TEA AND COFFEE will be served in the Fraser Hall after the morning service. All welcome.
A FUNERAL SERVICE for one of our members, Mrs Myra White of 7 Stamperland Drive, Clarkston will take place on Tuesday 18th July at 10.45am at Linn Crematorium. Please remember Mrs White’s family and friends in your prayers.
THE CHURCH OFFICE will be closed until Monday 31st July. Intimations for Sundays 23rd and 30th July should therefore be emailed to the minister directly at: JRoddick@churchofscotland.org.uk
TEA/COFFEE ROTA: Volunteers required for 30th July; if you can help please add your details to the list in the Centenary Chapel.
COLLECTION OF LIFE & WORK Please note that, as is normal practice in the summer months, LIFE & WORK will not be delivered by the district visitors. Subscribers can now collect their July edition and their August edition will be ready for collection on 30th July from the Flower Room.
GREENBANK PARISH CHURCH SNAP COMMUNITY YOUTH CLUB SESSIONAL WORKER – If you are interested in applying for this vacancy please email the minister at email@example.com or on 0141 644 1395 for more information. Closing date for applications is 4th August 2017.
INTIMATIONS [CONT’D] 16/7/17
COSY CAFÉ VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED URGENTLY: You would be required to make hot chocolate and toast for the young people (secondary school age) and interact with them. Your time commitment would be one Friday afternoon roughly every 6 weeks from 2.45pm till 4pm. A minimum of 2 adult volunteers help each week as well as young volunteers. If you think this is something you can help with, please contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 644 1841 (please leave a message if office is closed).
SATURDAY MORNING BOOK CLUB: will meet on Saturday 5th August at 9am for one hour with breakfast refreshments being served from 8.45am in room A. The group ar reading “The Invisible Church” by Steve Aisthorpe. The book can be downloaded onto a kindle from Amazon or purchased from bookshops. We will be discussing up to chapter 3 and its associated questions. Everyone is warmly welcome to come along and join the discussions.
PRESBYTERY IS WORKING WITH THE NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS TEAM on a pilot programme, initially for one year, to train and support a group of volunteers from congregations (a) to develop communications skills (especially in social media) in the life of their churches and (b) to share these skills more widely across Presbytery. This is a great chance to improve your own skills and to help your own church and others. Two full-day workshops have now been arranged, for 17 August (Social Media Fundamentals) and 24 August (Audio & Video Storytelling), each from 10am–4pm in Gorbals Parish Church. Places at these workshops have initially been offered to those who attended the Presbytery Media Event in April however, a few places are still available. Although the events are free, we are looking for a commitment from participants to be part of what we believe is an important and exciting project over the next year. Places will normally be limited to no more than two people from any congregation. Please contact the Presbytery Office to book a place (email@example.com/0141 332 6606.
Rev Dr Graham K Blount, Presbytery Clerk, 0141 332 6606.
THE SOCIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE has trialled afternoon teas in various locations and feels this is something that is worthwhile continuing in an effort to help combat loneliness in our community, particularly amongst the elderly. Volunteers from the congregation are required for this initiative, namely drivers, servers and bakers. If you would like to volunteer please add your name to the list in the Centenary Chapel or contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 644 1841.
A SAXOPHONE AND PIANO RECITAL is being given by students of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Richard Sholfield and Iain Clarke respectively. The recital takes place at Giffnock South Parish Church on Tuesday 25th July at 7.30pm. Tickets, £5 include tea and coffee after the recital.
GREENBANK GARDEN COMMUNITY OPEN DAY is taking place on Saturday 22nd July from 10am – 4pm.
This is a chance to meet members of your local community and find out what’s happening in the area. After a stroll around the gardens, why not treat yourself to lunch in the tearoom or dine al fresco with a picnic? It’s also an opportunity to have your say! Tell us what type of events you would like to see Greenbank. The event is free to attend and will give visitors access to the Courtyard and Walled Garden – admission is normally £6.50 adult, £5.00 concession or £16.50 family. More Info: http://www.nts.org.uk/Visit/Greenbank-Garden/
THE LODGING HOUSE MISSION sponsored cycle will take place on Saturday, 26th August. The 18 mile route will commence at Glasgow Green, head out to Clydebank and return to the finish at the Lodging House Mission on East Campbell Street. There will be a BBQ at the finish. The entry fee is £7 per adult. There is no entry fee if you are under 16. Please consider supporting this event either by taking part or by sponsoring our participants. Entry forms and sponsor forms will be available in the Fraser Hall after the morning service from Sunday 9 July until Sunday 20 August. Thank you for your support. Alison Allan (638 3916)
J-TEAM SUMMER MISSION, 24 July to 28 July, p1-p7, 6.30pm to 8pm, Park Church Halls. Email email@example.com to register or come along on the night.
ORCHARDHILL SUMMER MISSION, 7 to 11 August, p1-p7, 10am to 12noon. Register online at www.orchardhill.org.uk
THE FLOWER LIST 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.
NB: IN ORDER TO MAXIMISE THE LIFE SPAN OF OUR DRAINS AND DRIVE WAY SURFACE, VEHICULAR ACCESS TO THE CHURCH IS ONLY FOR THOSE WITH LIMITED MOBILITY AND THOSE DELIVERING ITEMS TO THE CHURCH AND HALLS. YOUR SUPPORT AND COMPLIANCE WITH THIS WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.
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