Do you remember the wonderful deep bass sounds that this man produced back in 2011 and 2012? If so, there’s good news for you: Jurij Maruk will be bringing his Voskresenije Choir (the name means Resurrection) back to Rosyth for another concert combining music from the Orthodox Church tradition and Russian folk songs at 7.30pm on Friday 18 November. Keep the date free, and pass on the news. More details, and an opportunity to book, coming after the summer break.
A joint service of worship to celebrate 100 years of Methodism in Rosyth and the launch of the centenary year of events (March 2016 to February 2017) will be held on Sunday 11 March at 11:00am. The service will be led by The Revd the Lord Leslie Griffiths, and followed by a buffet lunch.
Martin Rogers will give an illustrated talk on “100 Years of Methodism in Rosyth” on Thursday 17 March at 2:00pm, repeated at 7:00pm. All are welcome to come along to the church to hear this interesting talk. Martin is following this up on Sunday 17 April, when he is leading a short “Church History Walk” around Rosyth, from 2:30–3:30pm, followed by refreshments at the church.
Keep an eye on our What’s On page for forthcoming events.
If you are a young adult, the latest Holy Trinity Youth Fellowship programme, which kicks off on 31 January, promises to put a spring into your step over the next eight weeks! Details on the poster at this link, or talk to Andrew Wedge (07846 187354 or moc.liamtohnull@srap-egdew). Updates on individual events will appear on the Holy Trinity What’s On page.
Rosyth Methodist Church was packed on Sunday 18 October for a joint service led by the Most Reverend David Chillingworth, Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane, and the Reverend Dr David Easton, Chair of the Synod of the Methodist Church in Scotland, and introduced by the Reverend Alison Cozens, Rector of St Margaret’s and Holy Trinity, Dunfermline. This was only the second time that the two leaders of our respective churches had jointly taken a service at Rosyth, and the first time that the partnership had been joined by the congregation of Holy Trinity.
Members of all three churches took part in the service and sang in the choir, and on a very special occasion we acknowledged and celebrated the many ways in which our congregations and their members work together both formally and informally and the many friendships that have been formed over the years.
The order of service (which can be downloaded at this link) included interviews with members of the congregation following Bishop David’s visit to Rosyth on 7 October, and his reflection on moving out into the community, which you can listen to here:
David Easton preached a sermon based on our Gospel reading of Mark 6:30–44. Do listen to his message, and ask yourself his final question: “What miracles of grace are we willing to allow Christ to work through us today?”:
What were these visitors doing at Babcock’s on 7 October? Find the answer at our very special joint service at Rosyth at 11:00 on Sunday 18 October, which is being led by the Most Reverend David Chillingworth, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, and the Reverend Dr David Easton, Chair of the Synod of the Methodist Church in Scotland. Everyone will be welcome, so do come and help fill the church.