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A very warm welcome to Newhaven Church

Newhaven Church is a congregation of the Church of Scotland based in Newhaven, Edinburgh.  We are a caring group of Christians committed to serving Christ, each other and the community.

We’re an active church, not restricted by the walls of our building, and hold a number of events both within the church, around the parish area, and further afield. We hold church services every Sunday at 10.30am, and have Communion Services on the last Sunday of each month. We hold family friendly All Age Services on the first Sunday of each month. You will find a warm greeting at any of these services, where we would be delighted to have you visit us.

If you’d like to get in touch by phone or e-mail please follow the link to our find us and contacts page.

Newhaven Running Club

Newhaven Running Club is a group of like minded people of varying ages and capabilities, who join together most Sundays after worship.
This is an organic group that has grown from a few members chatting during coffee after church about a shared interest, and is open to anyone who has an interest in running and/or exercise.
We would like to extend a warm welcome to anyone who would like to attend. Participation is optional, come along to watch, be our timekeeper or show us how it’s done…..
We meet in the church garden (after coffee) for a couple of warm up exercises then those who wish can go for a wee run around the parish.
Please note this is an informal group with no qualified teacher but we all share our ideas and experience.
Mostly it’s a great opportunity to get a little fitter or stronger whilst getting to know each other better and of course having fun together!

Hope to see you soon.

Christmas Services at Newhaven Church 2017

Please join us at Newhaven Church to celebrate Christmas. We have a number of services planned, in addition to our usual Sunday worship.

Please see below for dates and times.

December 17th: 
10.30am- Nativity Service with Carols

December 24th:
10.30am- Morning service
4pm- All age service with coffee, tea and mince pies
11.15pm- Mince pies and Watchnight service

Christmas Day:
10.30am- Short all age service

December 31st:
10.30am- Sunday worship.

Sermon on Jesus Calling His First Disciples- 19th November 2017

Reading:

Luke 5:1-11

In a special service this morning during which Newhaven Church inducted a new Elder, Liz Thomson, Rev. Peter Bluett preached on the calling of the first disciples by Jesus, and what we, as followers of Christ, are called to be in the world.

If you would like to listen to the sermon please click on the audio player below.

 

Christmas Extravaganza- Saturday 9th December 2017

Newhaven Church is holding its ever popular annual Christmas Extravaganza on Saturday 9th December 2017. The event is open to children in P1-P7. Come and join us for games, challenges, crafts, Christmas story, fun and party food.

It runs from 10am-12.30pm (Registration from 9.50am).

If you would like your child to attend, please click on the link below for further information and to complete the registration form.

Extravaganza 2017 form

New Members’ Breakfast- Saturday 18th November 2017

On Saturday 18th November at 9 am Newhaven Church is hosting a breakfast in the café area for people who are new (or relatively new!) to our congregation. If you have recently started worshipping with us and you’d like to get to know people better this is an excellent opportunity to become a part of our Church family. It is open to everyone whether they are members or not.

So why not come along and enjoy some tasty food and fellowship! There will be a list in the foyer after services to sign up, to help us gauge numbers, but feel free to just come along on the morning if you have some time to spare. We look forward to welcoming you.

Remembrance Sunday Service- 12th November 2017

Reading:

Matthew 8:5-10

In today’s Remembrance Sunday service, Rev. Peter Bluett spoke about Jesus’s ability to transcend the barriers of tribe and culture to see into the hearts of people and love them, questioning whether we have learned anything from the lessons of past conflicts and war.

If you would like to listen to the sermon please click on the audio player below.

 

 

 

Keep the date! Church Ceilidh Saturday 2nd December 2017

We will be holding our annual Ceilidh on the evening of Saturday 2nd December. More details to follow, but why not put the date in your diary now, and invite your friends! The Ceilidh is our main fundraiser for Kampi Disabled Children’s trust. Please come along to enjoy an evening of great music and fellowship and to support the life changing work of Kampi.

Bethany Caring Christmas Trees

Bethany Christian Trust is running Caring Christmas Trees this year, to fund their vital work making sure that nobody is on the streets or lonely this winter. They would love to have your help this winter, and you can help them by buying one of their trees, or volunteering to help give them out to the wonderful people who support them! You can find more details on their website

www.caringchristmastrees.com

or call them on 0345 111 8733.

They’d love to hear from you!

Blythswood Shoeboxes Appeal

A big thank you to all in Newhaven Church, the cafe, the Toddler group, Victoria Primary, and Inverleith St Serfs guides for all the shoeboxes filled for Blythswood Shoebox appeal. We collected 95 in total which was wonderful- even higher than last year’s total.
Thanks also to to Mary and Anna for all the hats and puppets that were knitted for the boxes. What a lot of work ladies, but much appreciated!