Welcome to Cupar Old Parish Church

INTIMATIONS     12th May 2019

Prayers 

Please pray for all the churches in Cupar and the surrounding area and for all the ecumenical activities which take place within the churches.           

In Venezuela, people have once again taken to the streets to call for a change in political leadership. This has resulted in violent clashes between civilians and the military. Please pray for a quick and peaceful resolution to the situation. 

With a Song in My Heart, the songs by Richard Rodgers, will be performed by The Ensemble, a vocal group from Kirkcaldy. The concert will take place in the Monimail Church on Sunday, 12 May, beginning at 7:00pm. Tickets are £10 for adults, £8 concessions, and £3 for primary school age children. Proceeds are designated for cancer research.

Christian Aid Week 12th-18th May: envelopes are available today. Donations may be handed in in the vestibule today or on the 19th. Please fill in & return Gift Aid details if appropriate. If you know of anyone who can’t get to church but would like to donate or if you would be willing to ask family or neighbours please take extra envelopes. Your help is most appreciated. Many thanks, Rena (652 261; david.cleland1@btinternet.com).

Housegroups

Ichthus, Monday 13th – 7.00pm, at Lower Bunzion, Pitlessie. Contact David  (01337 831 257).

East of Eden, Monday 13th – 7.00pm, at 9 Ashbank Gardens, Springfield. Contact Hazel  (659 025).

Retreat, Wednesday 15th – 10.00am, in the Parish Centre. Contact Jean (652 100).

Pitstop, Wednesday 15th - 7.30pm, at Hazelbank, Westfield Road. Contact Frances (655 445).

Filling Station meets on Tuesday 14th May at Lochiehead, near Auchtermuchty KY14 7EH. We start at 7.30pm with refreshments and chat, before our worship begins around 8pm. Our speaker is Ruth Donaldson from Christian Solidarity Worldwide and worship will be lead by her husband Mark Cameron, worship director at Ps&Gs church in Edinburgh, There will be an opportunity for anyone who would like to receive prayer before we finish around 9.30pm.

Cannongate Primary School Glee Club are providing a free concert on Wednesday 15th May at 2pm in the Parish Centre. Coffee and cakes after the concert. This should be a lovely concert and it would be great to have as many people as possible along to support the children. Feel free to bring a friend.

Church Craft Group, Wednesday 15th, - 2.00-4.00pm, in the Parish Centre. Contact Jill B (07979 352 314).

Cupar Youth Group, Infinite, S2-S6, are meeting at the Old Parish Centre,  Wednesday 15th from 7:00-8:30pm for some Bible study, fun and games and snacks; all welcome. For more info contact Hendrick 07944 420 792

Heart and Soul, the General Assembly’s annual celebration of good things in the Church of Scotland, takes place in Princess Street Gardens in Edinburgh on Sunday 19th May, from 1:00 until 5:00pm. The afternoon features music, arts, learning, praying, playing, inspiration, and being together. Those unable to attend can get a taste of the event by connecting to the live stream from 1:30 until the close of worship at 5:45: heartandsoul.org.uk 

MESSY CHURCH

I need your help for two and a half hours on the last Saturday of the month 3-4 times a year, to help with the catering for Messy Church the first date being Saturday 26th May. Help is needed to serve and clear away between 3 and 5.30pm. Please contact Jean on 652 100 or jeansmartin1968@gmail.com 

Solas Festival: Solas is celebrating its 10th anniversary on 21-23 June at a new location: Errol Park between Perth and Dundee. For more information please see the website www.solasfestival.co.uk 

The Sunday Club are delighted to share that £855 was raised at the Daffodil Tea on Good Friday. We are looking to fund a bench for Cupar cemetery. Thanks to all those who make the event possible and to those who supported.

Regular Events at the Old Parish Centre

Contact Centre Manager Jill Brown (07979 352 314) for more information

Monday   Café, lounge, 10.00am-1.30pm 

                 Lunches, lounge, 11.00am-1.15pm

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

Thursday   Coffee and Chat, 10.00-11.30am

Worship Next Sunday    

9.30am:    Family Worship in Monimail

10.45am: Crèche in the Parish Centre

11.00am: Family Worship children begin in worship then go to Sunday Club in the Parish Centre

6.30pm: Evening Worship in the Parish Centre