Dunlop Parish Church
Sunday 8th October 2017
Scottish Charity No: 000447
Readings: Exodus 20 : 1 – 20, Psalm 19 : 7 – 14
Praise : 608, 279, 552, 621, 522
You are warmly invited to join us for tea or coffee in the servery area of the church after the service.
Thank you all for making our Harvest Service and Lunch, last Sunday, such a success.
Thank you to the food providers, the helpers at the Village Hall, for the lovely Harvest gifts and for your donations to Christian Aid which presently, with Gift Aid, totals over £1250. Our thanks to the Harvest conveners Christine Reid, Sadie Reid and Margaret Robb for distributing the gifts.
Dunlop Alzheimer’s Circle of Friends urgently requires help to set up the tables and chairs for the monthly Musical Minds Thursday afternoons. The next meeting is on October 12th.
If you could help in any way please contact Jean Spence 01560 428593.
Dunlop Circle of Care. We would like volunteers to help visit and befriend people in our community.
If you could spare time to visit once or twice a month please speak to Alison, Margo or Irene for more information. Lady and Gentleman volunteers are urgently required.
‘Exploring the Bible’ will meet on Monday at 10.30 in Caldwell Church Hall. We will continue to examine the Psalms, but do come along with suggestions with further topics. The discussion is lively and you will be made very welcome.
Dunlop Guild starts back this Tuesday, 10th October, 7.30pm in the Church Hall.
Rev. Alison McBrier, communion and dedication service. All welcome.
FLU CLINIC Stewarton Health Centre will be holding their annual Flu Clinic in Dunlop Church Hall this Wednesday, 11th October, from 9:30am to 12 noon. Teas and coffees will be available.
Elders, your communion cards are in the vestry area of the church, ready for distribution before Communion on Sunday 29th October. Lesley.
Mhairi Miller, Jennifer Burton, Anna Bradford, Erin Rowley, Jean Andrews and Rachael Franks are a group of six Stewarton Academy pupils who are organising fundraising events to support their Duke of Edinburgh Expedition to the Italian Lakes next year.
Their latest event is Afternoon Tea on the 8th of October in John Knox Church Hall from 3pm
Tickets are £3 for adults and £1 for kids. All welcome! That’s TODAY.
A group from our Presbytery are visiting Uganda on 30th October and hope to take resources for schools and funding for work with children and adults with disabilities. Anyone who would like to make a donation should contact Elizabeth Higton, Darvel Church, 01560 321180 or 07702260298 firstname.lastname@example.org OR Dr. Jim McHardy, St. Kentigern’s Church 07929912150. Thanks, Alison.
Dunlop Church - Open Sunday Afternoons
Dunlop Kirk will be open from 2pm to 4pm every Sunday until the end of October.
You will be very welcome to drop in to spend time in a peaceful building, look at the beautiful stained glass windows or just have a cup of tea and a chat.
Greeting cards (suitable for Christmas and everyday) and the booklet on the stained glass are on sale.
On 22nd October, Sadie (our organist) and Carol (a choir member) will provide an informal musical background so please come along and feel free just to listen or to participate and to singalong!