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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.