Rev. James Aitken may be contacted on 0131 334 1324 or via email on

Would you like to read at one of our servcies? Please put your name on the list in the Vestry or call the Church Office. Thank you.

Final copy date for the SPRING QUARTERLY is Sunday 26th January.  

Please email any short articles or photos to Rona Stevenson ( or leave them in my pigeon hole in the Deacons’ Room.  It will be distributed in the second half of February.  Many thanks.

Elders’ Door Duties Rota for 2020 available in the pigeonholes.

Step Inside meets next Saturday 25th January from 7pm to 9pm. 

Christian Aid Christmas Eve Retiring Collection: The final amount raised from the retiring collection was £882.63– many thanks to all who contributed. This gives a total of £7,684.85 raised by St Ninian’s in 2019.  Thank you. Alec Millar, Christian Aid Organiser

CrossReach: On the board...the latest CrossReach News with articles about Older People. Also several fundraising challenges including the Marathon and Abseiling from the Forth Bridge.....anyone interested in taking part?

Deacons’ Duty Rota for 2020 available for uplift un the pigeonholes.

The Minutes of the Deacons’ Court on 27th November are available in a box on the window sill of the Deacons’ Room – for those who do not received communications electronically.

Church Transport – the 2020 Rota and lists have been sent out by email.  If you have not received them or you need paper copies, please let me know –

This year’s Congregational Lunch will be held after this morning’s service.  If you do not already have a ticket and wish to attend just come along there will be plenty of seats available.  As usual donations will be accepted at the door and the beneficiary this year will be for the work of the Salvation Army’s project Ashbrook House.  We hope to see you there to enjoy the company.

Sermon Discussion Group meets on 26th January after Church in room 6.

The congregation will learn with the sadness of the death of Mrs Gladys White, Manor Grange. A Service of Thanksgiving for her life takes place tomorrow at 1.15pm here in our Church. We remember her family and loved ones in our prayers.

The Guild meets on Tuesday 21st January to hear about ‘Malawi Fruits’ which is one of their projects. All are welcome.

Food Collection: Between October and December 455 items of food and toiletries were collected and shared between the Rock Trust and Women's Aid. Donations for 2019 totalled 1,814. Many thanks for your continuing generosity which is greatly appreciated.

Care Van Clothing Donations: We are running very low in men's clothing and would be delighted to accept donations of men's jeans, t-shirts, jumpers and jackets in small and medium sizes. Donations can be left in the Crush Hall or with the Church Officer; please mark for the Care Van. Collection can be arranged, contact Alison (538 3694). Many thanks

Clothing: At present only small bags of items for the Clothing Store. 

The Rock Trust continue to accept clothes suitable for 16-25 year olds and your contributions are appreciated.


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