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Yesterday was the start of the Season of Lent, marked by a Eucharist service in the evening where those attending received the sign of the cross in ash on their forehead, as a sign of the spirit of penitence. During this season of self-examination & reflection on our spiritual lives,… read more >>

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Beautiful jewellery was created at February’s Dorcas group using Fimo ‘bake in the oven’ clay. There were lots of very happy crafters by the end of our session.

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St Andrew’s participated in Milngavie Winter Wanderland which lit up the village, displaying colourful & clever stained-glass inspired scenes in the windows of shops, businesses, churches and even some homes. Members of our church designed an environmental theme focusing on caring for our seas, (SOS- perhaps more than one interpretation?)… read more >>

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Last Saturday, St Andrew’s was hosting the Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast.  Folk from different Milngavie churches gathered for prayers, food and fellowship. Andrea led the prayers and thanks go to Angela, Marie and Robert who arrived early in the morning to prepare a hearty breakfast, including porridge and bacon rolls, which… read more >>

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  Last Wednesday a group of us from St Andrew’s joined with members of St James Bishopbriggs for the first session of a 6-part course based on the book Soul Keeping by John Ortberg. There were 23 folk who braved the wet and icy evening to start on this new… read more >>

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Today we had a very enjoyable time making bookmarks under the expert guidance of Gail. She demonstrated bookmarks made with a choice of beautifully coloured felt/ribbon, characterful animal corner bookmarks and geisha ladies complete with patterned kimonos & costume accessories. As well as careful cutting & folding, there was also… read more >>

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A candle was lit in our Advent Wreath for each of the 4 Sundays in Advent culminating in the lighting of the Christ candle on Christmas morning. During Advent in this time of preparation and waiting for Christ’s coming, some of us focused on personal prayer/reflection aided by a good… read more >>

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In spite of warnings of blizzards, last Saturday nearly 50 of us gathered for a delicious Christmas lunch complete with all the trimmings, expertly prepared by Clare and her team. There was a happy, festive atmosphere – including laughter & groans at the corny, cracker jokes! As we drank tea… read more >>

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The Christmas Tree Festival held at St Paul’s, displayed a wonderful array of trees decorated by church and community groups, each one very unique. As well as the trees there were singers and musicians who made music to entertain visitors and add to the Christmas spirit throughout the week. Charities… read more >>

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          We celebrated St Andrew’s Patronal Festival on Friday evening with a Eucharist service followed by fellowship over a fish and chip supper. John Drane preached an inspiring and challenging sermon focusing on Jesus’s call to Andrew. He related Andrew’s skills as a fisherman to the… read more >>