Archive for October, 2013


This coming weekend sees the Annual Canonbie Autumn Craft Fayre on the 2nd and 3rd November in Canonbie Village Hall.

It will be open from 10am until 4pm on Saturday and 11am  until 4pm on Sunday.

Teas, lunches, cakes etc will be available, and on Sunday there will be soup and puddings too.

There will be lots of stalls selling a variety of crafts and homebaking so come along and have a browse!

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Tomorrow Monday 28th October we start with new Bible Study  material, we will be looking at 1 Corinthians and the book we are using is called  ‘People and Problems in the Church’.


We will be meeting at Mozie Law at 7.30pm as usual.

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Cool Club 25th October


We had a great time yesterday evening at Cool Club, which was based on the creation story. We sang songs, played games, watched a DVD and then decorated gingerbread men!




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This morning’s service was once again led by our Interim Moderator, Andrew Morton, and was on the theme of the struggles and meeting the challenges that are before us. The sermon is available to read here fresh from the struggle

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This Monday is the last in our series of studies entitled “Saints in Service” and we will be looking at the life of Stephen – the first of a noble line.


We are meeting at Mozie Law at 7.30pm.

The next Bible Study series we have chosen to look at is 1 Corinthians.


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Thank you to everyone who supported the soup kitchen yesterday, £227 was raised. Also, some of the young Guides held a fundraising stall for a Guide trip to Winmarleigh in March next year, and they raised £66 by selling cakes and marmalade.

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Quiz Night

Due to the success of our last quiz night in March of this year, we are going to hold another family quiz night on 22nd November 2013 at 7pm, in the Church.

Supper will be served half way through the evening and glasses will be provided, just bring along your own beverages.

The cost of the evening is £2.50 each, with a maximum of 5 members to a team.


keep calm and quiz on

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Maria Silo

Just a reminder that Maria from Ekwendeni, Malawi, will be talking in Annan tonight at St Andrew’s.

Canonbie United Parish Church




*The Church of Scotland HIV Programme is very excited at the prospect of a visit to Scotland by Maria Silo,  the lady whose smiling face beams out from our poster.


Maria works for the Ekwendeni Hospital AIDS Programme in Malawi, and she will be in Scotland from 14 to 28 October. Maria will be in Annan St Andrew’s Parish Church on 18th October at 7.30pm.





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Last Sunday Andrew Morton preached a very thought-provoking sermon on forgiveness.  Based around the story of Naaman being sent off by Elisha to wash in the humble Jordan river to be made clean from leprosy. The full text is available on Andrew’s website. It is well worth a read.

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