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Football team
The Dirleton Boys (in period costume!) participated in a 2017 event for Poppy Smith which raised £12,000.

Sunday 12th August, 2018
Morning Worship, Dirleton Kirk
9.30am (to 10.20am)
Praise is from the Church Hymnary, 4th Edition (CH4)
Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:1-12; James 1:17-27
read by Peter Keeling
CH4 147 All creatures of our God and King
CH4 189 Be still, for the presence of the Lord
CH4 154 O Lord my God (how great thou art)

Followed by tea & coffee in the Kirk hall

CHURCH DIARY
Today
14.00 -16.30 Summer teas in the small hall at Abbey Church, hosted by St Baldreds
Wednesday
10am (until 10.30) Dirleton Prayer Service in Dirleton Kirk hall, followed by coffee.
Thursday
10am-11.30am in Abbey Church Large Hall, Little Nippers Mother and Toddler Group. For mums, dads, grannies, grandpas and carers with their wee ones aged 0-4.
Next Sunday
Service Theme – Passing on the Gift of Hope

Abbey Music at Midday. A varied programme of music and song, every day at Abbey Church from 6th-31st August (except Sundays), 12 noon – 12.30pm. Donations to Jessie’s Fund, a charity which helps children with complex needs or serious illness to communicate using music. Pop in for half an hour, or less if you are busy! (Any help opening and closing appreciated).
Mary’s Meals would like to invite you to an event bringing together those who share the vision that every child receives a meal in a place of education. This is a fantastic opportunity to introduce people to the work of Mary’s Meals. It will take place at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 9th September. Doors open at 12.45 with the programme starting at 2.00pm. To reserve a free place please visit marysmeals.org.uk/MarysMealsDay or call 0800 6981212.
Origin Scotland’s own Foot Stomping Gospel Band will headline the pop-up café at Carrubers Christian Centre from 22-25 August. This offers free entry with a ‘pay as you like’ on exit.
Richmond’s Hope – Sponsored Walk on 23rd September. Walk in memory of someone and support bereaved children. To register or for more information please call 0131 6616818 or email k.scoular@richmondshope.org.uk
Whiffle Pig Workshop is a community interest company who have a workshop in Abbey Church Hall. It offers creative support for those living with long term illness and disability with the aim of reducing social isolation. For more information please contact Abbey Church office.
Abbey Church is now open each day from about 10am and will close about 4pm. Please add your name to the list at the back of Abbey church if you can help open and close.