Round the Churches

EMid Deeside Church

Morning worship takes place at 11am in the Lochnagar Room of the new extension to the church, St Marnan Road, Torphins. All welcome and warmly invited to stay for refreshments and the opportunity to chat with other members of the congregation.

A Summer Holiday club for children in the parish, who are currently in P1 to P7 takes place from Monday 3 to Friday 7 August, 10am to 12 noon and will be held in the new extension to the church. This year’s club, called “the Landlubbers”, will have a pirate theme and the team organising the club hope the children will come along dressed as Pirates.  For more information or to register, please contact Ruth on 01975 581291 or Sharon on 013398 82551. 

“Holiday at Home” for young at heart senior citizens in the parish was a great success last year and will run again this year from July 20-24 between 2-4.15pm every afternoon in the Church Extension in Torphins. To book a place, or for more information, please contact Liz on 013398 82618.

Echt and Midmar Churches together

Morning Worship: Sunday July 12 in Echt Church at 10.15am.

Prayer Chain: Our prayer chain is, confidentially and individually, for the people of our parishes and the world beyond. Prayer requests can be given to the minister or placed in the prayer box at the rear of our churches. All requests will remain confidential to the members of the Prayer Chain.

Traidcraft: In addition to our weekly Traidcraft stall, catalogues are also available and if there are specific items you would like to order please let Liz Watt know. Facebook Page: We are now regularly updating the Church Facebook page. Please visit Midmar and Echt Churches Together and ‘like’ to receive updates.

Dates for your diary:

Midmar Church is open for visitors from 2-4pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer. Feel free to have a look around our lovely church, see the impressive Stone Circle just a few yards from the church door and have a ‘fly cup’ and a blether.

Echt Show on July 11. Come and see us for a blether and welcome break on our stand at the Echt Show. There will be children’s colouring and lots of lego for building models. Hope to see you there.

A Summer Club for youngsters will run during every week-day morning of the week beginning August 10. There will be an opportunity to ‘sign-up’ in our church stand at the Echt Show. If your own children or grand-children are interested or, if you would like to help out in some way, please speak to Elspeth or look out for information from school.

Banchory West Church

Banchory West Church invites you to their main gathering on Sunday Morning at 10.30 am with something for all generations. Our theme throughout July and August is “Seriously Good Value”. Visitors to Banchory are welcome to join us.

Claire Wilkinson, International Justice Mission Field Director in Kenya, will talk about IJM’s work at street level at an open meeting on Thursday 16 July at 7.30pm. As always, all are welcome.

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