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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.

Christian Aid Advent lunch – many thanks for all donations, you gave £787 of which £686 was Gift Aided, adding a further £171 to the total.

Door Duty – Volunteers are required for door duty on Christmas Eve (All Age Worship 6.30pm and Watchnight Service 11pm). A volunteer is also required for 13th and 27th January. If you can help with any of the dates please put you name on the sheet you will find on the notice board in the corridor.

Saturday 15th December Carol Singing Safari schedule.

  • 2.00pm Meet at Mannofield church. Singing at Mannofield shopping centre.
  • 2.20pm Depart from Mannofield church for Springfield shops (arrive 2.35pm)
  • 2.45pm Leave Springfield shops for Kingwells shopping centre (Outside the Co-op) (arrive 3.00pm)
  • 3.20pm Leave Kingswells for Cults shops (beside Tesco)(arrive 3.35pm)
  • 3.55pm Leave Cults for Peterculter (outside the Bridal shop, arriving 4.05pm)
  • Carol singing followed by refreshments at Peterculter
  • 4.45pm Leave Peterculter for Mannofield church (arriving 5.00pm)

There are spaces on the bus for four to five from each congregation. Others can of course join by car or walking. Give your name to the minister of you would like to travel on the bus.

Dates for your diary:

  • Sunday 2nd December: Christian Aid Annual Advent Lunch, soup, bread and cheese after morning worship. All very welcome.
  • Wednesday 12th December Aberdeen Choral Society : Handel's Messiah at Holburn West Church, tickets £16 (plus booking fee) Aberdeen Box Office or Key Moves, 14 Chapel Street (tel 01224 251100) or Choral Society Member
  • Friday 14th December: Citywide Prayer Gathering will be held at 7.30pm in St Mary's Parish Church.
  • Friday 14th December African Children's Choir “Just as I am Hymn Tour” Gilcomston Church, Union Street 7pm tickets available from
  • Saturday 15th December: joint Carol Singing Safari 2.00-5.00pm at local shopping centres.
  • Thursday 20th December: Carol Service at Holburn West Church, with anthems by Holburn West Church Choir, 7.30pm
  • Sunday 23rd December
    • 10.30am All Age Worship
    • 5.30pm Café 6.10pm Praise Evening
  • Monday 24th December – Christmas Eve
    • 6.30pm All Age Worship – “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Christmas”: Drama, Praise, Fun, Fellowship.
    • Christingles followed by mince pies and drinks.
    • 11.00pm Singing of Favourite Carols
    • 11.15pm Watchnight Service
  • Tuesday 25th December: 10.00am Service of Celebration

Crèche and Junior Church: The crèche and junior church meet together in the Small Hall at 10.30 am 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.

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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