Sixteen Elders and volunteers attended Saturday’s Safeguarding training. Also in attendance was a second safeguarding officer. The course was very informative and well worth attending. Although our own safeguarding officer is on the ball, she still came away with lots to think about and some ideas to implement.
The Gaelic Choir helped us celebrate our evening of Carols and Bible readings. It was a well attended service, followed by people staying to enjoy the usual Christmas refreshments.
Another successful lunch was provided by the Pastoral Group to those who are lonely or unable to get out as regularly as they used to do. It gave them an opportunity to catch up with friends old and new. Many had to call off because of illness but it was well received by the 32 […]
We, the Nairn URC, started the Nairn Inter Church Quiz and this year we hosted our 12th yearly event. It is still as popular as ever. This year we had twelve tables representing eight churches, and only one of our regular churches couldn’t make it this year. The Free Church was the lucky winner […]
Once again the children from Belarus are visiting Nairn. Tanya, their leader and eight children arrived on the 1st July for a three week holiday. Although no one from our church is directly involved this year, we still provided an evening meal for the group and their hosts. They were a lovely group of children, […]
Our Easter celebrations began at 6.30 am on the beach. This is our 14th beach service and is open to all. For such an early start it is always well supported, and this year was no exception. Forty eight of the beach worshippers came back to the Church and enjoyed a cooked breakfast. This was […]
Helping Hands is a group of people within Nairn URC who organise fundraising events to help charities overseas and locally. The group held their first event of the year on 9th March. An Old Time Music Hall was held in the church halls. The evening was supported by seventy people who enjoyed a supper of […]
On Christmas Day a full three course Christmas dinner followed by mince pies and coffee was served to twenty people who would otherwise have been on their own or would for various reasons have not been able to enjoy a Christmas dinner. Jo, our organist, came along and played Christmas carols which everyone enjoyed. All […]
On Christmas Eve Susan Henderson conducted our Christingle Service. This was well attended and is always popular with the children.
On Friday 8th December the Pastoral Visitors Group provided a lunch f or forty people, fifty were invited but because of the snow ten sent their apologies. Once again everyone enjoyed the company of people they hadn’t seen for a while. After enjoying a lovely lunch we were entertained by Jimmy Urquhart on his […]