Posts by John Dimmock

CrossReach Christmas Cards

Christmas cards, gift wrap and calendars are now available to order from CrossReach – the arm of the Church of Scotland that provides a diverse range of care services across the country to those who need them most. The organisation needs our support more than ever at this time and buying our cards and calendars from them is a great way to help. You can order on line…

Alpha 2020

Alpha returns in August 2020 this time it’s online! Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith. No pressure. No charge. If Christianity is new to you, or you have questions about your faith, or you just want to explore the meaning of life, then Alpha is for you! Introductory Night We all know that walking into a…

Church of Scotland on-line worship services

Saturday 16 May, 11am – live on the Church of Scotland website and our Facebook page The Revd Dr Martin Fair will be installed as Moderator of the General Assembly. The ceremony will take place in the Assembly Hall with only a few people physically present because of the COVID-19 restrictions, but followed by thousands of people across Scotland and around the world. The…

The technology behind online church

Over the last month we have put our services online to YouTube in 3 different ways. Just for those that are interested in this sort of thing and other churches still struggling with how to get online I hope this blog entry will be interesting (everyone else will prob skip it). Every week we have used vMix ( https://www.vmix.com/ ) to actually stream to YouTube. You can do…

Christian Aid Update

Christian Aid Update Sadly, this year we will not be able to have our normal programme of events for Christian Aid Week, but even in these difficult times, it is still important for us to support Christian Aid and their partners in the work they do. This year they are concentrating on the drought situation in Kenya, where people like grandmother Rose walk for six hours a…

#Easterhope

This Easter we would like to invite Christians across Peebles and the Borders (and even further afield!) to celebrate Easter by making and decorating a cross in their homes. While it is not possible to celebrate together physically this year we can still join together in spirit to focus on the hope of the cross and Christ’s death and resurrection for us! Individual…