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Kirk Sevice for this Sunday and News

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

Sunday 17th June 2018

Morning Worship, Dirleton Kirk
9.30am (to 10.20am)
The Sunday Club for children meets together with adults in the Church, then in the hall after the children’s talk
Praise is from the Church Hymnary, 4th Edition (CH4)

Scripture: 2nd Corinthians 5:6-17 read by Norma Bruce
CH4 132 Immortal invisible
CH4 448 Lord the light of your love
CH4 644 O Jesus I have promised

Followed by tea & coffee in the Kirk hall

Abbey Guild Summer Outing to The New Palace Theatre Organ Heritage Centre in Greenlaw. Cost is £10 which includes afternoon tea. Please give names and payment to Linda Scott or Liz Harrison.
10am (until 10.30) Dirleton Prayer Service in Dirleton Kirk hall, followed by coffee.
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.

Regal will have their summer outing to the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday, 27th June. We will be shown around by our own MSP, Mr Iain Gray. After the tour he has set aside 30 minutes to describe some of the more unusual and interesting facts about the Parliament. After that we are free to enter the debating chamber. If you wish to come please speak to Ian Aitken tel 01620 890070 or email
Newsletters If you have not collected your June/July issue yet, it is on the piano at the front of the church.
Summer Afternoon Teas Calling all bakers and helpers. We will be doing Summer Teas again this year on Sunday afternoons in July. Please contact Dorothy Kirkpatrick if you are able to help.
Care Home Services are struggling to get volunteers. Please speak to Valerie Young if you think you may be able to help or just want to know what is involved.
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. The church will only be open office hours on the days volunteers are not able to help.
Team Jenny Hits the Road. Jennifer Macrae, minister of St Mary’s Parish Church in Haddington died in March. Less than a year after being diagnosed with cancer. Before she died she gave her blessing to a family running challenge to raise funds for Edinburgh Maggie’s centre, where she received wonderful support throughout her illness. If you would like to support this 100km challenge please go to for more information.
Praise Gathering 2018 will take place on 24th June at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, tickets from Glasgow Box office 0141 353800.
FareShare Depot Open Day 28th June 11am -2pm. An opportunity to meet the Fare Share Go staff and the Cyrenians FareShare Depot team, to see the new depot space and to network with other food-using charities and community groups. If you would like to attend please register at