Something completely different – for those born before 1945

submitted by Jim Michael We are the survivors We were born before television, before penicillin, polio shots, frozen food, Xerox, plastic contact lenses, videos, Frisbees and the pill. We were before dishwashers, tumble driers, electric blankets, air conditioners, drip dry clothes…………………..and before moonwalking. We got married first and then lived together (how quaint can you be?). … More Something completely different – for those born before 1945

LODGING HOUSE MISSION – Now open 364 days a year

Following the success of the 2016 project to  commence Saturday opening, the LHM Board have made a decision to open permanently on a Sunday. Opening hours are now 8.00 am to 3.00 pm 364 days every year (closed New Year’s Day). This is a major step forward in their aim to provide food warmth, security and … More LODGING HOUSE MISSION – Now open 364 days a year

ENCOUNTERS AND REFLECTIONS – Sunday 9.30am – Bay Tree Cafe

Kelvinbridge Parish Church offer a series of interesting early Sunday morning conversations. We meet in The Bay Tree Café, 403 Great Western Road (just over the road from Websters) at 9:30am  and aim to finish by 10:20am. The conversations are enabled by invited guests. Sunday 18th March: with Iain Campbell, Glasgow based portrait artist and artist in      residence  at St Georges … More ENCOUNTERS AND REFLECTIONS – Sunday 9.30am – Bay Tree Cafe

The 7th anniversary of the East Japan Earthquake (11th March, 1pm)

This Sunday, we observe together the 7th anniversary of the East Japan Earthquake. Japan Desk Scotland’s sixth documentary on Fukushima, ‘Evacuation Orders in Fukushima, July 2017’ will be shown, and a hymn, ‘Tsunami’, written by Rev David Sinclair will be sung. Finally prayer will be offered. Free and open to the public. See the Facebook … More The 7th anniversary of the East Japan Earthquake (11th March, 1pm)

Wellie News – Annals of Wellington Street Church 1877

Recently we have had an old book about Wellington, when it was Wellington Street Church, returned to us. Carolyn Jory nee Shepheard has sent it up to us from Romsey where she is living now. Her parents were Rex Shepheard and Helen Simmers who met in Wellington and were married there in 1928. He was a Chairman of the Shipbuilding … More Wellie News – Annals of Wellington Street Church 1877