Presbytery News

[Posted - 23/10/2014]
Latest Presbytery Prayer Diary available to download.
September 2014 to December 2014


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[Posted - 07/09/2014]
New Presbytery documents available to download.
Service times in Presbytery
Presbytery Persons and Agencies Statistics 2013
Presbytery Standing Committees 2014/15
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[Posted - 07/06/2014]
Latest Presbytery Prayer Diary available to download.
May 2014 to August 2014


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[Posted - 07/06/2014]
Tuesday, 27th May 2014 - Induction of the Rev. William Jackson at Liddesdale Parish Church - 7.00 p.m.
The Presbytery will meet initially at 6.45 p.m. for business and thereafter in Liddesdale Parish Church at 7.00 p.m. for the Induction of the Rev. William Jackson to the Pastoral Charge of Canonbie United linked with Liddesdale
Everyone Welcome

[Posted - 11/12/2013]
Presbytery Standing Committees 2013/14 available for download
Version 6 - 9th December 2013


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[Posted - 08/11/2013]

Congregation statistics from the 2011 Census,
including totals for the Presbytery of Annandale and Eskdale
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[Posted - 29/10/2013]
Wednesday, 30th October 2013 - Induction of the Rev. Paul R. Read at Lochmaben Parish Church - 7.00 p.m.
The Presbytery will meet initially at 6.45 p.m. for business and thereafter in Lochmaben Parish Church at 7.00 p.m. for the Induction of the Rev. Paul R. Read to the Pastoral Charge of Applegarth, Sibbaldbie and Johnstone linked with Lochmaben
Everyone Welcome

[Posted - 18/10/2013]
Latest Presbytery Prayer Diary available to download.
October 2013 to January 2014


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[Posted - 16/10/2013]
Presbytery Standing Committees 2013/14 available for download
Version 5 - 16th October 2013


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[Posted - 08/10/2013]
Presbytery Standing Committees 2013/14 available for download
Version 4 - 8th October 2013


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[Posted - 06/09/2013]
Presbytery Standing Committees 2013/14 available for download
Version 3 - 3rd September 2013


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[Posted - 02/08/2013]
Presbytery visit of our mission partner Glen Lund and his family
Friday, 30th August to Monday, 9th September 2013


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[Posted - 19/07/2013] View Vacant Charge Parish Profiles in the Documents pages.
They can also be viewed at:
Lochmaben Online and
Canonbie United Parish Church


[Posted - 08/07/2013]
Sunday, 14th July 2013 - Ordination of Mr. Martyn S. Sanders to the Ordained Local Ministry.
St. Andrew's Parish Church, Gretna - 3.00 p.m.

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[Posted - 02/05/2013]
Latest Presbytery Prayer Diary available to download.
May 2013 to August 2013


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[Posted - 08/02/2013]
Monday, 25th February 2013 - Induction of the Rev. Dr. Frances M. Henderson at Middlebie Parish Church - 7.00 p.m.
The Presbytery will meet initially in the Village Hall at 6.45 p.m. for business and thereafter in Middlebie Parish Church at 7.00 p.m. for the Induction of the Rev. Dr. Frances Henderson to the Pastoral Charge of Hoddom, Kirtle-Eaglesfield and Middlebie.
Everyone Welcome
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[Posted - 08/02/2013]
Persons and Agencies Statistics
Presbytery Persons and Agencies Statistics for year ending 2012 are available to download
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[Posted - 08/02/2013] Tuesday, 12th February 2013 - Presbytery Meeting
Lockerbie Dryfesdale Church Hall 7.30 p.m.
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[Posted - 01/02/2013]
Presbytery Standing Committees 2012/13 available for download
Version 4 - 11th January 2013


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[Posted - 01/02/2013]
Up and coming events within Presbytery
Saturday, 23rd February 2013 - Prayer Spaces in Schools
Providing interactive ways to engage with prayer and the curriculum

St. Andrew's Halls, Annan from 10.00 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.

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[Posted - 18/01/2013]
Up and coming events within Presbytery
Tuesday, 23rd April 2013 - Skills for Dialogue
A workshop in SW Scotland offering skills to respond to tricky conversations or situations in life, in our churches, in the world, facilitated by ‘Place for Hope’.

