TODAY WE WELCOME the friends and family of Carolyn and Cathal and their daughter, Marsaili Ainslie MacRae.
Marsaili will be baptised this morning. We pray that as Marsaili seeks to follow Jesus, she will know His love and presence in her life.
A PRAYERS FOR HEALING SERVICE will take place in the CHURCH at 6.30pm next Sunday – all welcome. Prayer requests can be written on the pew cards and inserted in the Prayer Box at the front door of the church.
A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE KIRK SESSION (active members) will be taken after church this morning. If the weather is dry the photograph will be taken on the front steps of the church – if it is wet it will be inside as directed by the photographer.
THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE KIRK SESSION ON MONDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER. Papers are now available in the Centenary chapel for those who have not received them by e-mail.
WHAT’S ON AT GREENBANK
COMMUNITY FETE SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER, 1PM-4PM – Your help is required! Please hand in any tombola prizes that you are willing to donate. We also need volunteers to help look after the various activities – just an hour of your time would be very much appreciated. Please add your name to the rota in the Centenary Chapel at the activity and time of your choice. Thank you.
A reminder to all GREENBANK COLOUR CIRCLERS to clean their palettes and brushes ready for the new session beginning on Tuesday, 4th September.
BOYS’ BRIGADE commences this week for the new session: Junior Section, Wednesday at 7pm; Anchor Boys, Thursday @ 6.30pm and Company Section, Friday @ 7.15pm.
The first meeting of the new session of theGREENBANK FILM SOCIETY will take place on Monday, 10th September at 7.30pm in the Session House when the classic western comedy drama, “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” will be shown. This popular multi-nominated film, starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford and Katharine Ross, is a great opener for our new season. All welcome.
THE CHURCH CHOIR resumes practices for the new session on Thursday 13th September at 7.30pm in the church. As always we’d warmly welcome new members who wish to join us to come along – you don’t need to be able to read music or have had previous experience of singing in a choir.
The next outing of the WALKING GROUP is on Saturday, 15th September, leaving church at 9am. The target is to reach as many summits as possible around Dumgoyne (that’s the hill at the end of the Campsie hills looking northwest from Clarkston). If you would like to join us please contact Ann or Jim Guy at 638 5570.
CAN YOU HELP BY BRINGING IN CLEAR JARS (bigger than jam jars so maybe coffee jars) and SHOE BOXESASAP for September’s Messy Church (7th September) and leave them in the Hall of Friendship. Thank you, Lorna.
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 think you would be able to help, please contact Mark Allan on 638 3916.
SCRIPTURE UNION BIBLE READING NOTES for the next quarter are available for those who ordered them in the Centenary Chapel today.
DISTRICT VISITORS who have not already done so are asked to collect their copies of Good Neighbour and Life & Work from the room off the transept today please.
TEA/COFFEE ROTA: Volunteers are urgently required for16 and 30 September, and the 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.
SUNDAY CLUB – The Sunday Club needs your help to ensure we have enough adults each week for the number of young people we have in our various sections! If you would be willing to help out regularly, occasionally, or on a rota basis, please speak to any of the Sunday Club leaders, or Helen Howard, or contact Helen on 585 7909 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SNAP COMMUNITY YOUTH CLUB is looking for volunteers to help on Saturday evenings 6.30pm-9.30pm during term time. If you feel you are able to give up a Saturday evening, even if it’s one evening per year, please contact Jeanne or email email@example.com
EAGLESHAM COMMUNITY CLUB, Carswell Centre, Montgomery Street, Eaglesham, G76 0AS, first Tuesday of the month, 2pm to 4pm. Next meetings: 4th September: Fire Brigade; 2nd October: History of Pollok House.
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.
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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