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Riverside Methodist Church Blairgowrie

 

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We are worshipping in the Wellmeadow Café   Gas Brae






Sunday April 15th                                     Wellmeadow Cafe                            11.00 am


                                                          Judy Jarvis

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 May 7th

Best wishes to Griffin for a speedy recovery from his broken leg


Photographers       Photos are needed for the EPACTS calendar 2019 see folder or Ruth for more information

Dates of your Diary


Safeguarding                      Rescheduled for June 15th 1 -3 pm at the Cafe


 Lindisfarne Retreat            April 30th-3May There are 2 vacancies due to a cancellation. Please see Ruth if you are interested


Christian Aid                        Charity shop in Coupar Angus 13th -19th May volunteers required for morning and afternoon sessions


 

MWiB Scotland     District Fellowship Day Saturday 19 May 2018 11.00 am – 3.00 pm see Ruth/yellow folder for more information


 

World Day of Prayer will be led by St Stephens on the 1st Friday in March 2019


 

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      April 22nd                                                                                11.00 am

                                                            Revd. Dr. David Easton    Chair of District


Sunday April 29th                            Revd. Nik Wooller              Holy Communion


 



 



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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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