Ayr: St Columba Church

19 January 2020

THE MINISTER REVD. DR. SCOTT MCKENNA will be preaching at Lochside today.
SUNDAY 26 JANUARY 2020 HOLY COMMUNION
SERVICES CONDUCTED by THE MINISTER REVD. DR. SCOTT MCKENNA
9.30 am – Team: 4 11.15 am – Team: 5 6.30 pm – Team: 6
Sound: Mr. Alan Hawthorn Sound: Mr. George McMillan Sound: Mr. Jim Brown
Retiring offering at all Services will be used for Pulpit supply and in support of our friends in the Congregation at Lochside Church.
SOUND TODAY: 9.30am John Crone and 11.15am Brian McKinlay
THE MINISTRY OF FLOWERS: The flowers that adorn the Sanctuary today, have been given to the Glory of God by Jean Arnot and Jean and Alasdair Stewart.
ELDERS are asked to check the Communion Duty Lists in the Carrick Park vestibule as soon as possible. URGENT – Please indicate your availability on this list.
COLUMBA NEWS: are in the Elders’ pigeonholes for immediate delivery. Please check you have uplifted the correct District.
20’s IN THE PEWS: The total collected in December for Alzheimer’s (Scotland) was £125.05
SERMONS ONLINE: The text of the full sermon, preached at the later service, is available on our website. www.ayrstcolumba.co.uk
BURNS SUPPER: Tickets are priced £20.00 and can be collected and paid for after both the 9.30 and 11.15 services TODAY and on Monday 20 January between 10 -12.
PIANIST: we urgently need a Pianist for the Windyhall Worship Team. The Team visits on the third Sunday of the month at 2.30pm. If you can help please contact Stuart on 261025 or [email protected]
OASIS CAFÉ: Drop into the Struthers Room 10.30am – 12 for a cup of tea/coffee. The Team will be here every Thursday morning, with a warm welcome, cosy chat and friendly faces.
GUILD: Tomorrow, 20 January at 7.30 pm is our Burns’ Evening. Our speaker will be Ronnie Breingan and his presentation is “Robert Burns and Money”, followed by a Supper. We look forward to a large attendance and anyone outwith the Guild will be most welcome.
LADIES FELLOWSHIP – OKLAHOMA! – sing along! A night at the movies. A Fund raiser event on Monday 10 February at 7pm. Tickets £6 available after the Services from next week. Refreshments will be served at intermission.
LIBRARY NEWS: A new addition – Greta Thunberg “No one is too small to make a difference” – full of thought provoking ideas.
SUNDAY SOUP LUNCH – TODAY 19th January at 12.30pm in the main Hall. All proceeds this week will be for the Hospice.
SOUTH AYRSHIRE FOODBANK Please remember a few extra items for the Food Bank. Tinned main meals, tinned fish, UHT milk, tinned potatoes and tinned vegetables, jam and coffee are high on the list of requirements.
THANK YOU: we have received letters of thanks for the Christmas donation of £1,060 to the Diabetic unit at Ayr Hospital and for the Annual donation of £930 to Mary’s Meals. The letters can be read in full on the notice board in the Carrick Park vestibule.

The funeral service for Miss Catherine Howie will be held in Church on Thursday 23rd January at 12 noon. We continue to remember Drew, Mo, Gillian and Mr. Howie Sr. in our prayers.