Charitable News


05
Dec 2017
Greenbank Church Taking part in Sleep in the Park

Greenbank congregation taking part in Sleep in the Park We now have a team of four people taking part – our minister, Jeanne, along with Annrose Bisset, Hilary Carswell, and Alison Allan. They will sleep out in Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, overnight on Saturday, 9th December, with 9,000 others. Anyone who wants to join them should speak to Jeanne  JRoddick@churchofscotland.org.uk or Alison Allan email: alison.allan@ntlworld.com. Sponsorship of those taking part would be much appreciated. This can be done after the morning service during tea/coffee. All money raised will be invested in a......

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07
Oct 2017
Cancer Charity Coffee Afternoon

CANCER RESEARCH COFFEE AFTERNOON ON SATURDAY, 21ST OCTOBER, 2PM -4PM IN GREENBANK CHURCH HALLS. Various stalls, raffle, silent auction, bric a brac, home baking. Cream tea (£4) Juice and tray bake for children (£2). Proceeds to breast Cancer UK....

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26
Sep 2017
CREATING A DEMENTIA FRIENDLY COMMUNITY in Clarkston East Renfrewshire

Please come and support our FREE EVENT 10am-10.15am Welcome & Briefing 10.15am-11.15am Workshops (Aiding Communication / Creativity & the Arts) 11.30am-12.30pm Workshops (Aiding Communication / Creativity & the Arts) 12.45pm-1.30pm Ask the Experts (Panel-led discussion) 1.45pm-2.45pm Keynote Address (Andy Lowndes, co-founder with Sally Magnusson of ‘Playlist for Life’) 2.45pm-3pm Vote of Thanks...

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16
Sep 2017
Christian Aid Sponsored Swim

The annual sponsored swim will take place on Saturday 7th October at Eastwood swimming pool. Sponsor forms are available from the Hall of friendship, and from Mark Allan and Ron Livingston. Please lend your support to this fun event by taking part or by sponsoring one or more of our participants. Thank you once again in anticipation of your support for Christian Aid....

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10
Apr 2017
Flowering of the Easter Corss at Greenbank Church Clarkston

On Easter Sunday, everyone is invited to take part in the “Flowering of the Easter Cross “, and ancient and meaningful tradition. As you prepare for Easter Sunday worship, please bring fresh flowers with you to cover the large cross in the Sanctuary. In this way we will symbolically transform the cross as a symbol of death, darkness, pain and hopelessness into something beautiful, new and alive in celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ....

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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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