Jared’s Blog

25 June 2017

Good morning everyone, and a warm welcome to Priestfield Church. It’s good to have you with us today joining in our worship and prayers. If you are visiting the city, we hope that your time in Edinburgh will be enjoyable and relaxing.

Taizé worship – reflective prayer with hot choc and chat, 8pm

Tonight, being the last Sunday of the month, there is the opportunity to share in a short service of worship in the style of Taizé. We begin at 8pm, and the service is followed by hot chocolate (or alternatives!) and chat. If you would like to know more about the Taizé Community in France you can find information on their website: www.taize.fr .

There will be no Taizé service on the last Sunday of July.

School holidays

This coming week most of our schools come to the end of the academic year, with teachers and pupils alike looking forward to the summer holidays. Let us pray for them, that they might experience the rest and refreshment they need after a busy year of teaching and learning. Summer is an important time in the lives of children, as they embark on fun-filled adventures with friends. Pray that they will all be kept safe, even as their abilities are stretched to the limit.

Let’s also remember those going to summer camps to enjoy themselves, and to learn more about what it means to be a Christian. SU have many wonderful volunteers who seek to give encouragement and guidance to young people, and many local churches run themed holiday clubs that are lots of fun, hard work and build faith.

Belleville Lodge – Garden Party Sunday 6th August

A group of Priestfield singers goes regularly to lead a short service of praise in Belleville Lodge. Their visits are greatly appreciated by staff and residents. As a sign of appreciation, and from a desire to deepen the connection, Margaret Russell, who is in charge of the home, has invited the people of Priestfield to the Belleville Garden Party on Sunday 6th August, from 3.30-5.30pm. If you would be interested in joining one of the teams of Care Home singers, then please let me know.

Have a good week!


This week’s day off: Tuesday

For thinking about last week’s message:

What actions might we take to deepen our experience of being a community of faith, hope and love?

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Dalkeith Road

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2 Marchhall Place
EH16 5HW


Rev Dr Jared Hay
13 Lady Road
EH16 5PA
0131 468 1254


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  • 10.30am Worship (including all-age Godspace)
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