It was a lovely day for Father Christmas to arrive at Kirkcudbright Harbour to an excited crowd. Gary McKie, assisted by retired naval officer and Greyfriars member, Nigel Davies, piloted the boat carrying him safely ashore.
Mrs Patricia Oliver recently resigned as Flower Convener for the church after nearly thirty years of dedicated and creative service. We are incredibly grateful to her for all she has given, and she'll be a hard act to follow.
The church looked beautiful in autumnal hues of yellow, yellow ochre, rust brown and deep reds and liberal displays of fruits, vegetables and flowers - which included a 'Showstopper' corn doll made of bread atop a real hay bale.
They came from all over the diocese, in buses - from Ayr and Glasgow - and private cars, and with their dogs. Over 80 of us gathering in Whithorn, in the RC church of St Michael & St Ninian, to celebrate Eucharist together.
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.
Recent Past President of the Inner Wheel of Kirkcudbright, Gwen Shaw (centre) and ladies of the club handing over donations for £540 each to Stevie Carr Project Leader for the SCVS Quick Response Project and to Rev’d Stephen Hazlett on behalf of the Mission To Seafarers.