Ayr: St Columba Church

24 November 2019

AT THE DOORS TO WELCOME YOU TODAY: Team 7: Mrs. Irene Bartholomew, Mr. Norman Reid, Mrs. Nancy Mortimer, Mrs. Jean Stewart,  Mrs. Heather Fullerton, Mrs. Christina Kennedy, Mr. Terry Swinn, Mrs. Janet McKnight, Mr. Derek McNish, Mr. Keith Fullerton, Mrs. Anne Mills  and Mr. Peter G. Macdonald

Sunday 1 DECEMBER 2019
SERVICES CONDUCTED BY THE MINISTER REVD. DR. SCOTT MCKENNA
9.30 am Family Worship: Duty Team: 8 Sound: Mr. John Crone
10.00 am St. Columba Kids
11.15am Morning Worship Sound: Mr. Keith Fullerton

20’s IN THE PEWS: This year’s recipient is Alzheimers (Scotland). The total collected during October was £78. Please remember your 20’s for this very worthwhile cause. Thank you.
LIFE & WORK: Pre-ordered copies of the November edition are available for uplifting at the main door of the Church. There are extra copies available at both doors priced £2.80.
CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTMAS LUNCH: 8th December at the Kylestrome Hotel, 1.00pm for 1.30pm. Everyone who requested a place has been accommodated. Please check the Table plans in the Carrick Park Vestibule. Please put your cash in an envelope with your name, this will be collected on the day. Cheques should be made payable to “The Kylestrome”.
CHRISTINGLE SERVICE: Sunday 1st December at 4.00pm at Lochside Parish Church – all welcome.
BIBLE EXPLORATION GROUP will meet on Wednesday 27 November at 7.30 pm in the Struthers Room. Our focus will be chapter 4 of the Letter from James, one of the shortest books in the NT, applying faith in practice. All welcome.
GUILD: Tomorrow, Monday, 25 November at 7.30 p.m. in the Midton Road Hall, is our next meeting and the Men’s Association will be our guests. Our speaker will be from Malawi Fruits-Growing the Future which was one of our Guild Projects. We hope to have a large attendance and anyone who would be interested to join us will be made most welcome.
FOOD BANK: Groceries urgently required – 750ml diluting juice, tinned potatoes, tinned main meals (mince, stew), jam; small packets of tea bags, tinned custard and tinned rice pudding. Also UHT milk.
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.
THE CAFÉ will close for Christmas on Thursday 12th December until
NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: This is a local charity, serving those in our community for whom Christmas may not have all the sparkle of our own. Please consider taking a box to fill for Christmas. There is a list of required items in the Carrick Park vestibule along with further boxes. Boxes will be dedicated in Church on 1st December.
DAYR TO SING: 2.30pm in Struthers Room every Thursday. Open to all with respiratory problems and their spouse/carer/ friend. Volunteers also warmly welcome!
DREGHORN MUSICAL SOCIETY: Christmas Concert – Wednesday 11th December – 7.30pm in Grand Hall, Kilmarnock. The bus list is available in the Carrick Park vestibule.

Sincere sympathies and our continued support are extended to Revd. John and all the family on Mabel’s passing last week. Mabel’s service will be held in Church on Thursday 28th November at 12noon. Elders are respectfully requested to meet in the Struthers Room at 11.45am.

Dorothy Kane would like to thank everyone most sincerely for all the cards, flowers and expressions of condolence and attendance at Jim’s Thanksgiving Service. All are most appreciated.