to Christ Church, Duns
Vestry is very pleased to announce that the Reverend Christopher Jones was licensed as Priest-in-Charge of he Berwickshire Episcopal Churches Group on 20 May in front of a large congregation.
EVENTS THIS WEEK
24-Hour Prayer Vigil for Pentecost
On 7 June the churches of the Berwickshire Episcopal Churches Group (BECG) will be taking part in a 24-hour vigil so you are very welcome to come along to any of them. Those in Christ Church Duns we will be covering the following slots:
2-4 am Reverend Chris Jones and Peter Estibeiro (with music).
8-10am 20-minute slots (Suzie, Helen, Jennifer Kinghorn, Jenny, Philippa and Julia);
2 to 4 pm 20-minute slots (Marline, Jean, Laura, Joan and Bob, Nigel);
8 to 10 pm 20-minute slots ((Andy and Kate Lester, Aline, Janet and Paul).
Just after 9pm there will be a poigniant showing of the last Vespers service held at Notre Dame before the fire engulfed the building (in School Room). This will be followed by prayers and music.
All welcome at any of these times, for as long or as short as you like.
We welcome all who are searching for truth and meaning in life and hope you will feel at home amongst us. We trust you will find others who are also travelling the same road who will be companions along the way.
We at Christ Church Duns seek to be a caring people growing in the knowledge and love of God through Jesus Christ and expressing that love, with the help of the Holy Spirit, through our relationships with one another and our service and witness to the community.
The church is in the former market town of Duns (population: 2,753 in 2011).
Directions. The church is situated in Teindhillgreen on the Preston Road on the north side of Duns on the road to Grantshouse. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duns [For its location, see Google Maps] Our rectory is nearby.
Christ Church Duns Contact Details
Registered charity SCO 09385
Reverend Christopher Jones
Priest-in-Charge of the Berwickshire Episcopal Churches Group (BECG)
Address: The Rectory, Wellfield, Duns. TD11 3EH
Telephone: 01361 884326
Who we are
In our rural setting our membership reflects the diversity of traditions and spirituality that is a hallmark of the worldwide Anglican Communion of which we are part. We are held together by recognising in one another the riches that each tradition brings to our church family and the fact that, together, we are all learning what it means to follow Jesus Christ in today's world.
What we aim to be
A family of caring people growing in the knowledge and love of God through Jesus Christ.
What we aim to do
Express the love of God with the help of the Holy Spirit through our relationships with one another and our service in the community.
How we aim to do this
Be a church in which all feel welcome.
Structure our church for mission and ministry.
Make our worship accessible to all and ensure that all have access to worship.
Nurture the growth in spirit of all within our circle of influence so that we can all live more effectively as followers of Jesus Christ.
Express our unity with the wider church by making sure that we have meaningful relationships with other churches in Berwickshire and with our mission links further afield.
If you wish to become a member of Christ Church Duns you are very welcome so please notify any member of Vestry or the Interim priest in charge.
Latest Newsletter (June 2019). For earlier editions of the Christ Church Duns Newsletter, go to CCD Newsletters
The Reverend Christopher Jones will be installed on Monday 20 May. Further details to come.
Notices from the Diocese
Licensing of Reverend Chris Jones on 20 May. For report in the Berwickshire News, herein acknowledged with thanks,