Kintore Parish Church

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Harvest Thanksgiving Service

Sunday 13th October 2019

The service will be led by Rev. Neil Meyer

The Order of Service is here .

Previous Orders of Service (for the last 12 weeks) can be found here.

Audio recordings from recent morning services can be found on the "Recent Events" page.

Prayer Stations


Few people would argue that politics in this country has become polarised in the last few years. In addition, the way people discuss political matters has, more recently, become increasingly personal and divisive. Consequently, in many communities groups of people are feeling isolated and vilified. The Session of Kintore Parish Church are particularly concerned about this situation and would like to help people consider ways of discussing politics more respectfully.

For some time now, Kintore Parish Church has been open between 9:30am and 4:00pm on Wednesdays and Sundays to provide a quiet space for anyone who wishes to spend time with God. From the end of May, there will also be four prayer stations set up in the church to help focus thoughts on respecting others, particularly those with differing opinions. Each station will have a different focus; Welcome, Unity and Diversity, Respect and Reconciliation with a variety of materials to stimulate thought aimed at helping diffuse bad feeling.

Kintore Parish Church extends a warm welcome to anyone who wishes to make use of these prayer stations, which may also be used for non-religious contemplation, there is no need to book and there is no charge.

Messy Church

Messy Church takes place on the 3rd Sunday of every month (except July and August, when we take a summer break). It usually runs from 3.30 to 5.30 pm and supper is provided. Children and families of all ages are welcome.

The programme for the year is here

Knitting for Nkhoma Hospital

Since the start of 2019, we have been able to send 7 banana boxes full of knitting, all lovingly produced by many willing hands in our community, to support the nursing staff working in Nkhoma hospital in Malawi. They send each new-born baby home with a knitted jumper and hat and give away around 150 sets of garments a month to their young patients on discharge so they need a good supply of clothes. There are approximately 50 garments per banana box so our knitters have been busy. We are truly blessed by having so many people who are so generous with their time and their talents.

Knitting patterns for jumpers, hats, dolls and teddies are available on the notice board in the Session Room in the church as well as on this site (below). Completed garments can be handed in to church or call 07974 938315, if you would like them collected. We would also be glad to receive any knitting wool surplus to your requirements to pass on to our keenest knitters.

The knitting patterns can be downloaded from these links:


If you are a visitor, thank you for worshipping with us.
Please complete a Contact Card and hand it to one of the ministers or an Office-Bearer.

If you are eligible (i.e. pay UK Income Tax) and don’t already gift aid your church offering, the Kirk Session would ask you to consider making use of the special envelopes for this purpose that are available at the end of the pews and in the entrance vestibule to the Church. Gift Aid increases the value of your offering by 25% at no extra cost to yourself. Please ensure that you complete the details on the envelope before placing it in the offering bag. Thank you.

The Church is open on Wednesdays between 9.30am and 4.00pm and on Sundays after the morning service until 4.00pm.

Don’t forget to check out our Forthcoming Events page for details of what’s coming up in the near future.

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Church Groups

Kintore Parish Church operates by Unitary Constitution. Following a strategic review in 2018, we now group our spiritual activities into "Mission", "Discipleship" and "Hospitality" themes. In addition, we have two temporal committees (Finance and Property). The Conveners of these groups are listed below:

Mission Cledwyn Hughes 01467 632099
Discipleship Gillian Douglas 07840 861153
Hospitality Neil Meyer 01467 632219
(interim convener)
Finance Vicki Graham 01467 632363
Property Paul Davies 07732 591102

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Offering and Welcome Duty

The following are on Offering Duty on 13th and 20th October:

Jean Bennett Cynthia Macgregor Donald Macgregor
Kate Smith Dianne Wernham

The following are on Welcome Duty on 13th and 20th October:

Jean Bennett Dianne Wernham
Terry Cruickshank Evelyn Cruickshank

If you are unable to take your turn, please arrange a substitute.

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After Church Gathering

After each morning service refreshments are served in the church hall to give worshippers the opportunity to chat and enjoy fellowship.

For a copy of the Tea and Coffee rota, click here

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Wednesday House Group

The Wednesday House Group meets at the home of Rusty and Ian Waldram, 12 Forest Road, Kintore at 7.30 pm every Wednesday.

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Friday Study Group

The Friday Study Group is currently on sabattical.

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Kintore Konnect

Kintore Konnect contains all sorts of information about activities in Kintore and includes a section on Kintore Parish Church.

The latest issue of Kintore Konnect is here

Click here for the previous issue.

World Mission

The World Mission page on the Church of Scotland website can be accessed via this link: World Mission

A copy of the latest edition of World Mission magazine is available here

Click here for the previous issue.

Christian Reading List

There is a library of Christian books and magazines in the cupboards near the pulpit in the church.

Click here for a list of the literature we have.

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Lost Property Box

This is a cardboard box kept on the side surface adjacent to the photocopying machine in the Session Room

The small items of lost property held therein are kept for a month.

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