Arrangements for Period of National Mourning.
During the official 10 day period of national mourning following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, we invite the community to join us in Greyfriars for worship and in private prayer & contemplation.
Friday 9th September - 10am - 2pm - Greyfriars will be open for anyone who wishes to spend some time in private prayer and contemplation.
Sunday 11th September - 11am - Service of reflection and prayer
Monday 12th September - 3pm (church open from 2pm to wath pre-service procession) - National Service of Thanksgiving from St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh will be shown on the large screen to allow people to gather as community and watch together. Tea and Coffee will be available.
Sunday 18th September - 11am - Service of reflection and prayer
Monday 19th September - 11am (Church open from 9am to show pre-funeral coverage) - State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II will be shown on the large screen to allow people to gather as a community, pay their respects and give thanks. Tea and Coffee will be availalable.
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