Pews News – 17 March 2019

  1. Welcome to the kirk – and may the peace of God go  with you!
  2. Coffee is served after morning worship in Stenton and from 10-15am in Prestonkirk.
  3. Flowers have been arranged by Lynda Jeffrey (Stenton) and Margaret Hunter (Prestonkirk). Readers are Mary-Catherine Scott (Stenton) and Marco Horn (Prestonkirk). Lenten Prayers read by Isla  (Stenton) and Molly (Prestonkirk).
  4. Children are always welcome to worship with us. At Stenton, there is an activity for the children after the children’s address. At Prestonkirk, children over three are invited to attend the Sunday School in the Stables after the second hymn. Creche in the Smeaton Room.
  5. The 4U Group meets today at 12-15pm in the Stables.
  6. The Guildmeets on Tuesday at 2-15pm in the Stables. Will Colin is going to talk about ‘John Muir’.
  7. The J-Team meets on Wednesday at 4pm. Telling Tales 19 – A Dark Night in the Garden.
  8. ‘Trapain’s Got Talent’ is on  Saturday at 7-30pm. Tickets are available from Gill Watson or Barney’s Coffee Shop and cost £5 (adult), £3 (child) or £15 (family) including light supper, raffle, licensed bar with prosecco, wine, beer, soft drinks. Contact Gill Watson e: or t: 07803559475.
  9. The Annual Stated Meeting of the congregation is on Sunday 24 March at 12noon in Prestonkirk. There will be a joint service at Prestonkirk at 11am.
  10. In Monday 25 March, the East Linton Melting Pot is organizing a ‘Meet Your Community – My Green Audit’ event at the Crown and Kitchen from 8-10pm. Contact Jo at  for more details.
  11. Electric East Lothian on the benefits of electric vehicles on 6 April at 2pm in Bleachingfield, Dunbar. Book
  12. Pre-Easter Lunch in the Stables on Sunday 7 April at 12noon. If you can help with sandwiches or tray bakes, please contact Anne, Eleanor, Pat, Yvonne or Alastair by 24 March. There will be an Easter Basket and tickets will be available from Anne (Stenton) and Yvonne (Prestonkirk).
  13. Copies of Pews News are available in DJ Malcolm’s. the Post Office and Votadini. Items for next week’s issue should be sent to the Revd. David D. Scott t: 860227 or e: