Buchan services and activities for the week

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Sunday, November 11, is being marked throughout the nation as Remembrance Sunday, therefore services appropriate to the occasion, some of them featuring parades, will be held in churches and at war memorials across the land.

Peterhead Methodist Church Sisterhood will meet on Wednesday, November 7, at 7.15pm, when Mr. Arthur Taylor will be speaking about the work done by Blythswood Care. All ladies are very welcome.

Peterhead Old Parish Church will be having its Sale of Work on Saturday, November 10, in the Palace Hotel from 10am to 2pm. There will be coffee and rolls from 10am-11.30am and Soup and Sweet from 11.30am-2pm. All are welcome.

Deer Parish Church intimates that on Saturday, November 10, the Guild is having a Coffee Morning in Mintlaw Hall from 10am-12 noon. Then, following on at 1.30pm, please note the revised time, the Church of Deer Roup is being held in Old Deer Hall.

On Sunday, November 11, the Remembrance Day Service in Old Deer Church begins at 10.30am and it will be led by the Rev. Sheila Kirk. All are welcome. The Sunday School meets that morning and crèche facilities are available during the service.

At 4pm in Fetterangus Church on Sunday, November 11, there is to be a service with a remembrance theme. All are welcome and teas will be served afterwards.

Please note that the Deer Parish Prayer Group will meet in the Old Deer Church session room on Wednesday, November 14, from 6.30-7.15pm.

A Service of Remembrance is to be held in St. Fergus Parish Church on Sunday, November 11, commencing at 10.15am. Immediately afterwards, there will be a short service in St. Fergus Churchyard.

Koinonia, Peterhead Baptist Church invites you to an evening with the Ythan Singers at 7.30pm on Saturday, November 10. A collection will be received in aid of local Macmillan Nurses.

Peterhead Fishermen’s Mission has its Nightcap Service on Sunday, November 11, at 8pm and there is a warm welcome extended to all. The Ladies’ Guild meets in the Mission on Tuesday, November 13, at 7.15pm and again there is a warm welcome.

Peterhead Congregational Church Ladies’ Guild will appreciate having Babs and Jessie sharing in their meeting on Monday, November 12, commencing at 7.30pm.

The Aurora Choir is to be giving a programme at Peterhead St. Andrew’s Church Guild on Wednesday, November 14, at 7.30pm.

Blythswood Care’s collecting vehicle will be visiting Peterhead and district on Thursday, November 15, to receive most gratefully donations of items to help the charity in its extensive relief work. The actual locations and times for the visit are as per the usual schedule.

The Peterhead Methodist Church Sisterhood along with the church Banner Team are having a joint Buttery Morning with sales tables on Saturday, November 17, from 10am-12 noon. Admission is £2 (under 5’s free of charge). All are welcome. Donations of baking will be much appreciated.

Peterhead Old Parish Church Senior Ladies’ Fellowship do have a meeting on Monday, November 19, but advance notice is being given regarding Monday, November 26, which is the date of the Fellowship’s Carol Concert. This annual venture is always well supported.

A special feature is that the celebration is held within the church itself thus providing much easier access and also allowing for a larger attendance to share in the programme presentation. The speaker is to be the Rev. Gordon McCracken who is serving as interim minister at the Old Parish Church.

Throughout the Church of Scotland, November 18-25 is being observed as Guild Week.