The annual congregational meeting will be held by Zoom on Thursday 1st October 2020 at  2 pm instead of the prayer-meeting to receive the reports from the Treasurer and others and to consider the congregational accounts for Ayr for the year 2019.


Please find below the link to the latest issue of The Record. Due to the current coronavirus situation causing disruptions with distributing the magazines, this month’s issue has been made publicly available for free online, like previous months.


Thank you for your support and we hope you are keeping well.

If anyone would like the details of how to join in our Zoom services contact:

There are useful links to streamed services on the Free Church website:

this link takes you to Glasgow and Argyll, but on the menu bar you will see other areas.

Don't forget - we have a good library of sermons on this site!

The Convention has been postponed until the situation becomes clearer. 

Ayr & Kilwinning Free Church – SC038132

Weekly Offerings

Dear All

You should all know by now that all Church services and meetings have been cancelled for the foreseeable future. However, this does not mean that everything stops; the buildings need to be kept heated, insured and maintained which results in bills having to be paid. I am also waiting to hear from the Free Church offices about what is going to happen regarding the monthly remittances (this is the money we have to send to Edinburgh to cover Ministerial and administration costs even when the Church has no Minister). With this in mind it would be extremely helpful if you could continue to fill your weekly offering envelopes or better still if some of you could set up standing orders/transfer so that you can pay your offerings from your bank account directly into the Church’s one; this would cut down visits to the bank.

Unfortunately, there is no letter box at the Church to enable you to “post” your envelopes once they are filled. We can arrange some way of collecting them from you after the 3-week lockdown. With regards to standing orders/bank transfers these are easy to set up either weekly or monthly and can be cancelled at any time. I can give you the Church’s Bank Account details to enable you to set up a standing order or bank transfer; just email me.

I know that many of us will be affected financially due to the Coronavirus but every little bit helps: -

"Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts. But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a fraction of a penny. Calling his disciples to him, Jesus said, "I tell you the truth, this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others. They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything—all she had to live on."  Mark 12:41-44  

If you would like to have your weekly envelopes collected or picked up at a suitable place just send me an email –

Please do not hesitate to contact me by email or by phone (01292 441853) if you want to discuss things.

Hope everyone is keeping well.

God Bless


Ayr Free Church Treasurer

Subject: Govanhill Free Church - prayer meetings until 6th May 2020

Dear Friends


Wednesday night is prayer meeting night at Govanhill Free Church.

You can now access the prayer meeting via ZOOM.


It starts at 7.30pm. However, you should receive the following invitation each week in good time for the start of the meeting.

If the link doesn't take you straight to the meeting, then enter the Meeting ID (see below) when prompted.


Landline Telephone Users

If you are trying to connect via a landline telephone -

  • dial one of the numbers given in the invitation (best to use the 0131 number)

  • enter the meeting ID when asked and then press the # key




Kenneth Boyd is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Govanhill Free Church prayer meetings
Time: Mar 25, 2020 07:30 PM London
        Every week on Wed, until May 6, 2020, 7 occurrence(s)
        Mar 25, 2020 07:30 PM
        Apr 1, 2020 07:30 PM
        Apr 8, 2020 07:30 PM
        Apr 15, 2020 07:30 PM
        Apr 22, 2020 07:30 PM
        Apr 29, 2020 07:30 PM
        May 6, 2020 07:30 PM
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Meeting ID: 219 465 142

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Ayr & Kilwinning Free Church of Scotland
 John Street, Ayr, South Ayrshire, KA8 0BX

Tel: 01292 264121

Scottish Charity No. SC038132

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