April 7-11th has been Holiday Club week at St. Andrew’s, with Mega Makers being the theme. And what a fantastic week it’s been, with almost 70 children signed up and every day being a fun-filled combination of crazy games, story and song, and simple Christian teaching. With all of the stories coming from Matthew’s Gospel, the children have had the chance to learn something about Jesus, and his love for us. (more…)
This week, 31st March – 4th April, has seen our Church packed with over 500 children for school assemblies and the brilliant, Easter Code. Designed for p7 children, the Easter Code is a thoroughly interactive learning experience which transports participants to 1st Century Palestine and the world of Jesus. Children get to see and sense for themselves what happened over the course of what we now call Easter. As before, their reaction was fantastic! Well done to the brilliant volunteer team who made the event possible and THANKS KIDS for coming and making it such a fun experience for everyone!
Today, we’ve heard from what can be considered ‘reliable sources’ that the Misty Heaven shop, located next to our Community Spirit building, is set to close. It was in May of last year that we first became aware of the activities of this shop – selling so-called legal highs and various bits of drug paraphernalia. We considered this to be problematic enough for our community; the fact that the shop was side by side with the building from which we run our addiction service, Havilah, seemed to us indefensible… (more…)