Sadly, this church is now closed for worship. From Easter Sunday please join us at North and South Leith Parish Church in the Kirkgate for Sunday worship at 11am
Online Worship worship

30th October 2022

There will be no recording of this Worship

Minister: Rev. John Tait

Organist: Iain Mackinnon

Welcome and Intimations

Call to Worship

Hymn 111  Holy, holy, holy, Lord God almighty!

Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer

Scripture Reading: Isaiah 1: 10-18          Reader: Beryl Curlett

Hymn 484  Great God, your love has called us here

Scripture Reading: Luke 19: 1-10


Hymn 509  Jesus calls us!  O’er the tumult

Spoken Doxology  

Praise the God who reigns above;
praise the Son who lived below;
praise the Spirit, three in one,
God we love and know.

Dedication of the Offering

Prayers for the World

Communion Hymn 662  Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts

Sacrament of Communion

During Thanksgiving Prayer:

All    Holy, holy, holy Lord
          God of power and might
          Heaven and earth are full of your Glory 
          Hosanna in the highest
          Blessed is he who comes
          in the name of the Lord
           Hosanna in the highest

Hymn 622  We sing a love that sets all people free

Benediction and Threefold Amen

Closing Voluntary – Gloria.   WA Mozart  (1756-1791)


Sunday Services: We are pleased to welcome Rev John Tait to lead our communion service today.
Next Sunday, 6 November, our worship will be led by Rev Dr Martin Scott.

Church Magazine: Please pick up a copy of the latest magazine if you have not already seen it.

Harvest Appeal: The appeal for Christian Aid’s East Africa Hunger Crisis Appeal closes today.

Fresh Start: The current most pressing needs are for Kettles, Toasters, Frying pans, Pots, male and female Toiletries.

Seafarers’ Christmas bags: For the next two Sundays, 6 and 13 November, we will be collecting donations for the bags. You can give money or gifts of wrapped chocolates, shortbread, fudge/ tablet, mixed sweets, and mixed nuts.

Leith Rotary Club’s forthcoming charity concert: This will be held on Thursday evening 17 November at 7pm in South Leith Parish Church.

The concert will showcase the musical talents of the pupils at both Leith and Trinity Academies and will be in aid of  Kids Operating Room (KidsOR), which gives access to word class, state-of-the-art paediatric surgeries for life saving operations  on children in Africa and South America and ensures there are qualified staff to run them.

Donations on entry will be welcome.

Kirk Session: The next Session meeting is due to take place in the evening of Wednesday 9 November.
If anyone would like to suggest a charity for the usual Christmas Appeal please give details to the Session Clerk.
This year the charity should be one working for overseas beneficiaries.

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