News


21
Nov 2016
Posting Greenbank Christmas Cards

Christmas can’t come too early.   At least when it comes to delivering this year’s leaflets inviting the community to our Christmas services round the houses in the Parish. Bundles of leaflets with a label indicating the street and house numbers to be covered are at the front of the Centenary Chapel. We would be very grateful for your help in extending our invitation to share Christmas with us and for participating in one of our major outreach activities of the year....

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20
Nov 2016

TEA AND COFFEE will be served in the Fraser Hall after the morning service. All welcome. OUR MINISTER WILL BE ON ANNUAL LEAVE from 14th– 25th November. Please pass pastoral requests during this time to our Session Clerk, Mr Derek Christie (638 0044) or our Deputy Session Clerk, Mr Peter Liddell (638 7870). FORMATION OF WORSHIP GROUP – If you are interested there will be a meeting after the service TODAY upstairs in Room A – please come along to find out more without commitment. The concept of the group is to......

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08
Nov 2016
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Harvest Sincere thanks to all members of the congregation and Sunday Club departments for the donations of cash and food given at our Harvest Thanksgiving Service. Our food donations filled one car completely, and a large floral arrangement was also much appreciated. A letter of thanks has been received. Thanks are also due to the staff and children of Hazeldene Family Centre, Newton Mearns, who responded to the Harvest appeal with a further car load of food and a cash donation. The help of John Meek (and his car!) was much appreciated......

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08
Nov 2016
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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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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.