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Jan Raitt, who heads up the team, outlines what they can offer 

Some years ago, the decision was taken to do away with the outdated practice of Elders visiting all the members of the congregation. At that time, the Pastoral Team was set up to help the Ministerial team with visits to the older folk in our congregation and to those who may welcome a little extra support or friendship. 

When I set about writing this article, it occurred to me that “pastoral” is not exactly an everyday term.  It is defined as:

  1. (of land) used for the keeping or grazing of...

Our wonderful Associate minister, Lezley Stewart,​ is moving on to a new position at the Church of Scotland central office, and that means that we have a vacancy that...

It's almost time for our annual Pet Blessing ceremony! The service will take place on October 8th at 3pm - please see above for full details.

Please consider the comfort of your pets when attending and make sure that smaller animals (cats, guinea pigs, rabbits etc.) are in well-secured cages. Dogs should be secured on a lead.

We hope to see you there!

The latest magazine is now available to download here. Physical copies are available from the Kirk. Large print copies are available on...

We're sorry to announce that a planned broadcast of BBC Radio 4's Any Questions at the Kirk has been cancelled, due to a changing of dates by the BBC to accommodate the General Election. Apologies to all who were hoping to attend!

 

Attention - Greyfriars needs your help!

We're looking for volunteer welcomers to help man the Kirk during opening hours and volunteer stewards to assist at our packed programme of evening events......

The latest magazine is now available to download here. Physical copies are available from the Kirk. Large print copies are available on...

The latest magazine is now available to download from here. Physical copies are available from the Kirk. Large print copies are available on request from the Kirk Office.

The Autumn 2016 edition of the Kirk Magazine is available to read online here or, if you still prefer paper, a printed copy is available in the Kirk.  (Large format copies are available from the Kirk Office on request).

The Autumn 2016 edition of the Kirk Magazine is available to read online here or, if you still prefer paper, a printed copy is available in the Kirk.  (Large format copies are available from the Kirk Office on request).

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