NINETEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY All Saints’ Sunday
SUNDAY 8TH NOVEMBER – SERVICES OF REMEMBRANCE
Services will be at 10am and 11.15am next Sunday. Members are encouraged to observe the 2 minutes silence at 11.00am but be assure that the silence will be observed during both Services.
As attendance is expected to increase please make sure of a place by registering by telephone as soon as possible this week.
Please call Irene on 01292 265794 ANY morning between 9.30am and 12 noon; or email on firstname.lastname@example.org. All messages received will be acknowledged, please do not hesitate to be in touch if they are not.
RECORDING OF SERVICES The Sunday Worship Service will be recorded and uploaded to the website and to our Church Facebook page. The link will allow you to watch the Service via our YouTube channel on your smart phone, iPad, Laptop or smart TV.
SERMONS ONLINE: The text and an audio tape of the sermon for this week is available on the Sermons Tab on the website https://ayrstcolumba.co.uk/category/sermons/ and the
Recorded Service is available on the Worship Service tab
WE continue to pray for all our members and friends who are ill at home and in hospital, for our bereaved families and for the Ministers who are closely involved in their pastoral care.
THE PRAYER CALENDAR for week FIVE – Oct/ONE – Nov is available on the website.
COLUMBA NEWS Elders who have not managed to uplift their Columba News should contact Irene (265794) or the editor (07866698799). If you are unable to deliver your Columba News please let us know.
FLOWERS: we are indebted to our Flower Convenor Anne (Drennan) and her team for the beautiful arrangements that are gracing the Sanctuary. If you know of anyone who might benefit from some Church flowers or if you are able to deliver please speak to the Minister or Irene.
DIAL-A-SERMON It is now possible to access Scott’s Sunday Sermon by using your telephone; no internet is required. All you need do is call 01292 851074.
The call is charged according to your landline or mobile phone package.
DEATHS We extend our deep sympathy to Jean and all the family of the passing of Ken MacCallum. Ken passed away peacefully in Creggan Bahn after a long illness. The private service details are still to be finalised.
PLEASE do not hesitate to let us know of anyone unwell or struggling at this time. Irene – 265794
THANK YOU – a huge thank you to members who have continued to collect their 20’s and coppers for our Charities.
20’s IN THE PEWS: Please continue to save your 20’s – we will provide a very large collecting jar when we all return to Church.
MARY’S MEALS: likewise your coppers for Mary’s Meals – there will always be a great need to help.
OFFERINGS: During this time when the Church building access is restricted, members may be considering how they can continue to give offerings to the Church. You can contact the Treasurer (01292 443271), the Session Clerk or the Church Secretary (both at 01292 265794).
LIFE & WORK: Pre-ordered copies of L&W will be hand delivered until we return to normal! If you do not subscribe but would like more information please contact the Life & Work Convenor – Hazel Steele on Tel. 861631
FACEBOOK – THIS IS FREE – there is no cost in using this service. You do not require a FB account to access the Church FB page. Something new will be uploaded every day.
DAILY PRAYING May I recommend the website pray-as-you-go.org which offers a daily 10 minute reflection with music, Scripture and help with sensitive praying. It will help you reflect on the day. You can listen first thing in the morning, during the day or towards last thing at night. Often, I find them very peaceful, though they differ each day. Scott
Books for the journey………
Marcus Borg The Heart of Christianity
Days of Awe and Wonder: How to be a Christian in the 21st century
Rowan Williams Luminaries: Twenty lives that illuminate the Christian way SPCK
Thomas à Kempis The Imitation of Christ
Anthony De Mello Seek God Everywhere
Esther De Waal Seeking God
Also, you can sign up for the daily meditations of Fr Richard Rohr, Centre for Action and Contemplation. www.cac.org/sign-up/
Meditative daily worship with readings, music and prayers are available from: