“A Church at the Heart of the Community”

Welcome to Bonnyrigg Parish Church

We are a Church of Scotland congregation based in the centre of Bonnyrigg. Our aim as a congregation is to provide a warm welcome to all who join us. To offer an inclusive, open and affirming ministry, to demonstrate a strong concern for social issues, both in our local community and further afield. We aim to work positively with other church and fait communities. We strive to be a friendly and welcoming church for all.

We would love to welcome you as part of the family of Bonnyrigg Parish Church, remember you do not have to be a member to come along to any of our activities or services of worship. If you want to know more about church membership then please contact the minister who will be only to happy to help!



 

Greetings from the Manse,

 
Welcome to today’s service, I hope you have been keeping cosy during these cold winter days. 
 
The snow has offered the Purden house a wonderful distraction from Google classroom as snowmen have been assembled and hot chocolate is an essential requirement after a winter walk. 
 
Yesterday was a reflective day for me as I marked one year since my ordination. That Thursday night was a powerful evening with a tangible sense of Gods’ presence as our family and the church started a new chapter of life together. 
 
The story has not enfolded as I had imagined but then life rarely does. A year on and I am grateful for the care that so many have shown me, for the resilience and commitment that the church has to not just drop tools but to keep growing and keep moving forward. 
 
Our prayer remains that you sense Gods presence with you as you join us for worship and we pray in these winter days you would know Gods warmth and love surround you and fill you. 
 
Notices: 
 
In Church Sunday Services and Private Prayer : Whilst we remain in these heightened restrictions our Church building must remain closed for Sunday Worship and Private Prayer. We will keep you advised of any changes to this as soon as we are able.
 
Meanwhile we will continue to connect digitally, here are the links for this morning’s Service and we pray that God will speak to us all as we unite in worship. 
 
 
OR follow usual route direct 
  
The Church Website:  https://www.bonnyriggchurch.co.uk/
 
 
Please share all these links with non Internet or Facebook users who may have access to YouTube via their Smart TV. 
 
I absolutely love when people get in touch and I am very grateful for those who have, please do share your news, your opinions and your suggestions. My email address is LPurden@churchofscotland.org.uk
 
If you are aware of any members or friends who do not receive this email and would like to receive future ones, please ask them to send their email contact details to Iain Thomson at sessionclerk@bonnyriggchurch.co.uk
 
Blessings for 2021
 
Louise
 
Rev Louise Purden
  
 

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Blessings

Louise

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