Charitable News


27
Mar 2017
Lodging House Mission Logo

You are invited to support the LHM this Easter by making a cash donation. The LHM is sorry if it seems that it is always appealing for financial support, but the needs of the clients are great – the numbers attending daily are in excess of 100, and opening hours have been extended to include Saturdays. Saturday opening provides free food and fellowship unavailable elsewhere in our city on that day. You can donate via the website www.lhm-glasgow.org.uk , by post (Lodging House Mission, 35 East Campbell Street, Glasgow G1 5DT), by......

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20
Feb 2017
Christian Aid Logo

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK CELEBRATES ITS 60TH ANNIVERSARY THIS YEAR and several events are planned including a Jamboree event to be held on 25/2/17 from 1-5pm in Langside Parish Church. At this event you can hear about the breadth of the work of Christian Aid from the new head of team Sally Foster-Fulton, get ideas and resources, support each other, and take part in an ideas swap. If you would like more info about this event, speak to Mark Allan or look up the events link from the Christian Aid website....

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09
Feb 2017
SNAP Community Youth Club Logo

We are looking to recruit two Communtiy Youth Workers to work at SNAP aSaturday night community youth club with the aim of alleviating social isolation and loneliness amongst young people in the local community. The club will provide a fun, safe, supportive, inclusive and comfortable environment for young people aged Primary 7 to Secondary 3 and give them the opportunity to create friendships with their peers, leaders and adult volunteers. Details of the vacancies can be found here....

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30
Jan 2017
Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire

VOLUNTARY ACTION EAST RENFREWSHIRE would like people in our area to complete a questionnaire for them. The questionnaire is for all ages, is short and anonymous and can be collected from the church door, church office or from weekly organisations. Once completed, please place in the box provided in the hall of friendship. Thanks for your help.  Hilary Carswell http://www.va-er.org.uk/  ...

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06
Jan 2017
Vocations Volunteering with the Church of Scotland

‘VOLUNTEERING VOCATIONS’, A GAP YEAR SCHEME FOR YOUNG ADULTS AGED 18 – 25, has been running since 2015, and has proved a positive and inspiring experience for volunteers and their placement congregations alike. The Ministries Council of the Church of Scotland is hoping to continue the programme with a new group of volunteers in 2017–18. The programme offers a fantastic opportunity for young people to gain experience of the different types of work within a parish or project in a supported environment, whilst exploring any potential call to serve the Church in......

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08
Nov 2016
Lodging House Mission Logo

Harvest Sincere thanks to all members of the congregation and Sunday Club departments for the donations of cash and food given at our Harvest Thanksgiving Service. Our food donations filled one car completely, and a large floral arrangement was also much appreciated. A letter of thanks has been received. Thanks are also due to the staff and children of Hazeldene Family Centre, Newton Mearns, who responded to the Harvest appeal with a further car load of food and a cash donation. The help of John Meek (and his car!) was much appreciated......

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08
Nov 2016
Christian Aid Logo

The Clarkston and District Christian aid committee has been busy fundraising over the past session in a variety of events. The treasurer’s report summarises the results of the various activities as follows: Greenbank contributed £864 to the £3,724 raised in last year’s sponsored swim in October 2015. The total income from the Annual Art exhibition held in March 2016 was £11,432. Profit from the event was £4,274 after artists’ fees and expenses. Figures for the Annual Christian Aid week door to door collection in May 2016 show that Greenbank collectors gathered £3,776,......

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15
Sep 2016
Greenbank Church Clarkston Winter Fair

Now that the summer holidays are over, it is time once again to think about winter activities and in particular the highly popular and successful Fair known this year as the Winter Fair which this year is on Saturday, 12th November from 10.00am – 1.00pm. Cost £2.00 per adult and £1.00 per child (school age and over) It is planned to have the usual very successful stalls. We would appreciate donations from members of organisations and the congregation for any of the stalls listed below: Home Baking (on the day or left......

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10
Sep 2016
Harvest Sunday Appeal

All members of the congregation are invited to donate non-perishable food items to the LHM at our Harvest service on Sunday 2nd October. Items from the following list would be much appreciated:- Cereal (Corn flakes, Crunchy Nut Cornflakes, Weetabix, Rice Krispies, Sugar Puffs, Frosties, Coco Pops, Porridge), Tinned Soup (Chicken, Tomato, Lentil, Scotch Broth, Vegetable, Minestrone), Tinned Meat / Fish (Tuna, Ham, Corned Beef, Meatballs, Hotdogs, Stew, Haggis), Tinned Pasta (Ravioli, Macaroni), Tinned Vegetables (Tomatoes, Carrots, Peas, Sweet Corn, Mixed Vegetables, Baked Beans, Potatoes, Pasta Sauce, Curry Sauce), Tinned Fruit (Peaches, Pears, Pineapple,......

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