Traditionally in Scotland Harvest Thanksgiving has been a time of thanking and thinking about our stewardship of Creation. Often young famers have a harvest home celebration around that time. The festivals in the Old Testament were timed round the agricultural calendar and frequently Jesus use farming lustrations
We are planning to have harvest thanksgiving on 24th October in Dunning and 31st October in Aberuthven. To try to make it meaningful for as many folk as possible ...
i. if you have particular aspects for which you would like to give thanks or particular pressures and areas of concern, please let us know in advance, and we will include them in the prayers during the service without mentioning who sent them in!
iii. we are having a drawing/painting competition for young folk on the theme of harvest thanksgiving and/or Climate Change