Church Service Intimations

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

You will be handed a piece of card as you enter the church with a PALM BRANCH on one side and an invitation to participate on the other; as you leave the church, at the end of the service, please take a PALM CROSS with you.

THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE KIRK SESSION TOMORROW, Monday, 15thApril. The Agenda and reports are now available in the Centenary chapel for those members of Session who did not receive it by email.

SPECIAL NOTICE – We have had notification of bogus workmen operating in the Clarkston area recently so we thought it would be useful to advise everyone (whatever your age!!) of a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself from becoming a victim. It is unusual these days for reputable companies to go around knocking on doors looking for business so treat each caller with a huge dose of suspicion.  NEVER agree on the doorstep to any work being done for you. ALWAYS tell the caller politely that you’ll think about it and will talk to someone else before making a decision (this normally deters bogus callers). NEVER pay money up front unless you receive a proper invoice (check that there’s a VAT registration number – the absence of one is a tell-tale sign that things aren’t quite right) and never accept a lift to the bank to withdraw money. ALWAYS try and get the name of the individual and/or company – you can easily check them out by phoning East Renfrewshire Trading Standards on 0800 013 0076 (confidential helpline). It is always a good idea to pause and take time before making a decision. If possible ask a family member for their advice or phone a friend in Greenbank for their advice.

THE GUILD OUTING TO CRIEFF will take place on Wednesday, 22nd May. At the moment there are 6 seats available on the bus. Any lady who would wish to join us should contact Elizabeth Cross on 638 5162 for details.

ARTICLES FOR THE MAY EDITION of Good Neighbour should be received at the Church Office by TODAY please.

THE SUNDAY MORNING TEA ROTA IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2019 in the Centenary Chapel. Volunteers are still required for 21st and 28th April. If you can help, please add your details at the date of your choice.

DISTRICT VISITORS: District 51 is still without a visitor at present, 10 homes on Greenwood Road. Anyone willing to give this a try please contact Margot/Gordon Blyth (638 7646).



TONIGHT there will be a rehearsal at Greenbank at 5pm, for the Wednesday night Holy week service. All young people wishing to take part in the service are invited to attend.

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.

THE NEXT FRIENDSHIP CAFÉ will take place starting at 10am on Friday, 3rd May. B Miller (577 5449)

GREENBANK’S ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR is on Saturday 27th April from 2–4pm. Over 20 local crafters and small businesses have stalls at this event. Come along for a browse and find some unique gifts. Tickets are £2 for an adult (children are free) and include a cup of tea, coffee or juice and some home baking.


ANY DONATIONS OF HOME BAKING FOR THE CRAFT FAIR would be greatly appreciated and can be left in the kitchen on the Friday night or Saturday morning.

LHM SUGAR APPEAL LHM is currently experiencing a shortage of sugar and any donations would be greatly appreciated. If you can help, please leave donations of sugar in the big blue bucket in the Link Building. Thank you. 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.



CCT LENTEN DISCUSSION GROUPS based on ‘The Mystery of God’. Booklets can be found in the Centenary Chapel. GLASGOW STEDFAST ASSOCIATION: Sounds International Choir, Clincarthill Church, Thurs, 25th April at 7.30pm

SCOTTISH CHURCHES HOUSING ACTION: Kiltwalk in Glasgow, 28 April in aid of SCHA

LOSS, GRIEF & BEREAVEMENT EVENT Wed 15th May (book by 1st May) venue: Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice.


THE GLASGOW PHOENIX CHOIR – Friday 26th April @ 7.30pm

LODGING HOUSE MISSION – Easter message 2019

KNITTING FOR ALL CLASSES Tuesdays – or speak to Helen Howard.


A DOG WALKING SERVICE for less able dog owners.



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