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    • September 29, 2019 | 10:00 AM
      James St, Blairgowrie PH10 6EZ, UK
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      500 Terry A Francois Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    • November 3, 2019 | 11:00 AM
      James St, Blairgowrie and Rattray, Blairgowrie PH10 6EZ, UK
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    • NEWS & EVENTS | Blairgowrie-P-Church

      NEWS & EVENTS COVID -19 Advice for Churches Prayer Diary COVID-19 Worship Resources 'This Week at Home' Family Worship Church Newsletter NEW! Summer 2020 Kirk Services Online (Various) Giving by Standing Order CHURCH RE-OPENING FOR PRAYER Our church sanctuary is opened for for private prayer on Mondays and Thursdays. ​ Mondays 2.00 - 3.00pm Thursdays 10.30 - 11.30 am ​ SUNDAY WORSHIP ​ ​ Blairgowrie Parish Church – Opening for Sunday Worship from 27th September 2020 at 11.00 am Phone 01250 874715 or 07716 510605 Email: pamela@thehowats.net Online www.ticketsource.co.uk/blairgowrieparishchurch ​ ​ ******* ***BLAIRGOWRIE PARISH CHURCH TRUSTEES REPORT 2019*** CLICK HERE ​ ******** LATEST CHURCH NEWSLETTER - SUMMER 2020 ​ is currently been run from Booklore for those who are self-isolating. See below. A Free book service ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ is now included in the Church of Scotland lists where people can listen to the weekly audio sermons. Blairgowrie Parish Church ​ are available on this Church website under the Do use them with your children and worship God through it together. Sunday School Resources for Families 'This Week at Home.' ​ During the current COVID-19 crisis the weekly Sunday sermons can be found online within our website. Click and Tune in and together hear God's Word! Weekly Sunday Sermons. here ​ The Bible reading notes for July, August, and September are now available. We have some copies in the church. Also, they can be read online "Our Daily Bread.' If you would like a copy let us know and we could drop it to you. 'Our Daily Bread.' ​ ​ ​ - Would you consider a Standing Order? If you think there is some merit in changing your giving from the FWO envelopes or cash to Standing Order, please contact He has an explanatory letter and a prepared Standing Order form he can send you. You may also wish to read a letter from the Church of Scotland on . Thank you. Giving in Challenging Times Dr Alisdair Shaw. Generosity in Adversity ​ ​ ​ Blairgowrie & Rattray HUB SUMMER MAGAZINE ​ ​ Find More Could all intimations please be sent to David Howat for inclusion in the pew leaflet by Thursday evening. Either leave in the plastic pocket at the top of the stairs to the Sanctuary, e-mailed (david@thehowats.net), or sent by telephone (01250 874715). Later intimations may be accepted.

