Church Service Intimations


IT IS WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of one of our members, Mrs Anne Noddings of ‘Willowdale’, 8 Springhill Road, Clarkston. Mrs Noddings’ funeral service will take place on Wednesday, 15th August at 11.15am at Greenbank. Please remember Mrs Noddings’ family and friends in your prayers.

THE FUNERAL SERVICE of Mrs Elizabeth Black, one of our members, whose death was announced in church last Sunday, will take place on Tuesday 14th August at 12.15pm at Greenbank and thereafter at 1.15pm at Mearns Cemetery. Please remember Mrs Black’s family and friends in your prayers.

THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE KIRK SESSION in the Church at 11.45am on Sunday, 19th August. The purpose of the meeting is to approve a new printer for the church office.

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

FAIRTRADE GOODS will be on sale in the halls after the service next Sunday, 19th August.

ARTICLES FOR THE SEPTEMBER EDITION OF GOOD NEIGHBOUR should be received at the Church Office today. As Alison is on holiday please send/deliver all articles to the church office.

THE NEXT OUTING OF GREENBANK WALKING GROUP is to Maidens and Culzean Castle on Saturday 18th August leaving the church at 9.30am. Please confirm in advance to either Allan or Ishbel McLaren (639 5848) if you intend to join us.

REBECCACARMICHAEL’S AFTERNOON TEA FUNDRAISER FOR MALAWI, Saturday 18th August, 2pm-4pm at Greenbank Church Halls. Various Stalls; Entry £3. For more info please contact Sandra Williams on 07855 141097.

THE DELIVERY OF GOOD NEIGHBOUR will restart on 26th August. 3 districts have no visitor at present: district 17 (Strathearn Road-9 homes) district 21 (Mansefield Road-5 homes) and district 42 (Flenders Avenue/Road-10 homes). There are 9 Good Neighbours each year. If you can spare the time to cover one of these districts, contact Margot or Gordon Blyth (0141 638 7646).

FAMILY FITNESS FUNDRAISERSunday 26th August, 12noon – 5pm – loads of fitness fun to be had – classes at all levels; Beat the goalie; Bouncy castle; WII Just Dance; Games and races. But if fitness is not your thing come along and enjoy tea/coffee and home baking or grab lunch at the bbq. The money raised from the day will go towards Williamwood High School pupils 2019 trip to Malawi and helping the 2019 GB’s Special Olympics Team compete in Abu Dhabi. Lorna Preece.

SNAP COMMUNITY YOUTH CLUB is looking for volunteers to help on Saturday evenings 6.30pm-9.30pm during term time. If you feel you are able to give up a Saturday evening, even if it’s one evening per year, please contact Jeanne or email

LHM ANNUAL SPONSORED CYCLE DAY, Saturday 25th August 2018. The route is the same as last year, leaving from Glasgow Green, covering 18 miles, and finishing at LHM itself. Smaller routes of 5 and 10 miles are also planned, in the hope that more people will participate.A BBQ is laid on for supporters and hungry cyclists. Even if you are not participating, come along on the day to support the cyclists, see the premises and enjoy Archie and Mark’s fine barbeque. If you would like to take part, please let me know. So far, our participants are Mark Allan, Jennifer Allan, Bill Stein, James Roddick, Chris Adam, Susan Wilkie, Gordon Wilkie and Matthew Wilkie. Please support the LHM by sponsoring our team – there will be a sponsor form in the Fraser Hall after the service. Alison Allan (638 3916)

POWER WALK SPONSORED WALK FOR CHRISTIAN AID – Saturday, 25th August – Walk with the Church of Scotland Moderator around the UK’s largest onshore windfarm. 3 mile or 7 mile route and a pre-walk talk at 10am in Carswell Centre, Montgomery Street, Eaglesham. RSVP or for more info: Lucy on 221 7475 or

PLEASE NOTE – the Weekly Singing Class For Women which was due to start in September has now been cancelled.

SLEEP IN THE PARK, SATURDAY 8 DECEMBER 2018 in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen. Why? To end homelessness. Details: The Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Rt. Rev. Susan M. Brown, needs your support and help and would like you to consider joining her. This year there are to be 4 places to sleep out and there is also going to be a “Wee Sleep Oot” for younger people. Could you involve your youth organisations? Local schools? Grown-ups? The aim is to set Scotland off down the road to ending homelessness through a route that has been tried and tested in other parts of the world. Let’s be radical and help things to change.

EAGLESHAM COMMUNITY CLUB, Carswell Centre, Montgomery Street, Eaglesham, G76 0AS, first Tuesday of the month, 2pm to 4pm. Next meetings: 4th September: Fire Brigade; 2nd October: History of Pollok House.

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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