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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.

 

Picture Perfect

Posted: May 2017

Following a very successful visit to Greyfriars of over 40 five and six year olds from the local primary school, our rector, Stephen, and Drostie, our new Sunday School teacher, paid a return visit.

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A cheep way to while away the winter blues!

Posted: April 2017

Greyfriars’ member, Eric, has been knitting Easter chicks over the last few weeks. It helps pass the time in the cold and grey of winter while waiting for Spring to arrive. His mum taught him to knit as a young boy. He would sit on the doorstep and knit with her and other young children and has been knitting ever since.

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Kirkcudbright Churches Together

Churches together resizedPosted: January 2017

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity was marked in January by an evening service in Greyfriars, followed by coffee and chat, to which members of all churches were invited. The theme this year was ‘Crossing Barriers’ and led by the church in Germany.