Lockerbie Dryfesdale Church Hall, from 10.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

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[Posted - 16/01/2013]
Latest Presbytery Prayer Diary available to download.
January to April 2013


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[Posted - 08/01/2013] HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!
[Posted - 25/10/2012]
Latest Presbytery Prayer Diary available to download.
October 2012 to January 2013


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[Posted - 21/09/2012]
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED
Saturday, 22nd September 2012 - Growing with God
Living worship for the 21st century

Lockerbie Dryfesdale Church & Hall, from 10.00 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.

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[Posted - 06/09/2012]
Presbytery Standing Committees 2012/13 available for download
Version 3 - 6th September 2012


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[Posted - 30/07/2012] Please note change of venue for the 'Exploring Ministries' event in October
View details at www.exploringministries.org
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[Posted - 19/07/2012]
Up and coming events within Presbytery
Saturday, 20th October 2012 - Exploring Ministries
A day for reflection, prayer and discovery about where and to what God might be leading you.

St. John's Church, Dumfries from 10.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.

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[Posted - 19/07/2012]
Up and coming events within Presbytery
Saturday, 22nd September 2012 - Growing with God
Living worship for the 21st century

Lockerbie Dryfesdale Church & Hall, from 10.00 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.

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[Posted - 19/06/2012]
Martyn’s Bike Ride Challenge
Dover to Cape Wrath, 720 miles in 7 days - Supporting our mission in Ekendeni
Read Martyn's account of the journey
[Posted - 13/06/2012] Tuesday, 19th June 2012 - Presbytery Meeting
Liddesdale Parish Church, Newcastleton at 7.30 p.m.
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[Posted - 28/05/2012] Wednesday, 6th June 2012 - Business Committee Meeting
Manse Annexe, Gretna Green from 2.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.
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[Posted - 24/04/2012] Presbytery Prayer Diary
Prayer diary for April to July 2012 available for download
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[Posted - 23/04/2012] Tuesday, 1st May 2012 - Presbytery Meeting
St. Andrew's Parish Church, Gretna at 7.30 p.m.
Refreshments will be available at 7.00 p.m.
This will include the signing of a Learning Agreement between the Presbytery of Annandale and Eskdale and the Galloway Region of the Scottish Episcopal Church Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway and an address by the Very Reverend Dr. Sheilagh Kesting, Moderator Emerita of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland [very early in the Presbytery Agenda!].
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[Posted - 19/04/2012]

Presbytery Summer 2012 Welcome Leaflet
Now available to download
Information on church services and special events this summer

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[Posted - 16/04/2012]
Martyn’s Bike Ride Challenge
Dover to Cape Wrath, 720 miles in 7 days from 28th April - Supporting our mission in Ekendeni
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[Posted - 12/04/2012] Persons and Agencies Statistics
Presbytery Persons and Agencies Statistics for year ending 2011 are available to download
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[Posted - 09/02/2012] Presbytery Prayer Diary
Prayer diary for February to April 2012 available for download
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[Posted - 02/02/2012] Latest News
Read about the recent success at the Presbytery World Mission Committee 'book sale for Glen Lund' by visiting:
www.furtherministriesteam.com/news
[Posted - 12/01/2012] Tuesday, 7th February 2012 - Presbytery Meeting
St. Andrew's Parish Church, Gretna at 7.30 p.m.
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[Posted - 11/01/2012] HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!
[Posted - 07/11/2011] Saturday, 19th November 2011 - Guild Autumn Rally
With speaker Kathy Howe, Street Pastor. Afternoon tea will be served after the meeting.
All are warmly invited to attend.
The Border Kirk, Carlisle at 2.00 p.m.
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[Posted - 01/11/2011] New Presbytery of Annandale & Eskdale Further Ministries Team website launched

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[Posted - 01/11/2011] Presbytery Standing Committees for 2011/2012 now available
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[Standing Committees as at 12/09/2011]
[Posted - 31/08/2011]
Up and coming events within Presbytery
Saturday, 8th October 2011 - Exploring Ministries
A day for reflection, prayer and discovery about where and to what God might be calling us.

Lockerbie Dryfesdale Hall, from 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

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[Posted - 29/06/2011] Tuesday, 6th September 2011 - Presbytery Meeting
Beginning with Sacrament of the Lord's Supper

Annan Old Parish Church, Annan at 7.00 p.m.
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[Posted - 20/06/2011]

Presbytery Summer 2011 Welcome Leaflet
Now available to download
Information on church services and special events this summer

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[Posted - 19/05/2011]
Up and coming events within Presbytery
Tuesday, 7th June 2011 - Joint Commissioning Service
For Mr. Martin S. Sanders (Pastoral Assistant) and Mrs. Fiona E. Marks (Further Ministries Team Leader)

Canonbie United Parish Church, Canonbie at 7.30 p.m.

