Sunday 27 June 2021

The minister will be on holiday throughout July. During this time worship will be led by Rev Sara Embleton. Sara and Rosie trained together for ministry at New College ‘back in the day’. Sara is retired and lives in Peebles. Her husband Brian has provided cover in the past. The 11.00am service will be livestreamed… Continue reading Sunday 27 June 2021

Sunday 20 June 2021

I trust you are enjoying the lovely weather. Let me get straight to the point…… I’m looking for some help…. HELP PLEASE! The 11.00am service from Melrose is livestreamed and recorded each Sunday using Facebook Live. I’m looking for a volunteer(s) to set this up each Sunday during July when I will be on holiday.… Continue reading Sunday 20 June 2021

Sunday 13 June 2021

In the words of Psalm 147:1 Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing praises to our God,how pleasant and fitting to praise him! We sang for the first time in a long time in our worship last Sunday and, apart from a mouthful of mask when you took a breath, it was a wonderful… Continue reading Sunday 13 June 2021

Sunday 6 June 2021

At the end of a lovely, sunny week the words of the Psalmist seem appropriate…. Psalm 19 1 The heavens declare the glory of God;    the skies proclaim the work of his hands.2 Day after day they pour forth speech;    night after night they reveal knowledge.3 They have no speech, they use no words;    no sound is heard from them.4 Yet their… Continue reading Sunday 6 June 2021

Sunday 30 May 2021

You can listen to the Mid-week Reflection ‘Pentecost Moments’ on our church Instagram and Facebook pages. Celebration of the Lord’s Supper Sunday is Trinity Sunday when we will be Celebrating the Lord’s Supper in both churches. For those worshipping online or by telephone please be prepared in advance with a piece of bread and a… Continue reading Sunday 30 May 2021

Sunday 23 May 2021

Celebration of the Lord’s Supper Next Sunday, 30 May, we will be Celebrating the Lord’s Supper in both churches. For those worshipping online or by telephone please be prepared in advance with a piece of bread and a small glass of juice or wine. General Assembly The Mid-week Reflection on Facebook and Instagram invites you… Continue reading Sunday 23 May 2021

Sunday 16 May 2021

Today (Thursday) is Ascension Day and we’ll be looking at what we can learn from the story of the Ascension in our worship on Sunday. In the words of TS Elliot, ‘What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we… Continue reading Sunday 16 May 2021

Sunday 9 May 2021

Today is polling day. This week’s reflection is a reminder of the privilege we have of living in a democracy and an encouragement to shape that democracy with our vote. You can listen to the reflection on Instagram and the church Facebook page. We have a technical problem with the link from Facebook to the… Continue reading Sunday 9 May 2021

Sunday 2 May 2021

Tuesday saw the centenary of the birth of Rev John Stott. He died 10 years ago. Whilst his day job, so to speak, was Rector of All Souls, Langham Place he had a world-wide influence as a preacher, speaker, theologian and author of more than 50 books. Indeed it has been said of him that… Continue reading Sunday 2 May 2021

Sunday 25 April 2021

It’s a beautiful day in the Scottish Borders…… Today is Earth Day with a focus on recovering from the effects of Covid-19 and repairing the damage we’ve done to our planet. The mid-week reflection posted on Tuesday evening on our website, Facebook and Instagram takes Earth Day as its inspiration. Sunday worship On Sunday we meet… Continue reading Sunday 25 April 2021