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Creche balls

An update from Suzie Fraser on the Toddlers' Group: 'Gillian Gunn and myself re launched toddlers on the 6th January of this year.  So far we have had over 50 families come through the door.   We meet on a Monday from 9.45 until 11.15am.  We are so thankful for Carol Stevenson who comes every Monday and has clearly build up good relationships with the parents.  We are also very thankful for those who help out with the Kitchen on a rota basis.

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Pamper with a Purpose
Pamper

Pamper for a Purpose Night: Friday 21st March 7-9.30pm at the Barn Church to raise funds for the Hilton Youth Project & Barn Church mission trip to Romania. There will be Mini Manicures, Eyebrow Shaping, Hand Massages, Neck & Shoulder massages, and Gents/Boys Haircuts... There will also be 2 sponsored events happening on the night – Andrew Ramsay is having his legs waxed and Mike Robertson is having his head shaved!!! As always there will

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New from Jubilee Hope
Donald

News from the Jubilee Hope! You'll remember that Donald Macdonald has joined the voyage of the Jubilee Hope from the Cape Verde Islands down to Cape Town. (See here for more details.) He's now half way through his time back on the bridge, and Caroline has heard from Vine Trust that everyone on board is well, and the ship is making good progress. Today, the blog of the voyage reports that the ship has 1000 miles to go before its next stop at Luanda.

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New Welcome Team Co-ordinator
Welcome

Message from Duncan: 'We are delighted that Ronnie Archer has taken on the role of Welcome Team Co-ordinator. Ronnie has already begun recruiting new welcomers. If this is something you would like to share in, I'm sure Ronnie would be delighted to hear from you.'

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Stated General Meeting – this Tuesday at the Light House

Stated Annual Meeting:   Once a year we require to present the annual accounts and elect new members to our Congregational Board.  This is a very important meeting since it involves accounting for our stewardship of all the offerings which are given to the Church. Historically, only a handful of people turn up to this meeting, so we thought that we might try to emphasise the opportunity for having a good social night. The formalities will probably

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On the journey: the unchanging contours of divine love

This morning Duncan preached on Psalm 121:I lift up my eyes to the mountains –     where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord,     the Maker of heaven and earth.He will not let your foot slip –     he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel     will neither slumber nor sleep.The Lord watches over you –     the Lord is your shade at your right hand; the sun will not harm

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Stephen Hutchison debates Assisted Suicide Bill

Stephen Hutchison from Hilton Church took part in a debate on the Assisted Suicide Bill on 6th March. It was sponsored by the Edinburgh Solas Group (Centre for Public Christianity) The MSPs promoting the Bill spoke in favour of Assisted Suicide, and Stephen, a consultant in palliative medicine at Highland Hospice and Richard Lucas from Solas spoke against. Here are more details about the event: http://www.edinburghsolasgroup.co.uk/debate-assisted-suicide.html

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New church caretaker

Good news! We are delighted that Hamish Wallace has agreed to take on the role of church caretaker on an interim basis. Many thanks, Hamish

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LIght House tonight!

It's Thursday again! Don't forget - The Lighthouse cafe is open every Thursday from 7 -9.30pm. A chance to get together for tea/coffee and fellowship. Everyone welcome! Why not make this the week you come along and see what you're missing?

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Love bade me welcome

Last night, I was at church for the ‘Welcome meal’ which Duncan, Jonathan and the elders had arranged for folk who have recently (in the last couple of years or so) started coming to church. There must have been about fifty folk there, including lots of children. It was, I thought, a lovely welcoming gesture.Some reflections:Eating together is important as Christians.  We can forget that the first Christians took what we call ‘communion’

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