It’s ‘Messy Church’ time at Cruden this week

CRUDEN Parish Church’s ‘Messy Church’ event takes place in Cruden Bay village hall on Thursday, January 17, at 3.15pm.

The morning service on January 20 will be conducted by Rev. Fred Coutts.

January 18 to 25 is the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Prayer material can be obtained from Rev. Neilson on 841229.

Meanwhile, at Cruden Parish Church morning service on Sunday, January 27, the Sacrament of Holy Communion will be conducted by Rev. Fred Coutts.

The Guild meets on Monday, January 28, at 7.30pm in the hall. Sandra Campbell will give a talk on the Mercy Ships.

The church choir will meet on Wednesday, January 30, in the hall at 7.30pm.

On Friday, January 18, there will be a whiste and beetle drive at 7.30pm in Kemp Hall, Old Deer.

On Sunday, January 20, at Old Deer Church, morning worship at 10.30am will be led by Rev. Sheila Kirk. The Sunday School also meets on that day.

At Fetterangus Church on the same day at 4pm there will be a ‘Singing the Psalms’ event. Tea will be served afterwards and all are welcome.

The church prayer group meets on Wednesday, January 23, from 6.30pm to 7.15pm, while on Sunday, January 27, at Old Deer Church at 10.30am morning worship will be led by Rev. Sheila Kirk, with Sunday School also that morning.

The Faith Mission will hold its New Year Rallies this month.

The first will be held at Aberdeen’s Footdee Mission Hall on Thursday, January 17, at 7.30pm.

The following evening, it will take place at Peterhead Baptist Church hall at 7.30pm.

The finally rally will be held on Saturday, January 19, at Bethesda Church, Fraserburgh, at 7.30pm.

Speaker on all three occasions will be Pastor Ian Loughrin of Benhar Evangelical Church.

All are welcome to go along and enjoy Bible ministry, Mission news and fellowship.

Peterhead Baptist Church senior citizens club will resume on Thursday, January 17, at 2.15pm. when they hope to have their own pastor with them.

A United Service will be held in the Methodist Church, Peterhead, on Sunday, January 20, at 6pm.

This is an opportunity for Christians to get together to celebrate the bond they share in Christ and to pray for unity within the Church in Peterhead and with their brothers and sisters throughout the world.

The subject this year will be: What does God require of us? Micah 6 v 6 - 8

This service is in connection with the International Week of Prayer for Christian Unity which runs from January 18 to 25.

The material comes from an ecumenical group in South India. They have reflected upon their own context and offer to us a theme that calls us to respond to the obligations to act justly in the world see