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Youth ministry service
Anya

Today was the annual Youth Ministry Service, when we hear about the various activites young people in the church have been involved in over the summer, and  about the youth programme planned for the year ahead. This morning we heard from Anya, Susie and Fiona (pictured) about their time working in Romania at the Casa Harului.  There's a full report on the team's week in Romania here, and a video here. We also heard from Jessie Macdonald about her

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Next meeting of ‘Let’s get on with it together’ (LGOWIT)
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LGOWIT:  The Hilton Living Better Group is back on Tuesday 29th August at 2.00pm in the Small Hall with a ‘double-header’ – firstly an opportunity to get clued up on home safety from a represe ntative of the Fire Service followed by a chance to learn the latest CPR life-saving techniques. This group is open to anyone living with a long term condition and is an invaluable opportunity to come together and share and learn from others in a fun

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Bible passages for Sunday’s service
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Psalm 65 1 Praise awaitsyou, our God, in Zion; to you our vows will be fulfilled. 2 You who answer prayer, to you all people will come. 3 When we were overwhelmed by sins, you forgaveour transgressions. 4 Blessed are those you choose and bring near to live in your courts! We are filled with the good things of your house, of your holy temple. 5 You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds, God our Saviour, the hope of all the ends of the earth

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House Group questions on Sunday’s service
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What does it tell us about King Solomon that he requested wisdom to help him carry out his role as king? (1 Kings 3:6-7) Try to be honest: if you were offered whatever you wanted by God, how would you reply? Would the members of the group be willing to share situations where they have asked God for wisdom in a given situation?  What happened next? Read these lists which we saw on Sunday: People say: Me first!; Get all you can!; Grow up fast!; Fight

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And here are the songs we sang this morning
Wisdom

How happy are all they who hear (Couldn’t find this in Youtube) Sing of the Lord’s goodness, Father of all wisdom Seek ye first the kingdom of God Be thou my vision

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Christian Values in Education
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Here's the link to the Christian Values in Education which is of interested to all of us who are involved in any way in Scottish schools.

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Back to School with God – reflection from John on this morning’s service
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A reflection from John on this morning’s service. (Other than the Bible passage, the words in italics are John’s personal comments) Living wisely ‘Back to school – with God’ was the theme of this morning’s all-age service. It was an encouragement to children, young people, and everyone who works in a school environment to be aware of God’s presence with them in school. And the particular emphasis was on seeking wisdom to live in such

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Bible passages for Sunday’s service
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I love this Psalm., such an expression of longing, not for a building or a religious ritual, but for God. The amazing thing which Jesus shows us is that as we open our hearts to him, so the Holy Spirit makes his home within us. Each of our hearts is a house of God, a place where we encounter God. God lives not in the stone-built fabric of a building, but within us. The fabric of our frail humanity is home to the creator of the universe, and we can

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Book Group News
Book Group

Here's a report from Shona on the Book Group's latest meeting on 27th July: We had an enjoyable evening discussing lots of different things including the books we'd chosen last month!! The spool of blue thread  was not enjoyed very much. The characters were well described but it was felt that there was no plot or any real purpose to the story! It got a mere 1.5/5. Letters from Skye was enjoyed much more! We felt it was an easy summer read with a

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You will never run away
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The line which most struck me this morning as we sang 'You will never run away' this morning was the one whicb says 'You are the joy and fight in me.' It's a call to rely on God as our source of joy, and creatve energy as we seek to face up to dark stuff in our lives, or around us. It's easy to say that we are relying on God, much more difficult to actually entrust ourselves to God. It's a question, at least for an introvert like me, of learning

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