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Kirkgate Parish Church, Saltcoats, Scotland

Kirkgate Parish Church, Saltcoats, Scotland

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To help stay connected with our Kirkgate Church family and friends, we’ve set up a podcast which you can find on most standard podcast platforms including here on anchor.fm, Spotify and Apple Podcasts (search for Kirkgate Church). More information on our church is at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk.

We’ll be uploading our Weekly Services, and audiobook version of our church magazine - the Kirkgate Messenger and our Kirkgate: By Request programme.
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Weekly Service and Intimations - Sunday 20th June 2021
Sunday service from Kirkgate Parish Church, Saltcoats with Rev Nigel Chikanya   Reading: 2 Corinthians 6: 1-13   Sermon: Father’s Day - Paul’s hardships   Hymns: CH4 553: Just as I am We share our hearts before you, Father CH4 622: We sing a love (v1-4)
51:12
June 20, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - Sunday 13th June 2021
Please click below for the Sunday service from Kirkgate Parish Church, Saltcoats with Rev Nigel Chikanya, which this week incorporates the Sacrament of Holy Communion. Reading: 2 Corinthians 5: 6-17 Sermon: Living by faith Hymns: CH4 530: One more step along the world I go CH4 557: O love that wilt not let me go CH4 19: Ye gates (Psalm 24) CH4 519: Love divine, all loves excelling
49:29
June 13, 2021
Kirkgate: By Request - June 2021
Welcome to the June edition of our Kirkgate: By Request programme – an extended version featuring 90 minutes of favourite hymns and music. It is also available on our website at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk and our Twilio phone service – 01294 444201 and selecting Options 3, 4 or 5*. This is the last By Request programme for the time being whilst Stuart takes a well-earned break! *Please Note: This edition is split into 3 parts on the phone service, each lasting about 30 minutes, to make it easier to listen to.
01:32:08
June 6, 2021
Kirkagte Messenger Audiobook - June 2021
This is the audiobook version of the June edition of the Kirkgate Messenger - our monthly magazine. It is also available to download/listen to on our website at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk, on our Twilio phone service (01294 444201 / Option 3), and all good podcasting sites. The next edition won't be published until the start of September.
55:27
June 6, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - Sunday 6th June 2021
Sunday service and intimations for 6th June from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats, led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: Psalm 29: 1-11 and 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 Hymns: CH4 561 Blessed assurance , Jesus in mine! CH4 565 My life flows on in endless song CH4 555 Amazing Grace
50:02
June 6, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - Sunday 30th May 2021
Sunday service and intimations for 30th May from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats, led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: Psalm 29: 1-11 Sermon: Trinity Sunday Hymn CH4 111: Holy, Holy, Holy Hymn CH4 97: O God you search me and you know me Hymn CH4 512: To God be the glory
01:02:06
May 30, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - Sunday 23rd May 2021
Sunday service and intimations for 23rd May from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats, led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: John 15:26 - 16:15 Sermon: Spirit of truth This week's hymns are: CH4 590: Holy Spirit, Gift Bestower CH4 594: Come, Holy Spirit, Come CH4 489: Come down, O love divine
40:29
May 23, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - Sunday 16th May 2021
Sunday service and intimations for 16th May from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats, with the preaching by Mr Andrew Bruce. Reading: John 17: 6-19 This week's hymns are: CH4 438: The head that once was crowned with thorns CH4 174: God of great, and God of small CH4 502: Take my life, Lord, let it be
36:56
May 16, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - 9th May 2021
Sunday service and intimations for 9th May from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats, led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: John 15: 9-17 Sermon: Greater Love This week's hymns are: CH4 644: O Jesus I have promised CH4 115: Love is the touch of intangible joy CH4 547: What a friend we have in Jesus
43:52
May 9, 2021
Kirkgate Messenger Audiobook - May 2021
This is the audiobook version of the May edition of the Kirkgate Messenger - our monthly magazine. It is also available to download/listen to on our website at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk, on our Twilio phone service (01294 444201 / Option 3), and all good podcasting sites.
