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News and Notices - Sunday 18 May

posted 20 May 2014, 09:56 by St. Thomas' Church Aboyne   [ updated 20 May 2014, 09:56 ]
  1. From the Rector:
    1. Morning prayer,  Wednesday 9 am at St Thomas’s.
    2. Vestry meeting, Wednesday 7.30 pm at Tanardale.
    3. Choral Evensong for Ascension Day, Thursday 29th May at 7 pm.  Andrew Wilson preaching.  Can anyone volunteer to help Jo set up tea and coffee and serve afterwards?
  2. Thanks to all who helped make the Christian Aid event a success. It made £1200.
  3. Message from Eric Sinclair: "On behalf of the Stroke Association and Deeside Stroke Group Eric would like to thank Vittoria and all those members of St Thomas’ congregation who turned up at Aboyne Green after the Sunday service to support the Step Out for Stroke event. Thank you also for the generous donations received from those who were unable to be at the event in person – all funds raised will be put to good use supporting stroke services and research in Scotland, and, specifically, stroke survivors here on Deeside. Thank you, Eric Sinclair."
  4. Message from +Bob, 19th May 2014: "As you will all know Emsley has returned safely from his pilgrimage to Lismore. Steven Boon who accompanied Emsley for the first part of the walk and the last week of it was with him.  At a truly sumptuous service in the Cathedral last night, with music of the very highest standard, The Bochul Mor (Crozier) of St Moluag was received as were two icons by Kate Gibson.  The event is very well covered in today’s Press and Journal (page 6, Aberdeen edition). Emsley and Steven are scheduled to be reported on BBC Alba (Channel Eight), An La, tonight (Monday) at 8pm.  Blessings, +Bob."
Anne Harper - Vestry Secretary