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GIFT SUNDAY – 17th December – INVERCLYDE WOMEN’S AID and CROSSREACH

INVERCLYDE WOMEN’S AID

Inverclyde Women’s Aid is a voluntary organisation whose aim is to provide support to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic or sexual abuse.

This year we have been asked by them to provide the following unwrapped items:

Women’s pyjamas: sizes, 10, 12 and 14.

Basic toiletries e.g. shower gel, shampoo, soap, sponges and face cloths.

CROSSREACH ADULT CARE SERVICE

They provide support in and through the Church of Scotland’s Crossreach services for:

 Prison visitors’ family support centre;

Ex-prisoners in need of independent living skills;

Drug abusers in recovery programme;

Homeless people in extreme difficulty;

Elderly suffering advanced dementia.

Please mark your gift “Crossreach.”   Suggested gifts are:

Boxes of biscuits, boxes of chocolates, hats, scarves, gloves for adult females or children.

Church will open again on 26th November

The Kilmacolm Old Kirk open again for services on 26th November.

This is because there are ongoing problems with the roof which needs re-slating. Some extra dry rot that has been found and needs to be treated and repaired and the stained glass window behind the knave is leaking and is in the process of being repaired.

Remembrance  Service will be held in the Kidston Hall, The service on the 19th November is a joint service with St Columba’s in St Columba Church.

 

 

‘NIGHT KIRK’

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This is a Monthly reflective service for those who are unable to attend on a Sunday morning or who simply wish another diet style of worship. The service is  usually on the first Sunday of each Month and lasts for around 40 minutes starting at 6.00pm. All are welcome.

FoodBank

FOODBANK
Kilmacolm Old Kirk is supporting one of the Inverclyde Foodbanks because there are still many people in Iverclyde who find it difficult to put adequate food on their table. You can become involved by placing donations in the container situated in the Church Vestibule. Your donations of tins and dry goods will help in making up emergency food parcels which are distributed throughout Inverclyde by the United Reformed Church in Port Glasgow through their project “CHURCH ANGELS”