Easter Day INTIMATIONS 27/3/16
THIS MORNING WE WELCOME AS NEW MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH by profession of faith, Neil Martin McGeoch and Kirsty McKay.
DISTRICT VISITORS are asked to collect their copies of Good Neighbour and Life & Work from the room off the transept.
ARTICLES FOR THE MAY EDITION OF GOOD NEIGHBOUR should be received at the Church Office by Tuesday 5th April if at all possible (after 5th April the secretary will be on holiday). Please send any later articles to Alison Harvey (email@example.com) or Jill Liddell (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please note that the deadline for the May magazine is Sunday 10th April.
MINUTES OF THE PRESBYTERY MEETINGS HELD ON 9TH FEBRUARY & 8TH MARCH are now available in the Centenary chapel for those members of the Kirk Session who have not received them by e-mail.
KIRK SESSION MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF 7TH MARCH 2016 are also available in the Centenary Chapel for those members of the Kirk Session who do not receive them by e-mail.
VOLUNTEERS TO READ THE BIBLE LESSONS OVER THE NEXT 3 MONTHS would be much appreciated. Please add your name and telephone number to the list in the Centenary Chapel at the service of your choice. You will be contacted on the Friday of the preceding week with the readings. Thank you.
A MEMBER OF THE CHURCH, FRASER SIMPSON, is developing a new website and has the following request: The website is short of photographs, in particular pictures of the congregation taking part in church events and clubs. I would also like to feature some pictures of weddings and christenings at the church. If you have any pictures we could use, please email them directly to Fraser at email@example.com and give him the details of what the event is. Many thanks.
SCRIPTURE UNION BIBLE READING NOTES for the next quarter are available for those who ordered them in the Centenary Chapel today.
PLASTIC MILK CARTONS ARE NEEDED FOR THE HOLIDAY CLUB (4 pint/2 litre). Please leave in the bag provided in the Hall of Friendship.
NEW DISTRICT VISITORS ARE REQUIRED FOR DISTRICT 36 (BROOM/WHITECRAIGS). If you can help please contact Margot or Gordon Blyth (638 7646).
FAT PINS (7mm & 8mm) and double knitting wool required for the shawl ministry – if you can help please put in box outside the church office.
TEA/COFFEE ROTA VOLUNTEERS STILL REQUIRED: The rota is now available for 2016 in the Centenary Chapel. If your organisation is able to help, even if only for a couple of Sundays, please add your details opposite the date/s of your choice.
WORSHIP AT OUR LOCAL CARE HOMES: Greenbank is one of a group of local churches who are on a rota for taking worship on Sunday afternoons at Bonnyton, Eastwoodhill, Mearnskirk and Williamwood care homes. The services last for half an hour and mainly involve singing some of the old favourite hymns and choruses. Each team is only required every two to three months so it would not be a heavy commitment. If you are interested in becoming involved with this worship, please contact Elizabeth Wishart (644 4471) or Jane Livingston (586 6272).
SAINSBURY’S ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHERS are being collected by John Meek for B.B. equipment. There is a designated box in the Hall of Friendship.
WHAT’S ON IN GREENBANK
COME TO THE LUNCH CLUB in the Fraser Hall on Friday 1st April, 12.00noon-2pm in the church halls. Anyone requiring transport please contact Jan on 639 0373 or Maureen on 639 5114.
THE EASTER HOLIDAY CLUB is running this year in our church halls from Monday the 11th till Friday 15th April, 10am-12noon. All primary school age children are welcome and can register by emailing the church office on firstname.lastname@example.org
Helpers are still needed for the Club. If you’d like to join us, even for just one morning, we’d be delighted to have you. Please contact Alison Harvey 07742282870 or email email@example.com
SATURDAY MORNING BOOK CLUB: During Lent a number of people came to the Lenten Book Club on Saturday mornings and we managed to read to the end of the book of Numbers. The conversations were informal, informative and enjoyable and those who took part decided that they would like the Book Club to continue. The Saturday Morning Book Club will therefore continue once a month. The dates set for each meeting in 2016 are 30th April, 28th May, and 25th June, with a break for holidays continuing on 17th September, 29th October, and 26th November. The Book Club will meet at 9am for one hour with breakfast refreshments being served from 8.45am. Beginning with Deuteronomy we will be reading from the OLD TESTAMENT COVENANT HISTORY – a fresh presentation of the Old Testament historical books. If you would like a copy of the book we are reading please contact the Church office so one can be ordered for you. I look forward to seeing you there. – Jeanne.
LODGING HOUSE MISSION EASTER APPEAL: Please support the LHM this Easter by making a cash donation. The LHM regrets if it seems that they are repeatedly asking for money, but the reality of their work is that they can only continue to offer food and shelter to Glasgow’s homeless and hungry through the kindness and generosity of churches like ours. This Easter, their numbers are likely to be significantly higher, given that the LHM has been hosting the Winter Night Shelter. Donations can be made by post (Lodging House Mission, 35 East Campbell Street, Glasgow G1 5DT ), telephone ( 0141 552 0285 ), online via their website www.lhm-glasgow.org.uk, or you can see me for a donation envelope. Thank you for your continued support. Alison Allan
CALEDONIAN FIDDLE ORCHESTRA: This well -known orchestra is giving a concert, on behalf of the Glasgow Stedfast Association,on Thursday, 28th April in Clincarthill Parish Church at 7.30pm. Tickets,£5 each, can be obtained from Bill Robertson(585-0008) or just turn up at the door and pay then. The proceeds from the concert are going to Glasgow Battalion of the Boys’ Brigade in order for money to be given to companies or for special projects, to be used at the Battalion’s discretion.
BRIDGE DRIVE – Do you enjoy a game of bridge? Book a table for £28 (or more than one if you can) to play at Park Church on Tuesday 19th April 2016 at 1pm for 1.30pm. Tickets available from Cathie Robertson 0141 638 2502 or Isobel Dew 0141 638 4720.
“MUSICAL CLASSICS” at Giffnock South Parish Church Sunday 24th April 2.30pm-4pm, featuring Christian Scheeberger & Davidona Pittock, soloists from the Conservatoire, with Alan Gillan & Martin Bennie on the organ. Tickets £5 include Tea/Coffee.
ANYONE WHO WISHES TO JOIN OR KNOW MORE ABOUT GREENBANK; or knows someone who would appreciate a visit from the Minister in hospital or wishes to be prayed for, is invited to fill out one of the POSTCARDS placed on the pew boards. Completed postcards can be handed to welcome team members at the church door or posted through the letterbox at the entrance to the halls any time during the week.
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