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  • During this challenging period, Life and Work is committed to helping keep our Christian community connected. The magazine is printing as normal, but we are aware that many subscribers will have their deliveries delayed, especially if they normally receive it through their church. Please click on the link below to access a complimentary copy of the May 2020 edition, which includes features on how the Church is responding to the coronavirus crisis both locally and nationally, an interview with the Moderator-Designate, the Rev Dr Martin Fair, and reflections on the 75th anniversary of VE Day.   https://www.lifeandwork.org/downloads/life-and-work-may-2020.pdf
  • Christian Aid Week begins today. During this time of crisis many of the ways of raising money for this charity - Big Brekkie, Sponsored walks etc - have been compromised by the lockdown. However, there are many ways to donate online. Please consider giving to this wonderful charity, especially during this pandemic. https://www.christianaid.org.uk/…/key-ap…/christian-aid-week
  • APC Men's Shed has now added bird tables to go along with the feeders given to local care homes. The benefits of being able to watch birds are outlined below - and these are not just for the elderly but for all of us, especially just now!: 1 Keep calm Spending some time calmly observing birds’ activities can give you some peaceful time to yourself, providing the opportunity for quiet contemplation away from the many distractions of the fast-paced modern world, even if it’s just from your window.   2 Active mind Trying to look for and identify species of birds is a fantastic way to stay alert and aid cognition for both old and young twitchers, even if it takes you a while to start successfully differentiating between different ones. 3 Meaningful research Keeping an eye on our feathered friends can also give you a hobby with a sense of purpose, as many ornithological organisations and charities need contributions to their surveys, counts and research from amat[...]
  • This link will take you to a website called 'Sanctuary First'.  It is a Falkirk-based ministry and offers a diet of daily worship you may like to follow.  https://www.sanctuaryfirst.org.uk/daily-worship
  • The instructions for using the Community Larder are: Give what you can Take what you want Leave what you don't What a brilliant idea!
  • Foodbanks across the Perth and Kinross are are appealing for donations as demand for their service is rising. The leaflet has details about how you can donate either food or money/voucher donations. As this lockdown goes on, more and more people are struggling to feed themselves and their families. Please consider giving a donation. Please click on the link below to get the information. https://www.pkc.gov.uk/article/21682/Foodbanks-across-the-Perth-and-Kinross-region-are-appealing-for-donations-as-demand-for-their-service-is-rising-?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery