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

Suunday 22nd April
Morning Communion, Dirleton Kirk
9.30am (to 10.20am)
Praise is from the Church Hymnary, 4 th Edition (CH4)
Scripture: Romans 5:1-11; 8:5-17 read by David Kirkpatrick

CH4 457 All hail the power of Jesus’ Name
CH4 656 I come with joy, a child of God
(tune ‘Amazing Grace’ don’t repeat last line)
CH4 449 Rejoice! The Lord is King
Followed by tea & coffee in the Kirk hall

CHURCH DIARY
Today
Christian Aid quiz for April is now available. Please see Yolanda at
coffee.
Monday
7.00pm in Abbey Church, Faith Formation of Children and Young
People. Please come and watch Suzi Farrant speak on this subject
prior to
Abbey Kirk Session Meeting at 7.45pm. We invite anyone who is
interested in the future of our work with young people to come along
to the Kirk session meeting and share their views.
Wednesday
10am (until 10.30) Dirleton Prayer Service in Dirleton Kirk hall,
followed by coffee.
7.30pm Dirleton Kirk Session meeting in Dirleton Kirk Hall.
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.
Saturday
7.30pm in St Andrew Blackadder Church Shine Youth Music
Theatre will be performing. All proceeds will go to local charities.
Please see posters for more details.
Questions for Discussion
1 Where do you see the Holy Spirit at work in your life? How
might he be leading you out of your comfort zone?
2 Where do you see the Holy Spirit at work in the world?

Christian Aid Week is coming! This year we are ‘Stronger Than the
Storms!’. We have an exciting range of events planned to raise funds
for the thousands of people across the world who have been displaced
from their homes due to floods, famine and violence. But we need
your help! Volunteer waiters, bakers, front-of- house and stall
managers. Please call Caroline 07814 966206 for more information.
We also need volunteers to help with the street collection on the
18 th and 19 th May. A sign–up sheet is available at the rear of Abbey
church or you can phone Yolanda on 07729 257258. Please note
there is no sign-up sheet at Dirleton Kirk but please contact Yolanda
if you can help.
Care Home Services volunteers are urgently required. If you can
assist today or any other Sunday please add your name to the list on
the noticeboard at Abbey Church. Many thanks.
Abbey Church is now open each day from about 10am and will close
about 4pm. Please add you name to the list at the back of the church
if you can help out with opening the doors or locking up any day. It is
most appreciated.
House Group meets at 7.30pm at 5 Clifford Road on the 24 th of April
and the 8 th and 22 nd May.
Dirleton Kirk Flower Festival 9 th and 10 th June. To coincide with this
year’s Open Garden Days, there will be a festival of flowers in
Dirleton Kirk. This year’s theme will be ‘Joseph’s Coat of Many
Colours’. We greatly appreciate flower arrangers or helpers who
would like to participate, please call Sarah Stephen on 850878 if this
is you. One arrangement being planned will be done entirely with
garden flowers produced in the village. If you can donate flowers for
this display please let Sarah know.
Dementia: The Carer’s Experience is a free conference, by and for
carers in North Berwick. Tuesday 22 nd May 9.30-4.00pm.
Contact Anne Miller on 0141 2129615 or email
anne.miller@lifechangestrust.org.uk