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.
Mark Armstrong, a retired teacher, will be making a prayer walk/pilgrimage from John O'Groats to Land's End in 2013.
He will walk through the Borders in June. He'll make time to stop and pray for the area, for our communities and our nation, in churches or pilgrimage places along the route.
If you are interested in supporting him in practical ways or by prayer, then go to his website www.leap-forward.org.uk for more information, email him at email@example.com or speak to Heather Martin (01896 870 579; firstname.lastname@example.org)
(added 20th January 2013)
Peeblesshire Food Bank
The Peeblesshire Food Bank is now open!
It would b e 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 7th April 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
Fundraising Calendar 2013 - NOW AVAILABLE!!!!!!
Desk Calendars - £5 each or three for £12;
Wall Calendars - £7 each or three for £18.
Please email Susan Brown on email@example.com to order.
Please make cheques payable to ITW Church Buildings Fund.
Copies still available, priced £3 per copy.
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
All copies sold!! Thank you! A short re-print is planned soon. Please contact Heather Martin (email@example.com) if you would like a copy. Cost £3.
Dates for your Diary
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Charity No: SC001100)
(added 3rd March 2013)