Church Secretary: This week we say goodbye to Ashley-Louise McNaughton (picture left), who has been Church Secretary for the last 15 months. Ashley-Louise begins studying for her Master’s Degree at the prestigious Royal College of Art in London. We wish her every success in her studies.
We welcome, as her successor, Delaine Kennedy, who joined us earlier this week.
Check out the Cathedral Shop, where there are many fairly traded items on sale at very reasonable prices.
New this week: Blank greetings cards by Nancy Jackson of Deeview Designs, £2.00.
Glass Sun Catchers designed by Helen Stephen, including one of the Twin Spires at £7.50.
In the August edition of Life and Work, there is a report on the re-opening of Greyfriars Charteris Centre in Edinburgh which is providing part of the mission outreach of Greyfriars Kirk, following on the success of the Grassmarket Project.
Challenge, Comfort Forgiveness and Welcome We are delighted to say that the above book, a collection of Sermons by our Minister the Rev. Barry Dunsmore, is available for purchase in the shop, at the attractive price of £5.00. All proceeds will go to St Machar’s Cathedral.
Charity Suggestions: Many thanks to those of you who submitted suggestions regarding the charities to be supported by the Cathedral during 2017 and 2018. If anyone has been considering this and would still wish to submit a suggestion over the next week or two, please email Bill Howie at email@example.com. All the suggestions received will be explored and considered carefully by the Outreach Committee, with final decisions being made by the Kirk Session.
FAIRTRADE Copies of the Spring catalogue with order forms are now on the Fairtrade stall in the West End. Orders can be handed into the shop or please contact Alexis Darg, 01224 70819, with any queries.