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Sunday Bulletin – 15th April 2012 – Easter 2 : Markinch and Thornton Parish Church

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Sunday Bulletin – 15th April 2012 – Easter 2

April 14, 2012 by  
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The full Sunday Bulletin for 15th April 2012 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. Let him know if he can help.

Baptism  The baby being baptised today is Sophia Marie Ferguson

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.

The Flowers in Church today are dedicated to the Glory of God and are in loving memory of Russell Johnston. They are gifted to the church by his father Ian, Fatima and the girls.

Wine Tasting  To launch the fundraising events at our Church this year we have the privilege of hosting a wine tasting evening by Sandy from The Wine Gallery, Markinch. The event will take place tomorrow evening, Monday 16th April at 7.30pm in the Church Hall, tickets are priced at £10 each and £5 for the ‘drivers’. Tickets can be purchased from Tracy Thomson.

Recipe Book We need your help to compile a church cookery book. We need a title for the book and we need recipes for the book. There will be a prize for the best title. Sections are:- Soups / Starters / Fish / Main Dishes / Desserts / Cakes & Scones / Biscuits / Confectionery / Preserves & Chutney.  
Title and/or recipe to Jean by Sunday 24th June 2012 to:- Mrs Jean Forsyth, 7 Guthrie Crescent, Markinch, KY7 6AY   Email: Overdale73@hotmail.co.uk

Christian Aid Week is fast approaching and we have the following events organised, which we hope you can support
SUNDAY 13TH MAY – SOUP  following Sunday Service
THURSDAY 17TH MAY – COFFEE MORNING
FRIDAY 18TH MAY – QUIZ NIGHT @ 7.30pm
All the events will be held in Markinch Parish Church Hall
On sale from today:- Christian Aid 2012 Quiz Sheets – Places in Scotland. Price £1 (or more). Available from Tracy Thomson

Romanian Concert The singing group A New Song Romania is currently touring the UK and will be giving a concert in St Margaret’s Church, on Friday 20th April at 7.30pm. The group is part of Friendship International Ministries.
In the first part of the concert they will be dressed in their own national costume, singing and playing traditional musical instruments and will be sharing some of their country and culture.
In the second half of the concert they will focus on the tremendous way God has been working in their country and the challenges of being a Christian there. There is no admission charge but there will be an offering.

Campaign to Restore the Old Markinch Station Booking Office
Many people see the old stone house at the station but do not realise or remember that the lower buildings towards the bridge are the Old Booking Office and are lying empty. What would you do with this lovely old building?
We are consulting you to see how the building might be used for the benefit of the Markinch community in the future. We aim to gather your thoughts as to how the various rooms could be used so we can present a business plan for its restoration that benefits Markinch. You are invited to submit ideas for uses for this old listed building – meeting point? Archive museum? community centre?
Come along on Saturday April 21st April (10am – 3pm)  See inside the building:  Learn the history of the railway in Markinch: Sketch or write down your Ideas:  Fun activities:  Free tea and coffee!
If you can’t come along for coffee, get your form from Markinch Post Office, Good News or at the Markinch branch of David Sands. Write or draw your ideas and return it to one of these venues.
Help put this building back into the community

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