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    Welcome to Tarves Parish Church

    We are an inclusive Christian congregation with a history dating back many hundreds of years. We are at the core of the community of Tarves and we shall do all we can to help during the coronavirus pandemic.

     

    Worship

    There will be no Sunday services in Tarves Church while the current  coronavirus restrictions are in place but you can continue with worship, prayer and reflection wherever you are. Each week we will add a new ‘service’ on the website. Click here to access.

    * BREAKING NEWS * However because some people have been unable or preferred not to worship in this way we will be holding a very short act of worship in the Church on Wednesday afternoons at 2.00pm. Alison looks forward to leading this act of worship and while singing is not permitted, we will be able to listen to some music, hear the Word of God, and share in a time of prayer. Click here to read Alison's letter advising details of what to expect if you would like to attend this act of worship.

    Sunday broadcasts of a weekly service take place on Radio 4, and also on Radio Scotland; other radio stations are available.  More locally, Kemnay Parish Church and Inverurie West Church will be live-streaming their services on their websites.

    Sadly, the church building will no longer be open for personal prayer until restrictions are relaxed. Please be assured the Church through its minister and members is still active in the community. If you know of anyone who needs help or support at this time please contact Ruth Tel 851887. The minister is available to help with any pastoral emergencies Tel 851295.

     

    Live Worship Gathering on Zoom

    Joint services are currently being held with Barthol Chapel and Tarves Parish Church worshipping together over Zoom on Sundays
    From 9.45 am  (Service begins 10.00 am)
    All Welcome

    The link for each service is available from our session clerk, Susanna Bichard
    T:  851345  E: smbichard@aol.com
    You do not need a computer to join in – you can access the service with your landline or a mobile phone
    Find the Order of Service and Worship Materials on the Worship page

     

    Minister's Letter

    Read the minister's September letter regarding worship in the Church.

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  • Community Bible Experience

    Read Big! Read Well! Read Together!
    Why not spend some time getting to grips with portions of the Old Testament, laid out in an accessible way.  Keep a note of any questions you have and discoveries you make as you read and we will look at them together over Zoom. The first meeting will be on Thursday 1 October at 4.00 pm when we will be discussing Jonah, Amos, Hosea and Micah. 

    Books and reading plans are available and can be collected from the Manse vestibule. £5 towards the cost of these may be left in the envelope provided. Anyone interested please contact Alison for the link: Tel 851295  aswindells@churchofscotland.org.uk.

     

    CrossReach

    CrossReach is the Social Care arm of the Church of Scotland providing invaluable care to people in challenging circumstances. The need is now beyond anything that could be imagined and an appeal has been made for urgent asistance. Anything you can give would be a blessing. Read more on the CrossReach website.

    COVID-19 A message from CEO Viv Dickenson from CrossReach on Vimeo.

     

    Coronavirus updates

     

    Find advice, information and tips on how to keep your spirits up during the COVID-19 outbreak on our Coronavirus page. Also links to helpful websites offering support.

    The situation contines to change so please watch this space for updates

     

     

     

    Care in our Community

    Thanks to all who have given so generously to look after the elderly and vulnerable in our community. A special thank you to everyone at Duthies (Spar) and Tarves Pharmacy which are acting as collection points.

    if you are aware of anyone in Tarves who needs help of any kind please contact Ruth Nisbet Tel 851887.

     

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