Parish News
The Kirk Session continues to look at ways of sharing information with all our parishioners using e-mail and other internet-based methods. Ideas and news items you think appropriate to share are always gratefully received at office@stlaurencechurchforres.org.uk. You can also respond to the frequent posts on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/St-Laurence-Church-Forres-104520014633266/ or access it directly from the present Home page.

From this page. it is also possible to access
December 2020 Newsletter
September 2020 Newsletter
June 2020 Newsletter
2020 Accounts
2019 Accounts
November Session Meeting
The Session met in the church on Tuesday 9th November 2021 under the chairmanship of our Interim Moderator Rev. Sonia Palmer.
Our vacancy is now listed on the Church of Scotland website under INVERNESS Presbytery. Only one enquiry is pending with as yet no formal applications.
The manse is still being occupied on a short term basis by Rev Steven Sass and his family who are on a familiarisation year under Rev Donald Prentice at St. Leonard's.
Booking with Ann Rossiter is still required to attend Sunday services.
Hymn books are now being given out at the beginning of Sunday services to be returned at the end.
Stuart Finlayson showed the church to a party of Kinloss Scouts on 29 September and this group will also perform a Nativity Play in the church on Sunday 19 December.
Attendance at the October Communion was 79.
A family service will take place at 6.30 pm. on Christmas Eve. There will be no service on Christmas Day itself.
A Songs of Praise service will take place on Sunday 2nd. Jan.
Quotations are being sought for preventative repairs necessary on the organ.
Alec Reid announced his resignation from the eldership and roles as Property Convener and Roll Keeper as from 31st. December. He was warmly thanked for the considerable service he has given in overseeing the North Aisle transformation, and in the organisation of services since reopening after the pandemic.

If you have any matters that you would like to be raised for discussion at the next meeting scheduled for Monday 13th December. please speak to your usual contact within St Laurence - or raise them either
1) by email to: office@stlaurencechurchforres.org.uk or
2) by way of comment on any of our Facebook posts.

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