Sunday, 03 December 2023

This week's intimations


Welcome to Worship:  Today we look forward to being led in worship by   Rev. Bill Jackson. Please make Bill most welcome.

Sunday Teas:  Tea/coffee will be served in the hall after the service today.                           

Girdle Toll Christmas Service:  Girdle Toll Church is holding a Christmas Service of carols and readings accompanied by Annick School Choir this evening (Sunday 3rd December) at 6.30pm. The theme is ‘Something’s  Coming’. Everyone is warmly invited along.

Coffee Club:  A warm invitation is extended to all to join us in the Church          Hall this Tuesday, 5th December (10.30 – 12 noon) and enjoy our Christmas celebration. The Coffee Club will then be closed over the festive season              and reopen in January.

Carols Round the Ring:  Rev. Chris Blackshaw, Minister to the Farming Community, wishes to announce the annual ‘Carols in Ayr Mart’ on Wednesday 6th December at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

Shalom Visit:  The next visit to Shalom Nursing Home will be on Wednesday    13th December at 10.00am when Martin, our organist, will be joining us for a      Carol Service. Please come along and join in with the singing.



Blythswood Shoebox Appeal:  This year over 7000 shoeboxes have been  processed at Fullarton for Blythswood Annual Shoebox Appeal. What an amazing amount - especially given the current financial climate! Sincere thanks to all who contributed in any way (filling boxes, donating items for inclusion in boxes, giving  monetary donations, helping to transport boxes down to Fullarton ConneXions, packing and processing the boxes ready for transportation to Moldova where they will be distributed to Moldovians and Ukrainian refugees). Your kind efforts will be a blessing and bring joy to so many this Christmas.

Flower Rota:                                                                                             Sun.   3rd Dec:  Mrs. H. Adam       and       Sun. 3rd Dec:  Mrs. B. Burns            Sun. 10th Dec:  Mrs. F. Gale                        Sun. 17th Dec:  Mrs. S. Hobson      Sun. 24th Dec:  Miss J. Ballintyne               

Lost and Found:  The number of umbrellas, which have been left behind in the church, continues to grow!  If you think one of them might belong to            you please pop into the Session House and have a look at those which are hanging up on the coat hooks behind the door.

Live stream and online services: Our Sunday worship services are live-streamed  and can be accessed via YouTube and Facebook pages. Videos of services are also up-loaded for later viewing.  Please search for ‘Dreghorn  and Springside Church’ to find our pages and to   subscribe for quick links   and updates. The live-stream camera is focused on the chancel area only.  The camera begins live-streaming as the service starts and finishes after we have sung  the blessing. Please note that audio of the organ music is being recorded as the congregation gathers and leaves the building. Please switch mobile phones off/on silent.    

Order of Service:  Entries to Joan Ballintyne by Thursday 9.00pm  (tel  no - 01294 214403)  or email  -  joan.ballintyne@gmail.com).  Please speak with Joan if you would appreciate a large print copy of the Order of Service.