Church Organisations

 

The GuildWhose we are and Whom we serve – A faith to proclaim.

Our Guild theme this year is Go in Love. Present members are welcome back, new members will be warmly welcomed and if you think that one of the topics might be interesting, please feel free to come along.

All our meetings include opening devotions, a Speaker and finish with tea and coffee and lots of happy blethering.

February 14th at 2pm – Voice from the Community

February 28th at 2pm – Let Creation Sing – Irene Pace

March 7th at 7.30pm – Spring Rally at Ruthrieston West Church

March 14th at 2pm – Go in Love – Living Well Project

March 28th at 7pm – Hearing Dogs – Ian Finnie

April 11th at 7pm – Trans-Siberian Railway – Cameron Donaldson

April 14th 10am-12noon – Coffee Morning

April 25th at 7pm –  AGM

May13th at 2.30pm – Guild Walk at Mannofield Church

June 16th at 7.30pm – Summer Rally at St Mark’s Church

The Seniors Club

The Seniors Club meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 2-4pm in the Church Hall. This group enjoys a varied programme of speakers, quizzes and entertainment. If you are looking for some company and a cup of tea/coffee with cakes, all for £2, please come along.

Wednesday 7th February – Ballater, two years after Storm Frank with Mike Forbes. Entertainment with Anne Lawrie

Wednesday 7th March – Crathie Opportunity Holidays. Musical entertainment with Adam Auchie.

There are also Seniors Club Cinema afternoons at 2pm:-

Wednesday 21st February – Mrs Miniver

Wednesday 21st March – Goodnight Mr Tom

Wednesday 18th April – Easter Parade

Cost is £2 per person. All seniors and carers welcome.

The Choir

The four part church choir plays an important part in worship each Sunday morning between September and June, singing an introit and anthem.The musical style is varied from traditional anthems to more modern pieces.

The choir also performs for occasional charity concerts.

Choir practices are held on Sunday morning at 10.00am.

Sewing Group

If you have some unfinished sewing or other handiwork and would like to come along you would be most welcome. This is simply a group where everyone helps one another and has a few laughs along the way.

We meet on a Monday evening at 7.30pm in the Douglas Lounge in the Church Hall complex. For more information contact the Office.

Church Badminton Club

The Club welcomes men and ladies in the Couper Hall at the Church on a Tuesday evening at 7.30pm.

A Ladies group also meet in the Coupar Hall on a Thursday morning at 9.30am.

The Social Committee

The Social Committee organise a programme of events throughout the year including Scottish Evenings, theatre outings, lunches and interesting talks on topical subjects. Please contact the office for further details of these events.

Garden Tidy Up

Time for the Garden Gang to do the big tidy up to keep the Church Grounds as beautiful as always. All welcome to come along and help – even if you can only spare an hour. No skills required. First Saturday of every month from April to November at 9.30am

Bowling Group

Held in the Coupar Hall on Thursday afternoons from 2.30 – 4.30pm

Fair Trade

Each Sunday there is a stall selling Fair Trade goods after Church during coffees. We also seek to use Fair Trade goods in our own catering.

Church Band

The band comprises of a variety of instruments, strings, woodwind, brass, percussion, guitar and keyboard and plays at several services during the year. Rehearsals are held on Sunday morning before the service. The band, like the choir, plays occasionally at local care homes.For more information, please contact the Church office.

Collecting Used Stamps

If you have a collection of used stamps, please hand them into the Church Office. They are collected on behalf of Oxfam.

Foreign Coins

There is also a collection made of any foreign coins that you have to spare. These are collected on behalf of the Bible Society and can be handed into the Church office.

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