21 June 2015

WELCOME TO AYR: ST. COLUMBA CHURCH: Here at St Columba, you will find a warm welcome from committed Christian people, we are delighted to welcome you. Let no one feel a stranger in this place!
AT THE DOORS TO WELCOME YOU TODAY: Team 11: Mr. Andrew Muirhead, Mr. John Ferguson,
Mr. Archie Jamieson, Mrs. Rita Mackenzie, Dr. Pauline Robertson, Mr. Stuart McKinlay, Mrs. Linda Hunter, Mr. Jim Orr, Mr. Sandy Allan, Mrs. Janette Leishman and Mr. Tom Laurie.
MINISTRY OF FLOWERS: The flowers, which adorn the Sanctuary this week, have been given to the Glory of God by Revd. and Mrs. Roderick McNidder, Mrs. Catherine Ritchie, Miss Ann Thomson and Mrs. Hettie Brotherston.

OUR ASSOCIATE MINISTER – Revd. David Ness, is on holiday till 28th June.
WELCOME to the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, The Priory of St. Margaret of Scotland

SUNDAY 28 June 2015
9.30 am – Team: 12                       11.15 am – Team: 1                                                      6.30 pm – Team: 2
Sound: Mr. Alan Hawthorn         Sound: Mr. Drummond Cameron               Sound: to be advised
Crèche in the Midton Room.      Crèche in the Midton Room.
Retiring Offering at all Services for support of our friends in the Congregation at Lochside Church

THE OFFICE – will be closed on Monday 22nd June.
EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE KIRK SESSION: There will be a meeting of the Kirk Session today Sunday 21 June following the second Service (12.20pm approx.). Agenda item: Assistant Minister. A meeting of the Finance Committee will take place immediately following this Session meeting.
ALL ELDERS are asked to check the Lists for Communion Duty in the Carrick Park Vestibule and to tick their name to confirm their availability for the June Service of Holy Communion.
COLUMBA NEWS: Elders are asked to uplift their Summer Magazines and Communion Cards from their pigeonhole for immediate delivery. Thank you!
20’s IN THE PEWS: The total collected in May was £136.50. This year monies will go to The Beatson Cancer Charity. This Charity has been established fairly recently and provides support services for patients and families involved with the Beatson.
LIFE & WORK: Pre-ordered copies of the June edition are available for uplifting at the main door of the Church. There are extra copies available at both doors priced £2.00.
CHRISTIAN AID: The total raised from our donations during Christian Aid week this year was £1454. This is a considerable amount and will make a huge difference to many people who are much less fortunate than we are. Sincere thanks for your generosity it is very much appreciated.
FOOD BANK: much needed this week, spaghetti, rice pudding, biscuits, milk, fruit juice, tinned or packet meals, packets of rice and of instant mash, coffee, jam, tinned fruit and tinned vegetables.
AMERICAN CHOIR – COTTON PATCH – the Musical: we have a unique opportunity to hear this wonderful Christian Musical performed by a choir of senior school pupils from North Carolina – 7.30pm on Thursday 25th June. Tickets, priced £5 on sale after both services from the Office..
LOCHSIDE SUMMER HOLIDAY CLUB: from Monday 29th June to Friday 3rd July , daily 10:00am to 12 Noon. Volunteers are needed to help with games or crafts or just general for this worthy mission work, one day or more would be most appreciated. Please add your name and telephone number to the list on the Carrick Park notice board or telephone Malcolm Mackay 01292 264509. Many thanks for your support.
SENIOR OUTING to Gleneagles on Monday 22nd June. The bus will leave the Church at 9.30am travelling via Stirling and is expected to leave Gleneagles at 4.00pm (approx.).
THE LINEN TEAM will meet next Saturday at 5.00p.m. to dress the Church for Communion as there is a wedding that same afternoon. Thank you!

AYR HOSPITAL: Mrs. Betty Hamilton (Stn. 14) and Mr. Jim Wilcox (Stn. 6)
BIGGART HOSPITAL: Mr. Gavin Orr (Macmillan)
VALE OF LEVEN HOSPITAL Mr. Dick Mabon (Ward 15)
SOUTHERN HOSPITAL: Mr. Jim Brown (Ward 6b)

Monday 20th July at 7.30pm Cologne Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
The funeral service for Mrs Jane Hyslop of Auchendoon Crescent, Ayr, will be held at Masonhill on Tuesday first, 23rd June, at 2.00p.m.. Our sympathy and prayers are extended to her son, Bill, and the family.
The funeral service for Mrs Gretta Hyslop of Craigie Way, Ayr, will be held at Masonhill on Tuesday first, 23rd June, at 2.45p.m.. Our condolences and affection are extended to her daughter, Lorna, and the family.
The funeral service for Mr Ian Paterson of Arthurston Terrace, Coylton, will be held at Masonhill on Wednesday first, 24th June, at 12 noon. We extend our warmest thoughts and prayers to his wife, Nora, and all the family.
CONGRATULATIONS to Mr. and Mrs. Charles McEwan of Wheatfield Road who celebrated their Diamond Wedding last week.