Ayr: St Columba Church

2 February 2020

SUNDAY 9 FEBRUARY 2020
SERVICES CONDUCTED by THE MINISTER REVD. DR. SCOTT MCKENNA
9.30 am Family Worship Duty Team: 8 Sound: Alan Hawthorn
10.00am St Columba Kids
11.15 am Morning Worship Sound: Alastair Swan

SOUND TODAY: 9.30am John Ferguson and 11.15am Stuart McKinlay
THE MINISTRY OF FLOWERS: The flowers that adorn the Sanctuary today, have been given to the Glory of God by Joyce Kennedy and Jean Johnston

20’s IN THE PEWS: The total collected in January was £63.31. Recipient still to be confirmed.
BURNS SUPPER: Friday 7th February. 6.30pm for 7pm. Please bring your own drinks.
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: meeting tomorrow, Monday, 3 February at 2 p.m. in the Midton Road Hall and we hope you will come along and support our own Rachel Hynes when she will speak about her work – Singing as Therapy – Music Transcends All. We welcome anyone else who would like to come along and join us.
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.
SUNDAY SOUP LUNCH – £395 was raised for the Hospice at the last lunch. The next Soup Lunch will be Sunday 23rd February,
THE FEBRUARY PRAYER CALENDAR is at the doors today for those interested to uplift.
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.
CLIMATE CONVERSATION Monday 17th Feb at 7.30pm to 9pm Struthers room. Climate change matters have dominated the news recently and are presented as a scientific and political problem. What role should our Church have in this debate? Join our discussion and exchange your views with others – there is a sign-up sheet in the Carrick Park vestibule.
THE ROTARY CLUB OF ALLOWAY annual Crocus Coffee Morning on Saturday 22nd February in Alloway Parish Church hall between 10am and 12midday. Purple for Polio Eradication is the charity. Tickets are available from members of the club, or at the door on the day.

We extend our sympathy and prayers to Una and the family of Tom Connaughton who passed away on Monday 20th January. We do not have the funeral arrangements.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Maureen and the family on the passing of David Kelly. The funeral service will be held at Masonhill on Monday 3rd at 3.30pm

Resources for the spiritual journey ….
If you are looking for a resource for the spiritual journey, then do consider the new book of Mark Oakley, Dean of St. John’s College, Cambridge on the life of George Herbert.
Also, you can sign up for the daily meditations of Fr Richard Rohr, Centre for Action and Contemplation.  
Mark Oakley    My Sour-Sweet Days
www.cac.org/sign-up/