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***CORONAVIRUS LATEST***

AN EVER-PRESENT HELP

Dear friends,

What a difference a day makes! We are all coming to terms with the changes to our known way of life and trying to process how they will impact upon us as individuals, as a community and as a church.

I received notification from the Church of Scotland this afternoon that as from tomorrow all services of worship will be cancelled for the foreseeable future. There can be no use of the halls for any purpose and the church office will be closed.

We will all feel shocked at this news but please do not fret. The Psalmist tells us that, “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in times of trouble.” (Psalm 46) If ever we need to believe this – now is the time. The arrival of the coronavirus has created an ever-changing situation. Let us find our refuge and strength in the One who never changes and who has been, is and always will be an ever-present help in our times of trouble.

Please check the church website and Facebook page for updates. Even though we cannot meet in the church for worship there will be some kind of Sunday service available to access online.

Keeping you all in prayer in these uncertain days.

With God’s richest blessings.
Maggie.

FOCUS - Feb 2020 edition out now.

The latest edition of FOCUS has been published and should have be delivered soon by your Elder along with your Communion cards for Sunday's (Feb 2nd) Communion service. If you can't wait for the printed copy, or wish to send a copy to a friend or family member, please either direct them to this page or download the pdf version here and print it out on your home printer. Tip* Set your printer to 'Two sided printing' and 'short side binding' in layout that way it will print in the right order for you to simply fold and read.

Download Focus here: FOCUS Feb 2020


Christmas Fair

Next Saturday, the 30th November, sees the official start of the Christmas season as we hold our Christmas Fair. There will be all the usual stalls, home baking and the raffle and the tickets are on sae now at only £3 for an adult and £1 for children. Tea or coffee and a selection of mince pies, cakes and shortbread are included in the price of your ticket. Any donations of raffle prizes, home baking etc will be gratefully received by the organisers. Please contact the church office for further details.

2019 Christmas Card

We have designed and printed our Christmas card again this year which will be delivered to all the homes in the village. It features all the main services and events that are taking place over the Christmas period. We hope you like the card and that you'll keep it handy to remind you of all the things that are happening and that you will find time to come along and join us at Cardross Parish Church or St Mahews. Merry Christmas!

Come and celebrate 53 years of the Playgroup

This coming Saturday morning (7th Sept) will see us hold a Family Fun Day and Celebration for the Playgroup who have moved out of the church hall 53 years after it was founded in the village. The event will feature lots of thing including the unveiling of a new statue in the garden of children at play, the planting of two trees and the placing of new picnic benches. EVERYONE who has had anything to do with the Playgroup is invited along to join us. **PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH ALL YOUR FRIENDS**

Daily bible verse

   3Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.
   4For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love

– Ephesians 1:3-4 (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