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Holburn West Church of Scotland registered charity number SC013318.

N.B. From Sunday 7th January 2018 Morning Worship will begin at the new time of 10.30am. 10.30am will be the starting time throughout the year.

Christmas Eve Door Duty: Volunteers are needed to help by welcoming people at the church door to our Family or Watchnight services on Christmas Eve. If you can help, please add you name to the list on the noticeboard by the vestry or contact Alan Johnston.

February Westword: contributions are requested for the February edition of Westword. The deadline is Sunday 14th January but articles can be submitted at anytime before then either by email to or by handing in a printed copy.

Audio-Visual System: Would you be willing to assist with the setting up and tidying up of the audio visual system on an occasional basis? Perhaps once a month or perhaps you could assist with the designing of the PowerPoint or the operation of the Powerpoint during the service? If you would be willing to help with any of these aspects then please contact the Minister.

A rota is being setup for members to give the Bible readings at Sunday Morning Worship. If you would be willing to participate in this please enter your name on the notice board or contact the Minister.

Book Lending : Further titles have been added to the books for borrowing in the corridor. Who Was Jesus?, Why Be Good?, Why Believe in Jesus', Resurrection?, Why Did Jesus Have To Die? .Don't forget to return books no longer required to the book shelves.

Coffee Teams: Three or four people are required to complete the weekly coffee duty. Please let Carol Plowman know if you can help.

Crèche and Junior Church: The crèche and junior church meet together in the Small Hall at 11am most Sundays of term time. In the holidays, and the first Sunday of the month, children's activities will be available in the vestibule of the Sanctuary. All very welcome.

Buildings: If you need to bring anything to the attention of the Buildings Committee, please contact the church secretary or, if urgent, the minister, in the first instance.

Church Flower Calendar 2018: the new flower calendar is now available on the table in the church vestibule. Anyone willing to donate or deliver flowers, please add your name.

City-wide Prayer Gatherings 2017: The November Prayer Gathering will be held in Ruthrieston West Church, on Friday 17th November from 7.30  9.00 pm. The full calendar for the year is posted on the noticeboard beside the pigeon holes.

The Aberdeen Choral Society will be performing Handel's Messiah at Holburn West Church on Tuesday 12th December at 7.15pm. Tickets, priced £16, are available from the Aberdeen Box Office or from Jenny Watkiss.

Coffee & Carols at St James' Church : St James's folk would like to invite you to our Coffee and Carols on Sat Dec 23rd. This will run from 10 a.m. till 12 noon, and people drop in at any time, for as long or short a time as they wish. There will also be some organ interludes.

The Church Office will be open from 9am to 1pm, Wednesday to Friday. Tel. 01224 571120.

For more news about events for Aberdeen Presbytery, please visit the Presbytery of Aberdeen Diary.