INTIMATIONS 12/5/19

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CHRISTIAN AID BIG BREKKIE EVENT

PANCAKES & BACON ROLLS will be served in the Fraser Hall after the morning service along with the usual tea, coffee and juice. Please consider making a donation for your Big Brekkie refreshments, as it will provide a boost to the work of Christian aid at the start of the annual collection week.

INTIMATIONS 12/5/19

IT IS WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of one of our elders, Mr James McFadyen (Jim) of 48 Hillend Crescent, Clarkston. Jim’s funeral service will take place on Wednesday, 15th May at 11am at Paisley Woodside Crematorium, 46 Broomlands St, Paisley PA1 2NP. Please remember Jim’s family and friends in your prayers.

IT IS ALSO WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of one of our members, Mr Alasdair McCulloch of 12 Knollpark Drive, Clarkston. Alasdair’s funeral arrangements are still to be made. Please remember Alasdair’s family and friends in your prayers.

THREE VISITORS FROM EKWENDENI CONGREGATION – Rev Isaac Mulongo; Mrs Victoria Queen Nkhata and Mrs Chrissie Mhango [who are part of the KWENDERANA twinning partnership between the 4 congregations of Busby, Giffnock South, Greenbank and Willamwood with Ekwendeni CCAP Congregation in Malawi] are coming to visit from 5th to 18th June. A full itinerary has been prepared for the visitors but if anyone would like to have one, or two or three of them to stay for bed and breakfast for a day or two during their visit, please contact Jeanne or the church office as soon as possible. 

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPENS ON SATURDAY 18th MAY – All General Assembly related information can be accessed from www.churchofscotland.org.uk/ga from where there are links to all the GA Publications, including the Volume of Reports (Blue Book), Order of Proceedings and Daily Papers. Each day’s business and the Heart and Soul Celebration will be webcast, and if you are not a Commissioner, you may wish to follow some of the week’s activity. The webcast will also be available with BSL signing. There is a daily podcast hosted by Laurence Wareing, with daily overviews.

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK 12th May to 18th May2019 – your help with the annual door to door collection would be much appreciated. Collector packs will be available from Mark Allan and Ron Livingston after the morning service TODAY in the Fraser hall. Further information from Mark Allan on 638 3916.

DISTRICT ELDERS – Communion invitations are now ready for delivery and can be uplifted from the Centenary Chapel.

ARTICLES FOR THE JUNE EDITION OF GOOD NEIGHBOUR should be received at the Church Office by TODAY.

VOLUNTEERS ARE URGENTLY NEEDED for the next session of Cosy Café. Your time commitment would be one Friday afternoon roughly every 6 weeks from 2.45pm till 4pm. Three adult volunteers help each week as well as young volunteers. You would be required to make hot chocolate and toast for the young people (secondary school age) and interact with them. If you think this is something you can help with please contact the church office as soon as possible on 0141 644 1841 (please leave a message if you call out with office hours) or email: greenbank.office@tiscali.co.uk

SUNDAY TEA ROTA – VOLUNTEERS STILL REQUIRED FOR JUNE – if you/your organisation can help serving tea & coffee after the morning service, please add your details opposite the date of your choice, on the rota in the Centenary Chapel.

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.

WHAT’S ON AT GREENBANK

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

FRIENDSHIP CAFÉ Fridays 17th & 24th May, 10am -11am, new customers/helpers welcome. Blair Miller (577 5449)

CHILDREN ARE MOST WELCOME to remain in church for the duration of the service however, if parents would prefer, we provide a CRÈCHE for children under 3 years of age in Room C, behind the stage in the church halls, for the duration of the service on Sundays when the Sunday Club meets.

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ON THE NOTICEBOARDS IN THE CORRIDOR OUTSIDE THE FRASER HALL ARE DETAILS OF:

CLARKSTON COMMUNITY CHOIR SUMMER CHARITY CONCERT, Monday, 3rd June @ 7.30pm in Greenbank Parish Church. Tickets £5, includes tea and coffee after the concert from choir members of pay at the door.

A MESSAGE FROM THE MODERATOR OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND requesting white ribbons to be tied in the church grounds as a physical symbol of solidarity with the churches and people of Sri Lanka.

IN HARMONY COMMUNITY CHOIR SUMMER CONCERTS, 11th & 12th June @ 7.30pm, Giffnock South Parish Church

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

KNITTING FOR ALL CLASSES Tuesdays – or speak to Helen Howard

CONCERT SERIES1st June @ Giffnock South Parish Church

A DOG WALKING SERVICE for less able dog owners.

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