Welcome to Dunlop Kirk
although our numbers are restricted for now our Church family is here to care and support.
Our Services of Worship are recorded and can be viewed here
Services are live on Facebook.
Services can be listened to by calling 01505 805500 (local call rate)
Dunlop Kirk is open for Sunday Morning Worship please come and join us about 11.15 am.
If you would like to join us - please phone Margo McMurdo 01560 484824 or just come along!
If you are not able to join us in person you'll be able to join worship as it streams live in Dunlop Kirk at 11.30am.
The link to our Youtube Channel should appear on our Church Facebook page at 11.27am so you can hear Sadie playing the organ for a few minutes before the service begins. The service itself should last about 30 - 35 minutes, and once it is finished it will remain available to watch, so you don't need to be near a screen at 11.30am to see the service.
If you don't use Facebook, you should be able to access the service by clicking on this link to Dunlop Kirk's YouTube Channel.
Please be aware funeral services and weddings are still allowed to be held but with very restricted numbers.
You can find the Church of Scotland’s latest Guidance here.
Please contact Rev Alison McBrier or Session Clerk, Margo McMurdo (contact page), if you have any questions?
In addition to our Church service on-line, you can also join others on Zoom!
Zoom service 25th July will start at 11.15.
We'll start with about 15 minutes of welcome and chat, before watching (hopefully) the live recording of the church service, then more time for chat afterwards.
Let me know if you'd like to join us, and I'll email you the link. It is also possible to Zoom by telephone, so if you know anyone who'd like to join that way, then let them, and me, know.
The Conservatory Café is still open for Tuesday Coffee.
Every Tuesday it will open for morning coffee 10am to 11.30am. Come in for a cuppa and a chat.
Donations and givings
If you would like to make a donation to Dunlop Kirk,
you can do so by clicking on this link
Donate to Church of Scotland - Dunlop.
We are most appreciative of all the support we receive from members and friends of our congregation and parish,
especially at this very difficult time.
Dunlop is a small, friendly village in rural Ayrshire.
We in Dunlop Parish Church of Scotland feel that our church is at the heart of the community.
We have a long and proud history of loving and serving the people of our parish, which also includes the communities of Burnhouse, Lugton, Newmill and the Halket.
Dear friends and neighbours, as this crisis develops it is increasingly clear that we need to avoid physical contact and stay at home as much as possible, so the church doors will have to remain closed.
We know that God is always active in our lives and our world.
There has been tremendous community spirit in the parishes of Caldwell and Dunlop, and we are seeing that reflected across the country.
I'm going to have a shot at using Facebook Live for a short time of reflection and prayer on Sunday morning. Look out for that on the Church Facebook pages. I'll also provide a range of on-line resources to help you worship in your own homes. Check the TV and Radio schedules for other Acts of Worship that you can watch or listen to.
Remember that physical distancing does not mean social distancing - we are social creatures and we can maintain our social contact by whatever means we have - on and off-line. Emails, phone calls, waving and smiling at a safe physical distance.
And we can pray - for our communities - people of all ages.
For all those whose lives and occupations are disrupted, and who are struggling with financial uncertainty.
For those who are working to maintain supply chains, and essential services. For our civic and religious leaders.
For all those who work in healthcare - in whatever capacity.
For researchers and scientists who are working to create treatments and a vaccine.
Keep caring for each other, as I know you are.
Please pass on my words here to anyone you know is not on-line.
Peace, and hope, and love be with you all,
Rev Alison McBrier,
Caldwell and Dunlop Parish Churches