Community Outreach

 

Use of the Church Hall / Parish HUB

 

church hall

 

 

The Church Halls are available for hire.

There is a large Hall and a small Hall, called the Parish HUB.

Adjoining the small Hall is a fully equipped kitchen with a large gas cooker and oven, fridge/freezer and serving hatch. There is a unisex toilet and a fully accessible toilet.

 

 

 

 

Church Transport

 

church transportIf you would like to come to church but transport or mobility is a problem, please let us know by the Friday before and we will come and collect you, and take you home afterwards.

 

Please contact Rev’d Heidi 01854 612360

or Alastair Macdonald 01854 612110.

 

 

Hospital Car Scheme

 

hospital carThis is a FREE community service for hospital appointments.

Call 07526 985 606 to book the car and a driver.

 

The service is provided by Valvoline Garage and DC Coachworks in association with the Church of Scotland.

Donations towards the cost of the scheme are always gratefully received.

 

 

fairtradeFairtrade

 

There are always Fairtrade goods and products available in the Parish HUB, and a monthly Fairtrade Coffee Morning to promote Fairtrade in general and for customers to sample new products.

 

 

Lochbroom House & Mo Dhachaidh

 

lochbroom house

 

The Minister and members of the congregation visit both our local Care Homes on a monthly basis. There is a short service, plenty of singing and often a practical craft activity to engage hearts and minds.

 

 

 

 

Community Prayer Boxes

 

We have two community prayer boxes. If you or someone you love is in need of prayer, please place your prayer on a note (anonymously if you wish) and pop it in the locked box either by the hardware Shop on Shore Street, or on the wall outside the Church Hall.

 

community prayer

Every Tuesday morning, Rev’d Heidi will collect the prayer requests and she and a small group of parishoners will be praying.

 

If you would like to come to morning prayers, you are welcome to attend on Tuesday mornings, between 09.30-10.00 in the Parish HUB.

 

 

Friendship Club 

This takes place on the second Tuesday of every month between 2-00-4.00pm. Each month there is a different "theme" with opportunities for participants to engage in lively fellowship through discussion, games, quizzes, singing and delicious refreshments!

 

See the "What's On" page for further details.

 

 

forget me not 2Forget-me-not Café

 

This takes place on Monday each week from 2.00-4.00pm in the Parish HUB. The Café is a place for those living with any form or stage of Loneliness, Memory Loss, Cognitive Decline, Dementia or Alzheimers to meet up for mutual support.

The service, hospitality and refreshments are all provided without charge.  

This work is supported with funding from the Life Changes Trust, which is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.

 

Equipment loan, use & return scheme

 

This service, linked to the Forget-me-not Café, provides specialised aids, equipment and materials specifically designed for use by those living with Dementia.  This service is also provided without charge.

Full details are available at Café meetings.

This work is also supported with funding from the Life Changes Trust.

 

Messy Church

 

messy church

messy church

 

 

 

 

 

 

This takes place every month, usually on the first Sunday of each month from 4.00-6.00pm.

Families, Parents, Children, Grandparents – all are welcome!

The menu includes:

 

  • Welcome time – colouring, conversation, chilling and chattering
  • Craft time – an unhurried time of creativity and fun
  • Celebration – a time of worship and storytelling
  • Community Meal – food for body and soul

Check the "What's On" page for the date of the next session.

 

 

Holiday Club

 

To Mars Beyond

 

Our annual Holiday Club runs for a week in August each year.

 This year the theme was: To MARS and BEYOND!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rev'd Heidi Hercus Tel: 01854 612360 Email: HHercus@churchofscotland.org.uk