Welcome

This Week

Sunday 12th April

11.15am – No service in church

Click here for Easter Sunday Service in print

6.30pm    - No service.

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"IT IS WITH REGRET THAT WE HAVE BEEN  OFFICIALLY ADVISED THAT, FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE IT IS NO LONGER POSSIBLE FOR THE CHURCH BUILDINGS TO BE OPEN FOR  COMMUNITY OR OTHER USE"

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Please Click below for:

Good Friday Service in print from Rev Harry Mowbray

Sunday 5th April Service on video from Rev Robert Nicol

5th April Service in print here

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Early April Community Newsletter

Linkage Newsletter 9th April

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Aberfeldy Parish Church of Scotland. Scottish Charity number SC007899

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The Community Larder will open on
Tuesday March 24 March
1.00 - 2.30pm
Breathe Centre - Bank Street / Crieff Road ( formerly Joshua John )

Contact
Angela Hanvey - 07513 652597
aberfeldycommunitylarder@btinternet.com

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The Community Larder would operate in a similar way to the P&K Foodbank, but with some slight differences due to the current government measures on social distancing.  There would be a drop-in facility (like the foodbank) with appropriate safety measures in place but with the option for home deliveries for those who are self-isolating or would prefer this.  It is hoped that all the churches in the area will be involved to shine the light of hope in these difficult times.
Others involved are the the Co op as their FoodShare Partner,Tay Valley TimeBank Covid 19 Support Group and the Breathe project.  The drop-in will operate out of the Breathe Hub (old Library building at the traffic lights).
With my CAP hat on I can see that the financial impact of the current measures are likely to have a high impact on people in this area as seasonal work isn't picking up and businesses are closing eg cinema.  Those already struggling will find it even harder and, although children eligible for free school meals will be provided with a meal, my understanding is that this will consist of a pre-packed sandwich and individually wrapped biscuits.  Not what was originally intended as a free school meal - a warm, nutritious meal, possibly the main meal of the day, for those on low incomes.

We are also currently in the process of partnering with the Co-op's FoodShare programme which, once people stop stockpiling, could provide fresh fruit, vegetables, bakery, dairy and meat products, depending on what is left at the end of each day.

If you would like to donate money please see the details below.

At this stage, not everything is finalised as it's only in the last few days that this initiative has been explored, but all those currently involved are keen to get it up and running early next week now that the schools are closed.  If you are willing to join a team of volunteers on a rota basis then please get in touch with me - angelahanvey@capuk.org or 07513 652597

I'm sure you will have questions so please get in touch and I'll happily answer them if I can.

With thanks
Angela Hanvey

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Aberfeldy Parish Church has just become anEco Congregation’. This, for the time being, is more a statement of our intent than a statement of how 'eco friendly' we are as a church, so we look forward to working together to be better stewards of God’s creation. 

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Flower rota - Please make yourself known to Kate Scott if you are able to help in any way with the flowers.  She is desperately short of helpers, especially to deliver them after the Service.  If you feel able to help in anyway please contact Kate.

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If dropping off any less abled people, please use the drop off zone at the back of the Church near to the ramp.  This is a safer route for all concerned and leaves the front door accessible for all to enter, in particular those coming over from Abbyfield.

In accordance with Fire Regulations, we have to allow access for the Fire engine and to allow people to exit the building safely in case of a fire. We have had Yellow lines painted down the side of the building for this reason.  Please refrain from parking on these yellow lines.

There are plenty of car parking spaces at the Town Hall, School Campus and Dr’s surgery that are within an easy 2-3 minute walking distance to the Church. Please be kind enough to leave the car park spaces for those who have severe walking difficulties.

There will be a zoned area for all ministers on duty at the front of the Church on the grassed area.  Please leave this space for the minister who may be rushing in from running a service elsewhere.

Thank you for your co-operation - The Health & Safety committee

Judy Ewer  is currently updating Churchsuite – please would you be so kind as to email her at:- judy.ewer@adwgls.org.uk
with your updated email address. Thank you

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Tea and Coffee Rota
We have a wonderful team of folk who serve tea and coffee week by week. However, as of January we will be a few folk down so please let me know if you are able to join the team. We would love to have you on board! Thankyou.  Anna Sibbald

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The Horizon Lunch Club meets on Tuesday and Wednesdays in Aberfeldy Town Hall – 12noon - 1pm.

Good nutritious home cooked meals.  The emphasis is on good company and getting out to meet people.  Transport can be provided locally.   

3 courses plus tea and coffee for £7 and £1 for transport if required contact - Anne Duff 07789977037

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Harry Peck is offering  Bridge Classes. Contact him at 11 Duntaylor or mobile-07836662222.

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Welcome to Aberfeldy Parish Church

"Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink." JOHN 7: 37

Nestled near beside the Tay, a few miles east of the Loch, surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery of Highland Perthshire, we are truly in the Heartland.

So, welcome!

And thank you for taking the time to visit our website.

In the following pages, between words and pictures, you should be able to find everything you might want to know about us. But if there is anything you'd like to ask, we'd love you to get in touch.

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Contact

To contact Church Administration email: annette.macdonald@aberfeldyparishchurch.org   Mobile-07736384035

To contact Neil or any of the Ministry team, you can email Judy (Neil's PA) at  judy.ewer@adwgls.org.uk

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