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Pew Leaflet Notices – Sunday 27 October

Kingcase Guild: The next meeting of the Guild will be on Tuesday 29 October 2019 when the speaker will be Irene Bell on the theme ‘Journey to Jordan’.

Memory Café:  Are you affected by memory problems or know someone who is? Everyone is welcome to come along to Kingcase Church Hall on  Wednesday 30 October 2019, from 1 pm to 3 pm. The café is an informal environment where you can meet others who may be in a similar situation, chat with knowledgeable professionals and access information about Dementia.         
The group is free, but a donation would be most welcome.

Men’s Club: The next meeting of the Men’s Club will be on Monday 4 November 2019 when the speaker will be Ian McAnulla on Political Cartoons. Men’s Club Festive Meal on Monday 2nd December at 7 pm at Kylestrome Hotel, Miller Road, Ayr. At our next meeting on 4 November will be the deadline for deposits (£10 per person) to be taken. Payment can be made prior to then to any of the committee members – Nigel, Derek or Bill.

Bible Study Group: The Bible Study Group meet on a Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm in the Horton Room. Everyone welcome.

Forthcoming Meetings: 
Kirk Session will meet on Thursday 7th November at 7.30 pm in the Ford Hall.
Finance Team will meet on Sunday 3rd November in the Horton Room at 7 pm.  

Fellowship and Hospitality Team: Our annual Christmas Coffee Morning, with music, will take place on Saturday 7 December 2019 from 10 am to 12 noon. There will be the usual stalls with Cake & Candy, Soft Goods and first class Bric-a-Brac, a special costume Jewellery and Watches stall, Books, Funday Sunday club’s stall, Christmas Hamper, estimate weight of cake etc. We are delighted to have ‘Home & Glorious’ with us again where lovely gifts can be purchased. Please do join us ‘to begin Christmas’ at our Christmas Coffee Morning. Enjoy tea, coffee and home baking in large Hall as always. Tickets (£3 adults, £1 children) are now on sale from Church Office 470755.

Christian Aid: The local Prestwick Christian Aid Committee are hosting our annual Quiz in Kingcase Church Hall on Monday 18 November 2019 at 8 pm. Tickets cost £3 and includes tea/coffee. Please come and enjoy.

Waterloo Road Closure: Resurfacing works have been  programmed to be carried out on Waterloo Road commencing Monday 28 October  between the hours of 8am & 7pm and are anticipated to last approximately 10 days depending on weather conditions.

Pew Leaflet Notices – Sunday 6 October

Mid-Week Service – The first  mid-week service for this session commences Wednesday 9 October 2019 at 11.00 am. All are welcome.

Church Choir – Practices for the choir will resume on Wednesday 9 October 2019 at 7.30 pm in the Ford Hall. A warm welcome awaits anyone who wishes to join us then. 

Kirk Session meeting – The Moderator has called a special meeting of the Kirk Session to take place on Thursday 10 October at 7.30 pm. All Elders are requested to attend to discuss a matter of great importance.  

Malawi ‘Run Around Scotland’ Quiz – entries £1.00.  Quiz sheets available from crush area after services.  Winner will be announced on Sunday 20 October 2019.

Kingcase Primary School have kindly invited the elderly within the community to attend their Harvest Festival, on Friday 11 October 2019 at 10.30 am in the dinner hall. 

Souls of our Shoes Exhibition – Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Fullarton Street Ayr. Opening times are Sunday 13 October; Wednesday 16 October and Sunday 20 October 2019 from 12 noon to 4.00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/pg/HolyTrinityAyr/events/

Pew Leaflet Notices – Sunday 29 September

Kingcase Guild – The new session commences Tuesday 1 October 2019 at 7.00 pm  the annual subscription remains at £13.00. New members are welcome.Please note the Autumn Rally takes place on Thursday 3 October 2019 at 7.00 pm in Annbank Church. The speaker will be Revd. Fraser Aitken.


Fellowship and Hospitality Team – Harvest Praise and Harvest Supper on Sunday 6 October 2019 at 7.00 pm.  Tickets £5.00 are still available, and can be obtained from Church office.  

Organisational Leaders meeting – will be held in the Ford hall, on Sunday 6 October 2019 at 6.15 pm. This twice yearly meeting will enable all groups the opportunity to confirm their diary for hall lets, and update them on Church events Calendar up to end December 2019.  


Church Choir – Practices for the Choir resume on Wednesday 9 October 2019 at 7.30 pm in the Ford Hall. Looking forward to seeing all members again and a warm welcome to anyone wishing to join.