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[Posted - 28/03/2011] Tuesday, 3rd May 2011 - Presbytery Meeting
7:30pm with refreshments from 7:00pm

St. Andrew's Parish Church, Gretna at 7.00 p.m.
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[Posted - 28/03/2011] More events and diary dates
Wednesday, 13th April 2011 - Election Hustings
St. George's Parish Church, Dumfries at 7.30 p.m.
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Saturday, 30th April 2011 - Vision Day
Looking at Fresh Expressions of Church ~Mission Shaped Ministry~

St. John's Scottish Episcopal Church, Lover's Walk, Dumfries (Cost of £10)
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Sunday, 8th May 2011 - Praise in the Park
Kilngreen, Langholm at 3.00 p.m.
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Sunday, 22nd May 2011 - General Assembly Sunday
Roll Away the Stone - A time of Celebration, Inspiration and Discovery

Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh from 1.00 p.m. until 6.00 p.m.
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[Posted - 16/03/2011]
Up and coming events within Presbytery
Thursday, 24th March 2011 - Christian Aid Scotland Road Show
Help people in poverty out of poverty.

Annan Old Parish Church, Annan at 7.00 p.m.

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Saturday, 26th March 2011 - World Mission Council Roadshow
Help people in poverty out of poverty.

Melsrose Parish Church, Melrose from 10.00 a.m. until 3.00 p.m.
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[Posted - 14/03/2011] Tuesday, 15th March 2011 - Presbytery Meeting
St. Andrew's Parish Church, Gretna at 7.30 p.m.
[Posted - 01/03/2011] Wednesday, 2nd March 2011 -The Ordination & Induction of John Gordon Pickles as Minister at Annan St. Andrew's lw Brydekirk.
St. Andrew's Parish Church, Annan at 6.45 p.m. for 7.00 p.m. start.
Followed by an Induction Social in the Corner House Hotel, function room, Lady Street, Annan from 8.00 p.m. [For more information visit Annan St. Andrew's & Brydekirk website]
[Posted - 17/02/2011] Congregational Statistics for 2010 are now available. Click here to view
[Posted - 17/02/2011]
New Church of Scotland Website Launched - [Click image to visit]




[Posted - 03/02/2011] A few dates to remember.....
Friday, 4th March 2011 World Day of Prayer
Sunday, 6th March 2011 Presbytery Pulpit Exchange Day
Tuesday, 29th March 2011 Examination of Records - Manse Annexe, Gretna Green at 10.30 a.m.
[Posted - 19/01/2011]

Insurance valuation papers have been received: Churches vary from £400,000 to £11.8m;
Church Halls from £60,000 to £1.45m and Manses from £250,000 to £1.25m.
Further details are available from your Church Treasurer.
[Posted - 19/01/2011] Congregational statistics for year ending 2010 should be available in February.
[Posted - 11/01/2011] Presbytery meetings in early 2011
Wednesday, 26th January 2011 Business Committee - Normal Pre-Presbytery Meeting
Manse Annexe, Gretna Green at 2.00 p.m.
Tuesday, 1st February 2011 Presbytery Meeting with Rev. Peter Neilson
St. Andrew's Parish Church, Gretna at 7.30 p.m.
Thursday, 3rd February 2011 Further Ministries Strategy Group Committee Meeting
Canonbie United Parish Church at 1.30 p.m.
Saturday, 5th February 2011 Safeguarding Course
Annan St. Andrew's at 10.00 a.m.
Tuesday, 8th February 2011 Presbytery Meeting
St. Andrew's Parish Church, Gretna at 7.30 p.m.
Friday, 11th February 2011 Old Synod of Dumfries and Galloway
Meeting of representatives in Castle Douglas at 10.00 a.m.
Wednesday, 2nd March 2011 Business Committee - Normal Pre-Presbytery Meeting
Manse Annexe, Gretna Green at 2.00 p.m.
Tuesday, 15th March 2011 Presbytery Meeting
St. Andrew's Parish Church, Gretna at 7.30 p.m.
[Posted - 10/01/2011] HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!