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McCrae's Battalions

On Sunday 1st July 2018, a service will be held in St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh to mark the end of the WW1 Centenaries.  Start time is 10.30am for 11.00am.  The attached  poster gives full details of the event and we would enco...
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Display Space at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral

WPCS has been provided a display space at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh for the next 6 weeks.  Andrew Greig (Edinburgh City Centre Chaplain) and Andrew Reddish (volunteer chaplain) got the stand set up on Friday morning. Andrew...
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Jigsaw

We’ve all made a jigsaw at some time in our lives. When I was a kid we used to love making jigsaws on holiday and if staying with others they would join in and it became more of a community event rather than just a family thing! And definitely not on...
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Tap Tap Tapping

Adan Abokor tapped out the book, Anna Karenina, using his finger and wrist to keep his neighbouring cell mates sane. After 7 months in solitary confinement Adan realised he could communicate with his fellow prisoners who were also in solitary confine...
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A Boring Story about Water

Six weeks ago a community in a village in southern India drank fresh water for the first time. On a warm Thursday evening from a newly drilled 500 foot borehole, flowed fresh clean cool water for the first time. You can see the delight! Other parts o...
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On a Cold and Frosty Morning

We’ve all done it, especially at this time of year. You know what I mean: scraping the frost or snow on the windscreen and then being tempted to drive away before you can see properly. Have you ever been tempted to do that? You know what happens next...
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HOMELESS JESUS

The sculpture outside (behind the church) is cast in bronze and was first created in Canada by artist Timothy P Schmalz.  Many copies have been made.  They are installed in different cities all over the world.  This is the first one in...
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Adam Plenderleith

Breaking news: Our most recent volunteer chaplain in the West, Adam Plenderleith formerly a healthcare chaplain with the NHS has attracted the interest of one of our national newspapers! Adam, together with Rev Neil E Allison, has recently published ...
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Wishing you a great 2018

There’s a well-known story of a chicken farmer who found an eagle’s egg.  He put it in with his chickens and soon the egg hatched. The young eagle grew up with all the other chickens and whatever they did, the eagle did too, thinking it was...
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This Christmas - Tree

Happy Christmas! Enjoy! In the middle of it all, like the wise men and women, take a moment to remember the simplicity of what it’s all about. Take time to look up and see the stars and to look around to see those who are close, and be thankful. For ...
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