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Sunday Service - 21 Oct

Join us at St. Mungo's for the   morning service at 11.00am when the Rev John Urquhart will lead our worship of God. Service includes:
Hats Gloves Scarves

On display will be the congregations knitting of Hats, gloves, and scarves. These will go to fill Blythswood Care Shoebox Appeal, heading for Romania and eastern European countries in time for Christmas.

Church will be open Saturday 20th between 10.00am and 12 noon to receive your items. Or bring them along on sunday before the service starts.

You can also buy and donate a knitted hat, gloves, childs cardigan, or scarf.

Housegroup   - 24 Oct

Bible Study and housegroup meets at 21 Mauricewood Bank, starting at 7.30pm.
All Welcome.

Gift Day        - 27 Oct

The Minister and Treasurer will be in the Church 10am to 11am to receive your donation. You may also put it in the offering plate on Sunday Communion service
Welcome to our Church
God's word 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 Urquhart and 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
Penicuik Alpha - 18 October
Does God care about me? What kind of life does he want me to live? These questions and more discussed and answered.
St James the Less church hall at the top of Broomhill Road, on Thursday evenings (7.00pm) Full Details
Anger leads to Sin - 30 September
John took us back to our childhood and presented the video introduction to Wacky Races, which brought a smile to many in the congregation, young and old. We heard about the arch villain Dick Dastardly and his hound Muttley, how they continually attempted to win the races by scurrilous deeds against the others, usually coming undone
in the attempt.
Full Service, Hymns, All Age, Video, Prayers, Sermon

Harvest Thanksgiving - 7 October

St Mungo's sanctuary displayed a wide range of foods on and around the communion table at the front of the church on Sunday 7 October, all donated by church members,and visitors for our thanksgiving service. Margaret Webster announced the theme of our serviced 'End Hunger Penicuk, as part of a wider UK campaign.
Messy Church -  29 September
This month Messy Church had a good look at the bible, answering some questions about what it is and why we should read it. Our big bible timeline helped us better understand how some of the well known stories fit together. Using a range of activities and crafts we went on to learn all about the Bible  . Celebration time in the church was followed by a meal together
Moderator visits foodbank at St. Mungo's - 5 October

Food Facts and Friends welcomed the Rt Rev Susan Brown to Penicuik St. Mungo's church hall on Friday 5 October, to see for herself the good work the foodbank and drop in centre provides those in need across Midlothian. Rev Susan Brown was returning to her home town of Penicuik, Midlothian for the visit to Food, Facts and Friends Foodbank, which is hosted in St Mungo's Parish Church Hall. Full Story
October  Prayer Prompts
 Prayer Prompts 
Welcome 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 cares about them all.   [ Prayer Prompts]

Pastoral Visiting Team 
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 reason.

PLEASE let us
know if you would like a visit or know of anyone else who does.  You can either phone Margaret Webster (672347), or fill in a Care Card (available at front and side entrances of church) and put it in the box in the vestibule.

The Card can also be used for prayer requests.

Updated 16 October 2018
- Jim Paterson

Penicuik: St. Mungo's Parish Church (Church of Scotland). Scottish Charity No SC005838