Midweek Services Preacher/Officiant
St Ninian’s Wed 10:15 Eucharist Christopher
Christ Church Thurs 10:00 Eucharist Christopher
Sunday
St Ninian’s 08:00 Eucharist Christopher
Christ Church 11:00 Eucharist Christopher
St Ninian’s 11:00 Matins Alan Rumble
St Ninian’s 12:00 Reserved Sacrament
St Ninian’s 19:00 Taizé style

Dalbeattie Churches Together at Christ Church today, Sunday 15th September at 7 pm.

“Singing the Faith- the theology of hymns” – the first of our autumn talks – 19th Sept 7 pm at St.Ninian’s in the church, given by Joy Margerison.

Food Banks Donations for local Food Banks can be left at the back of both churches. St Ninian’s supports CD ‘Helping Hands Food Bank’ and Christ Church supports Kirkcudbright Food Bank. Non-perishable foods please, also toiletries.

Harvest Supper 5th Oct at St Ninian’s. Please sign-up on the sheet at the back of church. There’s space for dietary requirements and also to say if you have any spare produce to contribute.

RIP John Gasser. Please pray for his family – Russell and Lindsay. There will be a family funeral on Monday 23rd September followed at 2:30pm by a memorial service at Christ Church, Dalbeattie.

Please pray for…
Rosemary Elliot
Barbara Chadwick
Ron Newton
Derek Smith, his grandson, Oliver, who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, and their families.
Katherine Hatfield (Jenny Wright’s daughter) diagnosed with breast cancer.
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
Autumn Talks
26th Sept at Christ Church after the 10am service – ‘Forgotten Women of the Bible’. Helen Evans
3rd Oct at Christ Church after the 10am service – Finding the Stairway to Heaven with John Climacus (The Ladder of Divine Ascent). Christopher Ketley
10th Oct 7pm at St. Ninian’s in church – An Imaginative Contemplation. Sandra Walsh
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6th Oct Harvest Services
12th Oct Lay Ministers Formation Day at St Ninian’s CD
15th Oct Castle Douglas MU 12:30 Wigtownshire Women’s Aid
17th Oct at 5.30pm. New King’s building, Room NK10 in the Department of Divinity and Religious Studies at King’s College, Aberdeen AB24 3UB. 2019 Scottish Episcopal Institute Lecture entitled ‘Their Pattern and Their King: The Gospel of Matthew as a Model for Christian Formation’.