Services for the coming week


Midweek Services Preacher/


St Ninian’s Wed 10:15 Eucharist Christopher
Christ Church Thurs   10:00 Eucharist Christopher
Sunday 10th November – 3rd Before Advent (Remembrance)
St Ninian’s 08:00 Eucharist Christopher
Christ Church 09:30 Eucharist Christopher


Please note: There will not be an 11:00 service at St Ninian’s next Sunday. There will be an Ecumenical service at the Parish Church following the Act of Remembrance.



Today at 4pm: Musical Reflection for the Feast of All Saints, at Christchurch, Dalbeattie.

 Christ Church AGM will take place after the 09:30 service on 17th November 2019.

 Walking Group Wednesday 6th November after the 10.15am Eucharist: Screel Hill. A number of people have asked if we could start a walking group. Weather permitting: We will meet after the 10.15 Wednesday Eucharist at church, and share cars to the foot of Screel hill. Please bring a packed lunch – all welcome including well behaved dogs.

 23rd Nov Christ Church Winter Sale. Only 3 weeks away now, please be thinking about what you can contribute: baking, craft items, time – volunteers are always needed for the stalls. Donations are needed for the prize hampers.

 16th Nov. Dalbeattie Churches Together. Big Quiz Night in aid of Tear Fund. Parish Church Hall. Details on poster.

 Meditation eRetreat With Laurence Freeman OSB ‘Who Do You Say I Am’ “This Retreat has been prepared to help you spend quality time in the most fundamental relationship of your life, your relationship with God. In the ground of this relationship are planted all your human relationships, even your relationship with yourself.” The cost of the Retreat is £20.00. (we have a group concession) Please contact Christopher (the Rector) for more details.

 St Ninian’s. John Dewhurst has decided to give up doing the Traidcraft stall after today. Would anyone like to take over from him? Have a word with him if you are interested.


RIP Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Walter Hugh Malcolm Ross, GCVO, OBE, GCStJ, DL. Please pray for Susie and all their family.


Please pray for…

Rosemary Elliot

Barbara Chadwick

Ron Newton

Katherine Hatfield (Jenny Wright’s daughter)

Daniel Collins Snr

Andrew Milner

Pray also for those who are caring for these people.

The Bishops as they seek God’s will in choosing the next bishop for our diocese


Dates for your Diary

19th Nov Castle Douglas MU 12.30 “Living Nativity” at Crossmichael – Ahrlene Fuller

21st Nov Castle Douglas MU 12 noon Regional Rally at St John’s, Dumfries

23rd Nov Christ Church Winter Sale

30th Nov from 10:30 – 15:30 Paint your Guardian Angel at Gordon Memorial Hall, St Ninian’s, Castle Douglas. Booking required. See poster for details.

14th Dec a Celebration of the Eucharist to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Ordination of Women to the Priesthood in the Scottish Episcopal Church at 2.00pm, at St Ninian’s Cathedral, Perth.