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Our History: ‘Muirhouse’

Ken Rae, our Church Historian, has been working over the last few years to document more about the Old Kirk and it’s history. As part of his research, he got in touch with Meredith Greiling (Senior Curator of Transport at National Museums Scotland) who details here th

Diane’s Thoughts: Saturday 30 May

Lockdown reflections from our Session Clerk I hope you have had a chance to enjoy the glorious weather and the slight easing of lockdown is helping to lift your spirits.  Will you change what you’ve been doing?  What are you looking forward to?  I kn

Musings From the Manse

A reflection for these days of a church in Lockdown. My dear friends,As I write this today I am sitting in my warm, sunny garden watching a tiny blue tit hop too and fro from branch to branch on the apple tree. Isn’t this weather glorious! Tomorrow we celebrate Pent

Holiday Club 2021: Update

As per the government social isolation measures put in place to tackle the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our groups including youth activities are currently postponed for the timebeing. As a result, and after careful consideration, Holiday Club has been cancelled for 2020. T

Musings From The Manse

A reflection for these days of a church in Lockdown. This week seems to have brought home to us in many ways just what it means to be unable to meet and come together. As worship closed last week my phone was ringing with the news that one of the Elders of our congre

Dianes Thoughts: Saturday 23 May

Lockdown reflections from our Session Clerk As we continue life away from all that we know as “normal” I’m feeling a sense of weariness, not just in myself but as I speak to others it seems that most of us are finding this hard and we long for a time when we can me

Financial Update

A message from Eric, our Treasurer During these uncertain and unusual times, we are having to do things differently. We can no longer meet each other face to face, but have to connect with each other using all kinds of technology. Some of us are not too sure of how i

Our History: Foundation Stone

Ken Rae, our Church Historian, has been working over the last few years to document more about the Old Kirk and it’s history. Among the duties of Session Clerk is the maintenance of the Kirk records.  By maintaining records we provide an invaluable source of infor

Diane’s Thoughts: Saturday 16 May

Lockdown reflections from our Session Clerk This week I expected to be attending the General Assembly for the first time and was looking forward to finding out more about the work of the church, being involved in discussions and hearing about the challenges facing the Ch

Our History: Church Bell

Ken Rae, our Church Historian, has been working over the last few years to document more about the Old Kirk and it’s history. This time I have delved into the records to find out a little more about  something that is very familiar to both the Congregation and Bo’ne

Musings From The Manse

A reflection for these days of a church in Lockdown. Greetings friends, I hope all is well with you, and that you aren’t finding these Lockdown weeks too hard. They certainly are challenging, between missing family and friends and juggling work and home schooling.

Our History: Communion Tokens

Ken Rae, our Church Historian, has been working over the last few years to document more about the Old Kirk and it's history. Many of you reading this will be aware that, in common with the other Reformed Churches, the Church of Scotland recognises two Sacraments; Bapti

Musings From The Manse

A reflection for these days of a church in Lockdown. These days are odd, aren’t they? I love May! It’s my favourite month of the year, as spring progresses and breaks into Summer, as the days lengthen approaching the mid point of the year, and as warmth builds. Bu

Diane’s Thoughts

Lockdown reflections from our Session Clerk This weekend we have commemorated the 75th anniversary of VE Day, remembered the sacrifice of those who lost their lives in war and watched footage of celebrations as the country rejoiced at the end of the War in Europe. 

Musings From The Manse

A reflection for these days of a church in Lockdown. Friends, 7 weeks ago if someone had said that by now we would have spent 6 weeks in lockdown unable to leave our homes, with schools, cafes, churches, shops, cinemas, sports centres and places of of work closed, wo