When Life Loses Rhythm

‘It is good to praise the LORD and make music to your name, O Most High, proclaiming your love in the morning, and your faithfulness at night, to the music of the ten-stringed lyre and the melody of the harp.’ (Psalm 92:1-3) “It’s Thursday? I thought it was...

Lockdown Family Service

Lockdown has brought a lot of changes to our lives and our even our worship looks different. Before March, we were recording our sermons and posting them as podcasts and that’s about as technical as we got. By the end of March we’d had online...

Autism, The Church and The Bible

At the end of February, Buccleuch were delighted to hold a seminar ‘Autism, The Church and The Bible’. It was a an amazingly popular event and our hall was packed with people from different churches all over Edinburgh and beyond. Below is a summary of the...

Touch – Post from Ben Fiddian

Have you ever stopped to think about ‘touch’? Me neither. At least, not until the last few days. It is only as I try not to touch my face and wash my hands that I have started thinking about how much I do touch my face and how many surfaces have my finger prints on...

We Do Not Lose Heart – letter from James Ross

“We do not lose heart” (2 Corinthians 4:1, 18) Dear Church, One of my Bible readings for today was 2 Corinthians 4 in which Paul reflects on his ministry, his weakness, but also the glory of God, of Christ and the  eternal hope of the gospel. Let me encourage you to...

Coronavirus Update

The Elders are continuing to monitor and discuss the situation as it rapidly changes. Please join us as we prayerfully seek wisdom for how best to respond. We are still planning to go ahead tomorrow for our 11am and 5.30pm services, but we of course understand some...

O Come O Come Emmanuel!

Christmas is a busy month for everyone, and churches in particular. We celebrate not just the birth of a nice baby in a land far away but “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.” (John 1:14). God came to live with us! Amazing! As part of our...

November at Buccleuch

November was a busy month – so busy we didn’t write a blog post! What were you up to I hear you ask? Well… We were delighted to welcome 6 new members to the Buccleuch Family at New Member Sunday, what a joyful service that was and we thank God for...

Afternoon Tea

On Saturday 2 Nov the more mature members of Buccleuch were invited to a very civilised and elegant afternoon tea. Three of the catering team were joined by a number of our students to prepare and serve a delicious selection of tasty treats. Much tea was drunk, many...

Good Clean Fun

Rekindled, our women’s ministry recently had a social evening with Su from Fresh Green Clean. Su is passionate about caring for God’s creation by promoting cleaning with natural products which have a minimal effect on the planet. The first part of the...