40:43
May 2, 2021
Kirkgate: By Request - May 2021
Welcome to the May edition of our Kirkgate: By Request programme – an hour of favourite hymns and music. It is also available on our website and Twilio phone service – 01294 444201 and selecting Option 2. We hope you enjoy listening to it. Requests, dedications or feedback for the next edition should be sent to requests@kirkgatechurch.org.uk by Sunday 30th May please. The next edition will be broadcast on Sunday 6th June 2021 at 7pm.
57:43
May 2, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - Sunday 2nd May 2021
Sunday service and intimations for 2nd May from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats, led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: John 15: 1-8 Sermon: The True Vine This week's hymns are: CH4 604: Holy Wisdom, Lamp of Learning CH4 556: I need thee every hour CH4 562: Through the love of God, our Saviour
46:05
May 2, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - Sunday 25th April 2021
Sunday service and intimations for 25th April from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats, led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: John 10: 11-18 Sermon: A Good Shepherd This week's hymns are: CH4 462: The King of love my shepherd is CH4 345: Halle, Halle, Hallelujah CH3 381: I will sing the wondrous story
44:42
April 25, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - Sunday 18th April 2021
Sunday service and intimations for 18th April from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats, led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: Luke 24: 36-49 Sermon: Peace be with you This week's hymns are: CH4 284: Hope is a candle CH4 426: All heaven declares CH4 461: How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
45:47
April 18, 2021
Sunday Service and Intimations - 11th April 2021
Sunday service and intimations for 11th April from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats, led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: John 20: 19-31 Sermon: Trusting Thomas This week's hymns are: CH4 409: Jesus is risen CH4 596: Breathe on me, breath of God CH4 443: He is Lord
44:21
April 11, 2021
Kirkgate Messenger Audiobook - April 2021
This is an audiobook version of the April edition of our Kirkgate Messenger magazine. It is also available to download/listen to on our website at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk, on our Twilio phone service (01294 444201 / Option 3), and all good podcasting sites.
45:05
April 8, 2021
Kirkgate: By Request - April 2021
Welcome to the April edition of our Kirkgate: By Request programme – an hour of favourite hymns and music. It is also available on our website and Twilio phone service – 01294 444201 and selecting Option 2. We hope you enjoy listening to it. Requests, dedications or feedback for the next edition should be sent to requests@kirkgatechurch.org.uk by Sunday 25th April please. The next edition will be broadcast on Sunday 2nd May 2021 at 7pm.
59:33
April 4, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations for Easter Sunday, 4th April 2021
Easter Sunday service from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats, led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: John 20: 11-31 Sermon: He is risen This week's hymns are: CH4 410: Jesus Christ is risen today CH4 194: This is the day CH4 419: Thine be the glory
51:49
April 4, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - Palm Sunday, 28th March 2021
This week's service from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats is led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: Matthew 21: 1-11 Sermon: Here comes your King... This week's hymns are: CH4 365: Ride on, ride on in majesty MP 167: give me oil in your lamp MP 790: You are the King of Glory
37:32
March 28, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - 21st March 2021
This week's service from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats incorporates an act of Holy Communion and you are invited to have some bread and wine/juice available to participate in the Communion service. This week, the opening prayer is read by Mary Stewart; the reading is by Eunice McInnes; the sermon is by Andrew Bruce; and the Communion and closing prayers are led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: Hebrews 5: 1-10 The hymns from CH4 are: 694: Brother, sister, let me serve you 459: Crown Him with many crowns 19: Ye gates, lift up your heads on high 557: O love, that wilt not let me go
44:22
March 21, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - Sunday 14th March 2021
This week's service from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats is led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Readings: John 3: 14-21 and Ephesians 2: 1-10 Sermon: Jesus and Nicodemus The hymns from CH4 are: 120: God we praise you MP 69: Change my heart O God 555: Amazing Grace
42:59
March 14, 2021
Kirkgate Messenger Audiobook - March 2021
The audiobook of the March edition of our Kirkgate Messenger magazine is now available to listen to by clicking the link below. It is also available to download/listen to on our website at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk, on our Twilio phone service (01294 444201 / Option 3), and all good podcasting sites.
49:47
March 8, 2021
Kirkgate: By Request - March 2021
Welcome to the March edition of our Kirkgate: By Request programme – an hour of favourite hymns and music. It is also available on our website and Twilio phone service – 01294 444201 and selecting Option 2*. We hope you enjoy listening to it. Requests, dedications or feedback for the next edition should be sent to requests@kirkgatechurch.org.uk by Sunday 28th March please. The next edition will be broadcast on Sunday 4th April 2021 at 7pm.
