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As a lead-in to Lent this year, Andrea arranged a joint study group in collaboration with Revd Paul Watson and the congregation of St James the Less in Bishopbriggs. Stephen Parratt also served as one of the group leaders. For some of us this was an interesting first visit to… read more >>

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On Thursday 28 March, the Fellowship departed for lunch at the Woodhouse Coffee Shop, Kippen (actually closer to the site of the former Kippen Station) after Morning Prayer and a short Lent Study discussion. The “café”was more of a modern restaurant (from March 2012) and had attached a veritable Aladdin’s… read more >>

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Freda showed us how to make flowers from forks on Saturday’s Dorcas group! There was much hilarity as some of us struggled, especially in the early stages to follow instructions. However by the end, with a little trial and error as well as some imaginative individual variations, everyone had created… read more >>

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Angela had devised some great questions relating to crime fiction generally and then for her chosen book ‘The Seven Deaths of Eleanor Hardcastle’ by Stuart Turton which we found a very challenging mind-stretching read. The central character relives the day of the murder 7 times in the bodies of different… read more >>

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Yesterday was the start of the Season of Lent, marked by a Eucharist service in the evening where those attending received the sign of the cross in ash on their forehead, as a sign of the spirit of penitence. During this season of self-examination & reflection on our spiritual lives,… read more >>

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Beautiful jewellery was created at February’s Dorcas group using Fimo ‘bake in the oven’ clay. There were lots of very happy crafters by the end of our session.

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St Andrew’s participated in Milngavie Winter Wanderland which lit up the village, displaying colourful & clever stained-glass inspired scenes in the windows of shops, businesses, churches and even some homes. Members of our church designed an environmental theme focusing on caring for our seas, (SOS- perhaps more than one interpretation?)… read more >>

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Last Saturday, St Andrew’s was hosting the Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast.  Folk from different Milngavie churches gathered for prayers, food and fellowship. Andrea led the prayers and thanks go to Angela, Marie and Robert who arrived early in the morning to prepare a hearty breakfast, including porridge and bacon rolls, which… read more >>

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  Last Wednesday a group of us from St Andrew’s joined with members of St James Bishopbriggs for the first session of a 6-part course based on the book Soul Keeping by John Ortberg. There were 23 folk who braved the wet and icy evening to start on this new… read more >>

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Today we had a very enjoyable time making bookmarks under the expert guidance of Gail. She demonstrated bookmarks made with a choice of beautifully coloured felt/ribbon, characterful animal corner bookmarks and geisha ladies complete with patterned kimonos & costume accessories. As well as careful cutting & folding, there was also… read more >>