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Riverside Methodist Church Blairgowrie




We are worshipping in the Wellmeadow Café   Gas Brae


Sunday August 19th              Wellmeadow House                 11.00 am

                                                Revd Nick Baker    Café Service

A warm welcome to everyone and please join us for refreshments after the service.

Coffee Morning. We meet for our coffee mornings on a monthly basis, on the first
                                Monday of the month 10.00 -11.30 am in the Wellmeadow Cafe.
                                The next one will be Monday September 3rd

We remember in our prayers Heather Dean, a local preacher in this Circuit,
who died July 29th . Our thoughts and prayers are with her friends and family.

Dates of your Diary

Aug.26th                    It is the last service for Rev. Harry Mowbray at the Parish
                                   Church before his retirement and since it is a local arrangement
                                    service it has been decided to attend the Parish Church 11.00 am.
                                     We send our best wishes to Harry and his wife for their
                                     happy retirement.

Sewing Bee            The first  “sewing bee”  will meet in St. John’s church hall  on
Saturday 1st September at 10.30am to 3.30pm ( this time will be as
 flexible as you can manage ). Bring your own lunch and we will supply tea/coffee.

The next date planned is Saturday 10th November in the Dundee church hall.  ( booking yet to be confirmed)

Donations of material and fleeces are essential to this project so please give generously.
Contact: Janice Swankie, St. John’s church, Arbroath Tel: 01241875453 (evenings)
Email- xsticher14@yahoo.com             

EPACTS      Retreat 2019             This will be Craig Lodge Dalmally April 29th – 3rd May.
Contact Liz Crichton for details tel 07810803132 or liz.crichton@virgin.net


FIRE INFORMATION  If there is a fire, press either of the fire alarms by the front and back doors. (break the glass)  If you are in the kitchen area, a screen comes down to the floor and you exit by the rear door. If you are in the café area, exit by the front door. Don’t forget to phone the fire brigade!


Sunday Aug. 26th                  Blairgowrie Parish Church                                  11.00 am







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Riverside Methodist Church, Rattray, Blairgowrie
Press Release

Church decides to move out of 127 year old building

The Methodist church have agreed that they will move out of their 127 year old building in Riverside Road, a landmark building in Blairgowrie. Members of the church council made the decision at a meeting on 1st May because they can no longer afford the upkeep and running costs of the historic 200 seat church. As well as the enormous heating costs there are also expensive issues to be dealt with in the fabric of the building.

This decision was not made lightly. The church has a proud history in Blairgowrie since opening in 1887. In 1885 Mr David Borrie, a local businessman, had left his fortune for the building of a Methodist church in the town.

The church contains several stained glass windows including a large war memorial window honouring those from The Labour Corps regiment who gave their lives in the first world war. The organ in the church is an historically significant instrument made in 1870 by Peter Conacher.

The church now meet at the Wellmeadow Café Gas Brae Blairgowrie at 11.00 am
































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