2017 Kirkcudbright Art & Crafts Trail

Posted: 8th August, 2017

Over the weekend, we had just under 400 visitors to the church. Some came in the morning to follow the Pilgrim Trail – a reflective walk round the church – and to admire the stained-glass windows.

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Sea Sunday

Posted: 5th August, 2017

A well-attended service was held in Greyfriars on 2nd July to celebrate Sea Sunday. Officers and Cadets of the Stewartry Unit (TS John Paul Jones, Kirkcudbright), led by piper Jim White, marched to church in their smart naval uniforms and participated in the service.

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Diocesan News in Brief

Posted: 12th July, 2017

The Rev’d Paul Watson will be instituted Rector of St James-the-Less, Bishopbriggs on 26th August.

The Rev’d Janice Aiton will be instituted Rector of St John's, Dumfries on 14th October.

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All Jazzed Up

They bopped into the church … they bopped throughout the service …. they bopped out of the church. Visitors to the Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival mingling with our regulars – and a few friends from St Mary’s (you know who you are!) - enjoying Dave Donohue and his band playing at our 11 am service!

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Joint Choral Evensong followed by Finger Buffet

Posted 5th June, 2017

On Friday, 30th June at 6.30 pm the congregations from both Greyfriars and St Mary’s are warmly welcome to celebrate Choral Evensong together in Greyfriars, Kirkcudbright, followed by a Bring and Share Finger Buffet. If you would like to help with catering, please put your name down on the form posted on the Greyfriars’ porch notice-board.

 

Art Link Sought

Stained glass windowPosted: 3rd June 2017

A woman living in Sidmouth in Devon and a member of the Anglican church has written to the Rector requesting links with Greyfriars. She is a church stained-glass window enthusiast and particularly interested in Kirkcudbright’s art connections and the whole artistic heritage of our town. Please contact the Rector for further details, if you’d like to make contact with her.