Worship on Christ the King Sunday


On the Sunday which celebrates Christ the King, the service was led by our ‘Aussie’ local preacher, Ros Marshall. Praise was led by our talented organist Dr Albert Bil.

Today’s message, that because of the self- sacrifice of his only son, we are all one with God, was depicted in a variety of forms through music, drama, action and word.

Now that the town Remembrance service alternates between the South church and St James’, this morning, we celebrated peace while acknowledging the sacrifice of those members of the parish at the World War 1 memorial within Dunnottar church. Donald MacRae observed this by laying a wreath. This tribute was followed by prayer and a silence. The young people of the congregation were ‘kept in the loop’ when Ros directed the attention of the young people to 5 special stained glass windows; 4 of which hold the names of those lost in World War Two and the fifth holds the biblical reference to the bodyguards who risked their lives for their King - David.

Ros’s message was further emphasised by a brief drama entitled ‘The King and I’ which was set in a theatre ticket office and performed by two members of the worship group. The central theme ensured the congregation ‘got the message’ that we will attain paradise with God by His personal invitation. We simply need to ask. The ticket is there waiting for us and our name is on it.

Dates for the diary:

Services in Advent begin with Granite City Brass leading praise on 1st December at South Church.

4th December at 6pm we have the service of Remembering in South Church.

8th December Dr Daramola leads worship at Dunnottar.

Also on the afternoon of 8th December at 4pm, we have the service of 9 Lessons and Carols in St Bridget’s followed by seasonal refreshments, lovely music with a choir drawn from all over the Stonehaven area.

15th December, the Christmas Story at South.

22nd December, the Nativity at Dunnottar with the Carronside Kids.

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