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The Guild

Please note that

The Guild

Please note that Mr David Wright has had to cancel taking the March meeting and that this meeting will now be taken by a speaker talking about 'Life in Malawi' and what we can do to help.

 

With around 30,000 members, the Church of Scotland Guild is one of Scotland's largest voluntary organisation.

There is a very loyal membership of approximately 30 members, all ladies although the Guild is also open to men. We meet once a month on an evening basis from September to April. After business and devotions there is usually a speaker, very often with a power point presentation. The subjects cover a wide spectrum. This is followed by tea/coffee, a biscuit, friendship and fellowship.

Each year we have a fund raiser, usually a coffee morning. From the proceeds of this we are able to give support financially to the Church, to Dr Graham’s Homes in Kalimpong with whom we have a special relationship and to Erskine Hospital, as well as to one of the Guild’s Partnership Projects. From September 2015/2018 our Guild is supporting the Street Pastors project.

Our syllabus for 2015/16 is:

Thursday, 17 September @ 7.30pm - Opening meeting: Speaker The Rev David P Munro

Thursday, 15 October @ 7.30pm - Dr Catherine Cormack and Mr Nico Naut

15 - 22 November Guild Week

Thursday, 19 November @ 7.30pm - St Andrew's Night with Andrea Steele McLean and Friends and there will be a Sales Table

Thursday, 10 December @ 7.30pm - Speaker from 'Street Pastors'

2016

Thursday, 21 January @ 7.30pm - Speaker The Rev Margaret McArthur

Thursday, 18 February @ 7.30pm - Speaker from The Children's Hospice Association

Thursday, 17 March @ 7.30pm - Speaker Mr David Wright will speak about 'Women at War': due to illness this meeting has now been changed to a speaker talking about 'Life in Malawi'. We wish Mr Wright a speedy recovery.

Saturday, 19 March we have our annual Coffee Morning in the Church hall at 10.00am until 12.00noon. Come along and have a coffee and some home-baking.

Our April meeting will be the AGM when we will have supper together.

The Guild Theme for this coming year is Be Bold, Be Strong.

You are welcome to join us at any of our meetings.

Daily bible verse

The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short.

?Proverbs 10:27 (NIV)

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Our minister

Our minister is the Reverend Margaret McArthur.

You can call her on 01389 849329

Email her: revmaggiemac@hotmail.co.uk