Category Archives: NEWS

Concentration

Something to think about from Revd Alistair Jessamine I concentrate on this: I leave the past behind and with hands outstretched to whatever lies ahead I go straight for the goal – my reward the honour of my high calling … Continue reading

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Reflection. Week Commencing 24 August, 2020.

We all dream, but often, dreams are inexplicable things. There are those that cause us to be alarmed; those that cause us to wish, after wakening, that we could return to the dream and then there are the recurring dreams. … Continue reading

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Sunday Service by Sole Nominee

The Sunday service by the Sole Nominee can be viewed here: Further information on Ballot can be found here

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Home

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT from Revd Alistair Jessamine ‘O Lord, you have always been our home’ – Psalm 90 verse 1 GNB The word ‘home’ in that context denotes, among other things, destination as in expressions like ‘homecoming’ or ‘homewardbound’ … Continue reading

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Sole Nominee

All members should by now have received a letter from the Session Clerk detailing the arrangements for Sunday 23rd August when Mr Iain Majcher will preach as Sole Nominee for the vacant position of minister of Bothwell. Services will commence at … Continue reading

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Reflection. Week Commencing 10 August, 2020.

I remember and maybe this still is done in some Churches, that there used to be blankets knitted and sent abroad as comfort to the less well developed countries. One lady I knew, used to knit the squares and pass … Continue reading

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Bothwell Parish Churce reopen for Worship

In line with Scottish Government guidelines and advice from the Church of Scotland, Bothwell Parish Church reopened for worship from Sunday 2nd of August. There will be two services, one at 10.30am and a second at 11.50am. These will be … Continue reading

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Refuge

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT from Revd Alistair Jessamine ‘God is our refuge’ – Psalm 46.1 AV That description would mean much to an ancient Jew inasmuch as he or she would be instantly reminded, I’m sure, of those cities of … Continue reading

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Reflection. Week Commencing 27 July, 2020.

What’s the saying again? “The times, they are a changing.” So they are and so we have been expected to work our lives through all the changes that have been and still are taking place. We seem for the moment … Continue reading

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Worry

WORRY SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT from Revd Alistair Jessamine … do not worry about tomorrow; it will have enough worries of its own’ – Matthew 6.34 Good News Bible That statement appears in Christ’s so-called Sermon on the Mount (Matthew … Continue reading

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