Strathkinness Parish Church

What’s on

Services are usually at 11.45 am on every Sunday. All are welcome



The Post Office hours of opening are between 12.30 and 2.30 pm on Mondays and Tuesdays in the Vestry in the Strathkinness Church Hall.


www. Strathkirk.com


   

Minister:  Rev Allan McCafferty

Email:  AMcCafferty@churchofscotland.org.uk

Telephone:  01334 478287


Minister-in-Training:  Sibyl Tchaikovsky
  Email:  assistant@hpmchurch.org.uk


Church Office:

Monday to Friday 9.00 am—12.00 noon

Email:  admin@hpmchurch.org.uk

Telephone:  01334 478144



Information for this web site can be sent to:  

secretary@hpmchurch.org.uk


Welcome!  We warmly welcome everyone to all our services, especially any who are visitors.


.Sunday 14th October—Joint Worship.  Our worship this Sunday will be with Hope Park and Martyrs Church and will take place here in Strathkinness Church at 11.00am.  Please note the different time.


Pastoral Visits.  If any member of the congregation is aware of a member in hospital or requiring a home visit, please see me at Church on a Sunday or let me know (Alan Wilson 01334 461170) and I will make arrangements for someone to visit.


Strathkinness Monthly Prayer Group.  If anyone has a special request for prayers or would like more information about the Prayer Group please contact Margaret Overend on 850686.


Transport to Church.  If anyone requires transport to Church on a Sunday, please let me know (Alan Wilson 01334 461170) and I will try to arrange it.


Sunday 21st October.  Next Sunday our focus will be on the National Youth Assembly 2018. Iona Kimmit, who attended the Assembly, will share her experiences with us.   


World Mission Stamp Appeal.  This year’s appeal will raise money for The Reformed Church in Transcarpathia (Ukraine) which helps run a number of day care centres which provide educational, emotional and physical support for children and young people with disabilities.  The World Mission Council`s Stamp Appeal will support the young people to live life in all its fullness, and to enjoy opportunities to participate in society and family life.  Please save your used stamps remembering to include a border of envelope around them.  Put them in the box at the back of the Church or phone Helen Donald on 850050.


Morning Worship on Sunday 4th November will be a joint service of Holy Communion with Hope Park and Martyrs Church and will be at 11.00am in Hope Park and Martyrs Church.  This is to allow both congregations to help Allan McCafferty celebrate the 25th Anniversary of his Ordination.


Christian Aid Inherit the Earth Photo Exhibition.  A journey to the heart of the Amazon rainforest to learn about their work with indigenous communities in Bolivia. Holy Trinity Church 1st—31st October, Monday—Saturday 10.00am—4.00pm, Sundays 10.00am—1.00pm.


Open Doors invite you to our Gardeners Question Time on Friday 2nd November at 7.30pm in Hope Park and Martyrs Church upstairs hall.You are welcome to bring friends and come along with questions to ask our panel of experts to answer.  Tickets are free but donations are welcome and refreshments will be provided.


Fresh Pressed Apple Juice.  The Community Garden Trust in Strathkinness has had a bumper apple crop and made masses of pressed apple juice in bottles and jars.  These are available for sale after the service—all proceeds will go back to The Trust.


Safeguarding Training.  The Presbytery of St Andrews is holding a training session on Safeguarding for Volunteers who have to deal with children or vulnerable adults.  This will take place on Monday 22nd October at 7.00pm in the Stables Meeting Room of Largo Parish Church.


Strathkinness Kirk and Community.  A friendly reminder that items for the November issue of Kirk and Community should be passed to Elaine Wilson or emailed to acem.wilson@btinternet.com before the 7.00am deadline on Sunday 21st October (please note new time).  Many thanks.


The Guild meets tomorrow at 7.30pm in Hope Park and Martyrs Church when Crispin Longden from CrossReach will give an illustrated talk ‘Join up the Dots’.  This is one of our projects which aims to tackle loneliness and isolation.


Afternoon Housegroup.  The first meeting of the Afternoon Housegroup on ‘Christian Hospitality’ is scheduled for 3.00pm—4.30pm on Tuesday 16th October at 2 Priestden Place.  If you wish to attend, please complete a form from the back of the Church before
leaving today.


Scrabble Evening.  The next Scrabble Evening will be held riday 26th October at 7.00pm in Hope Park and Martyrs Church.  We aim to play two games during the evening with a break for a cup of tea at 8.00pm.  There is no required standard of play and everyone is welcome.  Please bring your friends!  For further details contact Flora Falls (tel 476095).


Open Doors invite you to our Gardeners Question Time on Friday 2nd November at 7.30pm in Hope Park and Martyrs upstairs hall.You are welcome to bring friends and come along with questions to ask our panel of experts to answer.  Tickets are free from Open Doors Members but donations are welcome and refreshments will be provided.


Lectionary Readings 21st October:  Job 38:1-7, Hebrews 5:1-10 and Mark 10:35-45.


Disasters Emergency Committee Appeal.  There will be a retiring offering in aid of the Tsunami Appeal in Indonesia on Sunday 21st October 2018



































































  









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