The Church’s Birthday! We are going to celebrate with a Birthday Party!
Wear something RED to Church Bring a wrapped gift (see IDEAS LIST) Enjoy Birthday Cake and refreshments while the children open the presents Join in the fun and fellowship and give thanks for our many blessings.
IDEAS LIST: see link
10th April 1931 – 21 February 2013
It is with sadness that we announce that our dear friend and colleague, Canon John Williams, died late evening on Thursday 21st February, 2013.
We give thanks for John’s life among his family and friends and pray especially for his wife Jean and their daughters Catherine [...]
More helpers are required urgently. If you can help for an hour or two once a month please contact Jenny Gibb.
Morningside United Church are:
planning a trip to Iona – 13 to 19 July 2013; and are looking for volunteers to help with the Christian Aid Book Sale.
If you are [...]
Link to February 2013 magazine
Two new faces…
Daniel Muñoz is an anglican priest and theologian, has led art and spitituality projects in parish churches across the Oxford Diocese (UK). He is the founder of the “Art and Spirituality Network” in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, where he worked as a Vicar until the end of 2009. Daniel is the chaplain [...]
The Angel Gabriel keeps a watchful eye as the Bethlehem olympics take shape
Joseph negotiates with the Innkeeper for a room in the crowded Olympic Village
King Herod makes an unwelcome entrance as he declares the Games open
Sharing chat and food at the Christmas Party
Date: Details: Distance: 19 January John Muir Way 8 miles 16 February Balerno Circular 7 miles 16 March Lauder Common 8 miles 20 April Broughton Circular 10 miles 18 May Stobo to Peebles 7 miles 15 June Culter Fell 10 miles 20 July St Mary’s Loch 7+ miles 24 August Dollar and Innerdownie 8 [...]
Date: Details: Contact: 5 January Pentlands (OS sheet 65/66) * Timothy Horne 2 February Circuit of Hopes Reservoir (OS sheet 66; 16 km) * Alan Shotter 2 March Dunbar to Cockburnspath (OS sheet 67 16 km) ** Hugh Goddard 6 April Broad Cairn from Glen Doll (OS sheet 44; 19 km) *** Andrew Lacey [...]
If you would like to offer or be offered hospitality on Christmas Day, please contact Christ Church as soon as possible, where we will endeavour to match up guests and hosts. We have two or more members of the congregation who would welcome hospitality on Christmas Day – might that be something you [...]
Notice is given that the Annual General Meeting of Christ Church Morningside will be held on Sunday 2 December 2012 at 11.30 am in the Church Hall.
There is a vacancy for one elected vestry member, together with annual elections for People’s Warden, Lay and Alternate Representatives.
Forms for these positions are at the back [...]
Sunday 16th December Third Sunday of Advent
8.oo am Holy Communion 10.00 am Sung Eucharist with Young Church Nativity followed by decoration of Christmas Tree 6.30 pm Carol Service followed by refreshments in the Church Hall
Sunday 23rd December Fourth Sunday of Advent
8.oo am Holy Communion 10.00 am Sung Eucharist 6.30 pm Sung [...]
Saturday 1st December
10am to 4pm Advent Church Crawl across the city
See link to Advent Leaflet which can be downloaded from the Diocese of Edinburgh website.
Sunday 2nd December
11.30 am Annual General Meeting follows Sung Eucharist
6.30pm Advent Procession with the Choir
Monday 3rd December
7.30pm Signs of Advent [...]
Bishop John will be visiting us on Sunday 25 November (the Feast of Christ the King). As part of that service, he will be confirming and affirming those who wish to specifically renew their baptismal vows.
There are a short series of discussion groups and talks for those who would like to explore the idea [...]
Opening the presents…
Opening more presents…
And more presents…
Having fun with the wrapping paper!
Lots of useful presents for Christ Church
On the Ferry to Mull
View from the back of the ferry to Mull
Our first view of Bishop's House and the Abbey
Bishop's House Church
Traigh Ban Nam Monach "White strand of the monks"
Mennonite quilt with a little bit of input from an Episcopalian!
You can find the March Newsletter here:
Bert Lindsay and John Allan have been stalwarts of the tenor section of the choir for many years. This year they are celebrating important personal milestones….
Bert became a chorister at the age of 12 in the Church of the Good Shepherd in Murrayfield. He has always had a love of music, particularly Choral music, [...]
Susan, Rector of Christ Church Morningside, was installed as Dean by the Bishop, The Right Revd John Armes, at a service of Choral Evensong at the Cathedral at 3.30pm on Sunday 13 May2012.
Susan has written a letter to the congregation about what the Dean does and gives us an insight into her experiences [...]
Christ Church supports the work of Christian Aid. There will be several fundraising events in 2012, organised jointly with the other churches at Holy Corner.
12th to 19th May: Book Sale at Morningside United Church.
Update: Over £10,500 raised by Saturday 19 May. A fantastic result!
13th to 19th May: Christian Aid Week [...]
FIFTH SUNDAY 11.30am for 60 minutes in the Centre
April 29th “DEATH—CAN WE TALK ABOUT IT?” The final session in this series will focus on suffering and the Christian response to it.
FIRST SUNDAYS 11.30am for 60 minutes in the Centre
May 6th & June 3rd Being Well: spirituality and mental health session [...]
The April Newsletter can be viewed or downloaded here: April FINAL
On 8th March, our Bishop elect and current Dean, The Very Revd John Armes, released the following statement:
“When I become Bishop we shall need a new Dean. I wanted you to know as soon as possible, therefore, that after my Consecration it is my intention to appoint the Revd Susan Macdonald as Dean [...]
The February newsletter is now available as a PDF download:
Feb 2012 newsletter
Come and join in some of the different opportunites on offer as we journey together in exploring and deepening our faith.
JOURNEYS IN FAITH IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH FIRST SUNDAYS 11.30am for 60 minutes in the Centre
February 5th Dr Alan Shotter will give a talk on ‘Continuing Cosmic Creation: a scientific perspective’ [...]
The Remade in Edinburgh group that Christ Church hosts is starting back up again after a month off for the holidays – it’s Monday 16 January from 7-9, and fortnightly after that. This time, we’ll be bringing along some old jackets and trousers, and thinking about how to make bags from them. All welcome – [...]
You can find the new newsletter here.
At our AGM on Sunday, we elected new vestry members. You can find out who they are and what they look like in the attached PDF file.
You can find the November newsletter here: