Greyfriars and St. Mary’s is a linked charge of the Scottish Episcopal Church in the diocese of Glasgow and Galloway. The church in Kirkcudbright dates back to Medieval times, and in Gatehouse of Fleet to 1840. We hope you will find in these pages welcome, inspiration and information.
Winter Wonderland is our annual fundraising event for the church charities. The Inner Wheel run a cafe for the event. There will be lots of stalls in the Parish Hall for your Christmas shopping plus friendly Alpacas on the Soaperie Gardens.
concert Thursday 28th November in Greyfriars Church, 7.30pm Catherine is returning to entertain us playing a selection of Christmas music with poems read by the Kirkcudbright Poetry Group. Entry is free.
Winter Wonderland Saturday 30th November 10am-3pm.
To make this another successful year we do need items for the Bottle Stall, Cakes & Marmalade etc for the popular Cake Stall, and any good quality unwanted gifts etc for the Gift Stall.
Please note we are not selling books etc this year. A group has been busy making crafts for the Craft Stall and the Inner Wheel will be running the cafe. You can leave items in the blue box in the cupboard in the church porch.
We have arranged two dates for Crafts at Sue's on Wednesday 30th October & Tuesday 19th November both at 2pm.
We also have a pricing day on Wednesday 27th November at Greyfriars House, 2pm.
If you can help in any way please contact Vivien 330186.
3rd. All Saints Day Sung Eucharist 0930am St. Mary’s, 11am Greyfriars. This evening at 6pm in Kirkcudbright Parish Church there will be an ecumenical service for all those who have recently been bereaved.
6th. Wednesday at 09:30am All Souls Day in St. Mary’s. We remember with thanksgiving all those whose memories we cherish.
10th. Remembrance Sunday joint ecumenical services in Gatehouse and Kirkcudbright. We observe our traditional Act of Remembrance in Gatehouse following the service in the Parish Church at 10am. This event takes place at the War Memorial in Kirkcudbright at 10:45am, followed by the joint ecumenical service in the Parish Church.
17th. The Second Sunday before Advent. Sung Eucharist, St. Mary’s at 09:30am, followed by the AGM, and in Greyfriars at 11am, celebrant & preacher Bishop Gordon Mursell.
24th. Festival of “Christ the King”. Sung Eucharist 09:30am St. Mary’s, 11am Greyfriars.
1st December. Advent Sunday 6pm. Greyfriars. Sung Evensong, and Fleet Renaissance. Ecumenical service to mark the beginning of Advent.