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.
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… ]
This month we held an afternoon tea in the gardens of three of our church members in Peebles and Eddleston. The idea was that against a backdrop of daisies, well-tended roses and newly cut lawns, tea, cake and sandwiches would be served and people could enjoy the company of others, bring their friends and neighbours [ more… ]
We knew when we embarked on the King’s Barn project that we would have to get serious about fundraising. Over the years Peebles Baptist church has witnessed and can testify to the generous grace of God in sustaining the fellowship and meeting our needs. We are a small group of people, who love Jesus and [ more… ]
Ukulele playing is something that many in our church congregation love to do. It is a fun and inclusive musical activity, and we aspire to hold neighbourhood ukulele sessions in the new building. We were blown away to be contacted by a local band ‘The Dukes of Uke’ who are based in Biggar and are [ more… ]