Pew Notes

St Cuthberts Notes

18 February 2018

Additional Services and events during Lent and Holy Week.


Every Monday beginning 19 February for 6 weeks:

10.00am Morning Prayer

Every Tuesday beginning 20 February for 6 weeks:

2 to 3.30pm Lent Study Group  : Mission Shaped Intro .

Every Wednesday beginning 21 February for 6 weeks:

7.00pm  Evening Worship.

Monthly beginning 28 February, no end date:

9.30am  Prayer for the life, work and witness of st Cuthbert’s.

Tuesday 6 March, 7.00pm.   St Cuthbert’s Lecture – Paul Foster, The Apocryphal Gospels.

Monday of Holy Week March 26 : 7.00pm Compline

Tuesday of Holy Week, March 27: 7.00pm Compline

Maundy Thursday, March 29 : 7.00pm Sung Eucharist and Washing of Feet.

Good Friday, March 30: Noon. Three Hour Vigil.

Easter Day, April 1.

7.00am Dawn Service

8.30am   Eucharist

10.30am  Sung Eucharist


In order to proceed with the installation of the glazed doorsit is necessary to remove the organ speakers which are currently above the main door of the church. This requires canon 35 permission. Details are available on the church notice board in the hall. Any comments should be made in writing to the Rector.

Dr John Gooding will give a talk entitled “Russia :1917 and Now” in the church itself after coffee and tea following the 10.30 service today. All are welome. Margaret Keiran, Phoenix Group.

Fresh Start Collection. If you are thinking about spring cleaning please remember Fresh Start, the charity that furnishes accommodation for people coming into their first homes after being homeless. The collection is from 2 – 4pm in the hall on Saturday, February 24 and we are collecting bedding, curtains, towels, china, kitchen equipment, glassware , small electrical goods and anything that makes a house a home. If you have nothing to donate would you consider providing basic cleaning materials, soap, toiletries, even a mop and a bucket or a packet of dusters etc. For further details please talk to Lesley Gourley or Hilary Pritchard.

The World Day of Prayer : Friday 2 March 2018. “All God’s creation is very good”. All are welcome.Local Service at St Mark’s RC Church. Oxgangs Avenue at 10.30am.

Quiz Night. The 2018 Christian Aid Quiz Night is on Saturday, March 3. Book your table now ! Teams of no more than eight people. Tickets £9.00 each ( includes supper) from Patricia.