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Pew Leaflet Notices – 11 August 2019

Contacting the Minister: Holiday pastoral care will be covered by the Rev’d Sandra Black. Contact through the church office on 01292 470 755.

Healing Team: The next Healing Service will take place on Sunday 18th August 2019 at 7.00 pm

Pastoral Care Team: There will be a meeting of the Pastoral Care Team on Wednesday 21st August 2019 at 2.00 pm in the Horton Room.

Fellowship and Hospitality Team:

 Dates for your diary

We will be holding a Beetle Drive on Tuesday 17th September 2019 at 7:30pm, with supper of course.

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

Grapevine: All articles for the Autumn edition of Grapevine to be emailed to Gillian, handed in at the church office or left in Horton Room basket by Sunday 25th August 2019. This will be the very last day for accepting entries.

Men’s Club: 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.

Summer Fete: Please come along to Cumnor Hall, 18 Racecourse View, Ayr who are holding a Summer Fete on  Saturday 24th August 2019 from 11 am until 3 pm with Bottle and Baking stalls, Second Hand Sales, Name the Teddy, Food and Drink, Ice Cream, Barbecue, Tea and Coffee, Live Music and much more.

Pew Leaflet Notices – Sunday 4 August.

Please note that there will be ONE service only at 10.30am and this will continue throughout the summer.

Summer Mission – Young Heroes:

Children age 5 and over are invited to come along to Kingcase ‘Young Heroes’ Summer Mission which will be held in Kingcase Church halls, 10am until 12 noon, from tomorrow, Monday 5th to Friday 9th August 2019.

Do come along, bring a friend and enjoy games, stories, songs, crafts and lots more. We look forward to seeing everyone.

Healing Team: Please note there will be a preparation meeting on Monday 12th August 2019 at 7.30pm. The next Healing Service will take place on Sunday 18th August 2019 at 7.00pm

Malawi Team Meeting: A meeting of the Malawi Team regarding the service on Malawi Sunday will be held on Tuesday 13th August 2019 at 7.00pm in Kingcase Church. For further information on either the Summer Mission or the Malawi Team please contact Linda Bryson 07713 447 609.

Grapevine: All articles for the Autumn edition of Grapevine can be emailed to Gillian, or handed in at the church office or left in Horton Room basket by Sunday 25th August 2019. This will be the very last day for accepting entries.

Fellowship and Hospitality Team: Dates for the diary forthcoming events. We intend to begin the next session with a fun Beetle Drive on Tuesday 17th September 2019 at 7:30pm, with supper of course.

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

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 6th October.

  • 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.

12th Ayrshire Scout Group (Beavers): The 12th Ayrshire Scout Group 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 6pm until 7.15pm. 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.

Pew Leaflet Notices – 21 July 2019

Summer Mission – Young Heroes:

Children age 5 and over are invited to come along to Kingcase ‘Young Heroes’ Summer Mission which will be held in Kingcase Church halls, 10am until 12 noon, from Monday 5th to Friday 9th August 2019.  

Do come along, bring a friend and enjoy games, stories, songs, crafts and lots more. We look forward to seeing everyone.

Pew Leaflet Notices – Sunday 14 July 2019

Please note that there will be ONE service only at 10.30am and this will continue throughout the summer.

Men’s Club

4 Season Photo Competition/Church Calendar 2020:

Entry fee is £1.00 per photo. Preferred size 6″ x 4″, or 150 x 100mm, final date for submission is 29 September 2019.

Rules – Photos of scenes of Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer. Must be within UK. Can include animals, insects etc. but NO human beings. Can be for any year. 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. Summer is now here. Get snapping.

Shoppers Café:

The Shoppers café will be continuing over the summer, so please come along on a Friday morning between 10.30am and 12 noon for tea, coffee and a chat. We look forward to seeing everyone.

Farm Walk & Praise, Laigh Tarbeg, Ochiltree, KA18 2RL on Wednesday 24th July 2019 at 7.30pm:

Last year 200 people came to the Farm Walk & Praise. This year come and see Dairy farming at its best on the Watson’s Scottish Dairy Farm of the year 2018. Learn how modern technology is used as robotic milking and feeding systems are demonstrated. We will sing worship songs accompanied by our local Ceilidh band – who knows it may even turn into a dance! Chris and Caira, two excellent singers, will be joining us. There will be burgers, hotdogs and ice cream available. So come along it promises to be a great evening.

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Summer Mission – Young Heroes:

Children aged over 5 are invited to come along to ‘Young Heroes’ Summer Mission being held on Monday 5 to Friday 9 August, from 10.00 am till 12.00 noon, in Kingcase Church Hall.

Come along and bring a friend.

Pew Leaflet Notices – 23 June 2019

Remember starting Sunday 30th June 2019 and continuing throughout the summer there will be one service only on a Sunday at 10.30 am.

Men’s Club 

4 Season Photo Competition/Church Calendar 2020:

Rules – Photos of scenes of Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer. Must be within UK. Can include animals, insects etc but NO human beings. Can be for any year. 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. Summer is now here. Get snapping.

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 26th June 2019, from 1pm to 3pm. 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.

General Assembly 2019 – Guide to Key Decisions:
Decisions taken at the 2019 General Assembly have the potential to reshape the Church of Scotland at every level. 

To help Church members and congregations engage with the reform process, Life and Work has released a FREE four-page guide summarising the key decisions. If you would like to read this there are some copies in the church office.

Or visit https://www.lifeandwork.org/resources/general-assembly-supplement

You can read the magazine’s full coverage of the General Assembly in the July issue of Life and Work available from the 14th June. There is a copy of the magazine in the church office.

Pew Leaflet Notices – Sunday 16 June 2019

Men’s Club – 4 Seasons Photo Competition/Church Calendar 2020
Rules for entry – photos of seasonal scenes Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer, must be within UK. Photos can include animals, insects etc, but NO human beings.
Open to all, no age restriction, or number of photographs submitted.
Entries by first fortnight in September for judging by congregation.
Best 12 entries, 3 for each season, will be included in Church Calendar 2020.

Goat Fell Climb for Malawi – A magnificent total of £631.00 was raised, the money has been sent to the Mothers and Children in Kingcase Nursery, Chintheche, Malawi. Sincere thanks expressed to all who supported this event.

Pew Leaflet Notices – Sunday 9 June 2019

General Assembly 2019 Guide to key decisions – desicions taken at General Assembly have the potential to reshape the Church of Scotland at every level.

To enable church members and congregations engage with the reform process, Life and Work has released a FREE four page guide summarising the key decisions View guide – www.lifeandwork.org/resources/general-assembly-supplement.  

Goat Fell Climb for Malawi Rescheduled to Saturday 22 June 2019. Monies raised will be going to Mothers and Children in Kingcase Nursery, Chintheche, Malawi. Remember £1 feeds a child for a month.  

Christ in Action food bank AGM Wednesday 12 June 2019, 10.30am in Monkton and Prestwick North Church. An invitation is extended with an opportunity to visit the food store housed at Monkton and Prestwick North Church