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  • Sunday Worship, 18 July 2021
    The trees in the woods will shout for joy when the Lord comes to rule the earth. He will rule the peoples of the world with justice and fairness. Psalm 96: 12b-13
  • Sunday Worship, 11 July 2021
    Welcome The LORD makes grass grow for the cattle, and plants for humanity to cultivate – bringing forth food from the earth: wine that gladdens the heart, oil to make the face to shine, and bread to sustain the heart. Psalm 104: 14-15
  • Sunday Worship, 4 July 2021
    Welcome to our service today. For the next few weeks, looking ahead to the Cop26 conference in Glasgow later in the year, we’ll be looking at aspects of the natural world, and what they can tell us about God, his care, and his will for his world. Jesus said to his disciples, “Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?” They were terrified and asked each other, “Who is this? Even the wind and the waves obey him?” Mark 4: 40-41
  • Sunday Worship, 27 June 2021
    Welcome Usually towards the end of the school year we are involved in end-of-year celebrations with the local schools with which we have chaplaincy links – Aitkenbar, Braehead, Dalreoch, Knoxland and Dumbarton Academy. Because of Covid-19 restrictions we are again unable to be directly involved this year, though during the year we have tried to maintain our links with the schools, sometimes providing them with material, sometimes reassuring Head Teachers and staff that they remain in our thoughts and prayers. In our service today we’ll focus on young people in schools, the staff, and families and other carers at home. Blessed be the LORD whose unfailing love for me was wonderful. Psalm 31: 21
  • Sunday Worship, 20 June 2021
    Do not be afraid, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; you are mine Isaiah 43: 1
  • St Columba Day, 9 June 2021
    Dumbarton Churches Together celebrate St Columba Day
  • Communion, 6 June 2021
    Following on from the main service this morning, join us for Communion:
  • Sunday Worship, 6 June 2021
    Welcome If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, then the God who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give new life to you through his indwelling Spirit. Romans 8: 11
  • Thought for the day 3 June
    3 Media North and South of the border are commenting on education matters today: exam grade appeals in Scotland and the money available for a catch-up plan in England. Many of the comments tend to be phrased with a focus on party politics and personalities, rather than the situations of …

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  • Thought for the day 2 June
    2 It’s good to hear that in West Dunbartonshire we are moving next week to Level 1 (along with Argyll and Bute, and many other areas), but it isn’t a time to gloat, when there are neighbouring areas like East Dunbartonshire and Renfrewshire that remain in Level 2. We’ve been …

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  • Thought for the day 1 June
    1 June month Volunteers Week (1-6) Eight years on from the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Birmingham is appealing for 13,000 volunteers to help with next year’s Games there. Our community and country wouldn’t run the way it does without volunteers: from parent-teacher councils, to youth organisations, to charity committees, to sports …

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  • Thought for the day 31 May
    31 Garden wildlife week (31-6/6) This is apparently Garden wildlife week. I know some folk in Dumbarton and the Vale have deer that come and eat their flowers, some have squirrels that cause trouble. We have occasional visits from our friendly local hedgehog that seems to be doing its stuff …

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