INTIMATIONS 26/2/17

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

THE FUNERAL OF MR STANLEY MCQUEEN, of 56 Hilltree Court, Giffnock will take place on Tuesday, 28th February at 10.45am at Linn Crematorium. Please remember Mr McQueen’s family and friends in your prayers.

THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE KIRK SESSION on Sunday 12th March in the church at 12noon to approve the Annual Accounts for the year ended 31st December 2016.

ON SHROVE TUESDAY, 28TH FEBRUARY our minister, in her capacity as one of the chaplains at Williamwood High School, is taking PANCAKES TO SCHOOL FOR THE PUPILS. Jeanne would much appreciate any donations of pancakes which can be brought to the manse before 11.45am on Tuesday.

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).

DISTRICT VISITORS are asked to collect their copies of Good Neighbour and Life & Work from the room off the transept today.

VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED AT AIDAN’S VIEW – One person is required to make tea and coffee for residents of Aidan’s View, Aidan’s Brae, Clarkston on a Wednesday morning from 10.30am (for half an hour) and it is hoped that a rota of volunteers can be set up for this purpose. If you can help please add your name and preferably your email address if you have one to the designated sheet in the Centenary Chapel.

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

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.

 

WHAT’S ON IN GREENBANK

MESSY CHURCH FRIDAY 3rd MARCH, 4PM – 6PM – To book a place or offer help, please phone/text Lorna Preece at 07970192541 or email: messygreenbank@gmail.com

NEXT SUNDAY, 5TH MARCH, THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION will be celebrated at 10.30am and again at 6.30pm with an All Age Communion. There will also be a short Communion Service at 3.00pm on Sunday 12th March for those who, for whatever reason, were unable to attend services on Communion Sunday. After these services there will be a retiring offering on behalf of Age Concern Eastwood. Our Preparatory Service will be held on Friday 3rd March at 7.30pm.

FAIRTRADE GOODS will be on sale in the halls after the service next Sunday, 5th March.

ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON at 2.15pm Denise Winton will be speaking to THE GUILD on “Scarves”; all welcome.

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 GREENBANK FILM SOCIETY meets again on Monday, 6th March at 7.30pm in the Session House. The film showing will be the acclaimed Oscar-winning comedy drama, “The Apartment”, starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine and directed by Billy Wilder. All welcome.

 

THE BREAKFAST LENTEN BOOK CLUB 2017 takes place in the church from 8.45am on 4th & 18th March and 1st & 15th April. If you would like to come, please add your name to the list in the Centenary Chapel and take a study book. This year’s study book is “Sharing Faith” published by Church of Scotland, Mission & Discipleship Council.

GREENBANK CHURCH IS HOLDING A SPRING CRAFT FAIR on Saturday 11th March from 2-4pm in the church halls. With over 30 stalls taken by local crafters and businesses it’s sure to be a busy afternoon. Come along and show them your support and find some unusual gift ideas. Tickets are on sale at £2 and include entry and tea/coffee or just pay at the door.

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.

.ALZHEIMER SCOTLAND –- MUSICAL MINDS SINGING GROUP WITH EDDIE – Come along to Clarkston House, 57 Stamperland Hill, G76 8AJ and join in our singing group as well as a cup of tea/coffee and scone for £2 and the chance to get together with other people with early stage dementia and their family members. The next meeting is on Tuesday 7th March, 10.30am to 12noon.

CHRISTIAN AID: The 37th annual Art Exhibition and sale takes place on March 11th at the Carmichael Hall at Eastwood Park Leisure Centre next to the swimming pool. This is the same venue as last year. Please note the date in your diaries/phones. Entry will be by catalogue, and further details will follow. Please watch for intimations and advertising posters. I hope that you will continue to support this popular annual event by coming along to view and to purchase some of the work on display; with a percentage of the sale price going to Christian Aid. The entry to the exhibition is £2.50 (£1 for children) and includes tea or coffee in the tea room.

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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