Weekly news for 6.12.20

Dear Friends

Here is the latest news, with good news that we can meet for a physical service again, subject to all the Covid protocols we had in place before. Do please also check in with the facebook page www.facebook.com/ccpitsmoor/   and website  www.pitsmoor.church/  during the week as things do change!

A little word

Do not remember the former things or consider the things of old. I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?                                                                                                                         Isaiah 43.18,19

Do you want to go back to how it was before? Or have you learned something new and better? or at least different? We must be prepared to adapt. In Genesis God’s people were a people on the move. Becoming settled has its dangers. This year has been different; we would like to gather together what we might have learned from that. Be thinking how you might express that in poem, song, picture, or words. Nothing is wasted when we are prepared to learn. More next week…

New for this week

Services

9am Holy Comm in Church – WE ARE BACK

10.30am on Zoom.

We are continuing our on-line services for the foreseeable future. The link is the same every week.

https://zoom.us/j/303159289?pwd=NXdpQkFJQWdLTlpIYTc2alZ6VUhqUT09

Meeting ID: 303 159 289  Password: 597076

Alternatively, for audio only, you can phone in to this number: 0131 460 1196, and follow the instructions.

This week’s readings are Isaiah 40.1-11 and Mark 1.1-8

Things to pray for

  • Give thanks for the gifts of learning and experience
  • For the family of Walter Foster (funeral Weds)
  • for all who work in logistics, getting what we need where it is needed

Advent opportunities
An Advent Calendar of thoughts. During each day of December head to our facebook page or website for a daily message on the themes of waiting, hoping, longing, and expecting. They will be more satisfying than chocolate and less fattening! Join the conversation and spread the word.

Lights for Christ, our Advent Course started last week, this week we are going for MONDAY at 7.15pm. Zoom Link below.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88367159015?pwd=N09NZmlIOFI3eVhCODdCYzJ0dUttZz09

Meeting ID: 883 6715 9015  Passcode: 619385

Christmas Tree

This year we are thinking of having an outdoor Christmas Tree. Could you make a decoration with a positive message that can go on it for someone to take home as a blessing.

Earlier week’s news

Previous editions of this news update are on the website if you can’t find it in your in-box.

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