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Sunday Bulletin – 4th December 2011 – Advent 2

December 6, 2011 by  
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The full Sunday Bulletin for 4th December 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  In the event of hospitalisation, serious illness, family anxiety, bereavement or personal difficulty the Minister is readily available to visit. Let him know if he can help.

Coffee Mornings are held on Thursdays from 10.00am – 11.30am in the church hall. Come and join us for tea or coffee and a chat. You are always welcome.

Christian Aid The total collected for Christian Aid so far is £233.80

‘Markinch – Its Church and Parish’ We have ordered a small quantity of hardback copies of this book in time for Christmas. If you are interested in a hardback copy please speak to Ken Wilkie as soon as possible to reserve one. They will be priced at £15. We still have paperbacks in stock, priced at £10.

The Church Christmas Meal will be held at Balbirnie Golf Club on Friday, 16th December. Price is £21 per person payable to Tracy Thomson by Sunday 11th December.  Please bring a secret Santa gift along on the evening, to the value of £3, marking it female (F) male (M) or either (E).

Buckhaven and Methil Brass Band Concert in Buckhaven Theatre this afternoon, Sunday 4th December from 2-4pm. Tickets £4 and £3 concession. Tickets from Jacqueline on 01333 301115 or Bob Taylor on 01592 714613

Christian Aid –  An Incredible Journey – YOU can help.
This Christmas, Rogers, a modern-day wise man, will be travelling far from home to deliver hope and joy in rural Kenya. In Kenya’s Nyanza Province,  malaria and HIV rates are extremely high, but many sick people simply cannot access the life-saving treatment they require. Rogers, a volunteer community health worker, travels to these remote communities on a red motorbike to bring mosquito nets, healthcare and medicines to those most in need.
Rogers’ selfless compassion has saved many lives and brought joy and hope to people like Patricia – a single mother and teacher living with HIV in the remote village of Usenge. Follow the journey with Rogers in an interactive map at  We at Markinch Parish Church can help Rogers deliver the care that is needed by purchasing mosquito nets, home care kit, training another volunteer or even purchasing a motorbike for Rogers. Please use the envelopes included to donate and place them in the ‘wishing well’ in the vestibule.  For more information please contact Tracy Thomson.


Markinch Parish Church
‘Trees of Memories’

Over the Christmas season, our  ‘Trees of Memories’  in the church windows offer a way to remember loved ones who are no longer with us. Add your own inscription on the reverse of the tag before hanging it on the tree before or after the morning service. 
Memory cards (£1) are available from the vestibule table.
Last year more than one hundred cards adorned the trees.
All proceeds from the ‘Trees of Memories’ are going towards the provision of fresh-water well in rural Kenya. (Christian Aid provide the well at a cost of £327)


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