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Sunday Bulletin – 27th February 2011 – Communion Sunday

February 27, 2011 by  
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The full Sunday Bulletin for 27th February 2011 can be downloaded as a PDF file from HERE

Ministers Vestry Hour 12 noon – 1.00 pm. Please contact the Minister for an appointment – phone 01592-758264 or E-mail alex@arforsyth.com  In the event of hospitalisation, serious illness, family anxiety, bereavement or personal difficulty the Minister is readily available to visit. You have to let him know if he can be of help.
The Church Gift Day. The Congregational Board has identified that the hall windows are in need of replacement. The money donated on Gift Day will be used to meet the costs involved. Please also ensure that you sign the Gift Aid declaration if you are a tax-payer.
Wedding Dresses. A display of ‘Wedding Dresses Through the Ages’ and associated photographs can be viewed over in the hall after today’s service.
The Guild meets tomorrow evening, Monday 28th February, at 7.00pm in the Church Hall.  The speaker is Ian Fairley and his subject is ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’.   All welcome – this should also appeal to men.
The Guild’s closing social is on Monday 28th March and entertainment will be provided by the members of GAMA.  Tickets can be obtained from Jean Forsyth or any member of the Guild committee.
Coffee Mornings are held on Thursdays from 10.00am – 11.30am in the church hall. Come and join us for coffee and a chat. You are always welcome.
Dairy Date The re-scheduled Concert by The East Fife Ladies Choir on behalf of Help for Heroes will now take place on Tuesday 17th May in the Church. Please use your old ticket if you bought one previously. Tickets can now be
purchased from the minister, priced £5.00 or you can pay at the door.
Shoebox Appeal – Glenrothes Rotary are sending shoeboxes to Eastern Europe for an Easter delivery. Please collect empty boxes and information sheets from the Church Hall if you wish to support this appeal. Filled shoeboxes should be returned to the Church Hall by Sunday 13th March.
The Flowers in Church today are dedicated to The Glory Of God and in loving memory of George and Davina Hopkins. They are gifted to the Church by Bertie Hopkins, Beth Baxter and family.

Fundraising for 2011
Many thanks to everyone who suggested ideas for future fundraising events or the few who attended the meeting. The following are the events which are planned, however if you suggested any other event and you wish to organise it please contact Tracy Thomson.
Easter Lunch – Sunday 24th April
Strawberry Teas – Saturday 25th June
Garden Party – Sunday 24th July
Fashion Show – September – Date to be confirmed
Sale of Work – Saturday 29th October
Harvest Lunch – Date to be confirmed
Haggis Drive – Thursday 1st December
Anyone wishing to help with any of these events please contact Tracy on 01592 775752 or email deputysessionclerk@markinchchurch.org.uk

Christian Aid Week   15th May – 22nd May.
Following the success of our Christmas collection for a ‘Well for Kenya’ we will again be purchasing a large item through Christian Aid.  Events we have planned are :-
Sunday 15th May – Soup following Sunday service
Thursday 19th May – Thursday Teas
Friday 20th May – Bodyshop Party in Church Hall
Sunday 22nd May – Sunday Teas
Everyone will also be given the opportunity to support Christian Aid during Lent by donating via ‘Count Your Blessings 2011’
For more information go to www.christianaid.org.uk/getinvolved

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