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2019 - Christmas at Holy Trinity

2019 – Christmas at Holy Trinity

Christmas at Holy Trinity It was wonderful to see so many people at our Christmas Carol Service.  The church was full and the music, the readings and the singing were fantastic. I hope everyone found it a lovely way to begin the Christmas festivities. The first Eucharist at Christmas also had a full church as […]

2019 – Holy Trinity Advent 2019

  At Holy Trinity we have been marking Advent as the time of preparation for Christmas.  Our Advent candle ring is lit on each of the four Sundays in preparation for lighting the central white candle at Christmas.  Last week we had a lovely candle-lit service of sung Evensong interspersed with Advent hymns. We look […]

Sunday 17 November 2019 - The Lay Team at Holy Trinity

Sunday 17 November 2019 – The Lay Team at Holy Trinity

The Lay Team at Holy Trinity HOLY TRINITY’S Lay Team are an integral part of the worship. Argyll and the Isles Diocese has been at the forefront of the trend to use lay people’s skills to assist hard pressed clergy. Here, after a joyous service, Bishop Kevin Pearson re-licences some members of Holy Trinity’s Lay […]

Sunday 20 October - Pet Service

Sunday 20 October – Pet Service

We had a noisy service at Holy Trinity recently when people brought their pets for blessing. Our Rector, David, reminded us how much of a blessing the pets were to us and we thanked God for them. Altogether there were 12 pets, 11 dogs and a rabbit, not to mention a couple of photos where […]

Sunday 1 September 2019 - Pentecost 12

Sunday 1 September 2019 – Pentecost 12

  On Sunday Reverend Canon Paddy Allan celebrated the Eucharist with us.  The theme of the service was humility and hospitality and the readings gave us examples.   Paddy explored these tenets of being a Christian. Having helped with most of the local churches at the Haven Café Tent at the Cowal Gathering the day before, […]

Rectory visit - 3 August 2019

Rectory visit – 3 August 2019

MANY PEOPLE from both Holy Trinity and St Paul’s Rothesay were keen to see all the work that had been done on the Rectory before our new Priest David Railton and his wife Sarah moved in. We were delighted to be welcomed to a coffee morning at the Rectory last week and around 30 of […]

Sunday 23 June 2019 - Trinity Sunday

Sunday 23 June 2019 – Trinity Sunday

ON SUNDAY at Holy Trinity we celebrated our Patronal Festival. The Trinity is a difficult concept to understand; God the Father, God the Son -Jesus, and God the Holy Spirit. David challenged us to think about the God to whom we pray. How do we think about God? Could love be the best way to […]

Sunday 9 June 2019 – Pentecost

Pentecost at Holy Trinity THERE WERE glimpses of red all around on Sunday at Holy Trinity as we wore red to celebrate Pentecost. Pentecost was an old Jewish Festival celebrated when the Holy Spirit came on the disciples and gave them power to witness about Jesus to the world. Now we celebrate it as the […]

David and his family.

First Service

The Reverend David Railton’s first service at Holy Trinity on May 5 was a joyous affair. The church was still looking beautiful with the Easter flowers and there was much to celebrate with Easter and the new Rector. The Gospel reading told of Jesus’ appearance to his disciples on the shore at Galilee. How the […]

New Rector Welcomed at Holy Trinity

New Rector Welcomed at Holy Trinity

THE ARGYLL weather did not dampen the spirits up at Holy Trinity and the church was packed last Saturday as the new Rector, the Reverend David Railton, was collated by the Bishop of Argyll and The Isles, the Very Reverend Kevin Pearson. It was a splendid ceremony attended by local clergy, by members of David’s […]