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Teddies for Tragedies

People often ask me where are the teddies going, but I have never been asked ‘ Why are the teddies going?’

So I’m going to tell you.

Use your imagination and think back to your childhood. Imagine you have no toys, NONE at all

There may be lots of reasons why this has happened to you, but here we are, no toys to play with except perhaps for a few stones and maybe some twigs.

I think...

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25 years of ministry

In June our minister , Rev. David Cameron celebrated 25 years of Ministry. Having served in his first charge , Maxwell Mearns Castle , west of Glasgow, for 16 years and here for almost 9, this seemed a good time to reflect over his life of Ministry.

  • How did you come to be the minister in QPC.?

It began on a golf course overlooking the Kyles of Bute . I was shooting for the green with a 7...

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Our Eco Congregation

The community group within the church have been busy following our successful achievement of a Bronze award - we are already working towards the Silver award and as part of this we held our ‘Big Green Coffee Morning’ on Saturday 26th May. We were able to team this with hosting the Christian Aid ‘Inherit the Earth’ photo exhibition which was a thought provoking addition to the event and...

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Data Protection and Privacy Documentation

Data Protection Policy

The congregation takes the security and privacy of personal information seriously .

TheData Protection Act 2018 (the “2018 Act”) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) regulate the way in which personal information about living individuals is collected, processed, stored or transferred.

This policy explains the provisions that we will adhere...

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Creative Communicating through Church.

A very successful seminar was held on 21st April 2018.

24 people attended and enjoyed a varied programme covering the range of communication techniques from digital and social media to the exquisite written and spoken word, wonderfully presented by RD Kernohan, over 80 years, sharp, pertinent , thought provoking and challenging . We could have listened all morning.

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a new way to do notices

•A survey held over several weeks in September at both services and this article presents the outcome and changes made. Responses roughly parallel the age of our attending congregation.

•We asked

How do you receive your Church notices?

How would you like to receive notices? as a result we received 13 new email addresses

What do you look for in the notices?

Do you use the Church...

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The Pelican

The Pelican as a Christian Symbol

The pelican was believed to pierce its own breast with its beak and feed its young with its blood.

Because of this it became a symbol of Christ sacrificing himself for man and was frequently represented in early Christian art.

The belief probably came about because of the pelican’s red-tipped beak and very white feathers, and because long-beaked birds...

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