News from the Parish

News from the Parish

Harvest Celebration, Sunday 4 October in Pencaitland

We celebrate Harvest on Sunday 4th October at 9.30am in Pencaitland Church. Online devotions will be at 10.45am. In accordance with current guidelines, things will be a bit different, so please "read more" for all you need to know in advance of joining us.

Lockdown Resources - new resources added 26 April

Below are a number of links to particular articles, podcasts, videos etc which some have found interesting or helpful. These will be updated as and when there are new materials to post. NEW Video: God sent a cleaner. Pastor Lee McClelland, Ark Church, Belfast, shares a moving testimony of God’s provision while in hospital with Covid 19. Shown as part of Sunday devotions 26th April 2020.... more

Manse Garden

Would you like the use of the manse garden to exercise with your family?

Continuing support for the Foodbank

Reaching Out...and...Helping Others!

"The Internet Passion"


On Good Friday, Rev Dr Robin Hill, minister for Gladsmuir and Longniddry parish churches in East Lothian and member of the much-loved Heart & Soul Swing Band, will be hosting ‘The Internet Passion’; a combination of Bible readings, music and narration. Its purpose is to present St Mark’s account of Holy Week in a new light.

Coronavirus Prayer for Australia


'Heavenly father, we commit our nation to you.

'In this terrible time of great need and suffering for so many people.

'And we do this also for the entire world, places far from this country there are people suffering even more, going through tremendous hardship, crying out, we pray you'll hear their voice.

'Pray you'll deliver them, that you'll send them peace and that you'll send them comfort and you'll send them strength in this time of great, great need.

Reflections for Holy Week


God is for us

“He did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all.”
Romans 8:32

It takes what it takes. Salvation is a serious business. Such is the nature of humanity and what confronts us, that our Lord will do whatever is necessary to deliver us from it – which also means delivering us from ourselves. And nor does he not spare himself in the process.

Try Praying – for those who don’t do church

As in previous years, there is an encouragement to pray this April. It is intended for ordinary folk who don’t see themselves as religious but want to try praying. East Coast Buses will carry a promotion, directing people to - a website belonging to There is Hope. Booklets and other resources for children and adults may be ordered free, or you can download a 7-day app to get you started.

Daily Devotions

Useful links to daily devotions, read on for details. .... more

Pastoral care and assistance

David can be contacted on the usual number (340963). The Rev John Hunter (341677) is also available to provide pastoral assistance if the need arises. Kathryn Reid (340654) is our pastoral care co-ordinator. Either David or another elder will have charge of the church mobile (07543 872151) during holiday times.


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