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March 7, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - Sunday 7th March 2021
This week's service from Kirkgate Church, Saltcoats is led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: John 2: 13-22 Sermon: Jesus gets mad The hymns from CH4 are: 200: Christ is made the sure foundation 192: All my hope on God is founded MP 760: When we walk with the Lord
44:38
March 7, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - 28th February 2021
This week's service is led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: Romans 4: 13-25 Sermon: Abraham's Faith The hymns from CH4 are: 43: O God, you are my God alone 549: How deep the Father's love for us 396: And can it be
48:13
February 28, 2021
Weekly Service and Intimations - 21st February 2021
This week's service is led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: Mark 1: 9-13 Sermon: Behold the Servant who cares The hymns from CH4 are: 21: Lord, teach me all your ways 172: Sing for God's glory 336: Christ is our light
39:52
February 21, 2021
Kirkgate Messenger - Feb 2021
We are now going to be producing an audiobook version of our church magazine, the Kirkgate Messenger, so that anyone who may have some visual impairments can sit back and listen to it. It will also be available as a download from our website each month at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk, as well as being available on our phone service, 01294 444201. This is the February 2021 edition of the Kirkgate Messenger.
56:54
February 18, 2021
Weekly Service - 14th February 2021
This week's service is led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: Mark 9: 2-9 Sermon: A glimpse of His glory The hymns from CH4 are: 132: Immortal, Invisible 448: Lord, the light of your love is shining (Shine, Jesus, Shine) 355: You, Lord, are both Lamb and Shepherd
41:18
February 14, 2021
Kirkgate: By Request - February 2021
Welcome to the February edition of our Kirkgate: By Request programme – an hour of favourite hymns and music. It is also available on our website and Twilio phone service – 01294 444201 and selecting Option 2*. We hope you enjoy listening to it. Requests, dedications or feedback for the next edition should be sent to requests@kirkgatechurch.org.uk by Sunday 28th February please. The next edition will be broadcast on Sunday 7th March 2021 at 7pm.
56:32
February 7, 2021
Weekly Service - 7th February 2021
This week's service is led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: Mark 1: 29-39 Sermon: Christ the compassionate one The hymns from CH4 are: 360: Jesus Christ is waiting 531: My Jesus, My Saviour 718: We cannot measure how you heal
43:51
February 7, 2021
Weekly Service - 31st January 2021
This week's service is led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: Mark 1: 21-28 Sermon: A reminder about the authority of Christ The hymns from CH4 are: 559: There is a redeemer 542: Lord speak to me 644: O Jesus I have promised
41:45
January 31, 2021
Weekly Service - 24th January 2021
This week's service is led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Reading: Nehemiah 9: 24-38 Sermon: An invitation to renew our commitment to God This week's hymns are: 202: Stand up and bless the Lord MP 133: Father I place into your hands 167: Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
41:39
January 24, 2021
Weekly Service & Intimations - 17th January 2021
This week's service is led by Rev Nigel Chikanya. Readings: Psalm 122 and Romans 11: 33-36 Sermon: Come and Praise God The hymns from CH4 are: 97: O God, you search me and you know me 507: Jesus I come 198: Let us build a house
45:12
January 17, 2021
Weekly Service - 10th January 2021
This week's service is being taken by Mr Andrew Bruce. Reading: Mark 1: 4-11 The hymns from CH4 are: 130: ye servants of god 334: On Jordan's banks 336: Christ is our light
33:23
January 10, 2021
Weekly Service - 3rd January 2021
This week's service is being taken by Mr Andrew Bruce. Reading: Jeremiah 31: 27-34 The hymns are: 103: Full your hearts with joy and gladness 555: Amazing Grace 236: March on, my soul, with strength
28:21
January 3, 2021
Weekly Service - 27th December 2020
There is no physical service being held in Kirkgate today, Sunday 27th December.  Instead, the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair has recorded a service that churches can use today. We hope you enjoy his preaching.
