INTIMATIONS 19/3/17

Church Service Intimations
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TEA AND COFFEE will be served in the Fraser Hall after the morning service. All welcome.

WE WELCOME REV. GRAHAM BLOUNT, Joint Presbytery Clerk of the Presbytery of Glasgow, who will conduct our worship this morning.

COPIES OF THE MINUTES OF THE KIRK SESSSION MEETINGS OF 7th February and 12th March are available in the Centenary chapel for those who have not received them by e-mail.

COPIES OF THE FEBRUARY PRESBYTERY REPORT are available in the Centenary Chapel for those who have not received it by email.

“A LEGACY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS ” – A PRESENTATION WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE CHURCH ON MONDAY 27TH MARCH AT 7.30PM, to which all members of the congregation are invited. If you would like to come but would require transport, please add your name, address and phone number to the sheet in the Centenary chapel or phone the church office (644 1841) leaving the same information. Thank you.

THERE WILL BE A SHORT MEETING after church on 19th March for those who would like to help out at the HOLIDAY CLUB. Alison Harvey (638 3679).

SCRIPTURE UNION BIBLE READING NOTES for the next quarter are available for those who ordered them in the Centenary Chapel today.

OUR MINISTER WILL BE ON ANNUAL LEAVE from 16th – 26th March inclusive. If you require a minister during this time please contact Rev Tom Nelson (585 7502). Please pass pastoral requests to our Session Clerk, Derek Christie (638 0044) or our Depute Session Clerk, Mr Peter Liddell (638 7870).

THE KIRK SESSION COFFEE MORNING will be held on Saturday 25th March this year; your continuing support will be appreciated. Tickets, price £2 (Children £1) are now available from Elders and Associates. Alan Veitch (639 8138).

VOLUNTEERS TO READ THE BIBLE LESSONS OVER THE NEXT 3 MONTHS would be much appreciated. A new list is available in the Centenary Chapel and if you would be willing to read the lesson please add your name and telephone number to the service of your choice. We are always looking for new volunteers, so even if you have never read the lesson before please consider adding your name to the list. You will be contacted on the Friday of the preceding week with the readings.

THINKING ALLOWED AT CAIRNS – Just a last reminder that the writer and broadcaster, Rev Julie Nicholson, will be giving the rescheduled Roy Paterson Memorial Lecture entitled ‘Crossing Places’ next Thursday 23rd March at 8pm at Cairns Church, Milngavie. Julie’s 24-year-old daughter was killed in the London bombings of July 7, 2005.  In her lecture, Mrs Nicholson will reflect candidly on challenges faced in relation to the language and rhetoric of faith and in dealing with concepts of peace, reconciliation and forgiveness. Tickets (£10) are available from the Cairns Church Office at 11 Buchanan Street, Milngavie, tel: 0141 956 4868 or by email to office@cairnschurch.org.uk .We look forward to seeing you there.

LODGING HOUSE MISSION EASTER APPEAL- 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 telephone (552 0285) , or you can use one of the envelopes in the Link Building and pass it to me if that suits you better. If possible, please Gift Aid your donation as this will increase your donation by 25%.Thank you. Alison Allan

LODGING HOUSE MISSION APPEAL FOR SUGAR The Lodging House Mission has asked for our help in replenishing depleted stocks of sugar. If you are able to donate sugar, this would be greatly appreciated. Please leave donations of sugar in the labelled blue tub which is in the Link Building. Sincere thanks for your support. Alison Allan (638 3916)

TEA/COFFEE ROTA: The rota is now available for 2017 in the Centenary Chapel. If your organisation is able to help, even if only for a couple of Sundays, please add your details opposite the date/s of your choice.

MAKARIS QUARTET CONCERT, 25TH MARCH – Unfortunately as a member of the saxophone quartet has broken his elbow, the Makaris Quartet concert at Giffnock South Parish Church has been cancelled, to be reorganised at a later date. Anyone who has already bought a ticket can get a refund from a member of the events team at Giffnock South. Richard Scholfield.

 

WHAT’S ON IN GREENBANK

MURDER MYSTERY NIGHTSFriday 24th and Saturday 25th March in the Church Halls – suspicions raised at 7.30pm – a light supper and wine will be included in the ticket price of £10. Tickets available from the tea/coffee staff after the service.

THE GUILD has its final meeting on Wednesday afternoon at 2.15pm when they will be entertained by the “Westertones”.

THE NEXT MEETING OF THE LUNCH CLUB will be on Friday 31st March, not 24th March as intimated in Good Neighbour.

FRIENDSHIP CAFÉ – Friday at 10am – Why not come along to the church halls for a cup of tea and a blether? Blair Miller (577 5449)

 

THE STAFF OF THE CLARKSTON COOP, who were sadly the victims of an armed robbery last week, would like to express their gratitude to the members of Greenbank for all their expressions of concern.

MICHAEL MCMILLAN & THE HOPE STREET BAND performing at Claremont Church, East Kilbride, G74 2AU on Friday 31st March at 7.30pm. The event is FREE and we promise you a wonderful evening of great worship, laughter and Michael’s powerful witness stories.

ANYONE WHO WISHES TO JOIN OR KNOW MORE ABOUT GREENBANK or knows someone who would appreciate a visit from the Minister in hospital or wishes to be prayed for, is invited to fill out one of the POSTCARDS placed on the pew boards. Completed postcards can be handed to welcome team members at the church door or posted through the letterbox at the entrance to the halls.

NB:  IN ORDER TO MAXIMISE THE LIFE SPAN OF OUR  DRAINS AND DRIVE WAY SURFACE,  VEHICULAR ACCESS TO THE CHURCH IS ONLY FOR THOSE WITH LIMITED MOBILITY AND THOSE DELIVERING ITEMS TO THE CHURCH AND HALLS. YOUR SUPPORT AND COMPLIANCE WITH THIS WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.

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