Welcome to Cupar Old Parish Church

INTIMATIONS 11th March 2018

We remember our prayer families: Agnes Graham, Lexie Cuthbert, Sheena Johnson, Kevin & Shona Gatherum, Alan & Anne Clark, Elsie Houston. God’s blessing on them and their loved ones. 

Please pray for children who are suffering from malnutrition no single country is on target to end this by 2030 and for any neighbours who may be suffering in this weather.

House Groups

Ichthus: Monday 12th March, 7.30pm, at Lower Bunzion, Pitlessie. Contact Hazel York on 659 025.

Kildene: Monday 12th March, 7.30pm, at Kildene, Westfield Road. Contact Shena Porteous on 653 561. 

Pitstop: Wednesday 14th March, 7.30pm, at 102 Hogarth Drive. Contact Jill Logan on 655 528.

Qwest: Wednesday 14th March, 7.30pm, at 12 George Govan Road, Contact Shona on 656 799.

Filling Station meets on Tuesday 13th March, held as usual in the barn at Lochiehead, near Auchtermuchty KY14 7EH. We start at 7.30pm with coffee and tea, home baking and chat, then our worship begins at about 8.00pm. Our speaker is Andy Bannister, director of the Solas Centre, in  Dundee. Some of us who were at Refuel last September heard him speak and I can promise you he’s well worth listening to! Finally, there is an opportunity for anyone who would like to receive prayer before we finish around 9.30pm.

Guild: The speaker for our next meeting on Wednesday 14th March will not now be able to come. The meeting will lead by Elspeth Smith. We will have a quiz on the Guild theme of love instead.  The meeting will be in the afternoon at 2.30pm in the lounge. Contact Eileen Spurr on 655 010.

The World Day of Prayer service had to be postponed last Friday and is  rescheduled for Friday 16th March in St John’s Church Hall at 2.00pm.

St James the Great Episcopal Church will host a spring concert featuring musicians from the University of St Andrews on Friday 16th March, at 7.30pm. There is a retiring offering to support the church and Kilmaron School.

Cupar Justice and Peace Group warmly invites you to the annual Ecumenical Lent Group, at the Lighthouse at 7.30pm on Tuesdays until 20th March. For more information: contact Richard Mottram (657 445)

Our annual fundraising Daffodil Tea will take place in the Parish Centre from 2pm to 4pm on Friday 30th March following the walk with the cross round the town. Afternoon teas are £3 for adult and £1 for children, with coffee, tea and home baking. We hope to see you there, please invite friend, family and neighbours.

Regular Events at the Old Parish Centre

Contact Centre Manager Jill Brown (657 712) for more information.

Monday Café, lounge, 10.00-1.30 and 4.00-7.00

Monday Lunches, lounge 11.30-1.15

Tuesday Tots, Parents and Toddlers Group, 9.30-11.30,     12.30-2.30

Thursday Coffee and Chat, lounge, 10.00-11.30am

Babies and Toddlers Group, 1.00-3.00pm

Worship Next Sunday

9.30am: Family worship in Monimail

10.45am Créche in the Old Parish Centre

11.00am Family worship at Cupar Old  

Children begin in worship, then go to Sunday Club in

the Old Parish Centre until 12.15pm.

Keep in Touch

Minister: Rev Jeff Martin

01334 656 181, jmartin@churchofscotland,org.uk

Session Clerk: Mrs Jean Martin

01334 652 100, alm2100@btinternet.com

Old Parish Centre Manager: Mrs Jill Brown

01334 657 712 or 07979 352 314, manager.opc@hotmail.com

Youth Worker: Mr Zian Mackay 

07407 402 100 zianmackay@gmail.com 

Secretary: Mrs Liz Nelson

Intimations for Sunday 18th March to Liz by Wednesday 14th at 12 noon 01334 652 077, liznelson48@aol.com

WELCOME TO WORSHIP TODAY. We hope that our time together will help to nourish you in faith. 

Activity bags for children are available from the Welcome Team to use throughout the service. 

For those with hearing difficulties a loop induction system operates in this church.

The prayer team are now available before worship as well as after.  If you would like to pray with someone between 10:45 and 11:00am, please go to the session house, where Gloria and Malcolm will be ready to pray with you.  The prayer team continue to be available immediately after worship in the sanctuary, and following coffee time in the Old Parish Centre in the quiet room.

Refreshments will be served in the Old Parish Centre after this service.

Worship Leaders Welcome: Marion Cruickshank; Reader: Fiona Thomson; Preacher: Rev Jeff Martin; Flowers are provided by Jill Brown. 

MISSED A SERVICE? Listen again to the morning services you have missed by borrowing a CD recording of the service from the Resource Centre in the Old Parish Centre. Or listen again to the sermon at cuparold.org.uk

For more information please contact Jim Hanson: 

(01334 653 036)  james.hanson@mac.com