Malawi ‘Run Around Scotland’ Quiz – entries £1.00.  Quiz sheets available from crush area after services.  Winner will be announced on Sunday 20 October 2019.

Kirk Session meeting – The Moderator has called a special meeting of the Kirk Session to take place on Thursday 10 October at 7.30 pm. All Elders are requested to attend to discuss a matter of great importance.This will be the only item on the Agenda that evening.

Pew Leaflet Notices – Sunday 22 September

Contacting the Minister: Please feel free to contact the Minister at any time, the Manse telephone number is 01292 479571. If he is not available to take your call you will be able to leave a message on the answering service. He will get back to you as soon as is practically possible. You could also send an electronic message – his email address is IWiseman@churchofscotland.org.uk – you could also leave a message at the church office during its opening hours requesting the Minister to contact you, and this will be passed on to him.

Communion Services Sunday 29 September 2019

Please note 2 morning services will take place, 9.45 and 11.15.

There will be no 2.30pm service as intimated in Grapevine magazine.

There will be a short meeting in the Ford Hall, following the 11.15 service for Team Leaders, it would be appreciated if a representative from all teams could attend. Pastoral Care Team,  Children and Families TeamCommunications Team,  Stewardship and Finance Team,  Property Team,  Discipleship and Nurture Team Worship TeamFellowship and Hospitality Team,  World Church Ecumenical Relations Team

Fellowship and Hospitality Team:  

Harvest Supper with service at 7.00 for Harvest Praise on Sunday 6 October 2019. Tickets £5.00 are on sale from church office (470755).

Christ in Action Food Bank:

This is a heartfelt plea for volunteers who have access to a car.Due to recent retirements on health grounds, we urgently need volunteers to form a delivery team. We have been operating on a 3 week rota. If we get 3 or 4 people with half days or full days to spare on a rota basis we can cover the five and a half days we need. Kingcase present team works with 3 of us communicating our availability for the weeks duty. Please speak to Shiona Mowbray or Eric or Patricia Lindsay, for more information.

Harvest Thanksgiving:

At our Harvest Thanksgiving services this year we shall be collecting items to be donated to the Christ in Action Foodbank. The following can be brought along to either of the services on Sunday 6 October 2019.

  • Cereal, sugar, biscuits, tea bags or coffee.
  • Main meals ie tins of mince, chicken, chicken curry, meatballs
  • Jars of pasta sauce
  • Tins of potatoes, peas, beans, spaghetti, macaroni, soup, tuna, custard, rice, fruit.
  • Packages of pasta, rice.
  • Toilet rolls, toothpaste, toothbrushes, plastic bags.

Reinstatement of Leaders meeting, which includes a representative if possible from all organisations and groups who use the halls, are invited to attend a meeting on Sunday 6 October at 6.15 pm in the Ford hall, prior to the Harvest Thanksgiving Service. This twice yearly meeting will enable all groups the opportunity to confirm their diary for hall lets, and update them on Church events during the said periods, October to December 2019, and January to June 2020.

Guide Leader:

Our current leader of the Guides, Ms Lesley Cochrane, has advised that she has to step down as leader in charge. Is there anyone who can help fill this position please?? Training is given and leaders have just as much Fun and Friendship as the girls do, plus wonderful opportunities to join fellow leaders in ‘adult’ events. 

Prestwick South Church are also looking for some help with their guides too, so once again, if anyone springs to mind please, please let Mrs Elaine Pirie in the church office know and she will pass on any information. Thank you.



Pew Leaflet Notices – Sunday 15 September

The church office is closed Monday 16 September and will re-open on Monday 23 September 2019.  

Contacting the Minister: Please feel free to contact the Minister at any time, the Manse telephone number is 01292 479571. If he is not available to take your call you will be able to leave a message on the answering service. He will get back to you as soon as is practically possible. You could also send an electronic message – his email address is IWiseman@churchofscotland.org.uk – you could also leave a message at the church office during its opening hours requesting the Minister to contact you, and this will be passed on to him.

Fellowship and Hospitality TeamTuesday 17 September 2019 at 7:30 pm for our Beetle Drive, with supper, all are welcome.

Sunday 6 October 2019, will be our Harvest Praise service 7.00 pm, followed by Harvest Supper

Bible Study Group: The Bible Study Group meet on a Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm in the Horton Room. Everyone welcome.

Men’s Club4 Season Photo Competition/Church Calendar 2020:  Rules – Photos of scenes of Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer and should be landscape and size 150mm x 100mm (6” x 4”). Must be within UK. Can include animals, insects etc but NO human beings. Can be for any year. The entry fee is £1.00 per photo and entry forms are available in the Bell Room. Entrants need not be Men’s Club or Church members. No age restriction or to number of photos. Entries by first fortnight in September for judging by congregation. Best 12 entries as judged, i.e. 3 for each Season, will be included in Church 2020 Calendar for sale November/December 2019. 

