26 August 2018

WELCOME TO ST COLUMBA CHURCH! People have being coming to this building to worship God for over a hundred years. While our town has journeyed through many changes over those years, the constancy of the witness of the “Church on Midton Road” has remained uninterrupted. The mission of any Church is to reflect through its presence, its music, its fellowship and its beauty the transcendence of God, and we seek to do that here in all that we share.

We hope that everyone who enters these doors will find an encouraging, friendly group of people. While we are far from perfect, we are regularly discovering truths that are changing us individually and enriching our lives as a church community. As we worship together, learn from the Bible, and pray for one another, we are strengthened in our commitment to Jesus Christ as well as to each other. If this is your first time here, we welcome you, and invite you to share the joy that we have found.

AT THE DOORS TO WELCOME YOU TODAY: Team 3:  Mrs. Margaret Johnston, Mr. Colin Naismith, Mr. Bryce Hartshorn, Dr. Ruth Martin, Mrs. Ann Naismith, Mr. David Reader, Mrs. Mo Howie, Mrs. Fiona Hunter, Mrs. Isabel Kelly, Mrs. Anne Hope, Mr. Bob Bartholomew and Mr. Iain Hope

MINISTRY OF FLOWERS: The flowers, which adorn the Sanctuary this week, have been given to the Glory of God by Mrs. Jessie W. Davidson and Mr. and Mrs. Dick Dunlop.

SUNDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2018               


 9.30 am    Family Worship              Duty Team: 4          Sound: TBC 

10.00 am   St. Columba Kids

11.15am      Morning Worship                                            Sound: TBC

20’s IN THE PEWS: Total collected in July £87.76. The Kirk Session has decided to donate funds raised this year to support the work of ACE (Racerunning) Disability Recreation and Sport, Ayr.

LIFE & WORK: Pre-ordered copies of the August edition are available for uplifting at the main door of the Church. There are extra copies available at both doors priced £2.50

DOORS OPEN DAY AYRSHIRE@ AYR ST COLUMBA! Saturday 8th September 2018. We are participating for the first time this year. If you have a passion for your Church and would like to be part of this event please speak to Irene. We need a Rota of volunteers to serve tea and coffee and a rota of volunteers to be “welcomers” in the Sanctuary. Our success depends entirely on you. Please do not be shy – volunteer today!

PARENT & TODDLERS: In the meantime there will be no group meeting on Tuesday morning.

SUMMER OASIS: The Summer drop in café is open to everyone – please bring a friend! Meeting every Thursday 10.30 – 12.00 in the Struthers’ Room, this is a place to relax, a place to chat! 

FOOD BANK: The items most needed this week are – Coffee, small bottles of Diluting Juice, Tinned Fruit, Tinned Potatoes, Tinned Mince/Stew/Cold Meat, Tinned Tomato and UHT Milk. Please remember a few extra items when you shop.     

THE SALVATION ARMY’S music ministries team are providing a new music service to Ayr this September by way of brass lessons to young people. Details on the poster in the vestibule.


THE BIGGART HOSPITAL: Mrs. Betty Davidson (Urquhart) and Mrs. Mollie McLeish (Lindsay)

QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL, GLASGOW: Mrs. Marlene Hamilton (Spinal Unit)

CROSSHOUSE HOSPITAL: Mr. Jim Wilcox (Renal Unit)

DATES for your DIARY:

FITNESS WITH FRIENDS – Keep Fit and Relaxation for all abilities! Starts back on Wednesday 5th September at 2pm in the Midton Road Hall. All welcome.

MESSY CHURCH resumes on Saturday 29th September 4pm – 6pm