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 SERVICES ON SUNDAY  05 December 2021

Dear Friends,

Your essential service information for this week is as follows

      Dull and Weem  – 9.30am  – Margaret Yearsley

     GLS –11.15am – Isi Watt

    Aberfeldy – 10:30am – Angus Macdonald

       Zoom – Logierait – 10:30am

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Update from Church of Scotland – COVID -19 advice

 Church Buildings – Heating and Ventilation

We are now allowed to have the heating on in our church buildings when the building is occupied. We are required to provide adequate ventilation before and after use.

Face Masks

We are still required to wear a mask in all our church buildings and halls.

Prof. Jason Leach has produced a video explaining the reasons why this is necessary. You can be access this through the Church of Scotland Website – News and Events

 

NO LONGER A NEED TO RESERVE A SEAT – PLEASE JUST COME ALONG JOIN IN OUR WORSHIP at GLS or join us online          

10:30am Zoom  (Room 920 598 9200, password 316316 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9205989200)

A few things to remember for life in this part of the lockdown:

–      Please, if you can, take your smartphone to Church, and you can check in using the QR code

–       hymns books and hymn sheets will be made available, or you can bring your own,

–       We sing albeit through masks (the sound has been pretty good considering)

–       And as ever, if you have any COVID symptoms please (and I hate saying this!) don’t come along to physically gathered worship, but join via zoom, YouTube, Dial In

–       It’s 1m distancing

–       Children are of course welcome, but we haven’t yet got specific programs for young people

–       No coffee or teas yet (alas). We continue to keep abreast of the current guidelines from the            Church of Scotland

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Sunday Club activities

Our Sunday Club remains online-

our opening link for today:  God Nature and Climate change,  for further activities

see our Sunday Club Page

Sunday  05 December 2021

Sunday Club and Grown-ups Activities for Sunday 05 December 2021

Do you have a Bauble picture then please send in

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See the Guild page for a letter from the convener

Poems from the Parish Bookgift from and to the Parish….

“Poems from the Parish” is a Poetry Book put together by members of GLS Church as an exercise in corporate engagement with our church family and is designed to be a fundraiser for the work of our congregation.

If you are interested in owning your own copy, please contact us via the website email address here or contact a Church elder.

The cost of the book is by donation and entirely voluntary.  Each book contains guidance on how this can be done.

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Information from Church of Scotland
Website:  https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/resources/advice-for-churches-covid-19-coronavirus

Hygiene recommendations

Best hygiene practice should continue to be observed in all pastoral contacts.

Updated advice is available from NHS Scotland.

Public Health Scotland and the UK Government recommend that you should take usual infection prevention precautions including:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available
  • Churches can underline the importance of hand washing by ensuring that hand sanitisers are not available in toilets where soap and water can be used
  • It is particularly important after taking public transport to use sanitiser on your hands
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Carry tissues to catch coughs and sneezes and bin the tissue
  • If you feel unwell, stay at home, do not attend work or school
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces in church buildings

Information from A Calder, Clerk to the Session, GLS Church.   14/03/2020

Minister:  GLS, Aberfeldy, Dull & Weem Rev. N Glover

Contact Details: Minister-NGlover@churchofscotland.org.uk

PA to NGlover- Judy Ewer,  contact:

judy.ewer@adwgls.org.uk or 07836 565 528

   Session Clerk GLS Andrew Calder, 01887 840209

Access to Logierait Church- Stewart Sherriffs, 07730848820

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 Important Dates for the diaries:  please see events page.

“Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved- you and your family”. Acts 16 v31

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Join us each Sunday and you will find a warm welcome.

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for any assistance please contact Judy Ewer

Minister: Rev Neil Glover
The Manse
Taybridge Terrace
Aberfeldy
PH15 2BS

email:  nglover@churchofscotland.org.uk

Church email:- gls.churchofscotland@gmail.com

Judy Ewer,  PA to Neil Glover,  judy.ewer@adwgls.org.uk     Mobile 07836 565 528

For urgent pastoral matters please contact:- the above

Grantully, Logierait & Strathtay Parish Church of Scotland Charity Number SC 004275

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