Resilience in the face of Coronavirus

Last month I wrote an article about resilience, quoting extensively Chris Dunkerley and I wonder now how important that message was, given where we find ourselves in the world today. The key highlights of resilience were: Manage priorities—Sabbath rest—Take exercise—Process Your Feeling– Don’t ruminate—Seek stillness—Enjoy company. Perhaps the last one,...

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Springing Back Into Shape

It’s a while since I penned a Pastoral Letter, and as we’ve moved into 2020 I have looked back and considered the busyness of the past couple of years as I have bedded down at GMC. There has been some great mission work in the church, times of sadness and...

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Despondent Life or Abundant Life

Despondent life or Abundant life There has been much in the papers and media in Dunfermline recently about mental health. Dunfermline Press stated that POLICE officers in Fife are having to deal with suicides on an almost daily basis1,and there have been a number of articles under the heading ‘We...

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Stories Matter

Pastor Mike’s latest blog includes an audio recorded at Sunday worship on 9th June 2019 as he considered the importance of relationship building both within and without the church, and the necessity to share our own story in order to strengthen relationships. This was then followed by the powerful testimony...

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BELATED Happy New Year

A few issues arose over posting up the blog from our minister in the New Year. This issues are now fixed, so here is Mike’s musings from January HAPPY NEW YEAR! We closed off our worship in 2018 hearing from some of the congregation, listening to their high points and...

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To Infinity and Beyond

Have you watched Toy Story or any of the sequels perhaps with your children or grandchildren? I am so excited that the final instalment of the film series ‘Toy Story 4’ is due for release in summer 2019. It will give me reason to watch the previous three films and...

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Truth

Truth What is truth? Today in society it might be a little difficult to pin down what is true and what is not, because it seems to be a pretty slippery thing. What was true yesterday may no be so today. Often as history is examined under the lens of...

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