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Upcoming Church Groups,
Meetings & Other Events
Pastoral Care Wednesday,
29 August, 12.30pm

Organ Series commences               

Saturday, 1 September, 3pm

Project KIN Group Wednesday,
5 September, 10.00am
Kirk Session Wednesday,
5 September, 7.30pm (meeting only)
Outreach Committee
Monday, 10 September, 8.00pm
Wednesday, 12 September, 10.30am
Sausage Sizzle
Wednesday, 26 September, 11.30am
Grand Final Church Service
Wednesday, 26September, 1.00pm
Board of Management Thursday,
27 September, 7.30pm
Outreach Cake Stall

Sunday, 30 September, after the 11am service

For your diary
Music Matinee
Tuesday, 4 September, 1.00pm, Scots' Church
Golf Day - Healesville RACV
Monday, 1 October, 9.00am
Elders Advanced Safe Church Training   
Saturday, 20 Oct, 9.30am, Robert White Hall


The Leaflet on Scots Church Website

Issues of the leaflet, including the latest issue can be found on the Scots’ Church website at:

Parish 5 Yearly Congregation Forms

On completion please send the forms to Chris Duke, 27 Wilson St, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039, or email to They can also be left at the Church office.

Prayer Cards

Prayer cards are available in the pews. Please write any Prayer requests on one of these and either place it on the table in the Vestibule (an Elder will ensure a Minister gets them) or hand it directly to the office or one of our Ministers.

You can also submit your prayer requests online »

Membership Classes

If you are interested in attending Membership Classes, please contact the office on 9650 9903, or email

Organ Concert Series

The series starts with a Prom’s Concert on Saturday September 1st at 3pm, here at Scots’ Church. It will feature Ria Angelika Polo, Diana Mayne, Duncan Robertson, Elizabeth Anderson, David Farrands, and our Scots’ Church Choir. There will be opportunities to join in singing with the choir to some of the well known choral works like ‘Jerusalem’. 

More information to on the  September Concerts Series can be found at this link

Music Notes

At 3pm on Saturday September 15, Johann Sebastian Bach and some friends will visit Scots! This is a program for all ages but especially for children. Here is a chance for children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews to learn about Mr Bach and his wonderful music and instruments. Everyone will be able to view the interior of the main organ. Children will be invited to play the organ and the harpsichord.

-Douglas Lawrence

Cake Stall

The next Outreach Committee Cake Stall will be held on Sunday 30 September, as the July cake stall was delayed until early August due to Melbourne Open House weekend. Many thanks for your continuing support of the cake stall = it is greatly appreciated.

Upcoming Church Services @ Scots'

Wednesday Mid Week Service , 1pm 
August 22
Rev Douglas Robertson

Thursday Lunchtime Series , 1pm 
August 23
Rev Richard O'Brien
*Werner Brodbeck Hall
 Sunday August 26
10.30am Indonesian Service
Prof Sen Sendjaya
*Werner Brodbeck Hall
11:00am Worship Service
Rev Douglas Robertson

5.00pm Worship Service
Rev Richard O'Brien
*Robert White Hall

* The Werner Brodbeck and Robert White hall are located at 156 Collins St, next to the Church
^ Speakers for the allocated services are subject to change without notice


"Thought for the week"

"Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives."

William James, 1842-1910