Current Notices

17th October 2019

Notices
 
MNMT Film Club meets TOMORROW at 7.00 pm in Murroes Church Hall.  The film will be The Million Pound Note, a comedy with Cary Grant.  All welcome.
 
Sidlaw Regnal will meet on Monday 28th October at 7.30 pm.  This will be a Music / Film night with Bill Harper.
 
The deadline for the Christmas issue of the Church Magazine will be Wednesday 14th November.  As there is a very short production time it would be appreciated by editor Bill Harper if items could be sent in before then - billharper.217@gmail.com
 
The funeral of elder Roddy MacLeod will be held in Auchterhouse Church on Monday 28th October at 1.30 pm.
 
Auchterhouse elders’ meeting: Tuesday 29th October at 7.30 pm in the vestry.  Session meeting: Tuesday 19th November at 7.30 pm in the vestry.
 
Blythswood Shoe Box Appeal MNMT 2019: Bring a smile this Christmas.  We are collecting again for Blythswood. Flyers will be available in our churches detailing items required for shoeboxes. Also welcome are hand-knitted hats, scarves and gloves for all ages, male and female. Shoeboxes and knitted items can be handed in to our churches from now until Sunday 3rd November at the latest.
 
The MNMT Social Group are appealing for donations for the Christmas Fayre (to be held on 30th November).  We need Raffle Prizes, Mince Pies, Wine/Mulled Wine, Cupcakes - Christmas decorated, Chocolate, Candles, Donations for the Christmas Table, Sweets or Biscuits for the Candy Table.  If you could help by providing any of these items, it would be much appreciated - please let a member of the Group know as soon as you can as this would assist them in their planning.
 
Pastoral and Administrative information
 
Visitors are always welcome.  Everyone is invited to come and enjoy refreshments and conversation after the service.  If you are unsure of anything, please ask.
 
At Murroes and Monikie - Spotlight - Sharing, Praising, Offering, Trusting, & Learning In God's House Together.  Spotlight at MNMT will involve messy activities, as well as stories, singing, acting, etc. Children of all ages are very welcome.
 
If you would like an individual or situation remembered in the prayers of intercession, please jot down a few details in the Prayer Book.
 
Ø  Contacting the Minister: Our minister, Rev. Jean de Villiers, can be contacted by email: JdeVilliers@churchofscotland.org.uk
Ø  or mobile phone: 07960 312218.
Ø  There is an answering machine in the manse which is checked each evening; phone 01382 351680.
Ø  The Minister is currently on sick leave and is due to be on holiday from 27th October to 1st November.  The services on the 27th and pastoral care will be covered by the Pastoral Assistant.
Ø  Contacting the Pastoral Assistant: Our Pastoral Assistant, Mrs Isobel Brown, can be contacted on 01382 580545.
Ø  Office hours: Caroline will normally be in the office from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm on Thursdays; if you need to see her, please phone the office just to check that she is there.  Intimations should be emailed by Thursday morning (office@sidlawchurches.org.uk). There is an office phone and answering machine (01382 350182) which is checked on Thursdays. 

Dates for your diary

3rd  November    9.30                COMMUNION                                       Murroes

10th  November 10.45               REMEMBRANCE                                  Monikie

United Service followed by tea/coffee in Monikie Memorial Hall,

then wreath laying at war memorials

17th November  11.15                COMMUNION                                        Monikie

30th November 11.30-2.30         CHRISTMAS FAYRE                             Monikie

Please note the right times above                                                   Memorial Hall    

8th December    6.30 pm            Christmas Songs of Praise                     Murroes

24th December 6.30 pm            CHRISTINGLE SERVICE                       Monikie

11.30 pm                                  WATCHNIGHT SERVICE                      Murroes