Diary

Some small amendments to the Diary (further ahead) (This is now V.3, dated 05/01/2018)

Sun28 Jan Epiphany 4(4th Sunday)

8.00am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.30amHoly Communion at Maxwelton Chapel

11.00am Sung Eucharist (1982) (Children’s Church, Youth@11,Crèche facilities during the service; SGM re Tower repairs & Cong Lunch afterwards; more details nearer the time )

6.00pm Evening Prayer (Rectory)

Tue30 Jan

5.45pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

6.30pm Said Eucharist (Scottish Liturgy 1982) (Lady Chapel)

Wed31 Jan

10.30am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Church) followed by refreshments (Hall)

6.30pm & 7.00pm St John’s Choir rehearsal (Hall)

7.30pm Dumfries Fairtrade Group AGM (Meeting Room)

Thu01 Feb

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room)

7pm-9pm Tower Bell Practice night (information: bells@stjohnsdumfries.org)

Fri02 Feb 5.30pm Eucharist (1982) (Presentation of the Lord) (Lady Chapel)

Sun04 Feb Epiphany 5 (1st Sunday)

8.00am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.15am All Age Communion (Church)

11.00am Sung Eucharist (1982) (Crèche facilities during the service; refreshments, Fairtrade Stall afterwards)

6.00pm Choral Evensong for Candlemas (Church)

Tue06 Feb

8.30am Organ Blower Service (approx 1 hour)

5.45pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

6.30pm Said Eucharist (Scottish Liturgy 1982) (Lady Chapel)

mid December, 2017 – late February, 2018, v.2

Thurs 21 Dec

12.30pm for1.00pm MU Christmas Party (Station Hotel)

6.00pmEucharist (1982) St. Thomas, Apostle (Lady Chapel)

Sat 23 Dec

10.00amonwards Decorating the Church for Christmas: all offers of help welcome!

Sun 24 Dec
Christmas Eve
(4th Sun)

8.00am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.30amHoly Communion at Maxwelton Chapel

11.00am Sung Eucharist (1982) (Crèche facilities during the service; refreshments afterwards)

4.00pm Christingle Service (Church); festive refreshments afterwards.

6.30pm Festival of Carols (Crichton Memorial Church)

11.30pm Christmas Eucharist of the Nativity (1982) (Church)

Mon 25 Dec
Christmas

8.00am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

11.00am Christmas Family Eucharist (1982)

Tue 26 Dec

10.30am Eucharist (1982) (St Stephen, Deacon & Martyr) (Lady Chapel)

6.00pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room): Cancelled.

6.30pm Said Eucharist (Scottish Liturgy 1982) (Lady Chapel) Cancelled

Wed 27 Dec

10.30am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (St John, Apostle & Evangelist) (Church) followed by refreshments (Hall)

6.30pm NO St John’s Choir Rehearsal (Hall); Choir Holiday

Thu 28 Dec

10.30am NO Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room)

6.30pm Eucharist (1982) (The Holy Innocents) (Lady Chapel)

7pm-9pm Tower Bell Practice

Sun 31 Dec
(CHOIR HOLIDAY)
(5th Sun)

8.00am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

11.00am Said Eucharist (1982) (Crèche facilities during the Service; refreshments afterwards) (Choir Holiday)

Mon 1 Jan 2018
NEW YEAR’S DAY

10.30am Eucharist (1982) (The Naming of Jesus) (Lady Chapel)

(Church open for Service only, today)

Tue 02 Jan

Church Closed

Wed 03 Jan

10.30am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Church) followed by refreshments (Hall)

6.30pm St John’s Choir Rehearsal (Hall) – Cancelled: Choir Holiday

Thu 04 Jan

10.30am NO Cake & Questions Discussion Group (resumes next week)

7pm-9pm Tower Bell Practice night (information: bells@stjohnsdumfries.org)

Sat 06 Jan

9.30amSilent Prayer at Elshieshields

10.30am Eucharist (1982) (Epiphany) (Lady Chapel)

Sun 07 Jan
Epiphany 1: Baptism of the Lord
(1st Sunday)

8.00am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.15am All Age Communion (Church)

11.00am Sung Eucharist ( Crèche facilities during the service; refreshments & Fairtrade Stall afterwards)

6.00pm Evensong (Church)

Tue 09 Jan

5.45pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room) [note earlier time]

6.30pm Said Eucharist (Scottish Liturgy 1982) (Lady Chapel)

7.30pm Christian Aid Committee Meeting (Meeting Room)

Wed 10 Jan

10.30am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Church) followed by refreshments (Hall)

6.30pm + St John’s Choir Rehearsal (Hall)

Thu 11 Jan

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room) (resumes)

7pm-9pm Tower Bell Practice night (information: bells@stjohnsdumfries.org)

Fri 12 Jan

10.00am Christian Aid Lent Lunches Planning Meeting (Hall)

12noon -1.30pm Friday Soup Lunches in aid of First Base Food Parcels (Hall); Soup, filled roll etc; suggested min. donation of £3.50 (adults); £2.00 (children)

5.30pm Eucharist (1982) (Kentigern -or Mungo – Bishop) (Lady Chapel)

Sun 14 Jan
Epiphany 2
(2nd Sunday)

8.00am Eucharist (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15 am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.30am Mattins

11.00am Sung Eucharist (1982) (Crèche facilities, Children’s Church and Youth@11 during the service; Congregational Lunch afterwards)

6.00pm Evening Prayers for Healing (Church)

Tue 16 Jan

5.45pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

6.30pm Said Eucharist (Scottish Liturgy 1982) (Lady Chapel)

Wed 17 Jan

10.30am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Church) followed by refreshments (Hall)

2.30pmService at Charnwood

6.30pm + St John’s Choir Rehearsal (Hall)

