Sunday 9th October at 10.30 am

Our worship is led this morning by

Mr Darren Jalland, our Probationer Minister and

Mrs Karen Hamilton, our Deacon

Welcome to worship, it’s good to see you.


Call to Worship – Psalm 146:2

Hymn: MP 307 I will enter his gates (x2)

Prayer of approach

All age talk

Hymn: MP 18 All over the World

Introduction to Bible readings

Bible readings:  Luke 17:11-19, 2 Timothy 2:8-15

                                           [Read by Alastair MacFarlane]


Reflective music

Hymn: MP 50 Be still for the presence of the Lord

[During which time the offering will be brought forward]

Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession

Hymn: MP 367 Jesus is Lord

Benediction and Amen

Church Family News

We are delighted that our Probationer Minister, Darren Jalland is now minister elect for the congregation of Old Machar in Aberdeen.  Sunday 16th October [next week], will be Darren’s lastSunday with us.  Please join us for a light lunch in the church hall after worship so that we might give Darren a joyous send off!

Please note that our Deacon, Mrs Karen Hamilton will be on annual leave between 17th – 30th October.  If you have any concerns about pastoral matters relating to yourself or others, please contact Rev Neil Watson of Stonelaw Church 17th – 23rd October or Ian Cathcart of Flemington Hallside, 24th – 30th  October.

The next Kirk Session meeting will be held on Tuesday 25th October 7.30pm in the Morriston Room.

Upcoming services

  • Tuesday 11th October worship 11.45-12.15pm in Morriston Room 
  • Sunday 16th October – Darren Jalland
  • Sunday 23rd October – Rev Esther Ninian and baptism
  • Sunday 30th October – Worship leader tbc – baptism

The Neighbourly – the Neighbourly will be meeting on Wednesday 12th October at 2.15pm in the Small Hall.  Their speaker will be Karen Hamilton, our Deacon.  Everyone will be very welcome.

The Country Dance Club is taking place on Thursday evenings in the Kirkhill Halls on Cairns Rd at 7.30pm.  A warm welcome is extended to all.

Church Family Ceilidh – is being held in the church halls on Saturday 22nd October from 7-10pm.  Tickets are priced at £8 for Adults, £4 for children and a Family Ticket is £20 [2 adults and 2 children].

Craft afternoon – Help needed.  The Worship Team invite anyone with some hand sewing skills [or none] to come to the church at 1pm on Wednesday 12th October. We plan to make small items for the Parish Grouping Remembering service which is on the 27th November in the afternoon.  We have invited folk from Flemington Hallside to come along too.  Your help would be greatly appreciated.  There will be jobs for all abilities and materials will be supplied.

Lorna Morrison Worship Team Convener

Arts and Crafts exhibition 28th October 2022

I hope you have all been busy with your paint brushes, knitting needles etc  over the summer break preparing  some exhibits  for our art and crafts exhibition which will be held in the hall. Remember  there will be prizes for all ages, from the youngest to the more senior exhibitors.

All work of arts and crafts can be submitted. Lets show the general public just what talented people we have in our church.

For more information/ questions speak to Tony Neeson or Alastair MacFarlane.

Light Party – Our sister church, at Flemington Hallside are having a Messy Church Light Party on the 29th October 3-4.30pm.  This is a scare free alternative to Hallowe’en and is suitable for families of primary age children.  There will be arts and crafts, games, stories, food and a whole lot of fun.

Pantomime tickets – The Fellowship Team invite all members of the congregation to ‘Cinderella’, a pantomime performed by Theatre South Productions.  The show is taking place in our Large Hall on Saturday 26th November at 3pm.  Tickets cost £10 and include tea/coffee/mince pies [juice and crisps for the children] after the show.  There may also be a visit from a very special VIP!  A sign-up sheet will be available in the Welcome Area from today and will be open until 30th October.  We look forward to you joining us – oh yes we do!

The Prayer Tree is situated inside the main door entrance, for anyone in the church and community who wishes to add a prayer to it.

‘Then you will call to me. You will come and pray to me, and I will answer you.’  Jeremiah 29 v12

Hilary will be delighted to receive your intimations by Wednesday at 5pm each week for inclusion on the Order of Service. moc.liamgnull@llaguodcmnyralih  

Dates for your diary –

[see new December dates]

Saturday 22nd October – Church Family Ceilidh

Sunday 13th November – Remembrance Sunday with organisations on parade

Sunday 20th November – Phoenix Choir concert [for church funds] 2pm in the sanctuary

23rd-26th November – Theatre South Productions performs

 Cinderella with some familiar faces and plenty of laughs for the family.  Tickets will be released in September.

Saturday 27th November – Parish Grouping Remembering service 3pm

Sunday 4th December – Communion

Saturday 10th December – Pastoral Care Team coffee morning and Christmas Tree festival

Saturday 10th December – Community Carol Concert

Sunday 18th December – Nativity Play [tbc]

Saturday 24th December – services tbc

Sunday 25th December – Family worship


Minister: The Rev Peter W Nimmo 0141 586 2126 ku.gro.dnaltocsfohcruhcnull@ommiNP

Please note, Rev Nimmo is currently on leave of absence.

For pastoral matters please contact either Karen Hamilton, our Deacon or Darren Jalland, our Probationer Minister 

ku.gro.dnaltocsfohcruhcnull@dnallaJD 07846506367

ku.gro.dnaltocsfohcruhcnull@notlimaHK 07514402612

Church Office: 0141 642 9271


Session Clerk: ku.gro.hcruhchsirapgnalsubmacnull@krelcnoisses

Scottish Charity Number:    SC000061