Greenbank Church is encouraging members of the congregation and community to seek sponsorship for individual activities of their choice during the months of July or August to raise funds for the Lodging House Mission. All activities should follow the current Scottish Government guidelines on social distancing etc. So get your thinking caps on and see what you can do to raise funds for LHM. You might want to walk, cycle, hula hoop, be quiet, etc. There will be a prize for the most innovative fundraising idea! A giving page has been set......
Dear Reader, Christian Aid Week, which runs from 10th-16th May. With 2020 presenting more challenges than ever and with Social Distancing looking like it will continue for the foreseeable future. We are hoping that Greenbank can continue to support Christian Aid Week with the same spirit and gusto as we always do. To that end, Mark Allan has set up a Just Giving page. This will be available from now until the end of June in the hope that as many people as possible will have the opportunity to contribute to this year’s......
THE ANNUAL SPONSORED SWIM FOR CHRISTIAN AID Saturday 5th October at Eastwood swimming pool from 6-7.30pm. Sponsor forms available from Mark Allan and Ron Livingston or from the table in the Hall of Friendship. Children under the age of 8 are welcome but must be accompanied by a competent adult swimmer. Entry free for participants & tea, coffee, juice & biscuits/crisps are available after event....
You are invited to our Big Brekkie. Sunday 12th May after the 10.30am service. To highlight the beginning of Christian Aid Week and raise funds pancakes and bacon rolls will be provided after the morning service next Sunday. Please come, enjoy and donate generously!...
CHURCH HOUSE At our Gift service in December, we were treated to an inspirational speech by Angela from Church House (one of the recipients of our gifts) telling us about Church House and the work it does. If you were unlucky to miss it, please turn the page for a brief résumé about their work. CHURCH HOUSE, BRIDGETON Church House, Bridgeton was set up in 1942 in the former London Road East Church in Boden Street by the local parish minister in response to the poverty and deprivation in the area and......
The Church has sent £1,000 to the Disasters Emergency Committee in respect of the Indonesia Tsunami Appeal. The money has come from the Church’s Crisis Fund, which was set up to enable Greenbank to respond quickly to crises around the world. It is funded from donations the congregation makes for the tea and coffee served after the weekly Sunday services as well as receipts from the annual Kirk Session Coffee morning....
CHRISTIAN AID WEEK is 13TH – 19TH MAY Volunteers are urgently 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 contact me or see me in the Fraser Hall following the service on 13th May where you will receive an envelope containing all you will need to collect within your allocated street. Last year, unfortunately, we were unable to collect from many of the 87 streets in our district due to a shortage......
LODGING HOUSE MISSION Sunday Opening Following the success of the 2016 project to commence Saturday opening, LHM decided to open on Sundays for the duration of the Glasgow Winter Night Shelter (1st December 2017 until 31st March 2018). The LHM is delighted to tell us that the Board has made a decision to open permanently on Sundays. LHM’s opening hours are now 8am – 3pm, 364 days every year (closed only on New Year’s Day). This is a major step forward in their aim to provide food, warmth, security and a host......