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

WE WELCOME RICHARD SCHOLFIELD who will be accompanying our worship on the organ this morning.

IT IS WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of one of our members, Mrs Anne Smith, Mearns Kirk House, Newton Mearns and formerly of 36 Hillend Road, Clarkston. Mrs Smith’s funeral will take place on Tuesday 18th October at 2pm at Linn Crematorium. Please remember Mrs Smith’s family and friends in your prayers.

TODAY WE WELCOME the friends and family of Lorraine and Gary and their daughter, Marnie Isabella MacTaggart and the friends and family of Doreen and John and their daughter, Matilda Thea McMaster. Marnie and Matilda will be baptised this morning. We pray that as they seek to follow Jesus, they will know His love and presence in their lives.

On behalf of the Committee to Nominate the Moderator I am delighted to announce that the REV DR DEREK BROWNING MA BD DMIN, MINISTER AT EDINBURGH: MORNINGSIDE, HAS BEEN CHOSEN AS MODERATOR DESIGNATE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND FOR 2017. Very Rev John P Chalmers, Secretary of the Committee to Nominate the Moderator.

ARTICLES FOR THE NOVEMBER EDITION OF GOOD NEIGHBOUR should be received at the Church Office today.

CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND: A gathering is taking place on Saturday 5 November 1.15pm to 4.15pm (lunch will be provided) at the Alona Hotel, Strathclyde Country Park, Bellshill, Motherwell ML1 3RT in order to hear the views and ideas of church workers as we consider how best to support and develop the church’s ministry with children and youth. The stimulus for this has been the review that we are carrying out on the National Youth Assembly which has raised wider questions about how we could develop the church’s ministry with children and youth.  Anyone wishing to attend should confirm their attendance to Wayne Morris at Also use this email if you wish to be added to the distribution list of the Mission & Discipleship Council so that you are periodically alerted to information on learning and development provision that is appropriate to you in your capacity as a person working with children and youth in the church.   John Chalmers, Principal Clerk, Chair of the Mission & Discipleship NYA Review

MESSY FESTIVAL SATURDAY 12TH NOVEMBER 2016 @ 10AM – King’s Park Parish Church, 242 Castlemilk Road, G44 4LB. The seminar will be led by Lucy Moore for existing Messy Church leaders and teams. Would you like to get involved in Greenbank’s Messy and go along? Spend quality and fun time together exploring at a deeper level the various aspects of Messy Church with a chance to learn from each other and consider some big questions about how we continue to grow our Messy Churches. Lunch provided (£5 a person). Details of how to book at

CHRISTMAS CARDS will be on sale in the Fraser Hall after the service on all Sundays until 11th December to raise funds for the Lodging House Mission. Cards are £3.50 for a pack of 10. Come and see the selection during tea and coffee and support the LHM.

SCRIPTURE UNION BIBLE READING MATERIAL 2017 – order forms are available for the reading material from the front of the church and the Link building. It would be very much appreciated if the order forms, together with a cheque made payable to Greenbank Parish Church, could be returned to the church by THIS MORNING. Rachel MacKay (644 2521).

TEA/COFFEE ROTA VOLUNTEERS STILL REQUIRED, please add your details to the rota in the Centenary chapel if you can help.

A VOLUNTEER IS REQUIRED as District Visitor for Mansefield Crescent (9 homes). Please contact Margot/Gordon Blyth (638 7646).

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. Thank you.


ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT 2.15PM Rev. Alex Stuart will be visiting the Guild to tell us of his work as a chaplain at The Fort and Princes Square. Visitors most welcome.

THE FRIENDSHIPSHIP CAFÉ– Come along and enjoy a coffee or tea and a bit of a natter with friends. The café meets each Friday except for the last of each month when the Lunch Club takes place.

SATURDAY MORNING BOOK CLUB – The next meeting takes place on Saturday 29th October at 9am for one hour with breakfast refreshments being served from 8.45am in Room A. We will continue to read from the OLD TESTAMENT COVENANT HISTORY – beginning at Samuel-King we will read to page 429.

GLASGOW STEDFAST ASSOCIATION – The Association has arranged for a concert by the Westerton Male Voice Choir to be held in Clincarthill Parish Church (corner of Battlefield Road and Cathcart Road) on this coming Wednesday, 19th October at 7.30 p.m. Tickets are £5 each and can be obtained from Bill Robertson (585-0008) and can be purchased at the door. Money collected is handed over to the Glasgow Battalion of the Boys’ Brigade to be used to fund special events or help individual companies. Your support would be very much welcomed.


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