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26/02/2010, by in Features

Evening servicesThe Walls Methodists are holding a monthly evening service on the second Sunday of every month.The inter-demonational services, organised mainly by the young folk from the church and co-ordinated by Chris Jackson, are said to have been well attended so far with people from ... Read more...

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Linklines

05/02/2010, by in Features

Skerries Women’s GuildOn the afternoon of Sunday, 13th December the Women’s Guild in Skerries organised what they call their Big Christmas Sing.The event was held as part of a nationwide incentive by Christian Aid to encourage people all across the UK to get together and sing and ... Read more...

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Linklines

04/12/2009, by in Features

Keith Henshall departsThe Rev Keith Henshall, priest in charge of St Magnus, Lerwick, and St Colman’s, Burravoe, Yell, has left Shetland to take up a new charge in the Diocese of Blackburn, Lancashire. That was where Mr Henshall was ordained 20 years ago so it will almost be like going home. ... Read more...

Linklines 30.10.09

Linklines 30.10.09

30/10/2009, by in Features

Churches trust reportThe Shetland Council of Churches Trust (SCCT) recently held their annual general meeting at which, in the absence of chairwoman Val Turner, her report for the last year was offered. The report provided a very useful insight into the activities of the trust and ... Read more...

Linklines 25.09.09

Linklines 25.09.09

26/09/2009, by in Features

Shetland Bible WeekEach evening from 2nd to 6th September a meeting was held in Lerwick Methodist Church with the speaker Jonathan Lamb from the Keswick Convention.His subject was challenge and encouragement for Christians under pressure, based on his exposition of the Bible book of Revelat... Read more...

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Linklines

28/08/2009, by in Features

Methodist activityJohn McNeil, a former youth worker in Shetland, has completed his ministry training and was recently ordained as a Methodist minister. The ceremony took place during the Methodist Conference at Wolverhampton. Mr McNeil spent around three years at Cambridge followed by two year... Read more...

Linklines 26.06.09

Linklines 26.06.09

27/06/2009, by in Features

Fun with flourA successful night was held at a unique “church” evening when three guest chefs were invited to do a cookery demonstration at Emmanuel Christian Fellowship. It was an enjoyable evening where approximately 40 ladies were shown how to make wonderful bannocks by Gemma Ball, delic... Read more...

Linklines 03.04.09

Linklines 03.04.09

03/04/2009, by in Features

Life of ChristRehearsals are underway in Sandwick for the telling of the Easter story in song.Palm Sunday will see The Life of Christ take centre stage at the Church of Scotland from 7.30pm.The story of the crucifixion and ascension is being told by Elma Johnson, who will provide narrat... Read more...

Linklines 27.02.09

Linklines 27.02.09

27/02/2009, by in Features

Christian ConnectionThe future of a long-running fellowship group is hanging in the balance after its leader announced she was standing down from the post.Christian Connection – formerly known as the Inter-Church Fellowship until a change of name two years ago – is at risk of disap... Read more...

Linklines 30.01.09

Linklines 30.01.09

30/01/2009, by in Features

New websiteAn appeal has been launched for a computer expert to help put the finishing touches to a Christian website.Scalloway man Peter Jamieson has launched the site on www.justworship.witnesstoday.org, which shares what Peter and a group of fellow believers are doing as they relaunch a ... Read more...

Linklines 28.11.08

Linklines 28.11.08

28/11/2008, by in Features

Catholic priestLERWICK’S new priest has spoken about his path to joining the town’s parish.Father Colin Davies has been serving at St Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church since his arrival in the isles in August.He has taken over from Paul Bonnicci, who recently returned to his native Malta.... Read more...

Linklines 31.10.08

Linklines 31.10.08

31/10/2008, by in Features

Sasra MeetingsIT HAS been described as the world’s largest evangelical organisation, bringing Christianity to members of the armed forces since the 1800s.The message of what SASRA – or the Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Christian Association, to give it its full name – aims to achieve has even... Read more...

Linklines 03.10.08

Linklines 03.10.08

03/10/2008, by in Features

Bible WeekTHE PRINCIPAL of Glasgow’s International Christian College visited Shetland last month to lead this year’s Bible Week meetings.Dr Tony Sargent drew on his recent experiences in Africa and, more recently, India to highlight the responsibility Christians have to people in other parts... Read more...

Linklines 29.08.08

Linklines 29.08.08

29/08/2008, by in Features

Peter Jamieson A DIFFERENT take on worship is how Scalloway man Peter Jamieson described a series of meetings he and a group of fellow Christians have been staging over the last three months.Peter, who worships at the Emmanuel, is one of 20 men and women who have been visiting some of Shetland’s... Read more...

Linklines 01.08.08

Linklines 01.08.08

01/08/2008, by in Features

Emmanuel exhibition AN EXHIBITION will be held next month to celebrate work carried out abroad by Emmanuel pastor Jamie Tonge and his wife Christine.The couple have been travelling regularly to Mozambique over the last three years to work for the Christian organisation IRIS Ministries.Their late... Read more...