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Lasswade & Rosewell Parish Church (Church of Scotland) Scottish Charity number SC015878
Lasswade & Rosewell
Rev Lorna M Souter
Telephone: 0131 663 6392
Mobile: 07889 566418
Email: Click here to email
Common Vision Statement: ‘A church where people of all generations seek to journey together with God to grow in faith and trust and be led by God to use their gifts to make a difference in the lives of others, sharing God’s love in word and action and enabling them to become disciples of Christ.’
Our Church is again closed due to the current Covid regulations.
Joint online services with Cockpen and Carrington Parish Church are available here:
The legacy of Lives of the First World War is a permanent digital memorial on iwm.org.uk, which is free to access and search. The IWM website is now live. The link is to the family community, Rosewell War Memorial Hall and Lasswade War Memorial and Church Plaque
Thank you to those who added to the Rosewell or Lasswade community.
A Daily act: Instead of giving something up, you might like to take something up for Lent. Be creative. For example:
I’m going to throw out or give away something that I don’t really need every day
I’m going to say three nice things to my spouse and children every day through Lent.
I’m not going to snack after my evening meal.
40 people .. 40 days -
40 acts of kindness – I am going to do one thing to bless someone each day
Family Activity Pack with a variety of ideas for Lent, Holy Week, and Easter. Some are active, some are reflective, and all of them are meant to enrich this season of faith at home.
Download now: http://bit.ly/3qdCcZZ
Reverse Lent experience
Following on from reverse advent calendars, you could purchase a non-
During Lent Elisabeth Spence, Pioneer Minister at Hopefield, will be posting a daily reflection on Hopefield Connections Facebook page.
Each day she will take a first name and think about its meaning and what it might have to say to us that day. Find her inspiring thoughts for the day here Hopfield Connections
Lent Study Group
There are still spaces available for the Lent Study Group at C&C and L&R meeting on Zoom at 7.30 pm first on Monday 22nd February and for the following four Mondays leading up to Easter.
This will be based on The Mystery of Everything by Hilary Brand which takes the award-
The course explores ways in which the mysteries of the universe and of everyday life -
You are most welcome to join – please contact Lorna for further details.
From Revd Robin Hill at Longniddry Parish Church -
Lent reflections online
An imaginative multimedia resource for the season of Lent has been produced by two Church of Scotland ministers, Robin Hill and Alec Shuttleworth. Their Lent Daily Journey involves a series of seven weekly magazine guides to Bible readings which are intended to take participants on a spiritual adventure, leading all the way to Easter Day.
In each virtual issue a range of activities will be offered for different stages of the day. First, there will be a Bible passage to read on screen each morning. If preferred, the click of a mouse will allow that reading to be heard from one of four readers.
For the middle of the day there is a prayer, followed by an afternoon musical reflection. Then to close each day there will be a short evening video meditation from Alec.
Among the readers is international opera singer, Frances McCafferty, and television actor M.L. Stone.
A team of seven musicians will offer very different styles of hymn renditions, ranging from church organ to concert grand piano, from cello to mandolin, from blues guitar to flute quartet to sung African-
This project is very much a family affair as Alec has enlisted brother Andy as a guitarist and son Jack as a reader. Meanwhile, Robin has roped in his orchestral-
The Lent Daily Journey can be accessed free of charge through the home page of Longniddry Parish Church’s website, www.longniddrychurch.org.uk . It can be viewed either as a printable pdf file or as a fully interactive e-