INTIMATIONS 23/4/17

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

TODAY WE WELCOME the friends and family of Dale and Scott and their son, Joshua James Wilson. Joshua will be baptised this morning. We pray that as he seeks to follow Jesus, Joshua will know His love and presence in his life.

COPIES OF THE MINUTES OF THE KIRK SESSSION MEETINGS OF 3rd April are available in the Centenary chapel for those who have not received them by e-mail.

THE NEXT MESSY CHURCH will take place on Friday, 28th April at the usual time of 4pm-6pm in the church halls.

GREENBANK’S ANNUAL SONGS OF PRAISE SERVICE led by the choir takes place next Sunday, 30TH APRIL at 10.30am.

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK this year is from 14th-20th May. Volunteers are needed to fulfil our target of visiting every home within the parish to carry out door to door collections. If you would like to be a collector, please come to the front of the church or Fraser Hall following the service on 14th May where you will receive an envelope containing all you will need to collect within your allocated district. Donations should be returned to the church on Friday 19th May between 7pm and 9pm, or on Tuesday 23rd May between 7pm and 8pm. Volunteers are also required to count the donations on these evenings. Please consider supporting Christian Aid either by collecting or by helping with the count. There will be a ‘Big Brekkie’ event following the morning service on 14/5/17 when you will be able to enjoy a bacon roll and pancakes with your tea or coffee. A donation to Christian Aid would be greatly appreciated. This was a great success last year and we hope you enjoy it once again. Your support during Christian Aid week will be invaluable and will make a difference to those in greatest need throughout the world. Mark Allan 638 3916.

CHURCH CAR TRANSPORT – This service needs another driver asap. – a car with 4 doors is preferable. Offers of help should be made to Bill Robertson whose phone number is 585 0008.

IT IS PROPOSED TO HAVE THE ANNUAL BOWLS TOURNAMENT on Saturday, 10th June at 2pm at Giffnock Bowling Club. As usual, it will be a mixed triples game. Entry is £5 and anyone, veteran or beginner, is welcome to play. Entries should be notified to Bill Robertson on 585 0008 or Sadie Gould on 571 8808 by the end of May.

THE FINAL MEETING OF THE SEASON OF THE GREENBANK FILM SOCIETY will be held on Monday 24th April at 7.30pm in The Session House. We will be showing the ground-breaking film, “Citizen Kane”, regarded by many critics as the greatest film ever. Directed by and starring Orson Welles and supported by Joseph Cotton, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins and many more, we have kept the best for last. Why not come along and tell us if you agree. Jim Guy

THE LUNCH CLUB meets on Friday 28th April from 12noon. We are a friendly bunch, very keen to fill you up with soup, filled rolls, tea, coffee and a biscuit or two.  We were very pleased to welcome some new faces recently, but there is room for you too, so please come and join us!  If you would like more information, a lift to the church premises, or you feel you have the time and energy to join the catering team, please get in touch with either Jan on 258 4959 or Maureen on 639 5114.  We look forward to seeing you on 28th!

WOULD YOU LIKE TO SWING THROUGH SPRING? Williamwood Church is holding a swing band concert on the 26th April at 7.30pm by “Sounds of Jazz”, a very popular Glasgow group. If you would like tickets phone Jerry on 0141 571 9063. Alternatively, you can pay at the door on the night. Tickets, priced at £10.00 will include refreshments during the interval.

THE GLASGOW STEDFAST ASSOCIATION is sponsoring a concert by the Salvation Army’s Govan Songsters on Thursday 27th April at 7.30pm in Clincarth Parish Church which is at the corner of Cathcart Road and Battlefield Road. Tickets are £5 and can be obtained from Bill Robertson (phone number 585 0008) or can be paid for at the door of the church on the night of the concert. As always, ,this is a fundraising concert  for projects ,small and large, which are in need of money and which are being  run by the Glasgow Battalion of the Boys’ Brigade. The Govan Songsters have a first class reputation for their concerts throughout Glasgow and neighbouring area. Please give them your support.

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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