On Sunday 23 January we meet for worship at 9.30am in Bowden Kirk and at 11.00am in Melrose Church. Our focus will be Luke 4: 14-21 sometimes referred to as Jesus’ manifesto. The Melrose service is livestreamed, and you can join us on our church website or Facebook page or watch the recording thereafter. www.bowdenandmelrosechurch.org The order of service is attached. A worship podcast is posted in Facebook, Instagram and our website on Saturday evenings.You can listen on 01896 808551.
Before coming to worship and meeting up with those from other households you are asked to take a Lateral Flow Test. Facemasks must be worn, unless exempt, and 1 metre distancing observed, 2 metres for those unmasked.
There are other worship opportunities on Sunday. On BBC1 Songs of Praise is at 1.15pm. New Every Sunday is at 7.30am on Radio Scotland and Sunday Worship at 8.10am on Radio 4. Both will be available afterwards on BBC Sounds.
World Leprosy Day
Next Sunday is World Leprosy Day. There are collection boxes available should anyone like to take this opportunity to start collecting their loose change for this worthy cause. If you would like to have a box, please contact the office.
Tea and Coffee
As you are no doubt aware Scottish Government guidance is changing. We should be able to resume serving tea and coffee after worship from Sunday 6 February.