Welcome to Drylaw Parish Church of Scotland, Edinburgh!
Sunday 23rd September 10.30am: Jenny will be leading our worship
Lonely? Like to make some new friends? Us too ! Make an hour in your week for God and help keep Drylaw church in the community of Drylaw; we believe you'll find it rewarding and fun. (But please don't get the impression you need to be almost some kind of saint to come to church: that's not true).
Lunch at Lauriston Farm Sunday 23rd September after church
Keep a space in your diary for this: Congregational get together after the service for lunch at Lauriston Farm Toby Carvery. Spaces in cars will be available. Click here for a look at their good value Sunday lunch menu.
Monday Church 24th September 1.30pm
Monday Church continues fortnightly and is on this coming Monday. Note the time is 1.30 this time.
Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee and Cake Afternoon 28th September
Come along to church on the afternoon of Friday the 28th between 2pm and 4pm and you will find a nice coffee afternoon going on in the Small Hall to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. It would be great to see you there!
Take the minibus to church?
The PEP minibus to enable people with reduced mobility to attend will be running next on Sunday 5th August. Please see the PEP MINIBUS TO CHURCH page of this website for more details, and get in touch with the Church Office or one of the people on the OFFICE BEARERS AND CONTACT NUMBERS page if you'd like to use the transport, or know someone who would.
Anyone like to join the rota to do readings in church?
Please speak to Jill about this if you are interested. We'd very much like to have some new voices involved.
A Defibrillator Has Been Installed
A defibrillator has been installed in the church building. If you would like training in its use please let Jenny or Amanda know. It is planned to hold this at 3.30 one afternoon.
North West Edinburgh singing group for people with dementia starts 16th May
This singing group for people with dementia and their carers is starting on 16th May 2018 in Drylaw Parish Church and local volunteers are sought. A training afternoon is planned for Wednesday 25th April 2018. If interested please contact Rosemary King 0131 554 7621. The singing group will happen on the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 2pm till 4pm in Drylaw Church hall. The group is for people with dementia, accompanied by a carer or escort, who enjoy singing and are able to live at home in the community. The group also provides support for carers.
New Prayer Request Leaflet Available at the back of the Sanctuary
Please use this leaflet to make a request for prayer. Jenny and/or a prayer team will then ask God for love and help for people and situations where you have noticed that there is need; and the congregation may add their prayers.
Edinburgh North West Food Bank
Visit the North West Edinburgh Food Bank webpage, and click on 'Give Help' and then 'Donate Food' to see the lists of 'Urgently Needed' 'Low on Stock' and 'Well Stocked' items. Baby food is second top of the list. Donations can be brought to church and placed in the box for food bank donations on your right before you enter the sanctuary. Our donations are distributed at centres at the Pilton Community Health Project on Boswall Parkway and the Rannoch Centre in Clermiston. We now have a ceritificate to say that we have donated 59.91kg of food to North West Edinburgh Food Bank in 2017!
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