Care Team

Care Team

Catering for the needs of members of the church and wider community

Convener     Eleanor Grieve       672-2478       ellie.57@hotmail.co.uk

Special  Communion

This service takes place on the 2nd Sunday in March, June and October in the Kirk Centre(Anderson Hall) at 3pm.

Next Service is Sunday 8th June at 3pm

Communion is given by Rev John Young, which is then followed by refreshments and shared fellowship.

This service is mainly for members of the congregation and the community who cannot manage the usual Communion Service but everyone is welcome. Transport can be arranged if needed.

We are always in need of drivers to help with transport. If you would like to help or no one anyone who would like to come or would like more information please contact Eleanor   or Linda Wright

 

Home Communion.

This is available for anyone, as are home support visits. If anyone would like these please contact  Rev J Young  664-3067   jyoung@churchofscotland.org.uk     or

Linda Wright  07850411596  lscwright@hotmail.com

Nursing Home Services

These take place in the local nursing homes usually once a month If you wish any more information please  contact Fiona Devoy.   fiona.devoy@yahoo.co.uk

 

News Extra

This is a newsletter which is delivered once a month to the housebound in the congregation. If you would like a copy or know of someone who would like a copy please

contact Linda Wright.

 

Fresh Start

This helps the previously homeless equip their new tenancies. They provide household  equipment eg  bedding, cups, kitchen equipment etc. Any contributions can be left in Offering House. No furniture. Any more  information  contact Sylvia Bennett. 664-3189

 

Blythswood Food Bank

Please leave any donations for this in the Offering House. Any more  information

contact  David Lamb.    664-3059      david@dlamb.co.uk

 

Bethany Christian Fellowship

Liberton Kirk is one of the many Edinburgh Churches who send teams to help with the monthly Care Van and Winter Night Shelter.

 

Care Van

Liberton send out a team every 2nd Wednesday of the month. They give out hot soup, rolls tea and coffee and warm clothing ,which has been handed into Liberton Kirk from members of the congregation, to the people who are living on the streets.Donations of new men and women’s underwear, warm socks, jumpers and coats are also welcome.

 

Night Shelter

Liberton send a team twice a year to help with this. The team is responsible for  providing a 2 course hot meal for the people who are using the shelter. Bethany provide the plates, cutlery and bedding.

The dates for 2020  TBC

If you wish more information please contact  Neil Hay  neilhay@me.com

 

Senior Citizens

This is a social group who meet every Thursday afternoon from 2pm from September to April. The cost is £2:00 a meeting. Transport is also provided at the cost of £1:50.

If you want more information or know of someone who would like to attend please.

contact Linda Wright, or look at Senior Citizen’s web page.

 

Safe Families for Children

This is a Christian Organisation who can offer support for families who are struggling with circumstances. Safe Families provide volunteers who can support the families by having the children for a few hours a week, This can give the parents time to attend appointments or even just have time for themselves. Training will be given.

If you are interested please contact Safe Families at

603- 8430  Edinburgh@safefamiliiesforchildren.com