News and Events

Welcome to the Church in the High Street for our service of worship this morning. We welcome Rev Sheila Moir who was probationer here 2006/7 and has been nearly 11 years as Minister at Maxton and Mertoun linked with Newtown linked with St Boswells. Jim is at Newtown and St Boswells conducting Harvest services.

Refreshments will be served after the service.

Join us this evening for ‘Sunday at Seven’; our monthly evening service. A Bible exploration in D minor, will be in the small hall. Come for tea and cake from 6.40 pm.

Next week

Sun 14th Oct: Parish Worship, in the Church in the High Street will be led by the Worship Together Team.

This week

Wednesday Bible Study: The group will be on holiday on the 10th and 17th of October. We will restart on the 24th of October when we will continue our study of Mark’s Gospel. All welcome to join us.

Events and News

Unicorn: the Autumn Edition of our Church Magazine; The Unicorn is now available.

Communion: The communion letters are now available for uplift and delivery.

Budgets: The finance team will be pulling together the church’s budget for 2019 in early November. Can the various groups who normally contribute their budget information to the finance team each year pass their information to either Mary or Alasdair by the end of October. Thank you.

PVG Training Part 1: A mandatory course for all who work with children and vulnerable adults in Church of Scotland. Saturday 13th Oct, 9:15am at Torbain Church. Names to Linda Mackay please.

Happy Birthday: Congratulations and Happy Birthday to Mrs Molly Donaldson who is 90 this week.

History Boys: Back by public demand! Jim Chalmers and Jim Reid are doing another “History Walk and Talk” on Sunday 21st October at the Kirk by the Sea at 3.30 pm (note the slightly later timing).

Traidcraft: the new Traidcraft catalogues are available now. Crammed with Christmas cards and gift ideas, as well as gorgeous ethically produced clothing and food, it’s well worth a look. Please let me have the catalogue back, with your order, before the end of October, to ensure delivery in good time for the festive season. Carol Herbert

Life & Work: The Life & Work monthly magazine for 2019 will be ordered in October. If you require a copy, please let me know asap. It will be delivered to your house and full payment collected at the end of March. The total annual price for 2019 is £30.60 (includes the 9% discount). Thank you, Mabel Bell, Organiser -tel 890519.

Shoeboxes: Don’t forget to start thinking about filling your Blythswood

Looking ahead:

The Christmas Fayre is on Saturday 1st December from 10am until 12 noon.

The Christmas Singalong will be on Tuesday 11th December at 7pm.

Kinghorn Library:

Kinghorn Community Library now has a large selection of audio books which can be borrowed and played on CD players and most DVD players – do come and see.

We are also hoping to provide a home delivery service of books to folk who may have difficulty with physically getting to the library.

If you or someone you know would be interested in this service, please telephone Kinghorn Library on 891122 during opening hours to give your contact details.

A reminder of our opening hours:

Tuesday: 10 am – 1 pm and 3 pm – 7 pm.

Wednesday and Friday: 10 am – 1 pm and 3 pm – 5 pm. Saturday: 10 am -12pm.

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