Welcome to
Dull & Weem Parish Church
 

“God is light; In him there is no darkness...”  

[1 John 1:5]
 

Dull and Weem Parish, Church of Scotland

Sunday Service 9 30 am.

Minister : Rev. Neil M Glover

Senior Elder : Mr C. Thom

Phone 01887 820174   e mail thoms123@btinternet.com

Roll Keeper : Mr T. Pringle

Phone 01887 820931   e mail pringlemob@btinternet.com

Session Clerk : Mr P. Hobbs

Mobile 07967 226824   e mail peter.hobbs856@gmail.com

Treasurer : Mr R. Chadburn

Youth Worker : Jamie Pringle

Mobile 07399 589422   e mail jamie.pringle@me.com

PA to Rev Neil Glover : Judy Ewer

Mobile 07836 565528  e mail judy.ewer@adwgls.org.uk

 

Remembrance Sunday and timings for the Acts of Remembrance – 14 November

 

Dull and Weem Parish Church

9.30am – Short service (30 minutes)

10.00am - Act of Remembrance at Weem War Memorial

11.00am - Act of Remembrance at Aberfeldy War Memorial

11.45am  - Act of Remembrance at Dull War Memorial

 

 

 

 

 

Linkage News 26.01.22

Dear Friends,

 

  Your essential service information for this week is as follows:

 

-             Dull and Weem - 9.30am – Tommy Pringle

-             Strathtay - 10.30am – Neil Glover

-             Aberfeldy -10:30am – Tom Sibbald

-             Zoom this week is from Aberfeldy - 10:30am - (Rm 920 598 9200, password 316316 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9205989200

 

 

  Some other important news 

 

  LOST Apple iPhone

  An iPhone has been found in Aberfeldy Parish Church on the windowsill in the Sanctuary – could this be yours or belong to someone who came with you to a service . We have the list from Trace and Protect so might be able to trace        the owner through this! (The phone has a broken screen and back plate)

 

  Linkage Covid Group

  The Linkage Covid Group meet again today, Wednesday, 26 January 2022. 

 

  The Scottish Government previously announced several significant changes to the Covid – 19 regulations that affect our morning worship and use of the buildings.

 

  In summary:

 

  FACE COVERINGS 

  Face coverings remain a legal requirement unless you are medically exempt or under 12.

 

  From Friday 28 January band members and choirs can perform without a face covering - providing there is a 1m distance between other performers/audience. This also applies to those leading our worship.

 

  You can remove your face covering when seated at a table drinking tea or coffee

 

 

 

  CAPACITY AND SOCIAL DISTANCING

  Although there is no longer a limit on the number of people who can attend places of worship. The regulations require that we continue to minimise the risk of the incidence and spread of the virus.

 

  Physical distancing is still recommended during worship and in other areas of the building wherever possible.

 

  Please keep a safe distance from others at the entrance, doorways and in the corridors.

 

  Avoid overcrowding in small spaces

 

 

 

  How can you help?

 

·          Do not attend a service if you are showing signs of Covid - 19

 

·          Please take a lateral flow test before attending a service (these are available at the local pharmacy or can be ordered online through www.nhs.uk

 

·           Please use the hand sanitiser provided 

 

·           Please get your Covid - 19 vaccination and get your booster dose

 

 

 What are the Kirk Sessions doing to help you?

 

·           Trace and Protect – registration of everyone entering our buildings. If you have a smart phone, please bring this along and sign in using the QR code. Do not worry if you do not have a smart phone your details can be recorded by our           wonderful welcome teams

 

·           Increased ventilation in all our buildings. The doors and windows will be wide open, so please bring warm clothes! Increasing the level of fresh air in our buildings is to help reduce the risk of Covid – 19 transmissions

 

 

·          The buildings will be thoroughly cleaned between services when it is not possible to have a 72-hour period between our services

 

 

 

    Some regular church and community activities taking place in our buildings

 

