Intimations 22 January 2023

Church Service Intimations


With sadness the death is announce of one of our members Mrs Joyce Smith of 23 Sunnybank Drive. Joyce’s funeral service has been arranged for 7th February at 2pm at Linn Crematorium.

As previously intimated, the funeral service of Mrs Aileen Stewardson has been arranged for Wednesday, 1st February at 3pm at Linn Crematorium.  The service will be streamed. Anyone wishing details of link should contact the church office.

Also, as previously intimated, the funeral service of Mr Hamish Hunter has been arranged for Tuesday 24th January at 3pm

at the Hurlet Crematorium

Please remember the family and friends of Joyce, Aileen and Hamish in prayer.


To mark the week of Prayer for Christian Unity clergy from Clarkston Churches Together are swapping churches today.  Rev. Scott Blythe is warmly welcomed to Greenbank this morning to lead our worship.  Our minister, Jeanne, is leading worship at Netherlee and Stamperland Parish Church.


Warmest wishes for the future are sent to the Church Secretary, Jane Mayer, who has now left this post after 15 years of loyal service to Greenbank. Over the years Jane gladly served the congregation, Minister, and Kirk Session, and we give thanks for her patient and helpful manner and all the ways she contributed to the life and witness Greenbank.   Anyone wishing to express their gratitude to Jane by way of a monetary gift is invited to put this into an envelope marked ‘Jane Mayer’ and to place it in the collection plate or to give it to Alistair Smith, the Church Treasurer before the end of January.


Contact arrangements for the Church Office remain unchanged. Please use the same email address and telephone numbers – and 0141 644 1841.  All emails and phone calls will be responded to as soon as possible. Please bear with us as we work through this period of change as a new employee is appointed to work in the church office. Thank you.


A Warm Welcome awaits everyone on Fridays at Greenbank Church Halls.  Come along at any time during the day.  Free morning refreshments 10am to 12noon; free lunch [Soup & Roll] 12noon to 2pm; free afternoon refreshments 2pm 4pm.  The presence of volunteers/hosts is very much needed during the day to welcome any guests. If you can spare a little time, please email or phone the church office at or 01416441841.


Bible Readers – If you are willing to read the bible lesson please add your name and email address/phone number to the list in the Centenary Chapel at the service of your choice.


Welcoming Duty Team – There is an urgent need for volunteers to assist with this important role.  Contact Malcolm Pickard at: or phone him on 644 1940 if you can help.  The duty is only once every eight weeks and swaps are easily arranged.


Lodging House Mission – Donations required, especially UHT milk, kettle foods e.g. pot noodles and tinned soup e.g. tomato, chicken and mushroom, can be put on the trolley in the Link building.  Sugar, toiletries, clothing, bedding, duvets and towels are not required at the moment.  Donations trolley is in link building.


Glasgow North East Foodbank – Donations required, Nutritious foodstuffs required:  tinned meat (not Fray Bentos, tinned fruit & veg, UHT milk & juice, diluting juice, tinned & packet potato (mash), tinned rice & custard, packet custard, pasta sauces, pasta, tinned tomatoes, biscuits, Toiletries; nappies & baby wipes. The donation trolley for LHM and donation box for foodbank is in link building which is open on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday mornings to receive donations.



The Church of Scotland World Mission Committee is hosting   a visit from Jamal Shehade, House of Grace, Haifa, Israel  and Muriel Pearson, Church of Scotland Mission Partner, on Sunday 29th January in Gorbals Parish Church at 7pm. Jamal and Muriel will be sharing information about their life and work as Christians in Israel. Jamal runs programmes supporting released prisoners, families and young people. Muriel works with a small congregation to provide hospitality to pilgrims and make connections with ‘the living stones’ in Israel and occupied Palestinian territories including Gaza.   All welcome.


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