News


17
Jan 2021
Latest Service Recording

We are now putting together a recording for the telephone service each week and are pleased to publish this on the website for your enjoyment We have removed the music from the recording to try and ensure that it doesn’t infringe copyright. January 17th Service Recording...

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15
Dec 2020
Christmas Day Family Worship at Greenbank Church Clarkston

Christmas Services Please find to follow the details of our Christmas Worship. All services will be available on Zoom (Details here) and some of you will also have the opportunity to be in Church. You will need to register your interest through the booking form, but please register early as places are limited. 13th December   10.30am           Gift Service         In church and on zoom 20th December   10.30am          Family Nativity Service       In church and on zoom (with online Nativity) 24th December    11.50pm          Watchnight Reflection          Zoom only 25th December    10.30am          Christmas......

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01
Dec 2020
Ministers December Message 2020

Dear Friends, When the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between me and all living beings on earth. That is the sign of the promise which I am making to all living beings.” Genesis 9:16-17 In last year’s December Good Neighbour, I wrote about a Rainbow Tree that was going to be created during Advent in our link building.  The tree was made from bare branches that had fallen from larger trees in the manse garden.  Everyone was invited to hang a rainbow coloured......

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23
Oct 2020
SUNDOWN THURSDAYS

SUNDOWN THURSDAYS SUNDAY WORSHIP Zoom Services each Sunday @ 10.30am will continue alongside Sunday morning worship in the sanctuary. Help would be greatly appreciated to monitor and assess visual presentations before the start of each service. The link for Sunday Services is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/757322655 Meeting ID: 757 322 655 SUNDOWN THURSDAYS Zoom Services each Thursday @ 7pm will commence on 8th October The link for Sundown Thursdays is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85703523045 Meeting ID: 857 0352 3045 Participation and contributions from any member of the congregation would......

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01
Oct 2020
Ministers October Message

Dear Friends, At the beginning of the lockdown in March when we began Zoom services I thought they might be needed for a few weeks. Six months in, I now realise that the new life and worship we have discovered through our computer screens is going to be with us for some time to come. I think it is fair to say that for the foreseeable future church will continue to be very different to what it was in the past. At the time of writing, we are following Version 7 of......

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01
Sep 2020
Ministers September 2020 Message

Dear Friends, As you know the Kirk Session decided to reopen our church for worship again on 9th August and since that time it has been good to worship alongside some familiar faces in the sanctuary again. Worship is very different to what it used to be, as there is no singing of hymns and reciting the Lord’s Prayer aloud during the service. Despite this it is heart-warming to worship together and to have our organist, Peter, playing music for us whilst others are still joining us on the Zoom......

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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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