36:24
December 27, 2020
Weekly Service - 20th December 2020
4th Sunday in Advent Preacher: Rev Nigel Chikanya Opening Voluntary: Sans Day Carol - John Rutter Welcome and Call to Worship Hymn – CH4 314: Child in a manger Prayer and Lord’s Prayer Reading: Luke 1: 26-38 Hymn – CH4 286: Tell out my soul Sermon: Proclaiming Faith Prayer of Intercession CH4 301: Hark! the herald angels sing Benediction Closing Voluntary: Angels from the realms of glory - David Lasky
43:01
December 20, 2020
Kirkgate: By Request - December 2020
Welcome to the December edition of our Kirkgate: By Request podcast – an hour of favourite hymns and music, featuring many favourites for Advent and Christmas. It is also available on our Twilio phone service – 01294 444201 and selecting Option 2*. We hope you enjoy listening to it. The programme will be taking a well-deserved break in January. Requests, dedications or feedback for the next edition should be sent to requests@kirkgatechurch.org.uk by Sunday 31st January please. The next edition will be broadcast on Sunday 7th February 2021 at 7pm.
58:21
December 13, 2020
Weekly Service - 13th December 2020
3rd Sunday in Advent Preacher: Rev Nigel Chikanya Opening Voluntary: Mary's Lullaby – Christopher Tambling Welcome and Call to Worship Hymn – CH4 303: It came upon the midnight clear Prayer and Lord’s Prayer Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-24 Hymn – CH4 359: He came down that we may have love Sermon Prayer of Intercession CH4 313: See in yonder manger low Benediction Closing Voluntary: See amid the winter's snow – James Kasen
45:43
December 13, 2020
Weekly Service - 6th December 2020
2nd Sunday in Advent Preacher: Rev Nigel Chikanya Opening Voluntary: Noel Ecossais - Alexandre Guilmant Welcome and Call to Worship Hymn – CH4 291: When out of poverty Prayer and Lord’s Prayer Reading: Isaiah 40: 1-11 Hymn – CH4 476: Mine eyes have seen the glory Sermon Prayer of Intercession CH4 334: On Jordan's bank Benediction Closing Voluntary: Angels we have heard on high – James Kasen
42:15
December 6, 2020
Weekly Service - 29th November 2020
1st Sunday in Advent Preacher: Rev Nigel Chikanya Opening Voluntary: Iona - A Hebridean Carol by Edmund Walters Welcome and Call to Worship Hymn – CH4 273: O come, O come Emmanuel Prayer and Lord’s Prayer Reading: Mark 13: 24-37 Hymn – CH4 279: Make way, make way, for Christ the King Sermon Prayer of Intercession CH4 803: We will walk with God, my brothers Benediction Closing Voluntary: Weihnachten (IV) – Liszt
38:32
November 29, 2020
Weekly Service - 22nd November 2020
Preacher: Rev James McNay Welcome and Call to Worship Hymn – CH4 127 – O Worship the King Prayer and Lord’s Prayer Reading: Revelation 19: 5-10 Hymn – CH4 356 – Meekness and Majesty Sermon Prayer of Intercession CH4 449 – Rejoice! The Lord is King Benediction
44:51
November 22, 2020
Weekly Service - 15th November 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Reading: Ephesians 6: 10-20 Sermon entitled: Bravely taking our stand for Jesus
41:24
November 15, 2020
Kirkgate: By Request - November 2020
Welcome to the November edition of the Kirkgate: By Request podcast which this month features 60 minutes of hymns and music with a reflective feel for Remembrance. Contact requests@kirkgatechurch.org.uk by 6th December to send a request in for the next edition which will feature music for Christmas.
59:23
November 8, 2020
Weekly Service - 8th November 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Reading: Matthew 5: 38-48 Sermon entitled: No one wins
41:38
November 8, 2020
Weekly Service - 1st November 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Reading: Matthew 5: 1-12 Sermon entitled: Saints and Sinners
38:32
November 1, 2020
Weekly Service - 25th October 2020
Preacher: Mr Andrew Bruce. Reading: Matthew 22: 34-46
38:19
October 25, 2020
Weekly Service - 18th October 2020
Preacher: Mr Andrew Bruce. Reading: 1 Thessalonians 1: 2-10
29:21
October 18, 2020
Weekly Service - 11th October 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Reading: Matthew 22: 1-14 Sermon entitled: A ‘staycation’ for the Soul
48:34
October 11, 2020
Kirkgate: By Request - October 2020
Welcome to the October edition of the Kirkgate: By Request podcast which this month features 60 minutes of hymns and music for the Harvest season. Contact requests@kirkgatechurch.org.uk by 1st November to send a request in for the next edition which will have a Remembrance theme.
