Sunshine Sing-along for Memory
Takes place in St Michael's Kirk Hall on the second Thursday of each month (not August) 12–1.30pm. All those living with memory loss and their carers are welcome. No church connection necessary. Light lunch and singing. Further info from Norma Costley 01506 843255.
Thursday for Coffee: Come along and enjoy a cuppa, home baking and chat with the group which meets on Thursdays in Cross House between 10–11am. All are welcome
Time of Stillness: On Thursdays at 2pm we meet in St Katherine's Aisle, St Michaels Parish Church. (entrance via south door during winter opening hours). Come and discover what 15 minutes of stillness can do for you. Nothing will be asked of you. Tea and cake afterwards. Info from St Michael's Church Office. All welcome.
ST JOHN'S COMMUNITY CAFE hopes to provide a neutral place for church and community to connect and is run by volunteers whose aim is to provide a warm welcome and to support local causes.
The Cafe is open every Friday from 10 am until Noon at 183 High Street. Everyone is welcome, and we would love to see more of the community dropping in for a cuppa. Profits each month are donated to a local charity.
Th 16 January Prospects Group - The inclusive service particularly for adults with learning difficulties - but all welcome! 19:00 Cross House, St Michaels CoS.
Sun 19 January Week of Prayer for Christian Unity service 6.30pm at St Peter's Episcopal Church. Theme: Unusual Kindness. The service has been prepared by the Christian churches in Malta and Gozo.
Su 26 January Open Doors - a Christian charity supporting persecuted Christians world-wide. Prayer and information evening. 14:30 - 16:30 in Springfield.
For more information, contact Steve Begarnie via St Johns church office (for contact details follow link from Home page). Next (roughly quarterly) meeting is in April.
Easter Play: Cast and crew wanted for the Easter Play on 11 April in Princes Street Gardens. Rehearsals on Wednesday evenings at 7−9pm in Gorgie Dalry Stenhouse Church. Contact Suzanne at email@example.com
Saturday 1 February: Coffee Morning Chogoria Hospital, Kenya
Annual fundraiser for Chogoria Hospital. We will be serving tea/coffee and home-baking in St Michael's Kirk Hall from 10am to 12:30pm.
Sat 1 Feb Messy Church 4.30 - 6.15pm in Kirk hall, Cross House, St Michael's CoS. Games, crafts, food, for all the family. For more information, contact Trish via St Michael's church office.
Monday 3 February Annual Chaplaincy Lecture - Dr Richard Higginson (Chair of Faith in Business, University of Cambridge)
"Making Money for Doing Good" - How faith based entrepreneurs are helping to combat global poverty. 19:00 James Watt Centre, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton
Entry is by free ticket, available from eventbrite - 2020 HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY CHAPLAINCY ANNUAL LECTURE
where further information is also available.