Intimations – Sunday 9th June

PRAYER Primary 7 transition work

God, please help the primary sevens who are making the journey into S1. We pray that they will settle well into High School and make new friends. We hope that they will be the best that they can be and have a successful future at Secondary School. Amen

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.

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.

CLYDESDALE FOOD BANK  This weeks’ shopping list:- Cooking oil, tomato ketchup, tins cold meat, baked beans, peas, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes and dried rice.  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.

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


The churches and community in Carluke have raised an amazing £10,743.62 (provisional total).

A HUGE thank-you to everyone who contributed or helped in any way, you undoubtedly will make a difference to the lives of mums-to-be in Sierra Leone improving their chances of survival and that of their unborn baby.

Kirkton Church’s contribution to the total were:

Friday Café                              £950.48

Tesco Collections         £1,168.80

Shop collections               £48.13

Girl’s Brigade                  £200.00

Charity gift                        £50.00

Congregational giving through Gift Aid envelopes was an incredible £1,555.00 of which £1.220.00 was gift aided.

The total amount raised by you was £3,972.41 (without tax from gift aid).

Both Sheena and I are so proud to be part of this amazing congregation, that’s you, who give so generously of your time, talents and money to make a real difference to others. Thank you all so very much.

Sheena Stevenson and Dawn Cunningham

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 10 Romans 8.1-17 Tues 11 Romans 8.18-39
Wed 12 Romans 12.1-8 Thurs 13 Romans 12.9-21
Fri 14 1 Corinthians 12.1-11 Sat 15 1 Corinthians 12.12-31
Sun 16 2 Corinthians 3.1-18