Pew Sheet

14th August 2022

Ninth Sunday after Trinity

Sung Eucharist

Celebrant and Preacher: The Rector, Rev'd Canon Stephen Hazlett

Please pray for: Bunty Love, Beth Wood, Joyce Bower, Margaret Philip, Rowan Huggit, Wendy Clint, Bina Caulfield, Jim Roberton,  Valery Glover and our elderly and vulnerable church members.

We pray for the licencing of Rev'd Dr. Elizabeth Breakey as Priest in Charge of Stranraer and Portpatrick on 23rd August. She will be installed by Dean Reuben Preston (Bishop Kevin is away at Lambeth and a family wedding) The preacher is our Rector.

Kirkandrews Church

There will be a short ecumenical service in the church at 7pm led by Pastor Chris Barratt from Gatehouse Community Church. Next Sunday, 21st August the service will be taken by Canon Stephen.

Songs of Praise held in St.Mary's Garden in glorious sunshine, was a great success with over 50 adults and children (including Ship Inn patrons). £140.89 was collected for Creetown Silver Band. 

The Musical and Poetry event in St.Mary's, arranged by Susan Smyth and  Rev'd Gill Hart, raised £40 for church funds.

Photos from both events are available in the Gatehouse section of this website.

Diary Dates

Saturday, 10th September

Mothers' Union in St.John's Dumfries will be celebrating its Centenary later this year. One event to mark the celebration is a Day of Prayer to be held in St.John's Church Hall on the above date from 11-3pm. There is a notice in the porch and details are available from the branch leader: Tel. 01387 255798   email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sunday, 11th September 11.00am

Joint Service at Greyfriars to celebrate Sea Sunday. There is no 9.30 Eucharist at St.Mary's.

Thought for the Week: The greatest legacy we can leave our children, is happy memories.....Og Man

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