    • Church of Scotland | Blairgowrieparishchurch.org.uk | Blairgowrie

      “ Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generation .” (Psalm 100:4-5) LATEST SERMON Welcome to Blairgowrie Parish Church, your community church at the heart of Blairgowrie The All-Good God For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge. (2 Peter 1:5) ​ When you look at a piece of furniture and see the beautiful graining in the wood, you are aware that the variation of the graining is simply the polished surface of the whole. It is only the exterior that you see. When it comes to God, His essential attributes or characteristics are somewhat like the grain of a beautiful piece of wood with its intertwined veins, which blend together and glow with a deep radiance and beauty. When it comes to seeing God, we only see a very small part, yet because we are human and strive to understand God in terms of human relationships or behaviour, we talk about his qualities which we call attributes. ​ For example, we say God is faithful, or God is just or all-powerful and so forth, but no attribute--with the possible exception of the faithfulness of God-- speaks more to my heart personally than does the goodness of God, undeserving as I am. It isn’t that I question the fact that God is good. It is simply that I am confounded as to why I should be the recipient of this goodness. I am the problem—not the gracious and kind Father. ​ Goodness is one of the attributes or characteristics of God. And what tells us of this? Nature? No, nature tells us of God’s power but not His goodness. Does science tell us that God is good? Again, the answer is negative. What about history? Here we find the testimonies of men and women who tasted the goodness of God. In times of difficulty, they turned to God, and God met them. But it is primarily the Bible that answers the question, “What is God like?” And in simple but strong terms, the men who penned this grand old book contend that God is good—period and without qualification. Over 100 times God’s goodness is cited in this book. As Nahum, the prophet, cried out, “The LORD is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him” (Nahum 1:7). Goodness, as opposed to badness or evil, stems from the very essence of God. This is not a syrupy, weak sentimentality, but a strong reflection of purity and kindness which should never be taken as weakness. A study of comparative religions quickly points out that goodness is only associated with this great God who created our world and sent His Son to show us the way back to heaven. Pagan deities are thought of as angry gods who must be appeased, not as a loving God whose goodness touches the lives of His children. ​ Paul contrasted the goodness and the severity of God (Romans 11:22): goodness towards those who would trust Him; severity towards the wicked. It is at this point that a lot of people get hung up. They want a God who is a kind of Santa Claus, a source of good gifts and blessings, and certainly the great Paramedic of the Universe who saves us from our own blunders, but when they see both goodness and severity, they can’t handle it. When we stop and think of what God has done, we are quickly reminded that this great and good God has touched our lives for the better. And how do we respond? In some cases, by grasping for more, not satisfied with what we have. But the response of the grateful person can only be thanksgiving and gratitude. ​ Long ago the Psalmist cried out, Some 3000 years later, the need is even greater. O that we would praise the Lord for His goodness and for His wonderful deeds to us, undeserving as we are. “O that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men” (Psalm 107:8). Today, don’t forget to say, “Thank you, Lord.” ​ With grace and peace in our Saviour's name, Benjamin Prayer ​ Dear God, Thank you for your amazing power and work in our lives, thank you for your goodness and for your blessings over us. Thank you that you are able to bring hope through even the hardest of times, strengthening us for your purposes. Thank you for your great love and care. Thank you for your mercy and grace. Thank you that you are always with us and will never leave us. Thank you for your incredible sacrifice so that we might have freedom and life. Forgive us for when we don't thank you enough, for who you are, for all that you do, for all that you've given. Help us to set our eyes and our hearts on you afresh. Renew our spirits, fill us with your peace and joy. We love you and we need you, this day and every day. We give you praise and thanks, for You alone are worthy! In Jesus' Name, Amen. PRAYERS AND WORSHIP RESOURCES CLICK HERE CHURCH RE-OPENING FOR PRAYER AND SUNDAY WORSHIP Our church sanctuary is re-opening for for private prayer on Mondays and Thursdays. ​ Mondays 2.00 - 3.00pm Thursdays 10.30 - 11.30am ​ Sunday Worship on 27th September, at 11.00 am. Blairgowrie Parish Church – Opening for Sunday Worship from 27th September 2020 ​ Phone 01250 874715 or 07716 510605 Email: pamela@thehowats.net Online www.ticketsource.co.uk/blairgowrieparishchurch As part of the easing of restrictions in Phase 3, churches are now able to open for Sunday Services. I am pleased to advise that we are now ready to open for Sunday Worship from 27th September, at 11 am. Openings are subject to Scottish Government guidance and legislation, so, unfortunately, those who have COVID-19, display COVID symptoms or who have been asked to self-isolate as part of ‘Test & Protect’ should not visit until clear. ​ As there is an absolute maximum of 50 allowed in the building for each service , we have decided that the fairest way to manage demand is to have a ‘reservation’ system for households. Seating will be allocated on a ‘first come’ basis. However, if we have reached our maximum when you make contact then you can opt to reserve a place for the following Sunday. ​ To reserve seats please contact Pamela Howat by either phoning on or by email at 01250 874 715, 07716 510 605 pamela@thehowats.net . If possible please contact out with 9 am to 5 pm , or leave a message with the required information. Please ensure you leave your name, contact number and how many in your household will be attending. Reservations can be made from the Wednesday before each service until 9 pm on the Saturday. Online worship reservations will be available from 23rd September through www.ticketsource.co.uk/blairgowrieparishchurch . There is no charge for reserving seats. If you choose to appear on the Sunday without a ‘reservation’ we will have to decline access, unless spaces are still available. ​ ​ Find More Welcome to Blairgowrie Parish Church's website. ​ We’re a Christian community in the beautiful Perthshire town of Blairgowrie. ​ We are a church family of ordinary people who have experienced God’s love in Jesus. We seek to live and teach the Christian faith so that people can understand it and respond to the message it offers. ​ Whatever your reason for coming here – whether you are in need of help; searching for a church; looking forward to your wedding or baptism; exploring faith or simply planning to visit the area – come and visit us, we'd love to welcome you. Rev Benjamin J A Abeledo ABOUT OUR CHURCH Our Vision ​ Our vision is of a Bible-based church that is vibrant with prayerful people who worship and serve Jesus Christ and attract others to follow Him. READ MORE >> SERMONS Listen Online Welcome to our latest sermons, simply follow the link below... LISTEN >> WORSHIP Come and join us on Sunday morning and be part of our worship community. Sunday 11.00 am You will be very welcome! READ MORE >> News and Events Find out more about coming events Read More Explore Faith Wrestling with the issue of faith? Find out more Read More Links Useful Links to encourage and support your faith and service. Read More Devotionals Useful Resources to build your faith and study of the Bible Read More Church Newsletter Read our very own Newsletter with stories, events and news Read More Life Events Find out more about Baptism, Weddings, Funerals and Church Membership Read More

    • Social Club | Blairgowrie-P-Church

      The SOCIAL CLUB The Social Club is a friendly group who meet from the first week of September to the last week in May for fun activity, chat and refreshments. TUESDAY - 1.30pm - 3.30pm for Badminton. WEDNESDAYS - 7.00 pm onwards for Badminton, Table Tennis and Darts. FRIDAYS - 10.00am - 12 noon for Carpet Bowls. Our Fit 'Young' Badminton Stars in action - why not come and join them!! ​ ​ Good Fun at Carpet Bowls but sometimes rest is needed (even from Dominos) Visitors and new members are always welcome. Why not come along? Visitors fees are £1.50 per session for a maximum of 3 sessions after which the membership fee of £12.00 per year and a sessional fee of £1.00 is payable. ​ CONTACT: ​ Anne Byres, Secretary, Social Club. TEL: tbc

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Blairgowrie Parish Church is a congregation within the Church of Scotland.  We are part of Dunkeld and Meigle Presbytery.

 

We are a registered Scottish Charity No. SC033757

Blairgowrie Parish Church

James Street

Blairgowrie

Perthshire

PH10 6EZ

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