Thu 18 Jan

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room)

1.00pm MU Lunch Meeting & Guest Speaker: Neale Lawson: ‘Caerlaverock Herdsboy to King’s Surgeon’

7pm-9pm Tower Bell Practice night (information: bells@stjohnsdumfries.org)

Fri 19 Jan

7.30pm Music in Dumfries (formerly Dumfries Music Club) Concert: Mark Bebbington (Pianist) – see www.musicindumfries.com for details

Sun21 Jan Epiphany 3 (3rd Sunday)

8.00am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.15am All Age Service (Church)

11.00am Sung Eucharist (1982), Crèche facilities during the service; refreshments afterwards)

6.00pm Evensong (Church)

TBC Prayers for Christian Unity @ St Mary’s Greyfriars

From now and over the next week or so, please return your Palm Crosses to the church, for preparation of ashes. (Ash Wednesday is on Wednesday, 14 February)

Tue 23 Jan

12.30pm -2.00pm Theological Relflecton Meeting: Maxwell Rooms, St Peter’s RC, Dalbeattie (see poster on lit noticeboard)

5.45pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

6.30pm Said Eucharist (Scottish Liturgy 1982) (Lady Chapel)

7.10pm for 7.30pm Vestry Meeting (Meeting Room)

Wed 24 Jan

10.30am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Church) followed by refreshments (Hall)

6.30pm & 7.00pm St John’s Choir rehearsal (Hall)

Thu 25 Jan

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room)

6.30pm Eucharist (1982) (Conversion of Paul, Apostle) (Lady Chapel)

7pm-9pm Tower Bell Practice night

Fri26 Jan 7.30pm St John’s Fun Quiz (Hall)

Sun 28 Jan
Epiphany 4
(4th Sunday)

8.00am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.30amHoly Communion at Maxwelton Chapel

11.00am Sung Eucharist (1982) (Children’s Church, Youth@11,Crèche facilities during the service; possible SGM re Tower repairs & Cong Lunch afterwards; more details nearer the time )

6.00pm Evensong (Church)

Tue 30 Jan

5.45pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

6.30pm Said Eucharist (Scottish Liturgy 1982) (Lady Chapel)

Wed 31 Jan

10.30am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Church) followed by refreshments (Hall)

6.30pm & 7.00pm St John’s Choir rehearsal (Hall)

7.30pm Dumfries Fairtrade Group AGM (Meeting Room)

Thu 01 Feb

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room)

7pm-9pm Tower Bell Practice night (information: bells@stjohnsdumfries.org)

Fri 02 Feb

5.30pm Eucharist (1982) (Presentation of the Lord) (Lady Chapel)

Sun 04 Feb
Epiphany 5
(1st Sunday)

8.00am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.15am All Age Communion (Church)

11.00am Sung Eucharist (1982) (Crèche facilities during the service; refreshments, Fairtrade Stall afterwards)

6.00pm Choral Evensong for Candlemas (Church)

Tue 06 Feb

5.45pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

6.30pm Said Eucharist (Scottish Liturgy 1982) (Lady Chapel)

Wed 07 Feb

10.30am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Church) followed by refreshments (Hall)

6.30pm & 7.00pm St John’s Choir rehearsal (Hall)

Thu 08 Feb

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room)

7pm-9pm Tower Bell Practice night (information: bells@stjohnsdumfries.org)

Fri 09 Feb

12noon -1.30pm Friday Soup Lunches in aid of First Base Food Parcels (Hall); Soup, filled roll etc; suggested min. donation of £3.50 (adults); £2.00 (children) (TBC)

Sat 10 Feb

9.30amSilent Prayer at Elshieshields

7.30pm Music in Dumfries (formerly Dumfries Music Club) concert, The Hermes Experiment, sponsored by the Tunnell Trust – see www.musicindumfries.com for details.

Sun 11 Feb
Epiphany 6
2nd Sunday

8.00am Eucharist (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15 am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.30am Mattins

11.00am Sung Eucharist (1982) (Crèche facilities, Children’s Church and Youth@11 during the service; NO Congregational Lunch afterwards – come to tomorrow’s Pancake Supper instead!)

6.00pm Evening Prayers (Rectory)

Mon 12 Feb

5.00pm -7.30pm Pancake Supper (Selection of sweet & savoury pancakes etc.) (Hall)

Tue 13 Feb

5.45pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

6.30pm Said Eucharist (Scottish Liturgy 1982) (Lady Chapel)

7.30pm Dumfries Flower Club AGM (Hall)

Wed 14 Feb
ASH WEDNESDAY

10.30am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970, including Imposition of Ashes) (Church), followed by refreshments (Hall)

2.30pmService at Charnwood

7.30pm Eucharist (1982, including Imposition of Ashes)

Thu 15 Feb

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room)

7pm-9pm Tower Bell Practice night (information: bells@stjohnsdumfries.org)

Fri 16 Feb

12noon-1.30pm Christian Aid Lent Lunches (Hall): Soup, filled roll, tea/coffee, home baking; Fairtrade Stall.

Sun 18 Feb
1st Sunday in Lent
(3rd Sunday in month)

8.00am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.15am All Age Communion (Church)

11.00am Sung Eucharist ( Crèche facilities during the service; refreshments afterwards)

6.00pm Evensong (Church)

Tues 20 Feb

5.45pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

6.30pm Said Eucharist (Scottish Liturgy 1982) (Lady Chapel)

Weds 21 Feb

10.30am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Church) followed by refreshments (Hall)

6.30pm & 7.00pm St John’s Choir rehearsal (Hall)

This Diary is based on the best available information as at 22/12/2017: (slightly later on the same day as v.1!) Further corrections/amendments will be issued in v.3, if need be.

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