Shieldhill news from Thursday, October 2

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Church News

Last Sunday the service was conducted by Amanda MacQuarrie. This Sunday there will be a Harvest Thanksgiving Service. The church will be open from 10 a.m. on Saturday morning to receive donations for the harvest table. Children are welcome at the Sunday School and meet in the church hall at 9.45 a.m. The Banner/Craft group meet in the hall on Friday at 2 p.m. Rendezvous meets Wednesday in the church hall at 1.30 p.m. when Geoff Bailey will give a talk on The Homeguard. All are welcome. Sunday services are recorded and a CD is available to anyone who is housebound or unable to attend church. The church magazine, photo gallery and other church information are available on the website

Shieldhill CEA

Shieldhill Community Education Association is holding its Annual General Meeting tonight (Thursday) at 7.30 p.m. in Shieldhill Community Wing. All groups must be represented. New members most welcome. This meeting will be followed by an ordinary committee meeting.

Gospel Hall

Timeout-14, the Friday programme for boys and girls is on holiday. The first of the Winter Saturday Night Meetings will be held on Saturday at 6.30 p.m. when Mr Jonathan Black from London will minister the Word of God and give a report of his work in London. All are invited. The Christian gospel will be preached on Sunday at 3.30 p.m. (note time) by Mr Black. All are invited to come and hear this important message. The Mums and Tots continues on Wednesday morning at 9.30 a.m. with free play facilities and tea and coffee available. Everyone is free to come and go as they please. For further information contact Anna Hunter at (01324) 333329. For all other information for transport etc, contact Roy Marshall at (01324) 713835.

School 50th

At the end of October Shieldhill Primary School will be celebrating 50 years on its present site. As part of a series of activities we are looking for former pupils to help create a ‘Where are they Now?’ display. If you were once a member of Shieldhill Primary, please get in touch. We would love to hear about where you are living now, family you may have, career path, personal achievements and any special memories you may have of your time in Shieldhill. We would also be grateful for any photographs or memorabilia you may be able to offer on loan. Please forward any information or for further details e-mail or call (01324) 508540.