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21 - 28 January 2022

WELCOME TO WORSHIP at Cramond Kirk in church and on-line. We are glad you have been able to join us and hope you enjoy worshipping with us.

FURTHER INFORMATION & THE KIRK OFFICE Further information on many of the following announcements is available from Louise in the Kirk Office. The office is open from 9.15 am to 12.15 pm, Monday to Friday. Louise can also be contacted on 336 2036 or by e-mail at office@cramondkirk.org.uk.

HOWEVER Louise will be away from the office from Monday, 24 to Wednesday, 26 January but will be checking e-mails and calls.

COMMUNION ENVELOPES for the February Communion service on Sunday, 6 February are available for district elders to collect from the Session House on Sunday mornings or from the Kirk Office during the week.

GRAPEVINE The next issue of the Grapevine magazine should be ready for distribution on Sunday, 20 February. If you would like to submit an article for the magazine, please send it to the Kirk Office by today.

BREAKFASTS, TEAS & COFFEES We are pleased to announce breakfasts, teas and coffees will be served after the services from next Sunday (30 January).

BIBLE STUDY The next Bible Study evening is on Wednesday, 2 February at 7 pm and will be held on zoom. If you would like to take part, please let Louise know and she can send you a Zoom invitation.

CRAMOND COFFEE & CHAT will be opening on Monday, 7 February and the team will be glad to welcome you every Monday from 10.30 am to 12 noon in the Gathering Space of the Kirk Hall.

THE GATHERING SPACE CAFÉ is now open inside the Gathering Space serving hot drinks, soup, sandwiches and delicious home baking from Tuesday to Saturday, 9 am – 3 pm.

THE WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY SERVICE is being held in the City of Edinburgh Methodist Church, 25 Nicolson Square at 7 pm on Monday, 24 January. If you wish to attend, please take a lateral flow test beforehand. The service is also being live-streamed at www.youtube.com/c/CityofEdinburghMethodistChurchOnlineWorship 

EDINBURGH PRESBYTERY MISSION PLAN CONSULTATION Several elders from Cramond Kirk took part in the Presbytery meeting last Saturday to discuss the questions raised by the Mission Plan and are now preparing a report for Session on those discussions. The meeting was also recorded and we hope to be able to link to the recording via the Kirk website soon. A copy of the consultation document is available HERE.

CROSSREACH Copies of the CrossReach prayer diary for 2022 and the first issue of CrossReach News are available by clicking on the highlighted links. Further information on CrossReach can also be found HERE

THE CRAMOND ASSOCIATION meets on Monday, 31 January at 7.30 pm with their guest speaker, Dr Suresh Sanders whose new book “Smile though your heart is breaking” covers the outbreak of Covid and the impact on a family of doctors as they work for the NHS and try to care for their ailing mother. And through her family experiences Suresh explores how love and faith can help us through the darkest times. The meeting will be held on zoom. To book a place and receive an entry link, please email: info@cramondassociation.org.uk Further information on the Cramond Association is available HERE.

COME & SING MOZART’S CORONATION MASS Please note the Come & Sing event in St Cuthbert’s Church which was due to take place on Saturday, 5 February has been postponed until Saturday, 24 September.

CRAMOND COMMEMORATES Our community project is planting trees & bulbs around Cramond in memory of people & aspects of life lost due to the pandemic. Cramond Kirk is participating alongside Cramond Primary, Cargilfield School & other local groups. There will be trees available for both communal areas & private gardens. To strengthen our resources we are keen to hear from anyone with an interest in the project or who may be able to help with fundraising. Please contact Stuart on 01875 823632 or cramondcom@gmail.com Details on how to make a donation are available HERE. Donors of £20 or more may choose to have a tree dedicated in memory of someone who died under the pandemic by e-mailing cramondcom@gmail.com.

FRESH START are very grateful for all the donations they receive. Donations can be left on the Fresh Start table in the Kirk Hall Gathering Space or delivered to the Fresh Start warehouse at 22-24 Ferry Road Drive from Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 4 pm. Further information about Fresh Start can be found HERE

FLOWERS                Mrs Margaret Steedman


COVID REQUIREMENTS While Covid restrictions are easing, the Church of Scotland is still advising that all those attending church should take a lateral flow test before arriving and continue to wear a face mask in the Kirk.

LIVE STREAMING Please note that the 10 am service is live streamed to the Kirk website every Sunday morning. The cameras will focus on the front of the Kirk – the pulpit, lectern and Communion Table. However some of those sitting at the front of the Kirk may also be in camera shot. For those of you watching from home, the link to the live stream can be found HERE. The live service will also be available to watch later on Facebook and on the website if you miss it live at 10 am.

CHECK IN SCOTLAND QR CODE If you haven’t registered through the Kirk Office in advance for a Sunday service, you can check in and out at the Kirk doors using the Check In Scotland QR code and your mobile phone.

SINGING IN CHURCH Please remember face masks should still be worn while singing unless you are a member of the Kirk choir and singing from the Gallery.

TWITTER & FACEBOOK The Kirk’s Twitter feed is available at @cramondkirk1 and a Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cramondkirk2 so please do keep in touch on either to check all the latest news & happenings. Both are also accessible from the Kirk website at www.cramondkirk.org.uk & if you do visit either site, please remember to “share” and “like” our page.

WEEKLY DEVOTIONS Twice a week you’ll find a “Daily Devotion” from either Revd Ian Gilmour or one our Daily Devotions team. The videos are available HERE. A variety of other videos will also be available during the week.



Sunday, 30 January

Morning Prayers - 8.45 am

Morning Worship - 10 am

Sunday, 6 February

Morning Prayers with Communion - 8.45 am

Communion Service - 10 am

Twice Weekly

Daily Devotions on-line

Every Sunday at 10 am 

Morning Service live streamed to the Kirk website