Diary

Diary end Oct – mid- Dec, v.2

Sat 4 Nov

10.00am-2.00pmFairer World Fair, St George’s Church Hall: Soup lunch, Fairtrade café, gifts etc

7.30pm Dumfries Choral Society Concert (See posters)

Sun 5 Nov: ALL SAINTS(Celebrated)

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, Fair Trade stall afterwards)

6.00pm Evensong for All Souls (Church); possibly refreshments afterwards (TBC)

Tue 7 Nov

6.00pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

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

Wed 8 Nov

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

6.30pm &7pm St John’s Choir Rehearsal (Hall)

Thu 9 Nov

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room)

7pm-9pmNO Tower Bell Practice

7.30pm Music in Dumfries: The Art of Jazz Improvisation (see posters)

Fri 10 Nov

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) & Christmas Hamper raffle

Sat 11 Nov

10.30am Act of Remembrance (War Memorial outside St J’s); refreshments afterwards (Hall)

3.00pm (Concert Rehearsal (Church)

7.00pm ‘A Song for Audrey’: Choral event in memory of Audrey Brockett, late Music Teacher and Choral Director, involving local choirs. Proceeds to Cancer Research, The Brain Tumour Charity and MND Association (See posters) (Entry by donation)

Sun 12 Nov Remembrance Sunday

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

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.30am No Mattins service today

10.15am Note earlier start: Sung Eucharist for Remembrance (1982); Act of Remembrance at War Memorial (Crèche facilities during the service; Congregational lunch afterwards)

3.00pm Baptism

6.00pm Evening Prayers for Healing (possibly in Rectory,TBC)

Tue 14 Nov

6.00pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

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

(Congratulations to Dumfries & District Flower Club; celebrating their Emerald Anniversary at the Theatre Royal tonight)

Wed 15 Nov

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

6.30pm & 7pm St John’s Choir Rehearsal (Hall)

Thu 16 Nov

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room)

12noon MU lunch meeting and rally (Bill McNab, Guest Entertainer)

5.30pm Eucharist (1982): St Margaret of Scotland (Lady Chapel)

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

Fri 17 Nov

12noon onwards Vestry Away Weekend at College of the Holy Spirit, Millport, Cumbrae. Depart approx 12noon; return approx 4pm Sunday

Sun 19 Nov PENTECOST 24

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)

Tue 21 Nov

6.00pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

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

Wed 22 Nov

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

2.30pm Service at Charnwood

6.30pm & 7pm St John’s Choir Rehearsal (Hall)

Thu 23 Nov

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room)

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

Fri 24 Nov

7.30pm St John’s Fun Quiz (Hall) in aid of Royal British Legion (Scotland)

Sun 26 Nov CHRIST THE KING

8.00am Eucharist (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15 am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.30am Holy Communion at Maxwelton Chapel

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

6.00pm Evening Prayer (Church)

Tue 28 Nov

6.00pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

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

7.30pm Dumfries Christian Network (Dfs Baptist Church)

Wed 29 Nov

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

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

Thu 30 Nov

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room)

6.30pm Eucharist (1982) St Andrew, Apostle (Lady Chapel)

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

*Open plate collections during the month of December are for Aberlour Children’s Trust. If you wish to Gift Aid your donation, please mark your envelope accordingly.*

Sat 2 Dec

10 for10.30am-3.30pm Diocesan Advent Quiet Day (St Ninian’s, Castle Douglas), led by Bishop Gordon Mursell , ‘Praying with Scripture in Advent’. Tea/coffee provided; bring own lunch. Please book: j2gf@aol.com / 01294 823992 before 24/11, if poss.

Sun 3 Dec

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; Fair Trade Stall & refreshments afterwards)

6.00pm Choral Evensong for Advent (TBC) (Church)

Tue 5 Dec

6.00pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

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

Wed 6 Dec

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

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

Thu 7 Dec

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room)

2.30pm Mothers’ Union Eucharist, followed by afternoon tea (Hall)

7pm-9pm Tower Bell Practice night

Fri 8 Dec

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)

7.30pm ‘Music for All’ – Andrea Pelléas Ensemble (Viola, Flute, Harp)

Sat 9 Dec

9.30amSilent Prayer at Elshieshields

11.00am-12noon DCN Carol Singing in Loreburne Centre

4.00pm-6.00pm St John’s Party (Hall) (Details to follow)

Sun 10 Dec

8.00am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.30am Mattins (1929)

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

6.00pm Advent Carol Service with the Regional Youth Choir; refreshments afterwards

Tue 12 Dec

6.00pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

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

7.30pm Dumfries & District Flower Club (Hall)

Wed 13 Dec

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

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

Thu 14 Dec

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Meeting Room)

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

Sat 16 Dec

2pm onwards Dumfries Choral rehearsals

7.30pm Dumfries Choral Christmas Charity Concert (see posters)

Sun 17 Dec

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

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.15am No All Age Service. Come to our Christingle on Christmas Eve.

11.00am Sung Eucharist (1982) [or maybe Carol Service – TBC] (Crèche facilities during the service; refreshments afterwards)

6.00pm Evensong (Church)

Tue 19 Dec

6.00pm A Time for Meditation (Meeting Room)

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

Wed 20 Dec

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

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

Thu 21 Dec

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

1pm Mothers’ Union Christmas Lunch (Station Hotel)

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

*See separate leaflets for detailed information about services both at St John’s and at other Dumfries Christian Network churches over the Advent and Christmas period.*

*This Diary is based on the best available information as at 03/11/2017: further corrections/amendments will be issued in v.3, if need be.*

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