Dunlop Parish Church
Sunday 25th November 2018
Scottish Charity No: 000447
Readings: Psalm: 93, Revelation 1 : 4 - 8
Praise : 470, 633, 561, MP 870, 453
We are pleased to be baptising Samuel Alasdair Harris Tannock this morning.
A warm welcome to family and friends. There is a crèche and Sunday School and visiting children are invited to join the rest of the children after the baptism.
You are warmly invited to join us for tea or coffee in the servery area of the church after the service.
Tomorrow, Monday, 26th November, at 6pm in the Church, Christingle Service followed by procession up Main Street to the Church Hall for the Christmas Nativity Scene switch on at 6.45pm Dunlop Primary School Choir will entertain us.
Afterwards, please join us for mince pies, candy sticks, tea, coffee and juice in the Church Hall.
Thank you to everyone for donations of mince pies.
Interguild is at John Knox this Tuesday, 27th November. Speak to Marilyn Bell if you would like to attend.
Wednesday Coffee Mornings: Please join us in the Church Hall on Wednesday mornings for tea/coffee, home baking and a chat.
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.
Defibrillator Awareness Sessions – Dunlop & Lugton Community Council
Thursday, 29 November 2018, 7.00 pm. at the Village Hall in Dunlop.
Sessions free to attend, provided for the community by Neilston and Uplawmoor First Responders. Everyone welcome
Christmas Appeal East Ayrshire Churches Homelessness Action:
This year there will again be a collection of gifts for children affected by homelessness at Christmas.
Would you please mark the gifts for a boy or a girl and with the relevant age range.
There will also be a collection of tinned goods for the homeless hostels in Kilmarnock and Cumnock so that the residents can have a festive meal on Christmas day.
Donations of cash to help with the purchase of these goods will also be welcome if you are unable to arrange a children’s gift.
Could the gifts please be brought to church by Sunday, 9th December so that they can be delivered to Kilmarnock for distribution before Christmas. If you are unable to bring them to church, or would prefer to donate money, please contact: Margo McMurdo 01560 484824 or Lesley Beaton 01560 484989.
Dunlop Christmas Fair, the Village Hall, Saturday 1st December 1pm – 4pm.
Christmas stalls, home baking, teas, coffees and light lunches.
Donations for the baking stall and raffle would be appreciated.
Special edition Christmas Cards
featuring two of Dunlop Kirk’s Stained Glass Windows :
The Bell Tower window and The Resurrection window
Both windows were designed by the famous stained glass artist, Gordon Webster.
The cards cost £2 each or £5 for a set of three
(They are also available blank for your own message)
Stained Glass Booklet
The booklet makes a delightful present, easily wrapped and easily posted.
£5 per copy. Available at the Church or by phoning 01560 484846