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  • Thought for the day 5 May
    5 Sun awareness week (3-9) Amongst other things this is Sun awareness week. On Monday, with heavy rain and wind, we might flippantly have asked if we were supposed to be aware that somewhere in the far blue yonder beyond the cloud there is supposed to be a sun. It’s …

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  • Thought for the day 4 May
    4 Deaf awareness week (3-9 May) During the last year, with mask wearing and keeping a 2m distance from people, a number of folk have realised that they actually have hearing issues – up till then they weren’t aware how much they relied on being close to someone, and to …

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  • Thought for the day 3 May
    3 There are various commemorations taking place today to mark the creation of two separate jurisdictions on the island of Ireland one hundred years ago today – effectively creating ‘Northern Ireland’ as a political entity separate from what became the Irish Free State, now the Republic of Ireland. Differences in …

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  • Sunday Worship 2 May 2021
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  • Thought for the day 1 May
    1 May Today sees the start of ‘National, local and community history month’ – no I hadn’t heard of it either! So after you washed your face in the dew, skipped round the maypole, marched for workers’ rights or whatever, you might like to reflect on how you could learn …

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  • Thought for the day 30 April
    30 As we have been enjoying a major easing of restrictions in Scotland this week, following the success of the vaccine programme and weeks of tough restrictions, we see terrible scenes of the virus surging almost-out of control in India, Brazil struggling, and Turkey entering a new lockdown. We feel …

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  • Thought for the day 29 April
    29 What is going on in the world of politics and political parties? At Westminster we have a slew of allegations concerning the Prime Minister and some of his colleagues. It isn’t that long since we had a very public split between the current First Minister of Scotland and her …

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  • Thought for the day 28 April
    28 World Immunisation Week Many people who were around in the first half of the Twentieth Century could tell of friends or relatives who caught infectious diseases such as diphtheria, polio and tuberculosis, of long spells in hospital (often in isolation), and for some life-changing or even fatal consequences. Nowadays …

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  • Thought for the day 27 April
    27 National gardening week (26 April -2 May) Over the past year many people turned to their gardens in a completely new way, lavishing them with attention they hadn’t had in years. Work that was on the ‘to do’ list got done, colourful displays will brought on, seeds were planted …

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  • Thought for the day 26 April
    26 Allergy awareness week (26-30) The weather is dry, warm and sunny (well, it was), but not everyone can enjoy being out in it. For some, such weather comes with sneezes, runny noses and itchy eyes – hay fever. Pollen (which doesn’t just come from newly mown grass) is one …

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  • Sunday Worship, 25 April 2021
    Welcome: Like a shepherd he will tend his flock, and with his arm keep them together. Isaiah 40: 11
  • Guild Photographic Competition
    GUILD PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION (National Convener’s Challenge, 2020- 2021) The subject for the photo entries is trees and/or rainbows and we are wondering if there are keen photographers among our Guild members who would like to take part. Anyone interested please contact Celia Massicks or Margaret McLeary for further details. The …

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