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Welcome to the Guild Page

The Guild is an Organisation for Women and Men of all ages. We would like to invite everybody to our meetings. Whether a member or not, you are very welcome to join us for as many meetings as you wish.

We meet fortnightly on Thursdays in the Church Hall, Market Street at 7:30pm, usually from October to March. During Covid restrictions we are meeting by zoom, the link for which will be available in the member's area, or from one of the contact people below.

The Syllabus which the Guild Team have prepared for the 2021-2022 Session is available at the end of this page.

Our Aim is to invite and encourage both women and men to commit their lives to Jesus Christ and enable them to express their faith in worship, prayer and action.

  • Worship is an essential ingredient in all our meetings and activities, rooting us firmly in Our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Prayer underpins everything and we can all be involved in the work of the guild by praying, asking our Lord to guide us as we seek to do His will in our lives, our church and our community.
  • Action means living out the faith through supporting Project work, and thinking practically about current issues such as: Care for creation

Our Motto is "Whose we are and Whom we serve"

The new Guild Strategy for 2021-2024 is "Look Forward in Faith" and the themes for this period are:

  • 2021-2022 - Lights and Bushels
  • 2022-2023 - Wee Seeds, Big Trees
  • 2023-2024 - New Wine, New Wineskins.

We will support six projects over these three years:

Home for Good
Finding homes for Vulnerable Children. This project will allow Home for Good to reach all parts of Scotland and will also enable them to build their network of volunteers.

Vine Trust : "Kazunzu village of hope" (Tanzania)

Blether with Beat
The UK's eating disorders charity hopes to help local communities in Scotland recognise the signs of eating disorders and understand how to support those struggling get the treatment they deserve.

Hear Our Voice: UNIDA
This is at the forefront of pioneering education that transforms the lives of young Brazilians and develops future leadership for faith communities and for the wider society.

Starchild
Finding the light in every child addresses the challenges of stigma and myths related to intellectual and physical disability in Uganda.

Pioneers : Chocolate Heaven
Providing employment for chocolate makers on a small island in South-East Asiaand sharing God's good news with their employees and wider community whenever they have the opportunity to do so.

We have chosen to fund raise for the first two projects during the session 2021/2022.

Contact people are:
Sheila Runcie
Jenny Tait

Theme for 2021/2022 - "Lights and Bushels"

2021

Sept 30 - The Guild Theme "Lights and Bushels" Elsie Macrae

Oct 14 - SAMH - Scottish Association for Mental Health

Oct 28 - Guild Project - The Vine Trust Robert Alexander

Nov 11 - Our Time at Jodrell Bank Bob and Kay Prichard

Nov 25 - Craft Evening with Lynne Hadden

Dec 09 - Candles and Carols

2022

Jan 06 - Citizens Advice Bureau Claire Christie

Jan 20 - Museum of Scottish Lighthouses

Feb 03 - Guild Project - Home for Good

Feb 17 - Banffshire Memories Andrew Simpson

Mar 03 - World Day of Prayer - joint with other local churches

Mar 17 - AGM and Meal - The Smiddy Alison Arrowsmith

Click on the image below to go to the Guild pages on the Church of Scotland website.