (Moderator of the General Assembly) and Hannah Mary Goodlad (Moderator of the National Youth Assembly) along with other Presbytery Moderators on a Moderators’ Challenge to raise money
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Thanks to all who supported Souper Sunday on 13th March. Just over £350 was raised for the work of the Church of Scotland’s HIV programme.

Abbotshall is a Fairtrade Church and so we use Fairtrade tea, coffee and sugar at our coffee mornings and church events. We are also committed to promoting Fairtrade during Fairtrade Fortnight – 28 February to 13
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This Lent, the Church of Scotland has partnered with Christian Aid Scotland, to bring you 40 daily reflections from Christians across Scotland and around the world. Using prayers, reflections, images and video we will tell the
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The ancient poems we call Psalms are over 2000 years old. They were written in very different times from our own when humans could travel at the speed of a camel – not at the speed
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We received thank-you letters from 2 charities we supported this Christmas – Blythswood Care and Fife Womens’ Aid. Blythswood Care wrote, ‘Thank you for all the hard work in promoting the Shoe Box Appeal, and gathering,
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Thought for the week

John Shelby Spong

“God is not a noun, that demands to be defined, God is a verb that invites us to live, to love, and to be”