In today’s Gospel we have one of the most important questions that Jesus asks of his disciples – not just those who were with him while he lived but of all his disciples – us included. He asks them – Who do you say that I am and Peter is there with the answer – you … Continue reading Norma’s reflection from the Service on Sunday 12th September
A message from Julia. Given the rapid rise of Covid cases in the Highlands it seems wise to cancel the service that was due to be held at the Parsonage tomorrow and move it to a zoom service instead. I do hope you will join us as Rev Norma Higgott leads us in a service … Continue reading Change to services
Gordon has just sent us a new book review. Just pop over to the book review page to see what it is and what his thoughts were....
Some will remember Emma and Ailsa from their performances at St James. We hope to be able to welcome them and other musicians back soon. Meanwhile here are details of a concert they are giving in Cromarty this coming Friday.
A number of people asked for copies of yesterday's reflection. Also attached is a pdf of the JRR Tolkien story told (The book is difficult to find but this pdf is freely available. Just click on the link to read all of it) Reflection When I was doing some reading on the Bread of Life … Continue reading Norma’s Reflection from Sunday’s Service
May you know the Lord's light and strength in your life today and always....
It was a joy to be able to return to Saint James on Sunday to celebrate our patronal saint on his feast day. If you missed the service you can catch up with here... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBjt-cioX9s In our worship we thought about what it means to be a pilgrim and as part of that thought of … Continue reading Patronal festival for St James 2021
“A joyful congregation met in St James' on Sunday to celebrate the Patronal festival. It was the first time the church has been able to open since the start of the last lockdown and the first time the congregation had met since Covid guidelines were adjusted for 1 metre social distancing. Following some structural work … Continue reading St James reopens for Patronal Festival (now with 1 metre social distancing)
Some time ago I photographed and posted pictures of the church windows at St James. On 4th July I took photos at St Annes and have now found time to post them...so here they are. Some beautiful stained glass and look out for the beautiful altar flowers and a covid secure sidesman! NOTE. Click on … Continue reading St Annes Church Windows
by St Thomas More Grant me oh Lord, good digestion,and also something to digest. Grant me a healthy body, andthe necessary good humor to maintain it. Grant me a simple soul that knowsto treasure all that is goodand that doesn’t frighten easily at the sight of evil,but rather finds the means to put thingsback in … Continue reading A Prayer for Good Humour