APRIL 25 2021 – ROGATION SUNDAY
On Rogation Sunday, there is the beautiful tradition of bringing the ‘first fruits of the garden’ to the church to be blessed. This year, we did just that and the basket of produce was then raffled off in aid of church funds.
Here is the basket:
Due to restrictions caused by the Covid19 pandemic, Christmas at Challoch was somewhat subdued this year. Nevertheless, the church was as beautifully decorated as usual: thank you, Rosemary and Sue, for the following photos.
LEST WE FORGET NOVEMBER 2020
Commemorating the war graves in Challoch churchyard. Thank you, Sue Hearn, for continuing the tradition started by your mother and stepfather, Liz and David Barfoot, of placing crosses on the graves of the fallen buried here.
Follow the link to the Scottish War Graves Project, which will tell you more about these memorials.
Preparing for Christmas (2019)
We are very fortunate in having dedicated people at Challoch who work so hard to keep our lovely church looking beautiful.
Thanks to our Digital Missioner, Petko Maronov, for the following four photos:
We were delighted to welcome Bishop Gregor on 29 April 2018, when he came to officiate at our Sunday Eucharist.
EASTER SUNDAY 2018
August 2017 – in church
After service refreshments are friendly but crushed. We shall have a new sitting area at the back of the church very soon for meetings and fellowship.
May 2017 – a Communion service at Anwoth Old Kirk
April 2017 – Easter Sunday
January 2017 – at last, a fine day!
Our thanks to Mr G. Bennett for the following twelve lovely photographs of All Saints, which he took in May 2016 when he and his wife visited the church:
the Sorbie Recorder Group concert September 10 2016
The Sunday service, 31 January 2016. We lit all the candles to celebrate this lovely service that marks the end of Christmas. It is also celebrated as the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple.
Christmas 2015 – Midnight Mass
the Christmas tree at the foot of the pulpit
Before the service
After the Sunday service – enjoying meeting friends
Ascension Day at Barhobble Chapel, Elrig
Before the service
Easter Flowers 2015
a pew end
The Easter Garden
A view of All Saints from across the fields (March 2015)
Mother’s Day 2015: The flowers are ready on the pulpit steps for the children to give to all the ladies in church. Any left at the end of the service will be taken to those who could not be with us today
All Saints by floodlight at the Midnight Mass service
Lest We Forget: the wreaths were laid on the centenary of the first day of World War 1 – 14th August 2014
Memorial to Major General the Hon: Alexander Stewart
War Memorial plaques on the north wall inside the church
A War Grave, situated near the entrance to the churchyard.
At the end of the 11 o’clock Sunday service
a memorial window
One of the floral displays
the outside of the church