·            Aberfeldy Prayer Meeting 7.30pm every Wednesday evening in Farragon – all are welcome to come along

 

·     Aberfeldy Alcoholics Anonymous – Aberfeldy Parish Church, Kitchen

      7.30 – 9pm  every Tuesday

     Contact –- 01887 820936

 

·      Aberfeldy Quilting Group – Aberfeldy Parish Church, Farragon Room

   Thursdays - 11.am – 3pm 

    Contact Jane – 07771641390 or Annette – 07736384035

 

·               Strathtay Quilting Group – John Kyd Hall

        7 – 9pm  on 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month

       Contact Marie MacLeod – stytchandturn@btinternet.com

 

 

 

 Latest Coronovirus (Covid – 19): advice from the Scottish Government on staying safe and protecting others.

 

 https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-staying-safe-and-protecting-others/

 

 For all the latest Covid updates from The Church of Scotland please visit

  www.churchofscotland.org.uk

 

 

 

 CLIMATE EMERGENCY. We are planning to re-form an ‘Eco Team’ at Aberfeldy Parish Church  in order to help us as a church community and as individuals to focus more on God’s call for climate justice. Please contact Anna Sibbald (a.gordon48@live.co.uk or 07759 404980) if you would like to be involved in any way. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 If you know of anyone who is struggling to heat their house and / or pay their energy bills, please do pass them on to us at Warm Connections, and we would be delighted to advise on ways of reducing our energy consumption and bills. 

 www.warmconnections.net or email advice@warmconnections.net.

 


 Breadalbane Community Larder

 

 Breadalbane Community Larder

 For emergency support call 0345 30 111 00 (Mon – Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm) or email breadalbanecommunitylarder@btinternet.com

 

 The Community Larder is open at Offizone on Kenmore Street each Saturday from 11.00am – 12.30pm for customers to purchase dried and tinned goods at a reduced rate – 4 items for £1. A FoodShare table is also available for anyone keen to reduce food waste.

 The FoodShare table at the rear of Aberfeldy Parish Church is open 24/7 and often has a variety of goods which would otherwise be sent to the Co-op's bio-digester. It's our Christian responsibility to 'tend the garden' ie our planet so we can all do our bit to reduce food waste by 'shopping' at the   FoodShare table from time to time.

 Building of the permanent shelter has begun and although it doesn't look particularly pretty right now it will be much better when it's finished. There are plans to include a community fridge enabling us to provide an even wider variety of goods. Remember, this is not about feeding the hungry but rather,  this part of the Community Larder project is for the whole community, to make a difference in reducing food waste which in turn has an environmental impact in these days of heightened awareness of the climate emergency.

 If you know of anyone struggling to make ends meet, please let them know about the range of support provided by Breadalbane Community Larder.

 The Larder is a joint initiative of several local churches and also involves members of the local community. If you would like to be involved, please contact the team on 07513 ‍652597 or email breadalbanecommunitylarder@btinternet.com

 

 

 

Support

We recognise that for many the current restrictions and uncertainty can make life very stressful. The ministry team can offer pastoral support, but for a few this may not be enough. Perth and Kinross Council have an excellent directory of services. You can type in: 

Perth and Kinross Mental Health Directory 2020 or hit the hyper link below.

 

https://www.pkc.gov.uk/media/46386/Mental-Health-Directory-of-Services-Covid-19/pdf/Mental_Health_Directory_of_Services_Covid19_(1).pdf?m=637353449218700000

 

Contact details

Neil’s email -  nglover@churchofscotland.org.uk

Neil’s mobile – 07779 280074

PA – Judy Ewer – judy.ewer@adwgls.org.uk

Mobile – 07836 565528

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Dull and Weem Parish Church is be found on the west side of the river Tay in Highland Perthshire.

Follow the road, from Aberfeldy, Crossing the historic Wade's Bridge, and continue down the avenue towards Weem.

As you enter the village of Weem, you will find the church on the right-hand side of the road. 

“Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need” 

[Hebrews 4:16]

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