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11.00am on Sunday 28th, when the Rev Jim Black will return to lead our worship. All welcome.
Cowan Court - 28 Aug
Rev Hugh Davidson will lead a service for the residents of Cowan court
at 5.15pm on sunday 28th. You are most welcome to join us in worship
and to meet the residents.
to our Church
transcends all boundaries and we at St. Mungo's work to spread His
word. Our website is one more way to reach our community. If you live
nearby then we would be pleased to see you anytime, and if you are
visiting on holiday, our door is always open. The minister, Rev Hugh
congregation extend a warm welcome to all visitors every Sunday
morning, and to all our activities. For pastoral and other
enquiries please contact Margaret Webster on 01968 672347
|Sunday School Returns - 28 August|
new season of Sunday School returns after the summer break. Our
teachers are waiting to welcome your children to hear about Jesus
in a fun and exciting way. Meets in the Church Hall from 10.50am am.
Joins the church to hear the childrens address before returning to the
hall. Hope to see you.
|Messy Church Fun Day - 28 August|
session of Messy Church begins with our barbecue and sports on the
school playing field in Bog Road on Sunday August 28th, 4pm onwards.
Plan is to have Messy Sports from 4-5, followed by a celebration and
BBQ. Call Joan Cape for more information 674276.
|September Prayer Prompts|
We welcome back the monthly Prayer Prompts, which were missed during August. Here you will find personal and
local situations highlighted as well as national and international
issues. They’re all part of God’s world, and He cares about
them all. [ Prayer Prompts]
Many many thanks to everyone who donated to the Christian Aid Malawi Appeal.
Because of the wonderful generosity of the St Mungo's congregation £234 was sent toChristian Aid to help support
communities in Malawi through a devastating drought that has left 6.5
million people, around a third of the country's population, without access to enough food.
|Final Farewell to Rev James Ritchie
will remember the times when Rev James Ritchie preached as locum at St.
Mungo’s. It was with sad heart that we heard he had passed away
on 5th August, at the age of 99.
Jim was a well travelled
minister having worked in the middle east in Aden, where he met his
wife to be Mette Kristensen, working as a Danish nurse. His fluent
Arabic and knowledge of the theology, culture and traditions of the
Muslim faith, helped his Christian evangelism, He also spent
time in Kenya, and Muslim west coast of Africa. Full Story
|Future of the Church Roadshows
Kirk leaders are going ‘On the
Road’ this autumn to offer congregations across Scotland an
opportunity to voice their opinions about the future direction of the
Church of Scotland.
The roadshows will visit 15
sites across the country to share new ideas and hold discussions on
issues such as the future of ministry and discipleship. Full
|Penicuik: St Mungo’s is currently
For further details of the unrestricted
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|Food Facts and
Friends - Volunteers needed |
Mungo's supports the Food, Fact, Friends foodbank and drop in
centre. Open every Monday and Friday 10am to 2pm in the church hall.
can donate food or cash to help this much needed facility in
community. If you have
time, you can volunteer to help the team. Either
Monday or Friday, or both. Speak to Mark Wells in church or in the
church hall,or every monday and Friday 9.00am to 2.00pm in the
A caring team of people who visit
folks we know about who are just
home from hospital, or who are housebound, living alone, bereaved,
unable to come to church or needing a bit of company for whatever
PLEASE let us know if you would like a
visit or know
of anyone else who does. You can either phone Margaret
(672347), or fill in a Care Card (available at front and side entrances
of church) and put it in the box in the vestibule.
Card can also be used for prayer requests.
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