This is the latest round up of articles on Pisky.Scot including reflections from the Rev Sarah Murray on Christmas at Inverness Cathedral, an introduction from Richard Tiplady, newly appointed Director of Mixed Mode Training at the Scottish Episcopal Institute, and the Rev Lynsay Downs on The Astonishing Community. Click on the following link to read the round-up.
This photo appeared on Facebook and so I have put it on our website to ask if anyone recognises the people in the image. I think I recognise 3. I didn’t arrive in Fochabers until I think 1981 and this is the Christmas Fair of 1980. I do recall some of those Christmas Fairs in the following years – weren’t they very worthwhile events – lots of work but good for raising funds. Do let me know who you recognise so that I may then make a record of them and put it in the archives.
Update. The amount raised at the Christingle Service last Sunday was £262 with perhaps a little more to come in. This was through a mixture of a collection at the service and the Christingle Candle Money Boxes. Thank you to all who contributed so generously.
This afternoon, Sun 7 January an Epiphany Christingle Service was held in Gordon Chapel. This was an ecumenical service and members of all the local churches attended.
Music was provided by Amy Souter and her team of musicians with son Joseph and it was great to see Continue reading “EPIPHANY CHRISTINGLE SERVICE 2018”
The Von Trap family from the Sound of Music having nothing on our home grown musical family – The Stewarts from Garmouth. Our own Amy Souter is one of them.
Calum Stewart who now lives in France as a professional musician is returning to give Continue reading “CALUMN STEWART IS BACK”
Sermon given by Jeff at Gordon Chapel 7 January 2018 Morning Service. Matthew 2:1-12 & Mark 1.4-11
THE EPIPHANY & THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST
In the church calendar, today is The Baptism of Christ. But yesterday was The Epiphany and that takes priority, hence today’s readings! One event as a baby and one as an adult. But, I shall touch on both.
So, The Epiphany first – that is, the revealing of Christ. Matthew tells the story differently from Luke. Instead of shepherds he gives us Magi from the East, Herod’s Palace instead of a stable, gifts instead of a manger. Continue reading “THE EPIPHANY & BAPTISM OF CHRIST 2018”