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Strathkinness Parish Church

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Church Duties

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.

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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

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

Allan is on holiday until 23rd August. Whle he is away please contact Rev Jim Campbell (phone 01334 829350 or email revjimashkirk@aol.com) for all pastoral matters. Rev Alison Jack will lead our worship this Sunday.

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.

Strathkinness Board and Session meet on Wednesday 29th August beginning with the Board meeting at 2.00pm in the Church Hall.

A friendly reminder that items for the September 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 19th August (please note change of time).

Encounter.  Our session starts with a visit to the Byre Theatre on Thursday 6th September to see Oliver!  This is being produced by ADAMS—Anstruther and District Amateur Musical Society.  If you would like to join us on this occasion please contact Katy Pitman on 838623 so that tickets can be purchased as soon as possible.

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.

Scrabble Evening.  Our next scrabble evening will be held on Friday 31st August at 7.00pm in Rooms 1 and 2 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).

Safari Supper.  The Open Doors Team are arranging a Safari Supper for the churches within the cluster group and invite you to put your name down on the sheet at the back of the Church if you are interested.  The supper will begin at 6.00pm on Saturday 29th September at Holy Trinity Church Hall continuing on to Hope Park and Martyrs for the main at 7.00pm and finishing at St Leonards Church Hall around 8:30pm for the pudding coffee/tea.  The cost will be £10 per person and tickets are now available.  Unfortunately the numbers will be restricted due to space to 20 people for Hope Park and Martyrs and Strathkinness. For enquiries please phone Sylvia Donaldson on 473279.

University Befrienders Scheme.  The University Chaplaincy is seeking international student befrienders.  The Scheme is open to international students of any faith or none and especially those who do not have English as a first language.  You would be asked to meet with your students at least twice a term.  This may be for a coffee, an outing or a meal.  Students are usually in pairs and you will be personally introduced at a pot luck supper on 6th October so that arrangements can be made face to face.  Please would befrienders who have not been involved in this before give their names/addresses/phone numbers to Fiona Barnard Smith at fvb@st-andrews.ac.uk or phone 01334 476102 with a note of the church they attend? Replies by 10 September.

Lectionary Readings 26th August:  1 Kings 8:22-30, 41-43, Ephesians 6:10-20 and John 6:56-59.


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