Thank you to everyone who entered the Christmas Picture competition. Congratulations to Cohen, Strontian Primary whose Christmas Pudding picture adorns the Front page of the December edition of De tha dol. Thanks for all the entries – some featured here, more will appear during advent… and all will be on display at the Peninsula Carols on Sunday 9th December 7pm at Strontian Village Hall.
Details of all the Advent Events and Services around the Peninsulas are in a Downloadable Leaflet
Sat 22 Dec
9.00am : Christmas Breakfast at Ariundle Centre, Strontian
Sun 23 Dec
10.00am : Sunday Worship led by Ella Gill at Ardgour
12.00pm : Sunday Worship at Kiel, Morvern
4.00pm : Sunday Worship led Ella Gill at Strontian
Mon 24 Dec
7.00pm : Carols by Candlelight at Strontian Church
11.30pm : Watchnight Service at Kiel
11.30pm : Watchnight Service at Ardgour
Remembrance Sunday 2018 from Strontian Parish Church
Reading: Numbers Chapter 1
The next Guild meeting is on Tuesday November 13th at 2.30 pm. The speaker will be Lorimer Gray, Chair of Malawi Fruits and he will give an illustrated talk on Growing the Future, one of new Guild Projects. Lorimer will be known to many, before his retirement, as Head of the Abernethy Trust and was a frequent visitor to Ardgour.
Once again local churches invite Nursery and Primary children to draw or paint a Christmas Picture. this should be on A4 size paper or card and on the back should be, name, class and school. Entries should be with Rev Donald McCorkindale or Rev Fiona Ogg by 15th November.
One picture will be chosen to be on the front cover of De tha Dol, and others may be used in other church publicity for Advent and Christmas Events.
All entries will be displayed at the Peninsula Carols, Strontian Hall, Sunday 9th December, 7pm.
Here are some pictures from previous years…
Remembrance Sunday 11th November 2018
This year, on the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 Armistice, Remembrance Sunday falls on Armistice Day 11th November. There will be opportunities at the peninsula churches and war memorials to remember the cost of war including local lives lost in service to the country. We remember and we continue to work towards peaceful times for our world and its communities. At www.brunopeek.co.uk are details of a nationwide call to mark this centenary – including “Ringing out for peace”. www.armisticebells.com has details of a piece of music from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra to mark the centenary – which will feature bells from around the country – including the Strontian Church bell.
All are invited to share in these acts of remembrance.
10.45am – Remembrance Service at Kiel Church led by Rev Donald McCorkindale
12noon – Wreath laying at Lochaline War Memorial
7.05pm – Church bell will ring out for peace
10.45am – Remembrance Service at Ardgour Church, led by Mrs Ella Gill
12noon – Wreath laying at Ardgour War Memorial
7.05pm – Church bell will ring out for peace
10.50am – Wreath laying at Strontian War Memorial, led by Mr John Tyldsley
7pm – Remembrance Service at Strontian Church
2pm – Worship at Kingairloch Church, led by Mrs Ella Gill
2.30pm – Wreath laying at Drimmin War Memorial, led by Rev Donald McCorkindale
Followed by afternoon tea at Drimnin Hall
10.50am – Act of Remembrance at the Kilchoan war memorial, led by Rev Fiona Ogg
followed by Service at Ardnamurchan Church
2pm – Remembrance Service at Acharacle Church led by Rev Fiona Ogg
followed by an Act of Remembrance at the Memorial Gates
Democracy Matters Community Consultation will be happening in Strontian on November 1st, at the Sunart Centre Community Room, 7pm- 9pm
Democracy Matters is a Scottish Government community consultation. The Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office are facilitating 20 consultations including Strontian. John Wilson from SCPO will be facilitating the conversation on 1st Nov.
Check out www.scpo.scot for more info…
If you would like to participate on 1st November please contact Rev Donald McCorkindale. You can use the form below to indicated your interest, email or phone (Strontian 402234)… or just come along on Thursday – you will be very welcome.
MAD Resumes 21st September
It’s been a while since we sent out an email news letter… been some technical difficulties. However with the help of MailChimp – the email newsletter is up and running again.
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It wont be every week – but will try to keep you up to date with all that’s happening around the parishes of Ardgour & Kingairloch, Strontian and Morvern