INTIMATIONS 16/9/18

Church Service Intimations
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INTIMATIONS 16/9/18

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

TODAY WE WELCOME the friends and family of Kara and Ewan and their daughter, Aria Gail Thomson. Aria will be baptised this morning. We pray that as Aria seeks to follow Jesus, she will know His love and presence in her life.

VOLUNTEERS WOULD BE APPRECIATED to help distribute HARVEST FLOWERS. Please meet the flower committee at the front of the church after morning service.

THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE KIRK SESSION in the Church at 11.45am on Sunday 23rd September to elect representatives to the Kwenderana Committee.

ARTICLES FOR THE OCTOBER EDITION OF GOOD NEIGHBOUR should be received at the Church Office by this morning.

THE RECENT KIRK SESSION PHOTO is now to hand and may be ordered/paid for at the Church Office (weekdays, except Wednesday) or from the Centenary Chapel (Sundays after service). Please place your order by 30th September. Anne Jaap

CHURCH TRANSPORT – There is currently an urgent need for a driver for the Greenbank Church transport rota. The duty would involve picking up passengers one week in six and bringing them to and from the Sunday morning service. Passengers greatly appreciate this facility, without which many would not be able to attend church regularly. If you can help, please contact Mark Allan on 638 3916.

VOLUNTEERS TO READ THE BIBLE LESSONS OVER THE NEXT 3 MONTHS would be much appreciated. A new list is available in the Centenary Chapel and if you would be willing to read the lesson please add your name and telephone number to the service of your choice. We are always looking for new volunteers, so even if you have never read the lesson before please consider adding your name to the list. You will be contacted on the Friday of the preceding week with the readings.

WHAT’S ON AT GREENBANK

ENJOY KNITTING? Want to learn to knit, or new to knitting? Whatever your expertise, my new Tuesday night knitting class is for you. Starting on Tuesday 18th September, classes run from 7.15pm – 8.45pmon Tuesday nights in Room A. Cost £8 per class. Block booking discount available. Places are limited so booking is essential. Contact Helen Howard on helenhoward@knittingforall.co.uk or 07929 984873 or visit my Facebook page – Knitting For All: Clarkston & Giffnock. Looking forward to seeing you there.

THE GUILD begins a new session on Wednesday afternoon at 2.15pm. The speaker will be Rev. Jeanne Roddick. New members will be most welcome.

THE LUNCH CLUB resumes on Friday 28th September. Everyone is invited to come along to the church hall between noon and 1.15pm to sample “soups of the day” and filled rolls. A warm welcome and some good chat await you! If you require a lift please phone Maureen on 639 5114.

CLARKSTON-STAMPERLAND CANCER RESEARCH UK is holding a Coffee Afternoon on Saturday 6th October 1-4pm in Greenbank Church Halls. Various stalls, face painting, raffle (donations gratefully received). Tea room serving cream teas £4; Kids cream tea £2. All proceeds to Breast Cancer Research. For more information call Ann McInnes 07801948508.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CHURCH OFFICEWILL BE OPEN tomorrow afternoon instead of tomorrow morning.

ROSS GREER MSP known for his views on climate change will address a meeting, open to all, followed by a question and answer session on Monday 17th September at 7pm in Stamperland church hall.

CHRISTIAN AID SPONSORED SWIM – The annual sponsored swim will take place on Saturday 6th October at Eastwood swimming pool from 6pm – 7.30pm. Sponsor forms are available from the Hall of friendship, and from Mark Allan (638 3916) and Ron Livingston (639 2798). Please lend your support to this fun event by taking part or by sponsoring one or more of our participants. Thank you once again in anticipation of your support for Christian Aid. Mark Allan.

TEA/COFFEE ROTA: Volunteers are required forthe whole of December. If you or your organisation can help for one or more Sundays please add your details opposite the date/s of your choice on the rota in the Centenary Chapel. Thank you.

ALL CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS ATTENDING THE CHURCH (INCLUDING VISITORS) ARE WELCOME TO JOIN IN WITH JAM, THE SUNDAY CLUB OR THE CRÈCHE. Please see details below:

JAM (for teenagers) meet in church initially and leave when directed to do so by the minister after the young people’s address to continue in the room above the vestry (leave through door in the Centenary Chapel).

SUNDAY CLUB (for children aged 3 years to 11 years) meet in church initially and leave when directed to do so by the minister after the young people’s address to continue in the church halls.

THE CRÈCHE (for children under 3 years of age) meet in Crèche Room (room C) behind the stage in the church halls, for the duration of the service, on Sundays when the Sunday Club is on.

Children and young people wishing to remain in church for the duration of the service are also most welcome to do so.

EASTWOOD PARISH CHURCH is hosting a Stuart Townend Courage Tour Concert on Sunday 25th November 2018. See poster in the Hall of Friendship for further details.

THEFLOWER LIST FOR 2018 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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