Dunlop Parish Church
Sunday 10th September 2017
Scottish Charity No: 000447
Readings: Isaiah 6: 1 - 8 St. Mark 1: 16 - 20
Praise : 127, 340, 251, 533, 644
This morning we are pleased to welcome Rev John Urquhart from St. Maur’s Glencairn, Kilmaurs.
Alison and John have swapped locations today as part of the Presbytery pulpit exchange scheme.
You are warmly invited to join us for tea or coffee in the servery area of the church after the service.
Choir Rehearsals have started again. We meet every Thursday evening in the Church at 7.30pm. We are always happy to have new members join us, so if you are interested please come along on Thursday evening or have a chat with Sadie, our organist and choir leader, at the end of the service.
Exploring the Bible will resume this Tuesday, 12th September with a look at Psalm 2. Caldwell vestry at 10.15am. All welcome.
The next meeting of the Dunlop Alzheimer’s Circle of Friends Musical Minds will be on Thursday, 14th September 2017, in the church hall from 2pm-4pm.
The group is meant for anyone affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia, but all who are interested will be made very welcome.
Eddie, Bill and Andy will provide the music. Contact Susan Shorrock 482109 or Jean Spence 428593
HARVEST THANKSGIVING SERVICE SUNDAY 1ST OCTOBER
We have again invited the Primary school choir to our morning service. After the service we will have soup and sandwiches in the Village Hall.
Everyone in the community is welcome. There will be no charge for lunch. Please come and join us.
Harvest Gifts will be distributed after the lunch – please remember to offer your help, if you can.
If you can help with the lunch arrangements Lesley Beaton (484989) will be pleased to hear from you.
On Saturday, 30th September, the Church will be open from 2pm to 3pm to receive donations of fruit, flowers, plants etc.
As happened last year, you may wish to give to Christian Aid OR
you may decide to give a smaller donation of fruit or flowers etc as well as a donation to Christian Aid OR
you may wish to continue to donate a harvest gift of fruit, plants etc.
Christian Aid envelopes will be available at the end of the service from 24th September .
The Conveners are Christine Reid, Sadie Reid and Margaret Robb.
Stewarton Winds with Guest singers from Dunlop Primary School on Thursday 28th September at 7.30pm in Dunlop Village Hall.
Tickets £6 and concessions £4 with under 5s free. Tickets available from Amy O'Neil or at www.eventbrite.com.
Dunlop Church - Open Sunday Afternoons
Dunlop Kirk will be open from 2pm to 4pm every Sunday until the end of October.
If you would like to spend some time in the Church to take a closer look at the beautiful stained glass windows, perhaps visit the “A” listed Clandeboyes Hall (built in 1641 and one of the first free schools in Scotland) or just to enjoy spending time in a peaceful building then please come along.
All visitors will be very welcome and, as always in Dunlop, tea, coffee and biscuits will be available.