Church guild’s winter warmers

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On a bitterly cold morning, the Lorne and Lowland Church Guild had the perfect recipe for warming people up.

The old church hall, complete with new heaters, offered a warm welcome to visitors at a coffee morning last Wednesday.

The ladies of the guild not only served piping hot tea and coffee but they also sold hot water bottles complete with hand-knitted covers.

Also on offer were children’s cardigans and various other items hand-knitted by Sissy McCallum.

The event raised £763.31 for guild funds.

A spokesperson said: ‘We are very lucky as many people who couldn’t make it provided a donation or baking.’

Winter warmers: Moira MacDougall holds hot water bottles with covers knitted by Sissie McCallum. 50_c48llguildcm03

Behind the baking stall, from left to right: Jennifer McKerral, Cathie McGown and Catherine Ann Meikle. 50_c48llguildcm01

Getting their hands dirty in the kitchen, from left: Anne Watson, Patsy Miller, Mary Anderson, Ellen Stewart and Sadie Colville. 50_c48llguildcm02

Isabel Campbell and Jean Armour enjoyed a cuppa. 50_c48llguildcm04

From left, Bertha Newlands, Joyce Gardiner, Catherine Spence, Margaret Mitchell and Douglas McKerral enjoy a catch up. 50_c48llguildcm05