Below are details of recent and upcoming events. If there is something you would like to add to this online noticeboard, send me some information using the "Contact Us" form or alternatively simply send me an email. Thanks.
Community Christmas Services
Sun 8 5 pm Switched on Sunday Carols at the Christmas Tree at the Memorial Hall
Sun15 6.30pm Town Carol Service Innerleithen Church
Mon 23 5.30 pm Carol Singing round Walkerburn refreshments and Christmas Thought at the Caberston Coffee Shop at 7 pm.
Church of Scotland Services
Sun22 10.30 am Family Christmas Service Innerleithen Church
Tue 24 4 pm Family Carol Service Cardrona Village Hall
7 pm Traditional Carol Service Traquair Kirk
Wed 25 11 am Family Christmas Day Service Innerleithen Church
Sun 29 10.30 am Morning Worship Walkerburn Public hall
Sun 5 10.30 am New Year Service Innerleithen Church followed by informal communion
Primary School Services
Thu 19 St Ronan's School in Innerleithen Church (weather permitting)
Fri 20 9.15am Walkerburn School
(added 28th November 2013)
Peeblesshire Food Bank
The Peeblesshire Food Bank is now officially open!
Operating from the Leckie Bakehouse (back of St. Andrew's Leckie Church, Peebles).
Open: Tuesdays 10am - 1pm;
Fridays 12midday - 3pm.
It is a Trussell Trust Foodbank and operates on a referral basis by vouchers issued by approved organisations.
It would be delighted to accept gifts of any of the following food items:-
Milk (UHT or powdered); Fruit juice (carton); Pasta sauces; Tomatoes (tinned); Rice pudding (tinned); Instant mashed potato; Tinned meat/fish; Jam; Sugar (500g); Soup; Spong pudding (tinned); Cereals; Tea bags/instant coffee; Rice; pasta; Tinned fruit; Biscuits or snack bars
Gifts of food can be left in the box at the back of the church.
(added 15th September 2013)
Used Postage Stamps
Fresh Appeal from The World Mission Council
The World Mission Council has made a fresh appeal for used postage stamps. The current project is for the Mount Olivet Boys' Home in rural Jamaica providing shelter for young boys who have ben abused. Please hand stamps to Bob Scott or Julia Stoddart.
(added 19th May 2011)
Transport to Church Services
Currently there is a car pool for services in Innerleithen. Anyone who would like a lift to the Service on the first Sunday of the month in Innerleithen from other areas should contact John Taylor (Tel. 01896 830503) for a lift. Car drivers willing to help with this extended service would be most welcome - please advise John if you can help.
(added 13th November 2011)
Building the Future
Great News ....The summer fundraising events raised just short of £10,000. Well done to the organisers of these events and all those who supported them.
Susan MacDonald would be pleased to make bespoke greetings cards ...contact her on 01896 830 977 for more details.
Rita & Shirley Bean are taking orders for Pancakes and Gingerbread respectively, suggested donation £2 per batch/loaf. Contact them on: Rita - 01896 830 984 and Shirley - 01896 830 859
"Raise the Roof
Enid Wilder's CD of sacred songs is still on sale @ £7. To order a copy tel: 01896 830 948 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates for your Diary
The sponsored cycle ride around the parish was completed - well done, Paul & Ben! Anyone who sponsored them, please give your money to them as soon as possible.
General: For a donation to the fund - Helen (our organist) is willing to take requests for a particular piece of music to play before or after the Sunday services. Ot if you would like a favourite hymn, Janice (our minister) is willing to include one favourite in every service - please contact them via the website.
Yellow Moon - suppliers of craft materials and gift ideas. They will contribute up to 20% of your purchases to the Building Fund. The catalogues are available in the Hall of Friendsahip
Planning an event for another cause? - Church or Hall could be a possible venue for a share of the funds raised - contact any of the Fundraising Team to discuss or contact Susan Brown email: email@example.com
(Charity No: SC001100)
(added 8th September 2013)