News


08
Nov 2016
Christian Aid Logo

The Clarkston and District Christian aid committee has been busy fundraising over the past session in a variety of events. The treasurer’s report summarises the results of the various activities as follows: Greenbank contributed £864 to the £3,724 raised in last year’s sponsored swim in October 2015. The total income from the Annual Art exhibition held in March 2016 was £11,432. Profit from the event was £4,274 after artists’ fees and expenses. Figures for the Annual Christian Aid week door to door collection in May 2016 show that Greenbank collectors gathered £3,776,......

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08
Nov 2016
Life and Work Church Of Scotland Magazine

As we approach another New Year could I encourage members of our congregation to subscribe to Life & Work magazine through annual subscription? Life & Work is an informative and interesting magazine full of news, letters and items of interest from home and abroad, some interesting, some thought provoking and some amusing. It is also a written record of all activity within the Ministry local and national. In recommending this magazine to our congregation I would welcome interested subscribers to contact me directly. N.B.     To all current subscribers and interested subscribers                                                                                   Life......

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06
Nov 2016

INTIMATIONS IT IS WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of one of our members, Mrs Catherine McKee formerly of 69 Stamperland Avenue, Clarkston. who died in Switzerland. It is intended that a funeral service will take place at Greenbank Church and Linn Crematorium later this month. Please remember Rina’s family and friends in your prayers. TEA AND COFFEE will be served in the Fraser Hall after the morning service. All welcome. WINTER FAIR – Saturday 12th November – donations for all stalls (including home baking and tea room) may be brought......

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31
Oct 2016
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To congregations about to receiving a candidate on placement 1 – Fergus Cook @ Greenbank The Training Task Group of the Ministries Council is delighted that you are going to provide a training placement for a candidate on placement. Most congregations find this a stimulating, enriching and enjoyable experience, but it also means change, especially if you are having a candidate for the first time. The Task Group thought it might be helpful to outline its hopes for the placement, and the thinking that underlies it. The background The placement is made......

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31
Oct 2016
Greenbank Church Guild

The National Guild theme for this year is “Be Bold Be Strong – Go in Joy” and it looks very much like Greenbank Guild will be able to do so! We are thrilled to welcome eight new members to our midst. It has given us the boost we needed and we do hope they will all enjoy their afternoons spent with us. However, we still have room for more. Visitors will always be made welcome. Guild Week runs from 13th to 20th November and the Guild will be taking part in the......

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30
Oct 2016

TEA AND COFFEE will be served in the Fraser Hall after the morning service. All welcome. THE SOCIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE will meet after the service this morning. NEXT SUNDAY, 6TH NOVEMBER, the Sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated at 10.30am and at 6.30pm with an All-Age Communion. There will also be a short Communion Service at 3.00pm on Sunday 13th November. After these services there will be a retiring offering on behalf of the Greenbank Missionary Fund. Our Preparatory Service will be held on Friday 4th November at 7.30pm. THE AGENDA......

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23
Oct 2016

TEA AND COFFEE will be served in the Fraser Hall after the morning service. All welcome. PETER HOWARD will be giving an organ recital in Kelvingrove Art Gallery on Saturday 29th October at 1pm (free entry). A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL who so generously sponsored my swim at Eastwood baths in aid of Christian Aid – I managed to raise £260 – an amazing amount. Jeanne Roddick THE STAGE SOUND EQUIPMENT in the Cowley Hall requires replacement/updating. We have been using a donated home hifi amplifier which, after many years’ service,......

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16
Oct 2016

TEA AND COFFEE will be served in the Fraser Hall after the morning service. All welcome. WE WELCOME RICHARD SCHOLFIELD who will be accompanying our worship on the organ this morning. IT IS WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of one of our members, Mrs Anne Smith, Mearns Kirk House, Newton Mearns and formerly of 36 Hillend Road, Clarkston. Mrs Smith’s funeral will take place on Tuesday 18th October at 2pm at Linn Crematorium. Please remember Mrs Smith’s family and friends in your prayers. TODAY WE WELCOME the friends and family......

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09
Oct 2016

IT IS WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of Mrs Ena Lawrie of 37 Strathaven Road, Eaglesham. Mrs Lawrie’s funeral will take place on Monday 10th October at 2pm at Linn Crematorium. Please remember Mrs Lawrie’s family and friends in your prayers. IT IS ALSO WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of one of our members, Mrs Annette Rutherford of 9 Greenholm Avenue, Clarkston. Mrs Rutherford’s funeral will take place on Tuesday 11th October at 11am at Greenbank and thereafter at 12noon at Linn Crematorium. Please remember Mrs Rutherford’s family......

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02
Oct 2016

TEA AND COFFEE will be served in the Fraser Hall after the morning service. All welcome. OUR HARVEST OFFERING TODAY IS FOR THE LODGING HOUSE MISSION please put your harvest envelope in the offering bag or in the plates situated at the front of the church and side doors. VOLUNTEERS WOULD BE APPRECIATED to help distribute harvest flowers. Please meet the flower committee at the front of the church after morning service. NOTICE FOR DISTRICT ELDERS – Communion invitations and the annual financial campaign envelopes for your district are now available for......

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