Dates for the Diary:

Please pray for the bereaved families of;

Angela Gibson (83) – All Saints Church, funeral service is on Monday 5th December at Roucan Loch Crematorium

Francis Theid (93) – St John the Evangelist Moffat, funeral service was held on Tuesday 29th at St Johns church

Zoom Prayer: Most Tuesday`s at 7.00pm

Holy Communion: Wednesday 23rd November 2022 at 10.00am

Winter Social Afternoon St Johns Church Hall 23rd November 2022 at 12.00 – 3.00pm (see below)

Winter Social Afternoons at St Johns Church Hall Since this winter could be a particularly bleak one, we understand that our hall could usefully be a community resource. We are planning “soup & activity” afternoons each Wednesday as an experiment. The programme will develop in the light of experience. The first event will be on Wednesday 16th November. Soup will be available from noon, and games of dominoes will start around 1pm. Tea and coffee will be available throughout the afternoon. Events will end around 3pm.

Taizé Service The Taize Service will be held on Thursday 24th November 2022 at 7.00pm

Christmas Tree Festival: St Andrews Church, Moffat 26th and 27th November.

Advent Quiet Day on Zoom Saturday 10th December 2022 at 10.00am Advent services and the Carol service

Churches Together in Moffat:

1st Advent Service was led by St Johns on Sunday 27th November at 6.30pm at Johns Church 

2nd Advent Service will be led by St Andres on Sunday 4th December at 6.30pm at St Andrews Church.

3rd Advent Service will be led by St Luke on Sunday 11th December at 6.30pm at St Johns Church

4th Advent Service will be organised together as a Carol Service in front of the Town Hall on Sunday 18th December at 6.30pm.

Christmas Carol – Churches Together in Moffat This year we will be organizing a Carol Service ecumenically in front of the Town Hall (if weather is good) or inside the Town Hall on 18th December at 6.30pm.

Christmas Drinks at Rammerscales, Wednesday 14th December 2022 6.30pm – 8.00pm. Ticket £10.00, available from Elizabeth Bastow

Rooms for the Ukrainian Families: There are some requests from Ukrainian families for accommodation. Those who are interested in offering them any spare rooms, please let me know about it as soon as possible. Autumn Newsletter I would like to publish the Autumn Newsletter by the middle of November. Those who are interested in contributing to it, please send your writings (only 200 words) before the first week of November.

Please let the Rector know of anyone who is ill, at home or in hospital, so that a pastoral phone call can be arranged.

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