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Holburn West Church of Scotland registered charity number SC013318.

Pastoral: if you know of anyone who is unwell or in hospital and would appreciate a visit, please make the minister or Sheila Smith, Convenor Pastoral Team aware.

Guild News:    Come along next Wednesday, 20th February, at 7.30 to hear an intriguing talk by John Lemon from the Scottish National Trust on “Haddo Babies”.  And more immediately, after this morning's service, follow the wonderful aroma along the passage to the large hall to join us for a very filling Soup and Sweet lunch.  Tickets £6, children over 10, £2.

On Sunday morning 24th February, the Breakfast Club will be selling homemade baking for you to have with your coffee or to take home. The girls will be meeting on Saturday afternoon, in the Jackson kitchen to bake together. All proceeds will go to Instant Neighbour to help support their valuable work amongst vulnerable people in our city. There will be muffins, Victoria sponge, lemon cheesecake and Rockie road......which will you choose?

Christian Aid Gathering at Holburn West on Wednesday 27th February from 10a.m. - 1p.m. Jeanne Kamara, country manager of Christian Aid in Sierra Leone will be speaking, also Sierra Leone is the focus of this year's Christian Aid Week.   Please come, and let Carol Plowman know (tel 01224 780054) if you intend to be there.

TRY PRAYING . These booklets are available once more given a national promotion movement to be held throughout the UK this year. While you may have read this before you are encouraged to pick up copies that can be passed on to people who might benefit from them. This is a comparatively painless method of evangelical effort which might sow seeds in the minds of anyone who reads. There are some copies also available for primary age kids and also adolescents.

World Day of Prayer – Friday 1 st March, 2pm, St Francis of Assisi RC Church, Deeside Gardens, Mannofield. This years' service, “Come – Everything is Ready” is written by the women of Slovenia.

Old Aberdeen Heritage Society – “College Voices” the story of Christ's College. Talk by Clare Davidson, Saturday 9 th March at 2pm. Church Hall, Dunbar Street, Old Aberdeen

Dates for your diary in February :

  • 17th After service Congregational lunch provided by the Guild
  • 24th Holy Communion

Jubilee Programme

February / April 2019 - “The Lord's Prayer”


  • 3rd Our Father who art in Heaven Isobel Jackson
  • 10th Hallowed be Thy Name Martin Greig
  • 17th Thy Kingdom come Maggie Rennie and Debra McAllan
  • 24th Thy will be done Audrey Dawson


  • 3rd Give us thy daily bread Sophy Green
  • 10th Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us
  • 17th Lead us not into temptation Alan Jackson
  • 24th Deliver us from evil
  • 31st Changing direction


  • 7th Letting go, letting God
  • 14th Palm Sunday - the costly power of love
  • 21st Easter Sunday


The Church Office Tel. 01224 571120:

Rev Duncan Eddie, can be contacted on 01224 325873.:

Holburn West Church: Charity No: SC 013318

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