Music

Music sheets are available for anyone who wishes to use them for the Mass settings currently in use.  There are two arrangements which we alternate from time to time.  These are the Chant Mass and the St Anne’s Mass.

Marian Paluchowski – 332 4527, 07964476088

Ecumenical Lent groups 2015

Over five weeks of Lent, small groups will meet for Bible study, discussion and prayer, using a new study guide written by Cathy Madavan called ‘Approaching Jesus’.

There are fewer groups meeting this year, so places will be limited. For information and/or to apply, please email lentgroups@gmail.com or phone Helen Hood on (0131) 447 6469.

Closing date for applications is Monday 9 February. Representatives of St Andrew’s Ravelston are Freda Alexander and Amaka Idigo, whom you could also ask for more details or request for an application form. Groups begin 23 February — Please register now.

Volunteers

We need more people to volunteer in all areas of the parish, from musicians to pass keepers and sacristans as well as newsletter and website volunteers. Approach any member of the Parish Council or contact us via the website

Next Sunday’s Rota 8th February 2015

 

Readers Teresa Howison, Catriona MacKinnon
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion Philip Dorrian, Anna Fraser, Margaret Guest
Bidding Prayers Fergus Christie
Passkeepers Frances Milne
Flowers Pat Hernandez
Tea/Coffee Nancy & Fiona McDermott
Cash Counting Team D

Fair Trade in 2014

We have just received a certificate from the One World Shop thanking us for our sales in 2014, amounting to £2,704.16.  Thank you to everyone who helped us raise our highest sum so far.  In addition to the sales, at least £135 has been given to charity as a result of the fair trade stalls.

Fair Trade Fortnight 2015 runs from 23 February to 8 March.  Please watch this space!

many thanks,

Rosemary

hayesmilligan@btinternet.com

Ecumenical Lent groups 2015

Over five weeks of Lent, small groups will meet for Bible study, discussion and prayer, using a new study guide written by Cathy Madavan called ‘Approaching Jesus’. There are fewer groups meeting this year, so places will be limited. For information and/or to apply, please email lentgroups@gmail.com or phone Helen Hood on (0131) 447 6469. Closing date for applications is Monday 9 February. Representatives of St Andrew’s Ravelston are Freda Alexander and Amaka Idigo, whom you could also ask for more details or request for an application form. Groups begin 23 February — Please register now.

Catechism Class for P5-P7 group

wpid-20140518_095754_belford-rd.jpg.jpegMany children drop out of catechism classes after their sacraments, but there are only 3 or 4 children attending this class – a new low!

There is a well-structured programme available with some revision tailored for these older, more mature children. Please come along and join in.

Parish General Meeting

A date for your diary: Sunday February 15th in the Parish Rooms. From 2pm-4pm.

We hope to celebrate those long-serving parishioners who have recently ‘retired’ from their roles as part of this meeting

Please come along!

Safeguarding Training

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Date, Time, Duration, Venue, Trainer

27/01/2015, 19:00, 2 hours, St Columba Newington, Marion Ben Hamou

28/01/2015, 19:00, 2 hours, St Patrick’s 30 Low Craigends Kilsyth G65 0PF, Joanne Aitken

10/02/2015, 19:00, 2 hours, St Pius X Church Hall Kirkcaldy, Brian Beaton

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