Intimations for Sunday 2nd June

PRAYER Pray for ourselves, the congregation here in Kirkton Church, that we would continue to grow in faith and fellowship and serve our God selflessly and cheerfully.

TRAIDCRAFT The stall will be in its usual spot in the large hall after the morning service. We are well-stocked this week and have both chocolate and yogurt raisins in stock as promised. Why not come and have a look at what we have. Every purchase you make helps to make trade fairer for small producers in developing countries. Thank you for your continued support.

GUILD Lanark Guilds Together Summer Rally is being held in Kirkton on Friday,

7th June at 7.30pm.   The guest speaker is Marion McIntyre.   She is the National Convener of the Guild for our next session.  Marion is a Minister’s wife and lives in Shetland. After the meeting there will be a light supper.  If you would like to hear our speaker, please come along, you do not have to be a Guild Member to attend.

SIGHTS & INSIGHTS    Reflections on my time as Convener of the World Mission Council.  Sunday 9th June at 7pm till 8.30pm in Kirkton Church

Iain will share stories, pictures and the occasional song from his time as Convener of the Church of Scotland World Mission Council.

Refreshments available.

KIRKTON COFFEE CLUB – the Coffee Club has now closed for the summer. Thanks to all those who have helped to bake, serve and who have come along each week. It reopens at the beginning of September.

CLYDESDALE FOOD BANK  This weeks’ shopping list:- Cooking oil, tomato ketchup, sauce for pasta, tins of fish cold meat, peas, carrots, sweetcorn, potatoes,  rice pudding and custard, instant noodles, UHT milk, bleach and shampoo  Thank you to those who have passed on their excess carrier bags. This is something we are always happy to receive.

Thank you to all for your continuing support. Open at 66 High St, Carluke from 10 to 12, Monday to Friday.

GALA DAY COFFEE MORNING at St John’s Church from 10.00am to 1.00pm in aid of St Andrew’s Hospice. Donations of baking or offers of help will be gratefully accepted.


Your support for this year’s Jar of Grace appeal has allowed us to send a further £448.30 to UNICEF which brings the total sent so far to £1386.37. As a few folk have said that they still wish to hand in a Jar of Grace, this amount may well increase. Thank you again for your generous support of children caught up in emergencies around our world.

Kenny Scott (Kirkton), Allison Plenderleith (St. Andrew’s), Chris Shanks (St. John’s)

BLYTHSWOOD CARE SHOE BOX APPEAL We are trying to be ultra-prepared this year so please bring any empty shoe boxes to church any Sunday when they will be gratefully received.

TREKKERS Saturday 15th June 2019Leaving Carluke St. Johns at 9.00 am

Aberdour to Burntisland(Section of Fife Costal Path)

From the car park on the outskirts of Aberdour we walk towards the harbour where we will join the this section of the Fife Coastal Path 

The path runs more or less parallel with the shoreline/east coast railway line.  From here there are great views across the Firth of Forth to Edinburgh with Arthur’s Seat and Salisbury Crags prominent.   Carrying on we will soon reach the seaside town of Burntisland.  We return to Aberdour using the same route.

This is a flat linear walk, total distance just short of 8 miles, using good footpaths, although can be uneven and rocky in places.

 Anyone wishing to go (or require more information) contact Rae on  07762905625 or by email . New Trekkers always welcome.    

PRAISE GATHERING 2019 – Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June, Glasgow

OFFERINGS – if you are a visitor to the church and you wish to gift aid your offering, please use the envelope in the plastic wallet in front of you.

KIRKTON PRAYER CHAIN. – The congregation is encouraged to make prayer requests, as the need arises, via the confidential email address: Alternatively, you can use the yellow Prayer Request slips in the plastic wallets in the church chairs and pews. Give the first name or the initial of the person requiring and give brief details, place in the box in the vestibule marked “Prayer Requests”. Please advise of answers to prayer or any change in the situation via email or request slip. Prayer request are active for one month from date submitted. If further prayer is require then please submit another, updated request.


Mon 3 Acts 2.1-13 Tues 4 Acts 2.14-36
Wed 5 Acts 2.37-47 Thurs 6 Acts 3.1-10
Fri 7 Acts 3.11-26 Sat 8 Acts 4.1-22
Sun 9 Acts 4.23-37