INTIMATIONS 1/4/18

Church Service Intimations
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TEA AND COFFEE will be served in the Fraser Hall after the morning service. All welcome.

TODAY WE WELCOME the friends and family of Elizabeth and James and their son, Alexander John George Wilson. Alexander will be baptised this morning. We pray that as Alexander seeks to follow Jesus, he will know His love and presence in his life.

THE AGENDA AND REPORTS FOR THE KIRK SESSION MEETING OF 9 APRIL are available in the Centenary Chapel for those members of the Kirk Session who do not receive them by email.

DISTRICT VISITORS who have not already done so are asked to collect their copies of Good Neighbour and Life & Work from the room off the transept.

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.

THE CHURCH OFFICE will be closed next week, reopening on Monday 9th April at 9.15am.

HOLIDAY CLUB: If anyone has any fairly heavy cardboard (old boxes etc.) that they don’t need, we would love to take it off your hands. We also need cardboard tubes (from kitchen roll etc.) Please leave your card and rolls in the labelled box in the Hall of Friendship. Thanks for your help as always. Gillian Foy (638-6245)

COULD YOU VOLUNTEER TO HELP AT THE SNAP YOUTH GROUP ON ONE SATURDAY NIGHT? If you can help on any of these dates please contact the church office or email snap@greenbankglasgow.org.uk

LESLEY BURGESS is  participating in an fundraising event at Bellahouston Park on 6th May called the Bubble Rush, in aid of ACCORD Hospice in Paisley and would appreciate sponsorship.  She will be in the Fraser Hall after the morning service if you wish to sponsor her or alternatively you can give on Lesley’s justgiving page at www.justgiving.co.uk.   Last year she succeeded in raising £569 for the Hospice and hopes to do at least as well this year.

HELP REQUIRED, PLEASE – We have a large quantity of greetings cards which require sorting into categories prior to the Craft and Card Sale. Cards will be sorted in the Cowley Hall after church on Sunday, 8th April and volunteers are required, please, to do this. The sorted cards will be sold to raise funds for the Lodging House Mission. If you could help with this please let me know, I would be extremely grateful. Alison Allan (638 3916) email alison.allan@ntlworld.com

LODGING HOUSE MISSION Our Annual General Meeting is next Wednesday, 4th April 2018 in LHM at 7pm.
We do some formal stuff, then tell you a bit more of what we’ve been doing throughout the year and our plans for 2018. Although only members can vote, everyone is welcome. Tea/coffee at the end? Of course. We may even have some sandwiches left over from last year. Contact Alison Allan if you wish to attend and require transport on 638 3916.

SUNDAY MORNING TEA ROTA IS 2018 in the Centenary Chapel. If your organisation can offer its services for a few Sundays please add your details opposite the date/s of your choice. There are still plenty of dates to choose from!

A VOLUNTEER IS REQUIRED TO HELP AT COSY CAFÉ – Your time commitment would be one Friday afternoon roughly every 6 weeks from 2.45pm till 4pm. A minimum of 2 adult volunteers will be helping each week as well as young volunteers. You would be required to make hot chocolate and toast for the young people and interact with them.

If you think this is something you can help with, please contact the church office on 644 1841 or at greenbank.office@tiscali.co.uk as soon as possible. (Please leave a message if the office is closed)

 

WHAT’S ON IN GREENBANK

A PRAYERS FOR HEALING SERVICE will take place in the CHURCH at 6.30pm next Sunday – all welcome. Prayer requests can be written on the pew cards and inserted in the Prayer Box at the front door of the church.

THE EASTER HOLIDAY CLUB is running this year in our church halls from Monday 9th April till Friday 13th April, 10am-12noon. All primary school age children are welcome and can register by emailing Alison Harvey on alih21@virginmedia.com

GREENBANK CRAFT & CARD SALE ON SATURDAY 14TH APRIL, 2PM-4PM. Tickets (£2) are now available from Lindy Dallas and other members of the social events committee. Come along and find some unusual gift ideas. Ticket includes entry, tea/coffee.

FRIENDSHIP CAFÉ, Friday @ 10am on 6th April. Why not come along to the Fraser hall for tea and a blether? Blair Miller (577 5449)

LORI COOK’S WORLD CHALLENGE NAMIBIA 2018 – Charity Wine tasting – Friday 11th May at 7.30pm, Giffnock Bowling Club, Eastwoodmains Road. Tickets £15, including 6 wines, nibbles and free raffle, from Shona Cook at shonacook505@gmail.com

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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