From the Church Orders of Service
Sunday 18th June 2017
Intimations for the Order of Service should be given to Linda Parry-Richards by Thursday 6pm. email:email@example.com
We warmly welcome any friends and visitors who are worshipping with us today and hope that you will feel at home among us. Please come round to the Hall after the service for a cup of tea or coffee and a chat with friends.
The contact for June is Shirley Grinyer (775743). Please let Shirley know of anyone who would appreciate being remembered with flowers today.
Next Sunday 25th June and Sundays 2nd, 9th and 16th July, Morning Worship will be held within St Luke’s & Queen Street Church at 11.00 am. We will be back in our own kirk on Sunday 23rd July at our usual time of 10.00 am.
Elder Door Duty
The third quarter rota lists of door duty and beadle are now printed and available to collect from office trays.
Thanks to all who have donated to the backpacks. Over the summer I will be putting them together and will let you know how many we are able to send this year. I know these are always a great benefit to the schoolchildren who receive them. Jill Oakley
St James’ Church are holding a Songs of Praise at 6.30 pm on Sunday 9th July which is being planned as a “churches together” service – an opportunity for all the Broughty Ferry churches to unite in worship. Should you have a favourite hymn or psalm you would like included, please let Cathy Brodie (Pastoral Locum) know by no later than Friday 30th June. Her e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org or, alternatively, write your request on a slip of paper and put it through St James’ letterbox.
Dundee St Mary’s Parish Church
Last year and the year before the Chamber Philharmonia of Cologne gave concerts in St Mary’s. It is to return on Sunday 16th July 2017 and will give another concert there at 7.30 pm. As you know, it has an international reputation. The orchestra travels throughout Europe and also to Australia. Please make a note of the date in your diaries and come if you can. The admission charge will be set by the orchestra and will be used to help cover its expenses in coming to this country. No part of it will go to St Mary’s.
Donations for the Food Bank would be gratefully received. There is a basket in the vestibule if you feel able to contribute. Thank you.
Dates for your Diary!
Baptisms, Marriages & Funerals.
Members of the congregation are asked to note, and that with all due respect, that if they wish the Minister to officiate at a Baptism, Service of Marriage or Funeral, it is in their interests to consult with the Minister before making final arrangements.
Starter Packs Dundee.
Liz Mussen our representative from St Stephen's, wishes to thank all members for their generosity to this worthy cause Sadley in today's economic downturn, the needs for starter packs exceeds the supply. Your donations can be left in the vestibule collection basket, or you may contact Liz at 779923.
Mary's Meals Backpacks.
With the great response to the request for donations we have been able to send six backpacks and have several more awaiting a few items. As long as we continue to receive donations we will continue to fill the packs. A basket for items and a list of what is required can be found in the church vestibule. Thank you for your generosity. Jill Oakley.
The Church garden was awarded a Gold certificate by Broughty in Bloom this year, in the Places of " Worship category.
A Window on the Past
We at St Stephen's & West are justifiably proud of our magnificent stained glass windows, designed by Sir Edward Burne Jones. They were gifted to the church between 1894 and 2015 by J.J.Watson of Ballinard.
No one who visits St Stephen's & West, even occasionally, could fail to be | impressed by the quality of music that enhances our services. Sunday after Sunday, come rain, snow, even (rarely) sunshine, the dedicated members of the choir can be relied on to provide a polished performance of the highest order.
Scottish Charity No: SCO03714
Iain D. McIntosh.