Buchan services and events

On Wednesday, October 3, Deer Parish Church Prayer Group is to meet in Old Deer Church from 6.30 – 7.15pm.

Peterhead St. Andrew’s Parish Church Guild will meet on Wednesday, October 3, at 7.30pm. The theme for the evening is “The Starfish Project – Missionary Outreach in Africa”.

Peterhead Methodist Church Sisterhood’s next meeting is on Wednesday, October 3, at 7.15pm. The guest speaker is Connie Andrews who represents the Rehoboth Children’s Home Trust. All ladies are very welcome.

St. Mary’s R.C. Church, St. Peter Street, is having a Buttery Morning with the usual stalls on Saturday, October 6, from 10am – 12 noon. Entry is £2.

Also on Saturday, October 6, Peterhead Congregational Church Ladies are to be having a Buttery Morning.

The Messy Church monthly gathering for families resumes in the Methodist Church, Queen Street, on Saturday, October 6, from 10am until 12.30pm. There are lots of craft activities for everyone to try and a short time of worship follows on from that. A light lunch will be served. This month’s theme is Moses. There is no charge to come but please ensure that children come with an adult. All welcome.

Later that same day in the Methodist Church at 7pm there is the Social Evening in aid of “Open Doors”, an organisation dedicated to helping persecuted Christians worldwide.

The entertainment is to be provided by the Burnhaven School Choir and Douglas Erskine, representing “Open Doors”, will speak.

A warm invitation is extended to support this worthy cause by attending. A freewill offering will be received on the night. All are very welcome and refreshments will be served.

In Old Deer Church on Sunday, October 7, at 10.30am, a Harvest Thanksgiving and Cradle Roll Service will be led by the Rev. Sheila Kirk. All are welcome. The Sunday School meets during the service and teas will be served afterwards. The congregation will be joined by the children of Fetterangus School band who will perform some of the pieces they have been practising.

There is a warm welcome extended to all who can attend the Nightcap Service in the Peterhead Fishermen’s Mission on Sunday, October 7, at 8pm.

The Mission has also its Ladies’ Guild meeting on Tuesday, October 9, commencing at 7.15pm.

Cruden Parish Church 2012 celebrations will be rounded off by a visit from the Moderator of the General Assembly later this month. Further details will be given as they become available.

The new initiative at Cruden Parish Church can now be mentioned in detail. The monthly meetings of Cruden Church Messy Church activities start in Cruden Bay village hall on Thursday, October 4, from 3.15 – 5.30pm. Children between the ages of 3 and 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Peterhead Old Parish Church Senior Ladies’ Fellowship will meet in the upstairs hall on Monday, October 8, at 2pm when Mr. Stan Williams, as the invited guest, will speak on Growing up in Liverpool.

Please note that on Saturday, October 13, the ladies are to be having a Soup and Sweet.

Peterhead Churches Together are to be having a Harvest Praise Time and it will be a break from the traditional Sunday evening. The date is Saturday, October 13, commencing at 7pm, and it is to be held in the Deep Sea Fishermen’s Mission.

The praise will be led by Adam Horton and the Old Parish Church Choir. Doric readings are to be given by Babs Noble and the programme will include a few other items. Refreshments will be served at the close and all are welcome.

Peterhead St. Andrew’s Church, Queen Street, is having a Rag Bag collection on Monday, October 15, from 10am to 4pm.

During that time the hall will remain open to receive donations of unwanted linen, clothes, shoes.

St. Drostan’s Episcopal Church, Old Deer, will be having their traditional Harvest Festival Eucharist on Sunday, October 14, at 4pm. All are very welcome.

The service will be followed by a Harvest Supper in the Kemp Hall, Old Deer.