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 John
congregation extend a warm welcome to all visitors every Sunday
morning, and to all our activities. For
pastoral and other
enquiries please contact the minister on 01968 382116
|Christmas Services at Penicuik Churches|
the calendar of Penicuik Churches Working Together Christmas services
and activities. Put the dates in your diary so as not to miss an event.
|Christmas at St. Mungo's|
|Third Advent Sunday Nativity Play - 16 December|
nativity story had the full cast of Mary & Joseph, Angels, Wisemen,
Shepherds, King and Prophet, to perform the story of th ebirth of
Jesus. Full Story soon
|Second Advent Sunday - 9 December|
continued our journey through advent on Sunday 9th
December, The second advent candle, signifying peace, was lit by
Ruby Sprott from the congregation.
the informal time
John explained what peace means in the bible. Using a short video
we looked at some Hebrew and Greek words. The word
“peace” is translated from the Hebrew word shalom
meaning peace in human relationships, but also “completeness
|The Christmas Journey - 7 December|St.
Mungo's hosted the Christmas Journey, from Joseph and Mary travelling
from Nazareth to Bethlehem, to the birth of baby Jesus in a series of
scenes with activities around the sanctuary in the church. Families
with young children visited the journey as part of their trip to see
the Penicuik Christmas lights switch on.
|First Advent Sunday - 2 December|
2nd December marked the first advent Sunday and our minister John
Urquhart invited Charlie from the congregation to light the first
candle, the Candle of Hope on our advent circle. We can have hope
because God is faithful and will keep the promises made to us. Our hope
comes from God.
Our theme was judgment, which we all face at
the end of our lives. Christ died to take away the sins of many people
and come to save everyone who is eagerly waiting for him.
|Hope 4 Peniucik Carol Concert - 8 December|
much loved annual carol concert in the town hall on Saturday 8
December saw the Penicuik Silver Band, the Puppets and much more, bring us the real meaning of Christmas through story, theatre and song. Full story
|Girlguiding Christmas - 5 December|
Wednesday 5th of December St. Mungo's played host to Penicuik and
Midlothian Girlguiding, Rangers, Brownies, Trefoil and Rainbows girls, parents and
friends, for their annual Christmas Service.
church had been decorated with lights and ribbon so looked very festive.
St. Mungo's minister, the Rev John Urquhart joined the celebration, providing the blessing and prayer.
year Girlguiding were supporting those in need at Christmas, with no
food to feed themselves or their families. They brought over 45 bags of
food to donate to Food Facts Friends foodbank which operates out of St.
Mungo's church hall every Monday and Friday. Full Story, Pictures and listen to the service
years Christmas Fair was full of amazing items to see and buy.Toys for
the kids, stocking fillers and more. The raffle this year had an
amazing top prize. With a full range of refreshments the visitors wre
in for a real treat. Full story and pictures
|Marcus Swietlicki Recital - 24 November|
Swietlicki treated us to a wonderful evening of classical music and music
from the shows. Accompanied by Michael Barnett on piano the audience of
over 70 people sat in awe at the performance. Full story with links to hear the music.
to this issue of Prayer Prompts. 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
them all. [ Prayer Prompts]
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.
Updated 16 December 2018
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