KIRKCUDBRIGHT ACADEMY SCHOOL VISIT

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Ist year pupils from the Academy, with their RE teacher Shameen Syed, pictured on their St Patricks' Day visit to Greyfrairs church .
Notice the Rector wearing his shamrock!
The enthusiastic youngsters asked many penetrating questions about faith and the church!
It is to be hoped that such visits can continue, along with school assemblies, under future ministry.

Winter Wonderland a great success

Once again Greyfriars hosted a successful Winter Wonderland. Featured in pic Santa aka Robin Shields & his wife – elf, Gwen Shaw JP who was principal organiser this year, and the Rector. Not in photo but so central to the day’s success were  Gary McKie who transported Father Christmas by boat, Jim White our piper and so many others who ran stalls, catered in the Inner Wheel café, stewarded, provided goods and donations etc. Please see letter from Gwen Shaw. Over £900 was raised.

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Sea Sunday 2022

Service  held on 11th September jointly with St. Mary’s in Greyfriars. Attended by local Merchant Navy  Assoc. Dumfries, & reps from the Stewartry Sea Cadets. The piper was Dr David Hannay & the organist was Dianne Stafford, service led by Canon Stephen. Offering for the Mission to Seafarers. Knitted garments for seafarers were on display. Prayers were said for the late Sovereign Lady Queen Elizabeth & the Accession of HM King Charles. The Rector & parade party later  joined the public Proclamation  at the War Memorial in Kirkcudbright. Photos Alec Blackadder.

 

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Posted: 31st May 2018

As you may be aware, the law regarding data protection is changing and the new EU legislation came into effect on 25th May 2018. The GDPR replaces the UK Data Protection Act and is a really positive step towards individuals having more control over how their data is used and how they are contacted.

The rector, vestry secretary and treasurer would like you to know that any of your personal information that may be held for church purposes is kept safely and will not be shared with any third party. This policy statement can now be found on the 'Vestry Matters' page.