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Perth North Church
'SOMETHING SCOTTISH' - GUILD
Wednesday 22nd January 2020
Ann Graham welcomed Guild members on Wednesday for ‘Something Scottish’. The evening entertainment comprised of a reading, singing and poetry, all in Scottish. Also 'Hunt the haggis' game. We had a recital from Lola with her violin which was excellent. To occupy the members while supper was being prepared, they took part in a word game entitled 'The Mither Tongue'.
Wednesday 8th January 2020
The Guild meeting was opened by Janice Taylor who welcomed members after the Christmas break. Pat Munro gave an interesting talk and power point presentation regarding her involvement with the Zambia project. The project revolves around Empowering teenage mothers in Zambia. Pat works closely with Mabel who is a deaconess with the United church of Zambia. the project funds these girls to:
> Complete their education
>Teach those who do not go back to education vocational skills
> Knitting, sewing
> Looking after Hens
The girls then gain skills which allow them to be employed of start a business of their own.
GUILD CHRISTMAS PARTY
Wednesday 11th December 2019
On Wednesday 11th December the North Church Guild celebrated Christmas with the usual Christmas party. Enjoying Fellowship Food and Fun. The evening started off with Alison giving thanks for the food we were about to share. Meanwhile there was a crossword to keep us busy. entertainment came from a few select guild committee members who performed a new take on the famous song from the Sound of Music 'Raindrops and Roses'. The evening finished with some Carol Singing and prayers.
Wednesday 27th November 2019
On Wednesday 27th November Janice Taylor welcomed guild members to an evening titled ' Companions on the way' which is the theme for the Guild this year. Reverend Kenneth Stott was the speaker for the evening, who gave an interesting talk on the theme.
THE GANNOCHY TRUST
Wednesday 13th October 2019
The Guild meeting was opening by Margaret Fortune, who welcomed members and the Guest speaker Carol Downie.
Carol gave a very interesting talk on The Gannochy trust. 'The Past, Present & Future'. She explained the reasons for the trust being set up and what it has achieved and how the vision of A.K. Bell is being carried out for the people of Perth & Kinross also throughout Scotland.
If anyone is interested in any of the Guild meetings they are most welcome to join the group. Information can be found on the church web site.
WALKING THE PEREGRINOS
Wednesday 23rd October 2019
On Wednesday 23rd October over 30 guild members attended the meeting titled 'Walking the Peregrinos'.
The meeting was opened by Evelyn Sheerer who welcomed Anne Stewart who gave a very interesting talk on her journey walking the Camino from Galicia to Santiago de Compostela.
A vote of thanks was given by Dorothy Kennedy and the evening ended with tea, cakes and fellowship.
KEEPING IT IN THE FAMILY
Wednesday 25th September 2019
Some 200 gathered at Perth North Church on Wednesday (25th September) when Rev Anne Stott (centre) was ordained as an Ordained Local Minister in the Church of Scotland.
She is supported by her husband Rev Kenneth Stott (Perth North Church) and her daughter Rev Amy Stott (Assistant Curate at Ascension Church, Victoria Dock, London).
Anne has recently been appointed as Community Minister for the new community of Bertha Park in Perth. She will also be working to develop support for churches caring for children with Additional Support Needs and their families.
GUILD'S BIG QUIZ
Wednesday 11th September 2019
The "Big Quiz" started our 19/20 season on 11 September with a enjoyable evening of friendly competition.
We had approximately 15 teams taking part from the Guild and wider congregation. Hamish Coulter took on the role of Quiz Master and Brian Swan had the role of Score Keeper totalling the scores throughout the evening. The winning team was the "Taysiders in Space" which was headed up by Fraser.