Sunday 18th October
Morning Service with The Very Rev. James Simpson at Dull and Weem Parish Church
Dial-in, Sunday morning onwards 01887 440446
Aberfeldy Parish Church of Scotland. Scottish Charity number SC007899
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Part-time Debt Coach
(8 -16 hrs p/w) based in Aberfeldy
Aberfeldy Parish Church is seeking to appoint a part-time Debt Coach for the Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Highland Perthshire project.
For an application form or to arrange an informal chat contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
YOUR COMMUNITY LARDER NEEDS YOU!!
As lockdown eases and a number of our trusty volunteers are returning to work or visiting family further afield, we are putting out a plea for a few more volunteers to help pack in the Larder. We are also reducing our opening to Saturday only.
The Larder continues to be very much appreciated by our customers, with numbers fluctuating as some go back to work but others, sadly, are made redundant. We very much appreciate our faithful (and ever cheerful!) drivers and packers who make it all possible.
The Larder Co-ordinating Team
The Community Larder
Offers a home delivery service on Saturdays from 11-12.30pm.
For many these last few months have been difficult, separated from friends and family and feeling the emotional and financial pressures of these times! Thankfully the Breadalbane Community Larder has continued to support people in area and, to date has distributed a total of 310 food parcels to households across the area. More than 78 adults and 31 children have benefitted from the deliveries made by our volunteer team. As time goes on, it's getting tougher for more people, however, we are encouraged that one or two people are now coping better and therefore don't require our support. We continue to pray that for those we are helping, a longer-term solution will be found. Our sincere thanks go to everyone who has given donations, goods and their time to make this all possible. Donations of goods can still be made via the trolley at the door of the Aberfeldy Co-op and at the Strathtay Store. There continue to be generous donations not least from the Aberfeldy butchers and Piece in the square as well as the Coop. In June we celebrated Volunteers Week and we want to take the opportunity to thank our dedicated team of around 37 volunteers who have done a tremendous job over the past two months! Their dedication, love and selflessness has been a testimony in itself to the love of Jesus for this community. Even before the lockdown, the churches in the area saw a need and responded immediately to help support those who were most vulnerable over this time. One of our volunteers said 'it has been great to meet volunteers from other churches and get to know them. It is also wonderful that locals have been asking what we are short of and going to buy it!' Along with other organisations, businesses and individuals, the Larder has had to change and adapt the service to respond to the ever changing developments of this pandemic. You may well be aware that we have now relocated to the Lawers Hall in Aberfeldy Parish Church to allow us to expand and to help with loading and storage of goods. We are extremely grateful to the folks at the Breathe Lounge for their help and use of their premises up to this point. We cover as far as Logierait and Glen Lyon. If you know someone who is struggling to make ends meet as their financial situation has changed due to COVID-19 please make them aware that the Community Larder was set up specifically for them. People can self-refer by contacting 07513 6525978 or contact the Council Support Line on 0345 30 11 100 or directly on 07513 7 652 597.
Breadalbane Community Larder
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Aberfeldy Parish Church has just become an ‘Eco 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.
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 Abbeyfield.
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:- email@example.com
with your updated email address. Thank you
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
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
Harry Peck is offering Bridge Classes. Contact him at 11 Duntaylor or mobile-07836662222.
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.
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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