Sunday 7 August 2022

REMINDER – Church Fete

The Church Fete is tomorrow, Saturday 6th August, 2.00-4.00pm in Bowden Village Hall. Entrance (including afternoon tea) is £3. All welcome!


DEADLINE – Church Newsletter

The next Church Newsletter will be distributed mid-August. Could you send any items for inclusion to the minister or the office by Sunday 7 August 2022. Thanks.



On Sunday 7 July we meet for worship at 9.30am in Bowden Kirk and 11.00am in Melrose Church for the third in a series of four services based on the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament. Melrose services are livestreamed, and you can join us on our church website or Facebook page or watch the recording thereafter.  The order of service is attached. A worship podcast based on the Melrose service will be posted on Facebook and Instagram on Saturday evening. You can also listen on 01896 808551.


Coffee After Church

Teas and coffees are available after the Melrose service in the Church Hall. All are welcome and if you would like to join the rota of helpers, please send a message to the office.


Summer Garden Party

The Melrose in Bloom Summer Garden Party is onSunday 21st August in Abbey Place, Cloisters Road, Melrose from 2.30pm – 4.30pm. Tickets £10. All are very welcome.Contact No. 01896 822321 or 01896 823911


Bowden Flower Rota

Volunteers needed to add their names to the Bowden Flower Rota


Church Choir

Rehearsals have now stopped, but will resume at 10.00 on Sunday, 28thAugust when anyone who enjoys singing will be made very welcome.


Contact Details

Our minister can be contacted on 01896 822217 or

The Church office contact details are 01896 823339 or – Tracey is there on Tuesday and Friday mornings between 9.00am and 12 noon.