All entries to be in by Sunday 29 September 2019.

Christ in Action Food Bank: This is a heartfelt plea for volunteers who have access to a car.Due to recent retirements on health grounds, we urgently need volunteers to form a delivery team. We have been operating on a 3 week rota. If we get 3 or 4 people with half days or full days to spare on a rota basis we can cover the five and a half days we need. Kingcase present team works with 3 of us communicating our availability for the weeks duty. Please speak to Shiona Mowbray or Eric or Patricia Lindsay, for more information or alternatively send a message via the website Contact Us page or the Facebook page.

Harvest Thanksgiving: At our Harvest Thanksgiving services this year we shall be collecting items to be donated to the Christ in Action Foodbank. The following can be brought along to either of the services on Sunday 6 October 2019.

  • Cereal, sugar, biscuits, tea bags or coffee.
  • Main meals ie tins of mince, chicken, chicken curry, meatballs
  • Jars of pasta sauce
  • Tins of potatoes, peas, beans, spaghetti, macaroni, soup, tuna, custard, rice, fruit.
  • Packages of pasta, rice.
  • Toilet rolls, toothpaste, toothbrushes, plastic bags.

Food Bank Plea

Christ in Action Food Bank: 

This is a heartfelt plea for volunteers who have access to a car.

Due to recent retirements on health grounds, we urgently need volunteers to form a delivery team. We have been operating on a 3 week rota. If we get 3 or 4 people with half days or full days to spare on a rota basis we can cover the five and a half days we need. Kingcase present team works with 3 of us communicating our availability for the weeks duty.

Please speak to Shiona Mowbray or Eric or Patricia Lindsay, for more information. Alternatively send a message through the Contact Us page or the Facebook page and it will be passed on as required.

Pew Leaflet Notices – Sunday 8 September

Kirk Session Meeting: The Kirk Session will meet on Thursday 12 September 2019 at 7.30 pm in Church. As the Classic Car Club are holding their meeting on the same evening ‘Aldi’ has kindly agreed that we can use the back and south side of their car park.

Healing Team: There will be a preparation meeting Monday 9 September at 7:30 pm. The next Healing Service takes place on Sunday 15 September 2019 at 7:00 pm.

Men’s Club: The Men’s Club will resume Monday 9 Septemberat 7.30 pm in the Ford Hall when the speakers will be Football Referees. New members are most welcome. Membership is open to all. Subscription remains at £10 as in previous years. Syllabus for new season  can be collected from any committee member.

4 Season Photo Competition/Church Calendar 2020: Rules – Photos of scenes of Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer and should be landscape and size 150mm x 100mm (6” x 4”). Must be within UK. Can include animals, insects etc but NO human beings. Can be for any year. The entry fee is £1.00 per photo and entry forms are available in the Bell Room. Entrants need not be Men’s Club or Church members. No age restriction or to number of photos. Entries by first fortnight in September for judging by congregation. Best 12 entries as judged, i.e. 3 for each Season, will be included in Church 2020 Calendar for sale November/December 2019. Last month of summer is now here so get snapping.

Fellowship and Hospitality Team: Dates for your diary, 

Beetle Drive on Tuesday 17 September 2019 at 7:30 pm, with supper. Tickets £5.00 are now on sale from Church Office (470755).

Annual Harvest Supper will be on Sunday 6 October 2019 after Harvest Praise at 7.00 pm. (Further details to follow).

Malawi Sunday: A very big thank you from the Malawi Team to everyone who donated to the Maize Mill. On Sunday 25 August £670.90 was banked with a further £102.30 on Sunday 1 September bringing the total to £773.20.

Pew Leaflet Notices – Sunday 1 September

Praise Group: The new session of the Praise Group begins Monday 2 September at 6.00pm. Please come along and join us.  

Sunflower Competition: How tall has your Sunflower grown? Now is the time to be thinking of measuring it in centimetres. Result submitted by today in the Crush Area. Please bring a photo to show how high your plant has grown. Winner will be announced on Sunday 8th September 2019 and all entries will be displayed in the Crush Area.

Circle of Care: Our annual Circle of Care’ Service will be held on Sunday 8th September 2019 at 2.30pm. Following the short service afternoon tea will be provided. This is an open invitation to anyone who would like to come. If you require transport or help please telephone Irene Muir on 474881.

