We’re aware that our actual building has not seen much building activity for the last few months while we have wrestled with some issues and challenges associated with a project like this. So we were glad to hold another community lunch to mark the new year. Events like this remind us of why we think [ more… ]
Christmas Fundraising – we took part in the Peebles Charity Christmas Market, and also held our own event: the Christmas Shopper’s Canteen. That was an all-day event serving Christmas muffins and coffee in the morning, and then soup and sandwiches at lunchtime. Along with this, there was an array of craft stalls to purchase locally [ more… ]
This month we held another fundraiser, this time in the Leckie Memorial Church Hall. Our coffee mornings are always popular, not least because we serve excellent (Fairtrade) coffee with sumptuous home-made cakes. Thanks to all who baked, served, or helped in other ways. This event raised £230 for our building fund.
Valuing older members in our community This month we celebrated 10 years of providing afternoon tea at Vicky’s Tea room. Vicky’s Tea room is a monthly gathering organised and led by Peebles Baptist Church for older folks in our community, to give them the benefit of company and support of a regular social event involving [ more… ]
Another creative fundraising event this month. We packed out the Macfarlane Hall with creative folks enjoying a demonstration of the art of Japanese gift wrapping using Furoshiki fabric wrappers by Jenni Armstrong from Edinburgh who has started a successful small business doing this sort of demonstration (see more here). Wrapping paper generally ends up in [ more… ]
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