Pew News


Sunday 26th March 2017 

We warmly welcome any visitors today and cordially invite you to sign our Visitors’ Book.


9.45 and 11.15am – Morning Worship.

9.45am – Creche, Funday School and Bible Class.


Tea and Coffee Between Services.  Further to the request in the Newsletter asking for suggestions for improvements to the tea and coffee between services, there is a box in the vestibule to receive your suggestions.

Easter Quiz:  Please support Julie’s trip to Malawi by buy a quiz from her.  £1.00 donation towards gifts for partner projects in Malawi.

HELPING HANDS  Our Helping Hands (new Odd Job scheme) is now up and running and we look forward to hearing how we can be of help to you.  No payment is necessary for any work done.  However, if you feel you have to give something, just drop it into the offering bag.  Full details are in the Newsletter.  Please contact Bill Cormie on 442471.

EMPTY SHOEBOXES – ANY SIZE OR STYLE.  If you have any you would like to donate they would be gratefully received.  We are building up a supply for the Christmas shoe box appeal as last Christmas we actually struggled to obtain them without having to purchase them from the charity itself.  We will be collecting them throughout the year so please bring them along to church for us to collect.  Thanks in anticipation,  Lynda and Steve Maw.

DATA PROTECTION CONSENT FORMS.  There are boxes in the vestibule and at the main door of the Church to receive returned forms.

New Residents to the Parish’ leaflet.  In place of the box for names for new residents we now have leaflets at both doors. If you are aware of any new neighbours would you please take one of these leaflets and either drop through their letter box or call with this leaflet.

The Church Office is open on Thursday mornings – 10.30am-12.30pm.  Contact the Secretary on secretary.allowaypc@gmail com or on 01292 442083.  Contact at other times may be made on 01292 442904 or 07892 853176.

If you know of anyone in hospital who would like a visit, please inform the Minister on 01292 441252

PRESBYTERY PRAYER DIARY   remembers the parish of New Cumnock, Minister: Rev. Helen Cuthbert, and Ochiltree/Stair, Interim Moderator: Rev. Brian Hendrie, Locum: Mr. Ian Jamieson.

Wednesday 29th March (9.30am) – Workgroup meets in the Fellowship Lounge.

Wednesday 29th March (11.00am) – Wednesday Worship in the Octagonal Hall.

Wednesday 29th March – The Friendship Group Meeting has been cancelled.

Thursday 30th March (10.00am) – Doonfoot School Service

Thursday 30th March (10.30am) – Quiet Time of Prayer in the Fellowship Lounge.

Friday 31st March (9.45am) – Alloway School Service

Friday 31st March (7.00pm) – “Presbytery’s Got Talent!” at Kingcase Church Halls.

Sunday 2nd April – Lent 5: 9.45 and 11.15am  Morning Worship. 9.45am  Children’s Holiday Club and Crèche. Tea and coffee will be served between services.

Tuesday 4th April – Lent Study in the Session room.

Wednesday 5th April (10.30-11.30am) – Last Winter Coffee Morning of the Session.  The men will provide the service and refreshments and there will also be a Bring ‘n’ Buy table.

Saturday 8th April (4.00-6.00pm) – Please join us for Messy Church in the Church Halls.  Celebration (Short family service of worship), Creativity (We make crafts together), Hospitality (we share a meal).  Weather permitting, we shall go for an Easter Egg Hunt in the Monument Gardens.  Please bring a suitable basket or container in which to collect your eggs.  All welcome. NOTICES




Saturday 22nd April, 7.30pm at St. Leonard’s Church – Jim Colvin and Friends Present “A Touch of Tartan” with soloists Isobel Millar, Soprano, Robert Dunn, Tenor and Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra.  In aid of Ayrshire Cancer Support.  Tickets: £6.00 including refreshments, from Jim Colvin (01292 267558) or Ayrshire Cancer Support (01563 538008).Food Bank  Please continue to contribute to the Food Bank collection.  Boxes where you place your goods for the Food Bank may be found under the table in the vestibule.  Please note There is now also a collection box within the halls situated in the Fellowship lounge.


Minister: Rev Neil A. McNaught BD, MA Tel: 01292441252 E-mail: If you know of anyone in hospital who would like a visit from the Minister, please contact him by the above means. If you would like to make official contact with the church or the Minister, please fill the Contact card in the pew. Visitors are welcome to help themselves to a copy of our monthly Newsletter, which may be found near the Church doors. or telephone 01292 441252

Alloway Parish Church of Scotland No 100538

Scottish Registered Charity No SC 012456