Brightons news from Thursday, June 25

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Parish Church

Last Sunday, the All Age Family Service was led by the leaders and young people of the Sunday Schools, Triple S, Flaim and Wait for It, to mark the end the of the current session of these organisations. Judith Norton gave a review of the last session. The theme throughout the service was ‘Humans: Are we just smart Animals’. The Beginners Sunday sang The Lions Roar, The Junior Sunday School did a short drama story titled ‘Saul becomes Paul’. Triple S also did a short drama titled Solomon and his mistakes. Brent Haywood led the prayer. Wait for It members in the youth band led the praise for 10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord), Aaron Drackford from the Junior Sunday School led the prayer of dedication and Iain McCallum and Emma Beaton from Flaim read the lesson. A Prezi (presentation) was given by Wait for it on the Holy Spirit. Rachel Gilmour led the talk which included responses from the young and not so young in the congregation to the meaning of ‘Humans: Are we just smart Animals’. The Holiday Club theme was revealed as ‘Rocky’s Plaice’ by Mr. Tagatelle (alias Jonty Haywood). The minister concluded the service with thanks to all for their participation and the benediction. This Sunday, the minister will lead the worship at the earlier time of 10.30 a.m. Please note earlier time. This is the start of the summer services which will continue at this time up to and including Sunday, August 16. The Summer Sunday School will commence this Sunday at 10.20 a.m. and continue until Sunday, August 9 for age three up to P3 and P4 to P7. The crèche will continue to be available throughout the summer, again at 10.20 a.m. Dates for this year’s Holiday Club are August 10-14 starting time 6.15 to 7.45 p.m. each evening. Tonight (Thursday) the Congregational Prayer Time will take place in the Small Hall at 7.45 p.m. Door duty this Sunday will be by J Dick, J Cairns, C Maden, B Cairns, L McKellar, and C Smith. The crèche will be manned by A Cassells, L Duke, and J Kilpatrick.

History Group

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Step Forth

Like to walk but not on your own? Want to get fit but don’t know where to start? Why not join our walking group and meet new friends. Walk leaves the Grange centre every Thursday at 10 a.m. We now have a new walk leader for this walk. If you would like more information call 01324-504556 /504568 or email