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- Eco-chaplain visit July 19, 2021admin
Eco-chaplain visit – 11th July 2021
This Sunday, Rev. David Coleman, environmental chaplain to Eco-congregation Scotland, led our service. Our Gold Award was acknowledged, and we were inspired and challenged to see our environmental concern as integral to our faith and action. David also conducted the service in Ashkirk, where he was fed and watered afterwards at The Smiddy and at Martin and Barbara’s house.
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- Linking with Ettrick and Yarrow May 4, 2021admin
Linking with Ettrick and Yarrow – 4th May 2021
Following approval by Melrose and Peebles Presbytery we are delighted to announce the formal linking of the congregations of Ashkirk and Selkirk with Ettrick and Yarrow which is effective from today, Tuesday 4th May 2021. We give thanks to God and are excited and full of hope and expectation for the future.
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- Christian Aid “kiltcycle” April 26, 2021admin
Christian Aid “kiltcycle” (Saturday 24th April 2021)
Congratulations to (and thanks from) Jane and Jack Peers, who cycled 50 miles around all 5 church buildings in the parishes of Ashkirk, Ettrick & Yarrow, and Selkirk, to raise money for Christians Aid. Watch the short video here.
If you want to sponsor them, you can do so here.
- Citation to attend Presbytery April 24, 2021admin
- April event “Towards COP26” April 16, 2021admin
On Thursday 22nd April 7 – 8pm, the speaker will be Ewan Jones, a chartered consultant engineer working in energy efficiency and renewable energy in buildings. In his own time, Ewan has completed a low carbon refurbishment of a 110-year old house and is the Environment Officer for St George’s Church in Leeds.
Ewan will explain the broad strategy being developed by our Governments to decarbonise buildings, transport, industry and power generation and how these sectors are increasingly inter-linked.
As always, there will be the opportunity for questions and discussion and sharing ideas how we can engage with our politicians.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be kept informed and receive Zoom details for this and future events.