The jar on the corner table was less than a quarter full but getting too heavy to carry! Nevertheless it contained nearly £50, enough to buy 6 or more of the chemically treated nets which are a significant life-saver. Our own Sandy Riddell deals with this through the Uganda Schools Trust.
Please keep giving your loose change.
Knitters... got odds and ends of wool? Remember that the Aberdeen Seafarers' Centre gives two or three thousand woolly hats each year to seafarers using the port. Many of them, even in the British Merchant Marine, are thousands of miles and many months from home. Hats get lost very easily in Arctic waters.
There is a large selection of goods on sale including a varied range of delicious homemade preserves! The November Life and Work is now available from the shop at £2.20.
This month's Big Question looks at the changing role of military chaplains and includes a contribution from the Rev Louis Kinsey of St Columba's, Bridge of Don.
On Sunday the 15th November a new pulpit fall was dedicated, this fall designed and produced by Ruth Lough is to be used at a baptism and communion.