58:47
October 4, 2020
Weekly Service - 4th October 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Reading: Matthew 21: 28-46, and 22: 1-14 Sermon entitled: "Working with God in His vineyard."
40:50
October 3, 2020
Weekly Service - Sunday 27th September 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Reading: Hebrews 4: 1-16 Sermon entitled: "Soul rest in Jesus"
46:11
September 27, 2020
Weekly Service - 20th September 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Reading: Matthew 20: 1-16 Sermon entitled: "Attitudes, Status and Contentment."
38:17
September 20, 2020
Weekly Service - 13th September 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Reading: Philippians 2: 2-23 Sermon entitled: "The ways of encouragement in the faith"
40:28
September 13, 2020
Kirkgate: By Request - September 2020
Welcome to the new edition of our new Kirkgate: By Request podcast which is broadcast on the first Sunday of every month at 7pm. It features 60 minutes of requests and dedications by the congregation for their favourite hymns and music. Contact requests@kirkgatechurch.org.uk by 27th September to send a request in for the next edition.
58:50
September 6, 2020
Weekly Service - 6th September 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Reading: Luke 12: 35-48 Sermon entitled: "Prepared to be watchful."
38:14
September 5, 2020
Weekly Service - 30th August 2020
This week's service features our Sole Nominee, Rev Nigel Chikanya and is also available in video format on our website. Reading: John 17: 1-15 Sermon: The Church that Jesus prayed for
45:15
August 30, 2020
Weekly Service - 23rd August 2020
Preacher: Rev James McNay. Reading: 1 Corinthians 15: 1-8 Sermon: What is...
53:48
August 23, 2020
Weekly Service - 16th August 2020
Preacher: Rev James McNay. Reading: James 5: 13-20 Sermon: Concluding a look at the book of James.
49:54
August 16, 2020
Weekly Service - 9th August 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Reading: Matthew 14: 22-32 Sermon entitled: "Treading Water with Jesus"
39:44
August 9, 2020
Kirkgate: By Request - August 2020
Welcome to the second edition of our new Kirkgate: By Request podcast which is broadcast on the first Sunday of every month at 7pm.  It features 60 minutes of requests and dedications by the congregation for their favourite hymns and music. Contact requests@kirkgatechurch.org.uk by 30th August to send a request for the next edition.
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August 2, 2020
Weekly Service - 2nd August 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Reading: Matthew 14: 13-21 Sermon entitled: "Learning Multiplication with Jesus" More info at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk
34:30
August 2, 2020
Weekly Service - 26th July 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Sermon entitled: "Discord and Unity" More info at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk
38:04
July 26, 2020
Weekly Service - 19th July 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Sermon entitled: "God's Treasure Hunt" More info at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk
38:30
July 19, 2020
Weekly Service - 12th July 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Sermon entitled: "Broadcasting the life-giving seed" More info at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk
44:13
July 12, 2020
Kirkgate: By Request
Welcome to the first edition of our new Kirkgate: By Request podcast which will be broadcast on the first Sunday of every month at 7pm. It features requests and dedications by the congregation for their favourite hymns and music. Contact requests@kirkgatechurch.org.uk by 26th July to send a request for the next edition.
57:10
July 5, 2020
Weekly Service - 5th July 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Sermon entitled: "Rest - for a change". More info at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk
42:15
July 5, 2020
Weekly Service - 28th June 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray.  Sermon entitled: "Trusting God for the Ram".  More info at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk
40:57
July 1, 2020
Weekly Service - 21st June 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray.  Sermon based on Matthew 10: 24-39 - "Your eye is on the sparrow" More info at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk
40:24
July 1, 2020
Weekly Service - 14 June 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Sermon entitled: "You're having a laugh". More info at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk
38:10
July 1, 2020
Weekly Service - 7th June 2020
Preacher: Mr Brian Murray. Sermon entitled: "Great Jehovah, three in one". More info at www.kirkgatechurch.org.uk
38:15
July 1, 2020