Intimations : Sunday 17th November

  1. Contact details: Interim Moderator – Rev Ian Scott 01875 612907.
  2. Contact details: Locum Minister – Rev June Johnston 01896 870754 or mobile: 07754 448889
  3. Visit the church website on: www.bonnyriggparishchurch.co.uk.
  4. Articles for the December/January issue of the magazine should be sent to officebonnyriggparishchurch@gmail.com or handed into the office by Thursday, 21 November at the latest.
  5. Please use the Prayer Box in the display area for requests.
  6. Joint prayer meeting takes place on Monday, 18 November at 7.45 pm.
  7. We are still looking for volunteers for the Pitcairn Centre on: Monday pm (fortnightly) &Wednesday pm. Contact Hazel Lyall on 07766 833783.
  8. Blytheswood Shoe Boxes: 42 boxes & 2 cash donations were delivered. Many thanks to all who contributed.
  9. Christmas Fair takes place on Saturday, 30 November from 10 am–1 pm. If you can help contact Bob Fairlie (663 1039) or Ross Whailin (07932 000440).
  10. Donations of mince pies and shortbread for teas, chocolate items for a tombola and small Christmas gifts can now be left in the display area of the church and in the Pitcairn Centre. Speak to Diane (07711 133258).
  11. Anyone who needs uplift of items for the Christmas Fair should contact Alan MacDonald on 663 3974 to arrange this.
  12. Still in connection with the Fair, help is needed on Friday afternoon to set up tables in the Church and on Friday evening to receive bags and set up stall. Also help would be appreciated to clear up afterwards. Volunteers can contact numbers above or just turn up on the day!
  13. Cake stall on Thursday, 21 November is in aid of the Fabric Fund . This will be the last cake stall this year so let’s make it a good one! Donations can be handed in from 9 am onwards.
  14. The Pitcairn and the Church will be decorated for Christmas on the following days: Pitcairn: Mon 25 November from 4 pm Church: Fri 6 December from 3pm. Please come along if you can help.
  15. Men’s Fellowship Christmas lunch takes place on Tues, 10 December at 12 pm in Newbattle Golf Club . List & menu in our church display area for names. Transport can be arranged.
  16. Bonnyrigg Worship Night takes place on Saturday, 23 November from 7 – 9 pm in the Pitcairn Centre. All welcome. Take a leaflet on the way out today!
  17. The following hillwalk takes place on Saturday, 23 November: Innerdownie Ridge, Ochils – 8 miles – depart 7.30 am
  18. Health & Safety: The Church fire alarm and systems have recently been tested and checked both internally and by our external contractors are working. If there is a need to evacuate the premises in an emergency, please leave the building by the front door or via the rear door accessed through the rear vestibule. The duty teams will support you to leave the building safely and direct you to the assembly point outside Bonnyrigg Co-op. A copy of the Fire Evacuation Procedures is available on request from any member of the duty team.

Intimations : Sunday 3rd November

  1. Contact details: Interim Moderator – Rev Ian Scott 01875 612907.
  2. Contact details: Locum Minister – Rev June Johnston 01896 870754 or mobile: 07754 448889
  3. Visit the church website on: www.bonnyriggparishchurch.co.uk.
  4. There will be a retiring offering at the end of both services today in aid of the Fabric Fund.
  5. November issue of the magazine is available for uplift and delivery.
  6. Please use the Prayer Box in the display area for requests.
  7. Joint prayer meeting takes place on Monday, 4 November at 7.45 pm.
  8. Christmas label printouts available for uplift.
  9. We are still looking for some volunteers to help run the Pitcairn Centre on the following days: Monday pm (fortnightly) &Wednesday pm If you can help contact Hazel Lyall on 07766 833783.
  10. Leaflets for Blytheswood Shoe Box Appeal are in the display area. Boxes should be brought to Church by Sunday, 10 November at the latest. Only 1 Sunday to go!
  11. Christmas Fair takes place on Saturday, 30 November from 10 am–1 pm. If you can help in any way contact Bob Fairlie (663 1039) or Ross Whailin (07932 000440).
  12. Donations of mince pies and shortbread for teas, chocolate items for a tombola and small Christmas gifts can now be left in the display area of the church and in the Pitcairn Centre. Speak to Diane (07711 133258),
  13. Finance Committee meets on Monday, 4 November at 7.45 pm. Minutes available in the display area
  14. Congregational Board meets on Wednesday, 6 November at 7.30 pm. Minutes available in the display area.
  15. Men’s Fellowship meets on Monday, 11 November at 7.30 pm. The speaker is Neil Stewart on the history of Bonnyrigg street names.
  16. Church is running a cake stall on the 3rd Thursday of each month in aid of the abric Fund. List in display area for volunteers
  17. The following hill walk takes place on Saturday, 2 November Broad Law, Cramalt Craig, Meggat – 13.5 miles – depart 7.30 am
  18. Appeal: The YF (young peoples’ group) is looking for a new leader and new members. It meets from 7 – 9 pm on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month in the Pitcairn Centre for all of secondary school age. If interested then please contact Stuart on 07554 253557.
  19. We are looking for volunteers to read from the scriptures each Sunday. List in display area.