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  • Accessing the online services from Advent to Epiphany
    All members of the Dumbarton congregations will this week be receiving a Christmas card with details of church services in the Dumbarton Linkage between Advent Sunday (29 November) and Epiphany (6 January). The details and times are correct. However the link to the YouTube channel takes you to the Remembrance …

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  • Thought for the day 23 November
    23 November There is much in the media today about Christmas being ‘saved’. We know what they mean – the ‘usual’ sort of midwinter festivities. It won’t be exactly the same as in previous years, as Christmas markets were cancelled some months ago; pantomimes, concerts, school events etc won’t be …

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  • Sunday Worship, 22nd November 2020
    Contents: Welcome; Hymn 459 Crown him with many crowns; All age time; Prayer; Reading Matthew 25: 31-46; Hymn 436 Christ triumphant ever reigning; Reflection; Prayer for others; Hymn 458 At the name of Jesus; Blessing
  • Thought for the day 21 November
    21 November World Hello Day No I hadn’t heard of it either, but it’s the 48th. It started after the Yom Kippur War in 1973, with the objective of promoting conversation to resolve differences. The idea is that you say ‘Hello’ to 10 different people today – and preferably have …

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  • Thought for the day 20 November
    20 November World Children’s Day Established by the UN 66 years ago, it was on this day in later years that it adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child and the Convention on Rights of the Child. Both are recognised in our education system, and in other parts …

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  • Thought for the day 19 November
    19 World Toilet Day Yes, today really is the UN-sponsored World Toilet Day. Snigger, snigger! Not if you are one of the 4 billion people who don’t have access to safe sanitation. That can mean women having to go into the bush after dark (with all the associated dangers), people …

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  • Tier 4 restrictions
    West Dunbartonshire is moving into Tier 4 restrictions on Friday 20 November, which will be in place until reviewed on 11 December. Under this arrangement the maximum number allowed in buildings for worship is 20 – including the minister, organist, welcome team and audio-visual team. That will mean a big …

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  • Thought for the day 18 November
    18 November Trying not to get ensnared in party politics, nevertheless one can’t help noticing the reaction in the media to a certain individual talking about something being a ‘disaster’, and the fallout for friends and allies. It’s so easy to say something, it’s so hard to retract it. We …

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  • Thought for the day 17 November
    17 November All the noises off suggest that an announcement will be made today saying that we are going to move to Tier 4. Some will be worried that their business will have to close, others that their job will disappear. For some the run-up to Christmas is their main …

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  • Thought for the day 16 November
    16 St Margaret of Scotland Known to some as St Margaret, and others as Queen Margaret, the wife of Malcolm III Canmore, and mother of Edgar, Alexander I and David I (all Kings of Scotland), arrived in Scotland in 1067 seeking asylum. Her brother, the Anglo-Saxon claimant to the English …

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  • Sunday Worship, 15th November 2020
    Contents: Welcome; Hymn 510 Jesus calls us here to meet him; All age time; Prayer; Reading Matthew 5: 38-42; Guild Projects; Hymn 544 When I needed a neighbour; Drama; Prayer for others; Hymn 533 Will you come and follow me; Blessing
  • Thought for the day 14 November
    14 World Diabetes Day According to Diabetes UK one in fifteen people in the UK has a form of diabetes, which means over four million people are affected – with a substantial number not being aware that they have the condition. For some, changes to diet and regular exercise can …

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