Welcome to our new Student

Dr Lesley Penny is in 2nd year at SEI training for ordination. On 24th November she started her 50 hour placement here, with us, at St.Cuthbert’s.

Lesley is a vet and, in her day job, works at Edinburgh University. She is married to Colin, also a vet, and they have 2 teenage daughters.

Secret Knitters Latest Garments

Margaret Holmes submitted a photo to the website and  wrote: “I have attached a photo of knitwear I am about to send to Knit for Peace.
There are 9 little jackets, a larger jumper and a blanket.  All of which I am sure will be appreciated”.

Becoming a Dementia Friend

Dementia Friends Scotland is an Alzheimer Scotland initiative to raise awareness of dementia and reduce the stigma about this condition.  Nicki arranged for a speaker to come from Alzheimer Scotland to come and talk at St.Cuthbert’s.  Anne McWhinnie told us about the things we could do to help people living with dementia and how they could still be a valued part of their local community. It was an informative and fun session and many of us came away having increased our knowledge of dementia and a better insight about how we could help people living with this illness. https://www.alzscot.org/our-work/dementia-friendly-communities/dementia-friends-scotland

Wekulele Group entertain B&B

On the first Saturday in September the Colinton Wekulele Group gave their 1st public performed to the Brew & Blether gathering.  They played their ukuleles while song sheets were provide for the audience to sing along  to old favourites.  A welcome cup of tea and a slice of cake were provided by the catering ladies, much enjoyment was had by all.

Welcome to our new NSM

On 25th August the Revd. Dr. Margaret A. Dinely was officially welcomed to St.Cuthbert’s as a NSM (non-stipendary-minister). In her sermon she told the congregation about her life, her calling to the Church and her journey to Colinton and St.Cuthbert’s. Following the service she is seen cutting her ‘Welcome to St.Cuthbert’s’ cake .

50th Wedding Anniversaries

 

50 years ago 3 couples married within 8 days of each other. Bob & Hilary got married in Wales, Barry & Barbara got married in Lancashire and Archie & Susan in St.Cuthbert’s. They have all been members of St.Cuthbert’s for many years and celebrated with a Church Blessing from Nicki and a cake and drinks reception in the hall afterwards.