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New Laigh Kirk A caring welcoming church at the heart of Kilmarnock reaching out to all

Welcome to Worship 16th February 2020 Minister Rev. David S Cameron Session Clerk: Mr. Derek I’Anson Organist: Mr. Martin C. Sharp

Welcome A very warm welcome to our worship this morning from all at New Laigh Kirk. We are delighted you are here today and hope you enjoy worshipping with us. Please make yourself known to those sitting beside you. Tea and coffee is served in the church immediately after the service, please join us for company and a catch up. May God richly bless you in your worship today.


Order of Service Choir Introit:

Spirit of truth and grace

Call to worship Hymn 201

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

Prayer All Age Address God loves you, and I love you, and that's the way it should be. God loves you, and I love you, and that's the way it should be. You can be happy, and I can be happy, and that's the way it should be. You can be happy, and I can be happy, and that's the way it should be. You can be very sad, and I can be very sad, and that's the way it should be. You can be very sad, and I can be very sad, and that's the way it should be. We can love others like sisters and brothers, and that's the way it should be. We can love others like sisters and brothers, and that's the way it should be. Reading:

Deuteronomy 30:15-20 page 209

Barbara Graham

Choir Anthem: Lord, I would follow thee Reading:

St Matthew 5:21-26 page 969

Jay Ward

Hymn 461

How sweet the name of Jesus sounds

Prayer of Intercession Hymn 462 Sermon

The King of Love my Shepherd is

Offering and Presentation of our Offering (Hymn 810 Sing to the Lord of heaven and earth) Prayer of Dedication Hymn 167

Guide me, O thou great Jehovah


Church News and Activities Worship on Sunday, 23rd February will be conducted by the Minister beginning at 11.00am. Kingz Kidz and Trekkers should meet at 10.50am in church. Tea and coffee will be served in the church immediately after the service. Some new minibus drivers are required on Sunday mornings. If you are able to help, please contact Iain Sherry, Tel: 07399 584831, Email: iain.sherry@btinternet.com. A few copies of the Order of Service in large print are available. Please speak to a member of the duty team if you require one. There is an induction loop system for the hard of hearing. The book, "New Laigh Kirk: a History of new Beginnings" is now on sale. This book includes brief accounts of the three churches which united as New Laigh Kirk. It can be purchased for £5 when the church is open during the week. Live streaming of Church Services. Our Sunday morning service along with other events held in the Sanctuary will now be streamed live via the internet by logging on to the church website and clicking on the link. Please note that this is a live http://www.nlk.church streaming only and you will not be able to view the service on any media later except by a recorded DVD. It can be viewed on a computer, tablet, smartphone or smart TV. For any further help, please speak to any member of the AV team on a Sunday. Articles are now required for March issue of Magazine. These may be typed or handwritten and sent as email to Editor or put in Magazine pigeonhole in Session Room. Articles in Word format (Calibri 12 preferred). Final date for submissions is TODAY. Guild will meet on Monday, 17th February at 7.15pm in lower hall. ‘Avoiding Fraud’ by Nationwide Building Society. Music and Movement will meet on Tuesday, 18th February at 2.00pm in lower hall. Congregational Board will meet on Tuesday, 18th February at 7.00pm in the church. Guild of Friendship will meet on Thursday, 20th February at 2.00pm in lower hall. East Ayrshire Woodlands Trust.

Many of you enjoyed the Music For All charity event last autumn featuring our friends, Newmilns and Galston band. They are holding their own Spring Concert on Friday, 21st February at 7.30pm in the Sanctuary which we hope you will support. Their Youth Academy will also participate. Tickets will be £5 (£3 concession) available at the door OR from Noel Patterson after our service. Fellowship of Kilmarnock Churches. ‘Pause for Hope’ Service at Kay Park Parish Church on Sunday, 23rd February at 3.00pm. The purpose is to support people who are in any way affected by cancer. This includes patients, their families and carers, medical staff who support patients, researchers who seek for cures and all the voluntary organisations dedicated to helping cancer patients. The gathering will include music, readings, prayers and an opportunity to light a candle of remembrance and hope. Highlights Klub. Multi coloured swap shop night on Monday, 24th February at 8.00pm in upper hall. Dress in brightly coloured clothes. Bring 2 wrapped new or nearly new accessories (gloves, scarves, handbags, belts, makeup bags, jewellery - no earrings) to swap. No toiletries please. There will be a lot of swapping and some added fun to raise funds for Breast Foot Forward (bring a few extra £1 coins). Kingz Kidz Coffee Morning will be held on Saturday, 29th February, from 10.00am to 12.00pm in the church halls. We encourage everyone to come along and enjoy our stalls. Tickets will be £2. We are looking for donations of cakes, baking, traybakes, bottles for a bottle stall, books, games, DVDs and raffle prizes. Tickets are available to purchase from Amy Tanner. The children have agreed that our coffee morning is to help raise funds for the church's own defibrillator, which the church as a whole are now collecting donations for. We were proud to know that our kids are keen to be the first ones to start raising funds for such an important device for the church. 50% of the money we raise on the morning will go towards the church's defibrillator. If you would like to donate any of the above, Amy Tanner will be at the church halls on the Friday night before from 7.00pm to 8.00pm to collect any donations. Could we ask please, if possible, that you donate them at this time, or before 10.00am on the morning of the coffee morning so we can have them out ready for the coffee morning starting. Similarly, if you can physically help on the day, could you please let Amy know. Thank you so much. On Saturday, 28th March we will have our first MESSY CHURCH. Messy church is an afternoon gathering where families can come together to enjoy food together as well as crafts and Bible stories. Games will be provided for children and activities for families together. We encourage families to stay with younger children, however, if your child/children are older, you are welcome to drop your children off and join us later on for food. The afternoon will be from 4.00pm to 6.00pm, with food being served at 5.30pm. We are looking for volunteers to help promote our Messy Church as well as help on the day with donations of food, serving or other. If you are interested in helping, please email Amy Tanner, Email: amy_bh@hotmail.co.uk. If you know of anyone in hospital please let the minister know by telephone, email or the pew cards provided. Postcode for church is KA1 1BL. Intimations to Helen Colman, Email: helenmcolman@gmail.com, by Wednesday.

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