CHURCH NEWS  2016

MARCH

Morning worship for 2016 takes place in Abernethy at 9.30 am and in Glenfarg at 11am. However, generally, on the last Sunday of each month we meet at 11am, together with the Glenfarg part of our congregation while alternating locations. On 29th May the united service in Abernethy will be at 11am. On April 24th and June 27th we will meet in Glenfarg for worship at 11am. Anyone wishing transport to Glenfarg may contact Kathleen Baird on 01337 840 218.

Children's Sunday Club meets in school term time during the morning service at each location. Please bring yourself and the children along for a time of fun, games, crafts, Bible stories and songs. Outwith term time there are always toys and books in the adjacent hall cupboard for younger children to play with. Drinks and refreshments will be served after the services. You will be very welcome to join us at either church.

Easter Sunday service at 11am on 27th March

Holy Communion is on the 17th of April at 9.30am in Abernethy and 11 am in Glenfarg

Cream Teas /coffees / Sale at 2pm on Sat 23rd April in the Williamson Hall. Entry, including refreshments: •Adults £3 Children £1, with free indoor activities for children. Stalls; Plants, Accessories new or used, Cake/candy/preserves, Crafts, Fairtrade/Traidcraft, Raffle, Games.

Open Doors The Church is open on every second Tuesday afternoon while teas and coffees are served in the adjacent hall between 2.30 and 4pm. Please come and join us.

Village ‘Welcome’ packs The packs contain useful village information, telephone numbers, activities in Abernethy plus the current bus timetable. The plastic folders may be picked up from the church vestibules. If you want to welcome someone new moving in to your street, why not collect a pack and add something to it – perhaps a packet of Abernethy biscuits or some flowers! The information sheets are also in the museum and Berryfields tearoom. The information will be updated regularly but if you are aware of any errors or omissions in the current version, please let Celia King know on Tel: 851010.

Church/adjacent Church hall bookings The Church (with the Minister’s permission) and the adjacent church hall are available for hire. To enquire about charges and book the facilities please contact Elizabeth Taylor on 01738 850 477.

Locum minister Since our minister Rev Moira Herkes sadly died in November we have a series of locum ministers until we are able to call a new minister. Contact details: Minister@abernethydronarngaskchurch.org.uk Telephone calls; via The Session Clerk; 01577 830 430 Website;abernethydronarngaskchurch.org.uk for more information

JUNE 2016

Locum minister;We welcome Rev Douglas Main who has kindly come to lead us until we are able to call a new minister.

Contact details; Minister@abernethydronarngaskchurch.org.uk. Telephone;  01738 860 867.  A committee has now been set up to search for a longer term minister.

Morning worship for 2016 takes place in Abernethy at 9.30 am and in Glenfarg at 11am. On the last Sunday of each month we meet at 11am, together with the Glenfarg part of our congregation, while alternating locations.

On 31st July the service will be in Abernethy. On June 26th, Aug 7th, Sept 28th services will be in Glenfarg, all at 11am. There will be no services in Abernethy on these three Sundays. Anyone wishing transport to Glenfarg may contact Kathleen Baird on 01337 840 218.

Children's Sunday club meets in school term time during the morning service at each location. Please bring yourself and the children along for a time of fun, games, crafts, Bible stories and songs.  Outwith term time there are always toys and books in the adjacent hall cupboard for younger children to play with. Drinks and refreshments are served after most services. You will be very welcome to join us at either church.

Cream Teas /Sale - Thank you to all of the adults and children who came and hopefully enjoyed the afternoon with us. Thanks to all who helped or contributed in any way. Around £800 was raised.

Open Doors
The Church is open on every second Tuesday afternoon while teas and coffees are served in the adjacent hall between 2.30 and 4pm. Please come and join us.

Village ‘Welcome’ packs
The packs contain useful   village information, telephone numbers, activities in Abernethy plus the current bus timetable.  The plastic folders may be picked up from the church vestibules. If you want to welcome   someone new moving in to your street, why not collect a pack and add something to it – perhaps a packet of Abernethy biscuits or some flowers!  The information sheets are also in the museum and Berryfields tearoom. The information will be updated regularly but if you are aware of any errors or omissions in the current version, please let Celia King know on Tel: 851 010.

Church/ adjacent Church hall bookings

The Church (with the Minister’s permission) and the adjacent church hall are available for hire. To enquire about charges and book the facilities please contact Elizabeth Taylor on 01738 850 477.

