Lent studies continue in Peterhead

The Lent studies organised by Christians Together in Peterhead are now at Week 4 and in the Salvation Army Hall, Windmill Street, this evening, Tuesday, March 13, the subject is “Church as Community”.

There is a bring and share meal at 6.15pm with the study session following on at 7pm. Those who are prevented from attending at the earlier time will be most welcome to come along later for the study and fellowship.

Notice is given that on Monday, March 19, the Methodist Church will be the venue for next week’s session which will have as the subject “Suffering”.

Peterhead Methodist Church Sisterhood will welcome Monica Jack of Teen Challenge as guest speaker at their meeting on Wednesday, March 14, at 7.15pm. All ladies are very welcome.

Buchan East Presbyterial Council will meet in Peterhead Old Parish Church on Thursday, March 15, at 7.30pm for their AGM. There is also to be a guest speaker from Crossreach – Social Care Council.

On Thursday, March 15, the Blythswood Care collecting vehicle is to be back visiting Peterhead and district to receive donations of items to benefit the charity’s extensive work. All gifts will be received most gratefully. The locations and times are the former Focus car park, off Catto Drive, from 9.30am to 12.30pm. A call will be made at Crimond at 1.15pm after which the vehicle is to be at Fraserburgh Leisure Centre for the rest of the afternoon until 4.30pm.

In Old Deer Church on Sunday, March 18, commencing at 10.30am, morning worship for Mothers’ Day will be led by the Rev. Sheila Kirk and all are invited and welcome. The Sunday School meets as usual and crèche facilities are available during the service.

Then later at 6pm in Fetterangus Church there is a Praise Evening, the theme this week is ‘Mothering Sunday’ and the service is to be led by the Rev. Sheila Kirk. A musical item by Peter and Barbara is included. Teas will be served at the close and again all are welcome.

As advised previously by Cruden Parish Church there is no Lent study being held on the evening of Sunday, March 18.

In St. Drostan’s Episcopal Church, Old Deer, on Sunday, March 18, (Mothering Sunday), the Eucharist will be celebrated at 9.30am.

On the Wednesday following there is to be a Vestry meeting commencing at 7.30pm held in 20 Aden Circle, Mintlaw.

Peterhead Fishermen’s Mission has the Nightcap Service on Sunday, March 18, at 8pm to which all are invited and welcome.

The Ladies’ Guild meets at the Mission on Tuesday evenings at 7.15pm.

The Quinquennial Visitation to Cruden Parish Church will be on Monday, March 19, at 7.30pm in the Hall.

Peterhead Old Parish Church Guild meets on Wednesday, March 21, at 7.30pm. The guest speaker is Robert Esson whose subject is “Flying for Life”. The business of the Guilds AGM will also be included.

Peterhead St. Andrew’s Parish Church Guild’s next meeting is on Wednesday, March 21, at 7.30pm and this is to be a Guild Night.

Dear Parish Church Prayer Group will meet in Old Deer Church on Wednesday, March 21, from 6.30 – 7.15pm.

Peterhead’s Annual Festival of Gospel Male Voice Praise is to be held on Saturday, March 24, in Peterhead Baptist Church, King Street, commencing at 6.45pm when the local Kedron Choir will be joined by representatives from other male-voice Gospel choirs.

The guest chairman and speaker is the Rev. Douglas Horne and the guest singer is John Buchanan.

Peterhead Old Parish Church is having a Soup and Sweet on behalf of Christian Aid on Saturday, March 24, from 12 noon until 2pm. The charge is £3.

An advance notice from Peterhead St. Andrew’s Parish Church relates to Monday, April 9.

On that date the friends at St. Andrew’s are to be involved in rag-bagging from 10am till 6pm. On this occasion they are to be taking books also but the point is made that books must be kept in separate bags.

St.Fergus Parish Church has arranged their yearly Soup and Sweet for Saturday, March 17, from 11.30am to 2pm. The charge will be £3 and there will be the usual stalls also.

Peterhead Baptist Church Senior Citizens Fellowship will meet on Thursday, March 15 at 2.15 pm. The speaker will be Ian Ross from St. Fergus. All are welcome.