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

IT IS WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of Mrs Nanette Dick of 45 Fairfield Drive, Clarkston. Mrs Dick’s funeral took place on Thursday at Linn Crematorium. Please remember Mrs Dick’s family and friends in your prayers.

TODAY WE WELCOME the friends and family of Laura and Kenneth and their daughter, Karis Emily Crichton. Karis will be baptised this morning. We pray that as she seeks to follow Jesus, Karis will know His love and presence in her life.

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

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT BECOMING A MEMBER OF GREENBANK, come along to the manse on Saturday 28th January for an informal chat.  Please phone Jeanne on 0141 644 1395 or e-mail her at: if you intend to come.

TEA/COFFEE ROTA: The rota is now available for 2017 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.

CHRISTMAS CARD RECYCLING – recycle your cards at Marks and Spencers before the end of January and the proceeds will benefit “The Woodland Trust.”

SAINSBURY’S ACTIVE KIDS’ VOUCHERS – please pass these to John Meek for BB equipment.


WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY Next Sunday, at the beginning of the week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the ministers of the churches involved in Clarkston Churches Together will be swopping pulpits as is normal practice. Mr Iain McCallum of Cartsbridge Evangelical Church will be leading worship at Greenbank this year.

THE GUILD meets on Wednesday afternoon at 2.15pm when the speaker will be our good friend, Rev. John Campbell. He will entertain us with Music, Magic and Message. All welcome.

FRIENDSHIP CAFÉ meets every Friday at 10am (except the last Friday of each month when you are invited to the Lunch Club). Why not come along to the church halls for a cup of tea and a blether? Blair Miller (577 5449)

TIME OUT COFFEE AFTERNOONSaturday 21st January in Greenbank Church Halls From 2pm-4pm. Join us for a cuppa, homebaking, bottle stall and chocolate tombola. Tickets £2.50 available after the service this morning in the Fraser Hall or from Moira McAldine (639 5968) or pay at the door.

THE HOMELESSNESS SUNDAY SERVICE will take place at the Lodging House Mission, 35 East Campbell Street, Glasgow on Sunday, 29th January at 6.30pm when The Rev Dr Russell Barr, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will be the guest speaker. I can offer some seats in my car for lifts –  please let me know if required. Alison Allan 638 3916

THE VERY REV WILLIAM C HEWITT, Joint Presbytery Clerk of Glasgow Presbytery, has been engaged with the City Council over the provision for Unaccompanied Asylum seeking children who are coming to Glasgow next year.  He has suggested that faith communities may be a resource for the City Council who is looking for people to provide a home for these children.  If you are interested in helping; the times of information evenings can be found below and there is a poster on the Hall of Friendship noticeboard giving more information. Drop-In Information Events – City Chambers, George Square: 26th January, 6.30pm-8pm, 30th January, 12noon-2pm, 30th January, 6.30pm-8pm,31st January, 6.30pm-8pm.

‘VOLUNTEERING VOCATIONS’, A GAP YEAR SCHEME FOR YOUNG ADULTS AGED 18 – 25, has been running since 2015. The programme offers a fantastic opportunity for young people to gain experience of the different types of work within a parish or project in a supported environment, whilst exploring any potential call to serve the Church in the long term. A short film about the scheme can be viewed at:

More information can be found on the Hall of Friendship noticeboard or from the church office (email The closing date for applications is 29 April 2017. More info from Heather French in the Church Offices on 0131 225 5722, ext 2242, or by emailing

THE FLOWER LIST FOR 2017 is available on the transept windowsill. Anyone wishing to donate flowers is invited to add their name at the date of their choice.

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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