Website

www.abernethydronarngaskchurch.org.uk for more information

Celia King (on behalf of the church)

SEPTEMBER 2016

FRAE THE KIRK

Locum minister Rev Douglas Main continues to lead us.

Contact details; Minister@abernethydronarngaskchurch.org.uk. Telephone; 01738 860 867.  A committee has been set up to search for a longer term minister.

The manse   is currently being let on a short term assured tenancy basis.

Morning worship for 2016 takes place in Abernethy at 9.30 am and in Glenfarg at 11am. On the last Sunday of each month we meet at 11am, together with the Glenfarg part of our congregation, while alternating locations.

On 25th Sept the service is to be in Glenfarg, on 30th Oct in Abernethy, 27th Nov in Glenfarg, all at 11am. Anyone wishing transport to Glenfarg may contact Kathleen Baird on 01337 840 218.  Drinks and refreshments are served after most services. You will be very welcome to join us at either church.

Children's Sunday club meets in school term time during the morning service at each location. Please bring yourself and the children along for a time of fun, games, crafts, Bible stories and songs.  Outwith term time there are always toys and books in the adjacent hall cupboard for children to make use of. Sunday club re-starts mid Aug.

Harvest Thanksgiving will be on Sun 2nd October

Remembrance Sunday will be on Sun 13th November

Communion will be celebrated on Sun 20th November

Open Doors

The Church is open on every second Tuesday afternoon while teas and coffees are served in the adjacent hall between 2.30 and 4pm. Please come and join us.

Village ‘Welcome’ packs

The packs contain useful   village information, telephone numbers, activities in Abernethy plus the current bus timetable.  The plastic folders may be picked up from the church vestibules. If you want to welcome   someone new moving in to your street, why not collect a pack and add something to it – perhaps a packet of Abernethy biscuits or some flowers!  The information sheets are also in the museum and Berryfields tearoom. The information will be updated regularly but if you are aware of any errors or omissions in the current version, please let Celia King know on Tel: 851 010.

Church/ adjacent Church hall bookings

The Church (with the Minister’s permission) and the adjacent church hall are available for hire. To enquire about charges and book the facilities please contact Elizabeth Taylor on 01738 850 477.

Website abernethydronarngaskchurch.org.uk for more information

Celia King (on behalf of the church)

DECEMBER 2016

Kirk News

Locum Minister: Rev Douglas Main continues to lead us. To contact him; Minister@ada.org.uk  or telephone 01738 860 867. A committee has been set up to search for a permanent minister. The vacancy continues to be advertised.

Morning Worship for 2017 will take pace in Abernethy at 11.00 a.m. And at 9.30 a.m. In Glenfarg. On the last Sunday  of each month we meet at 11 a.m. Together with the Glenfarg part of our congregation, while alternating locations.  On 29 Jan service is to be in Glenfarg, 26 Feb in Abernethy, 26 March in Glenfarg, 30 April in Abernethy, . Anyone wishing transport to Glenfarg may contact Kathleen Baird on 01337 840 218. Drinks and refreshments are served after most services. You will be very welcome to join us at either church.

Children’s Sunday Club meets in school term time during the morning service at each location. Please bring yourself and the children along for a time of fun, games, crafts, Bible stories and songs. Out with term time there are always toys and books in the adjacent hall cupboard for children to make use of.

Open Doors  The Church is open on every second Tuesday afternoon while teas and coffees are served in the adjacent hall between 2.30 and 4pm. Please come and join us.

Village ‘Welcome’ Packs The packs contain useful village information, telephone numbers, activities in Abernethy plus the current bus timetable. The plastic folders may be picked up from the church vestibules. If you want to welcome someone new moving in to your street, why not collect a pack and add something to it – perhaps a packet of Abernethy biscuits or some flowers! The packs are also in the museum and Berryfields tearoom. The information will be updated regularly but if you are aware of any errors or omissions in the current version, please let Celia King know on Tel: 851 010.

Church/adjacent Church Hall bookings The Church (with the Minister’s permission) and the adjacent church hall are available for hire. To enquire about charges and book the facilities please contact Elizabeth Taylor on 01738 850 477.

The manse is being let on a short term assured tenancy basis.

Website new domain name: www.ada-church.org.uk for further information