Alloway Parish Church






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Dear Friends,


May I offer you, through our website, a warm welcome to Alloway Parish Church. The village of Alloway is best known as the birthplace of Robert Burns - Scotland's national poet. However, evidence shows that a Christian community has existed here since the 16th Century – perhaps even earlier!  Completed in 1890, the present Church is situated in the very heart of our local community which enables us to be an open and welcoming Church family.  Hopefully, our website will give you a flavour of the varied life and witness of its sizeable and lively congregation within which there is always something on the go.  Please explore and enjoy our website and feel free to join any of our activities at which you will be made most welcome.  Our prayer is that you too will find blessing and joy in His service.

Yours in Him

Rev Neil McNaught


Next Services

At Alloway Parish Church, there is always something happening whether it be a coffee morning, badminton, art class, youth club, parents and toddlers, messy church, summer fayre, church picnic, faith and prayer group, pilgrimage...  Just click on the tabs above and the one below.

Sunday 12th January - "The Baptism of Jesus"
Morning Worship, Funday School, Bible Class and Crèche.
Morning Worship.
Tea and coffee will be served in the Fellowship Lounge between Services.  There will also be a  Fairtrade Stall available.  Please come along to buy products, produced by those in low-income countries, to give an opportunity for them to trade their products at a fair price.
Youth Club in the Church Halls.

Julie’s Retirement
Our much-loved Schools/Family Worker, Mrs. Julie Griffiths, will be retiring on 19th January.  To mark Julie’s retirement, we would like to make a small presentation.  If you would like to contribute, this is the final opportunity to do so via the plate at the main door today.

Monday 13th January
Social Committee Meeting.

Tuesday 14th January
Parent and Toddler Group in the Halls.

Wednesday 15th January
Winter Coffee Morning in the Church Halls.

Thursday 16th January
Quiet Time of Prayer in the Fellowship Lounge.

Friday 17th January
Parent and Toddler Group in the Halls.
Annual New Year Concert and Supper in the Church Halls.  Artists this year will be the Dalrymple Ladies’ Ukulele Orchestra and “The Last     Resort”.  Tickets priced £7.50 .  All proceeds to support the work of Crossreach.
“Broken Chains” Service of Thanksgiving for 10 years of God’s goodness at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Fullarton Street, Ayr.

Monday 20th January
Copy date for the February Newsletter.  Please send items for inclusion to:


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Weekly Praise Sheet
Monthly Newsletter
Signpost 2019
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January 2020 Newsletter cover.jpg

Family and Schools Worker 

We are accepting applications for the position of part-time Family and Schools Worker for Alloway Parish Church. Salary £12 per hour, up to 18 hours a week. Applications in by 31st January 2020 to Mr Ian Stewart Clerk to the Board 18 Newark Crescent Doonfoot KA7 4JD, email:

For job description:



Thank you to those who have sent in articles for Signpost 2019 our annual magazine. The varied and interesting submissions are all much appreciated. The magazine has now gone to print and will be available for distribution within the Parish on Sunday 17th August. It will be posted onto the website in the slot above shortly after that date. 

Signpost 2019

Technical Help Needed

The 'Technical Team' needs you! If you would like to develop a new skill while helping us to meet the increasing number of requests to provide lights, sound, cameras and recordings at church events, please contact one of our members. No IT skills are required as practical training on all our equipment will be provided 

Helping hands!

This scheme has now extended to include a form filling service.  Any jobs you would like assistance with please contact Bill Cormie (442471) or Ian Stewart (443951). No payment necessary, however, any donations to the Church will be most welcome.  

Beaver Leaders Needed

The 100th Alloway Beavers face imminent closure due to a lack of a full-time Beaver Leader. If you are able to support our Beaver  'Colony' and save the group from closure then please contact our Group Scout Leader  Thank you.

Sunday Service 27th October 2019
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Poster - Burns  lunch -
Poster - Folk Concert -

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Alloway Parish Church of Scotland, Alloway, KA7 4PQ, No. 100538

Scotttish Registered Charity No. SC 012456