Good morning, and welcome to our service today. A warm welcome to all visitors. We hope you enjoy your time with us, and please take our good wishes back to your own congregation on your return home. May each one of us know God’s blessing as we worship together. We are very pleased to welcome Rev. John Webster to lead our worship.
The Kirk Session meets on Monday 24th June at 2pm on the church hall. As ever, members of the congregation are welcome to attend.
Fete: the Church Fete takes place on 29th June from 2 -4 pm,
One big change is that we are not using the village green, since traffic is becoming a problem, so for outdoor games etc, the grounds around the church and hall will be used.
We need help, whether it’s setting up, running the stalls, and in particular contributions to the bottle and tombola stalls.
Please give this serious consideration, since the more people are involved, the greater the success, both financially and as an enjoyable Church event.
Boxes for donations are provided in the Vestibule and in the Church Hall.
Items can be handed in at Church, or at any time to any of the elders.
One of the main earners is the home-baking stall, and we would urge as many people as possible to contribute to this.
We also need, please: plants and bottles as well as prizes
What can YOU offer to help?
There will be no Coffee Morning on 26th June due to the Fete on Saturday; come along to the Fete instead!
Music Matters is 2pm Thursday 27 June at 2pm.
helpers are asked to be at the hall for 1.15pm to set up. Thank you for all your support.
Anyone involved with any Mary’s Meals ‘knit & natter’ projects is invited to join Alison Page in the lounge at
Trust Housing McKelvie Rd at 11am on Friday 28th June.
Open Church It is hoped we might open the church to visitors on weekdays, between 10 am and noon, during the months of July and August. It is a pleasant, relaxing 2 hours, reading your book! newspaper, and occasionally
chatting to interesting visitors. With enough volunteers, the commitment will be only every other week, or possibly once every 3 weeks, on a day of the week of your choice. If you can help, contact David Oakes.
If we don’t get enough volunteers, sadly this will not go ahead.
The Church Prayer Meeting is at 7pm on Monday in Margaret Fowler’s home all are very welcome to attend.
The ACT Prayer Group will meet at St. Margaret’s on Thursday, 20th June at 2.30pm. Please note change of time. All are very welcome to join us to pray for our churches and community on Arran.
Arran Churches Together: Songs of Praise is being held on 7th July at 3pm on the green opposite the church. Please come along to support this.
Foodbank: There have been various occasions over the month when we have run out of items and have had to do top-up food shops.
We are very short of the following items:
Beans/Spaghetti, Tinned Fish, Tinned Meat, Tinned Fruit ,Tinned Custard/Rice, Tea, Coffee, Long Life Milk, Juice, Sugar, BiscuitslTreats, Jam, Toiletries , condiments, Household Cleaning, Toilet Rolls , Dog/Cat Food.
Donations would be gratefully received. Please add to the box at the church door. Thank You
Today’s Readings Mark 8; v. 34; Mark 9; 2 – 8
Mark 9; 14 – 2
Read by Ian Watt
81 I to the hills
523 Hands to work and feet to run
715 Behold! the mountain of the Lord
595 O Breath of life
519 Love divine, all loves excelling
786 May the God of peace go with us
Scottish Charity No. SC015072