Intimations Sunday 7th April 2019

A warm welcome is extended to any visitors to our service today. Tea and coffee will be served in Hamilton Hall after the service and you are invited to join us for a short time of fellowship together.

Each Sunday morning in Hamilton Hall at 11.15am, there is a short time of prayer and meditation. Please feel free to come and join us you will be made very welcome.

Bible study will meet tomorrow in Hamilton Hall at 11am. The Revd John Stevenson will be leading the group in Bible study over the period of Lent.

The Kirk Session will meet on Tuesday in Rorison at 7.30pm.

Saturday Teas: There will be a meeting to discuss the Saturday Teas this Wednesday in Rorison at 7pm.
If you feel that you can help in any way with this, please come along. Help is needed with the baking, serving, taking money and washing up. The Teas bring in a lot of money to our Church but more importantly people come for the wonderful Christine Fellowship. So, it is important that we in Dalserf work together on this and give of our time and talents to make it a success yet again this year.

May Newsletter: Items for inclusion must be in the hands of the Editor by next Sunday 14th April.

The Christian Outreach Group in Crossford have a Coffee and Chat Group the first Thursday of the month from 10am – 12noon. This is held in Crossford Village Hall. From Thursday 4th April there will also be a Drop in Centre for one to one consultation and support for those living with and beyond Cancer.

EASTER APPEAL
Our Annual Easter Appeal is up and running. Please take an envelope from the basket, hang the egg on the tree and place your donation in envelope. Money raised will go to help the work of the Joint Churches Drop in Centre in Hamilton.

The Church AGM and Congregational Lunch will be held in Hamilton Hall after the service on Sunday 28th April. All members and adherents are warmly invited to share in food and fellowship. This is your opportunity to voice your opinions and to make suggestions. Please make every effort to come along and join in what is always a popular event.
For catering purposes please give your name to Sheena Archibald.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

APRIL

Wednesday 17th April: Our local primary schools will have their Easter Service here in Dalserf, at 10.00 am
Sunday 21st April: Sacrament of Baptism
Friday 26th April: visits to Nursing Homes

MAY
The Guild Annual Outing is going to Dunfermline on Saturday 25th May 2019. Anyone interested in joining us should give their name to Lily, Ann or Kay.

What a love!
What a cost!
We stand forgiven at the cross.

Dalserf Newsletter April 2019

Order of Service Sunday 31st March 2019

Dalserf Parish Church
31/03/2019

4th Sunday in LENT

Entry of God’s Word
(Please stand if you are able)

Welcome and Intimations
Introit:

Call to Worship

Hymn: 166 Lord of all hopefulness

Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn: 601 Look upon us, blessed Lord

Prayer for Illumination

Readings:
II Cor. 5: 16 – 21 Betty Collins
Luke 15: 1 – 3a, 11b -32 Revd. John Stevenson

Hymn: 595 O breath of life, come sweeping through us
(Tune: Spiritus Vitae)

Sermon: “Reconciled to be Reconcilers”

Anthem:

Offering and Prayer of Dedication
Prayers for others

Hymn: 622 We sing a love that sets all people free

Benediction

Threefold Amen

Intimations Sunday 31st March 2019

A warm welcome is extended to any visitors to our service today. Tea and coffee will be served in Hamilton Hall after the service and you are invited to join us for a short time of fellowship together.

Each Sunday morning in Hamilton Hall at 11.15am, there is a short time of prayer and meditation. Please feel free to come and join us you will be made very welcome.

Bible study will meet tomorrow in Hamilton Hall at 11am. The Revd John Stevenson will be leading the group in Bible study over the period of Lent.

House Group will meet tomorrow at 1.30pm.

Focus will meet on Thursday in Rorison at 1.45pm when the speaker will be Revd John Stevenson.

April Newsletters are available for distribution today.

The Service in Rorison next Sunday 7th April has been cancelled

The Christian Outreach Group in Crossford have a Coffee and Chat Group the first Thursday of the month from 10am – 12noon. This is held in Crossford Village Hall. From Thursday 4th April there will also be a Drop in Centre for one to one consultation and support for those living with and beyond Cancer.

It is with sadness that we have to say goodbye to Mrs Anne Warnock who is moving out of the area to live. Anne has been a faithful member of Dalserf for many years and those of us who know her well will greatly miss her. Anne you go with our prayers and blessings and our good wishes for many happy years in your new home.

Easter Appeal
We start our Annual Easter Appeal today. Please take an envelope from the basket, hang the egg on the tree and place your donation in envelope.
Money raised will go to help the work of the Joint Churches Drop in Centre in Hamilton

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

APRIL
Tuesday 9th April Session Meeting
Wednesday 10th April Saturday Teas Planning Meeting in Rorison
Sunday 21st April Baptism
Friday 26th April visits to Nursing Homes
Sunday 28th April Church AGM in Hamilton Hall after the service

The Guild Annual Outing is going to Dunfermline on Saturday 25th May 2019. Anyone interested in joining us should give their name to Lily, Ann or Kay

DALSERF CHURCH NEWS

Week Beginning 4th Apr 2019

Sunday Worship on 7th April will take place in Dalserf Church at 11.30am conducted by Revd John Stevenson.
The Choir will meet at 10.30am in Dalserf.

Bible Study meets in Hamilton Dalserf on Monday 8th Apr at 11.00am led by Revd John Stevenson when the topic will be “Reflections on Lent“.

There will be a planning meeting Wed 10th Apr in Rorison at 7.00pm to arrange the Summer Teas held during May to August in Hamilton Hall Dalserf

Order of Service Sunday 24th March 2019

Dalserf Parish Church
24/03/2019

3rd Sunday in LENT

Entry of God’s Word
(Please stand if you are able)

Welcome and Intimations
Introit:

Call to Worship

Hymn: 485 Dear Lord and Father of mankind

Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn: 543 Longing for light, we wait in darkness

Presentation of Long Service Certificates

Prayer for Illumination
Readings:
Isaiah 55: 1 – 9 Claire Walker
Luke 13: 1 – 9 Revd. John Stevenson

Hymn: 549 How deep the Father’s love for us

Sermon: “Hope Remains Forever”

Anthem:

Offering and Prayer of Dedication
Prayers for others

Hymn: 352 O for a thousand tongues, to sing

Benediction
Threefold Amen