Kingcase Guild presents Ayr Community Gospel Choir in Concert on Sunday 8th September 2019  in Kingcase Church at 7pm as a celebration for Guild Week. Entry is free but there will be a collection for Guild and Church Projects. Tea and Coffee will be served in the hall after the concert.  

A Night with Dalmellington Band on Sunday 8th September 2019 at 6.30pm in Annbank Parish Church. Tickets £5, kids go free. Tea/Coffee and home baking   

Men’s ClubThe Men’s Club will resume on Monday 9th September at 7.30pm in the Ford Hall. New members are most welcome. Membership is open to all. Subscription remains at £10 as in previous years. Syllabus for new season  can be collected from any committee member.

4 Season Photo Competition/Church Calendar 2020: Entry forms now available.

Rules – Photos of scenes of Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer and should be landscape and size 150mm x 100mm (6” x 4”). Must be within UK. Can include animals, insects etc but NO human beings. Can be for any year. The entry fee is £1.00 per photo and entry forms are available in the Bell Room. Entrants need not be Men’s Club or Church members. No age restriction or to number of photos. Entries by first fortnight in September for judging by congregation. Best 12 entries as judged, i.e. 3 for each Season, will be included in Church 2020 Calendar for sale November/December 2019. Last month of summer is now here so get snapping.

Kirk Session Meeting: The Kirk Session will meet on Thursday 12th September 2019 at 7.30pm in Church.  

Fellowship and Hospitality Team: 

We intend to begin the next session with a fun Beetle Drive on Tuesday 17th September 2019 at 7:30pm, with supper of course. Tickets £5.00 are now on sale 

Our Annual Harvest Supper will be on Sunday 6th October 2019 after Harvest Praise at 7.00pm. (Further details on both events later).

Pew Leaflet Notices – Sunday 25 August

Contacting the Minister: 

Holiday pastoral care will be covered by the Rev’d Sandra Black, Tel. No. 01292 470755.

Memory Cafe: Are you affected by memory problems or know of someone who is? Why not pop along to Kingcase Church Hall, Wednesday 28 August from 1 pm to 3 pm. The cafe offers an informal environment where you can meet others who may be in a similar situation. Come have a chat with knowledgeable professionals and access information about Dementia. 

Music and Movement: New season commences Monday 26 August, at 9.30 am.

Sunflower Competition: How tall has your Sunflower grown? 

Why not bring along a photo, showing how tall your sunflower has grown with its measurement (in centimetres) by Sunday 1 September. A winner will be announced on Sunday 8 September 2019. All entries will be displayed in Crush area.

Men’s Club: will resume Monday 9 September, 7.30 pm in Ford Hall. New members most welcome. Subscription £10.00, new season syllabus is on display in Crush area within Church.

4 Season Photo Competition/Church Calendar 2020:

Rules – Photos of scenes of Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer and should be landscape and size 150mm x 100mm (6” x 4”). Must be within UK. Can include animals, insects etc but NO human beings. Can be for any year. The entry fee is £1.00 per photo and entry forms are available in the Bell Room. Entrants need not be Men’s Club or Church members. No age restriction or to number of photos. Entries by first fortnight in September for judging by congregation. Best 12 entries as judged, i.e. 3 for each Season, will be included in Church 2020 Calendar for sale November/December 2019. Last month of summer is now here so get snapping.

12th Ayrshire Scout Group (Beavers): are looking for volunteers to help with Beaver Scouts alongside existing Leaders. This is the youngest scout age group of 6/7 year olds, who meet on Friday nights in Kingcase Church from 6 pm until 7.15 pm. The new session starts on Friday 30th August, and we would love to hear from you or anyone you know who may be interested. Please contact Alastair McIntyre (470375) for any further information.

Circle of Care: A meeting has been scheduled for Team Monday 2 September 2019, at 7.30 pm in the Horton Room, when catering and transport will be arranged.

Our Annual Circle of Care service will be held on Sunday 8 September 2019 at 2.30 pm. Tea will be provided after the short service. This is an open invitation to anyone who would like to come along.

Kingcase Guild presents Ayr Community Gospel Choir in Concert on Sunday 8 September 2019 at 7 pm as a celebration for Guild Week.

Finance team: Finance meeting Sunday 1 September, 7.00 pm Horton Room.

Fellowship and Hospitality Team: Dates for your diary 

A fun Beetle Drive on Tuesday 17th September 2019 at 7:30pm, with supper of course. Tickets £5.00, now available.

Annual Harvest Supper will be on Sunday 6th October 2019 after Harvest Praise at 7.00 pm. (Further details on both events later).