Church


10
Jul 2020
Lodging House Mission Sponsored Cycle

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......

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15
Jun 2020
Greenbank Church Kirk Session

KIRK SESSION – WHAT DO THEY TALK ABOUT? The Kirk Session held a virtual on line Zoom meeting on 18th May with 55 members attending and they received updates on a range of issues. This meeting was possible because the General Assembly in 2018 had passed an Act permitting Church Courts and Committees to hold Virtual meetings online. Worship The Worship Coordinator commented that it was very encouraging to see so many people joining on Zoom for the Sunday Morning Services and the Wednesday Sundown Services.  Approximately 115 households join the 12noon......

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15
Jun 2020
Greenbank Church Legacy for future Generations

Those who tuned in for the Moderator’s Pentecost service will not have failed to be inspired by his call to ensure a positive future for the church and to trust in and depend upon God that we will find ways to do this. That service is available on the Church of Scotland website and those not on the internet can phone the church office for notes of the service. This echoed words from our own minister in her sermon the previous Sunday when she said, “Despite the circumstances of the last few......

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16
Apr 2020
Christian Aid Week 2020

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......

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05
Apr 2020
Maunday Thursday Worship

Planning to have a Maundy Thursday Service – at 6.55pm for a 7pm start with people invited to bring their own bread and wine for communion – details below   MAUNDY THURSDAY WORSHIP Time: Apr 9, 2020 06:55 PM London   Everyone can Join Meeting @  https://zoom.us/j/2155476371   Or by going to Zoom website and inserting this Meeting ID number: 215 547 6371 If you require help logging onto zoom, please see the video here...

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17
Mar 2020
Church Halls - Coronavirus Update

All organisations will no longer be meeting in the church hold until further notice. The only exception is Clarkston After School Services. All communications with the church regarding your groups and the church premises should we made through the church office at: greenbank.office@tiscali.co.uk Our church Officer John Meek should not be contacted. You can also contact the minister Jeanne at JRoddick@churchofscotland.org.uk or our Session Cleark Dirk Christie at dgc2@btInternet.com We understand this may be a disappointment to many of you but the safety of everyone is our primary concern. We will continue to......

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08
Mar 2020
Church Service Intimations

INTIMATIONS SHEET 8TH MARCH 2020 TEA AND COFFEE is served in the Fraser Hall after the service. All welcome. At 6pm tonight our series of Lenten studies will continue; “EXPLORING THE GOD QUESTION” takes place in the Fraser Hall. “Exploring the God Question” takes as objective an approach as possible to science, God and the search for truth and is suitable for all ages. OUR MINISTER, Jeanne, will be on annual leave from 11th to 18th March inclusive. During this time please pass pastoral requests in the first instance either to the......

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01
Mar 2020
Church Service Intimations

INTIMATIONS SHEET 1st MARCH 2020 TEA AND COFFEE is served in the Fraser Hall after the service. All welcome. THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION will be celebrated this morning. The retiring offering will be on behalf of Age Concern. At 6pm the first in our series of Lenten studies, “EXPLORING THE GOD QUESTION” takes place in the Fraser Hall. “Exploring the God Question” takes as objective an approach as possible to science, God and the search for truth and is suitable for all ages. We are hoping to hire a coach to......

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21
Feb 2020
Greenbank Church Legacy for future Generations

LEGACY UPDATE In the last legacy update in December I let you know that we had appointed a firm to market the north part of our site. That work is well underway, the purpose of which is to establish whether or not there is any commercial interest in developing the site and if there is, what the value of the site might be. We have also been working with organisations to establish what their needs might be in a renovated and extended church building in order to prepare a brief for an......

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16
Feb 2020
Church Service Intimations

INTIMATIONS SHEET 16TH FEBRUARY 2020 TEA AND COFFEE is served in the Fraser Hall after the service. All welcome. IT IS WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of Mr Gordon Pasley of 3 Victoria Crescent, Clarkston. Mr Pasley’s funeral took place on Thursday, 13th February at Linn Crematorium. Please remember Mr Pasley’s family and friends in your prayers. THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE KIRK SESSION in the church at 11.45am on Sunday 23rd February 2020. The only item currently on the agenda is the Approval of the Accounts for......

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Cancellation of Worship ServicesCorona Virus Response

Church of Scotland Task Group has asked in the strongest terms, that all gatherings for worship should cease until further notice, with effect from Wednesday 17th March 2020. This will obviously include the Easter services.

We will keep you updated with any further information as soon as we have it. 

In the meantime, may you all keep safe and well and know the loving presence of God with you during these times.