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

IT IS WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of one of our members, Mrs Sheila Francey of Well Meadow Lodge, Crookfur Road, Newton Mearns. Please remember Mrs Francey’s family and friends in your prayers.

IT IS WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of Mrs Lilian MacLean of 33 Fairfield Drive, Clarkston. Mrs McLean’s funeral will take place on Wednesday 25th October at 1pm at Linn Crematorium. Please remember Mrs McLean’s family and friends in your prayers.

THE MINUTES OF THE KIRK SESSION MEETING held on 4th September 2017 are available in the Centenary Chapel for those members of the Kirk Session who have not received them by email.

NOTICE FOR DISTRICT ELDERS – Communion invitations and the annual financial campaign envelopes for your district are now available for uplift from the front of the Centenary Chapel.

AFTERNOON TEA INITIATIVE AT HAWTHORN COURT – TWO VOLUNTEERS ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE TRANSPORT for the Afternoon tea taking place at Hawthorn Court on Saturday, 28th October, 2pm-4pm, (to arrive at 1.30pm). If you can help please contact Jeanne Roddick on 644 1395 or the church office 644 1841. THOSE WHO VOLUNTEERED TO PROVIDE BAKING for the event, please leave it in the halls Kitchen the night before or the morning of the event. Thank you.

CRISIS FUND – cheques for £1,000 have been sent to both the Red Cross and the Disasters Emergency Committee from our Crisis Fund; this was made possible by the generosity of those who donate money for our tea and coffee after the morning service.

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY WALKMonday 30th October at 2pm Pavilion within Rouken Glen. For more info see the halls’ noticeboard.

“YOUR VOICE” in Health & Social Care, East Ren, October issue is available on the Hall of Friendship coffee table.

SU BIBLE READING MATERIAL 2018 – order forms are available for the reading material from the front of the church and the Link building. Order forms, together with a cheque made payable to Greenbank Parish Church, could be returned to the church by Sunday 29th October at the latest please. Our Scripture Union representative is Rachel MacKay (644 2521).

CHRISTMAS CARDS will be on sale today in the Fraser Hall after the morning service to raise funds for the Lodging House Mission. Cards cost £3.50 for a pack of 10. Come and see the selection which is available.

COULD YOU MAKE UP A TEAM OF FOUR FROM GREENBANK TO PARTICIPATE IN WILLIAMWOOD CHURCH’S 80TH ANNIVERSARY QUIZ NIGHT? The event is being held on Saturday 28th October at 7.30pm. The aim is to have all the local churches represented. Nothing like a bit of rivalry to keep the community going! Supper is included in the ticket price and wine/beer will be on sale.  Tickets are now available.  Adult – £5.00, Child (School age) – £3.00, Family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) – £15.00.    For tickets, either speak with any member of Willamwood Church, or phone Jerry on 041 571 9063.



THE GUILD is hosting their Guest Night on Wednesday at 7.30pm. Entertainment will be provided by the Westertones, a superb male voice choir already well known to the Guild.

PLEASE NOTE there will be a SHAWL MINISTRY meeting Saturday 28th October at 10.30am in Room A of the church halls.

TIME OUT IS HAVING THEIR ANNUAL FUNDRAISER, in the form of a fun Beetle Drive, on Thursday 2 November in the Church Halls.   All members of the congregation and friends are welcome.   Tickets are £3 each – please call Moira McAldine on 639 5968 or Sharon Mitchell on 644 2448 to reserve yours.   There will be a prize draw and refreshments on the night.

PRACTICES FOR THE FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS (to be held on 17th December at 7pm) begin on Thursday 26th October at 8pm in the church. Anybody who would like to join with the choir to sing at this service is very welcome.

LUNCH CLUB meets on Friday 27th October 12 till 1pm. Looking forward to seeing you all for soup filled rolls and a very friendly chat. Maureen, Jan and all the team.

TUESDAY NIGHT BOOK CLUB: Come along to our first meeting in room A on Tuesday, 7th November, 7.30pm – 8.30pm.

COULD YOU VOLUNTEER TO HELP AT THE SNAP YOUTH GROUP ON ONE SATURDAY NIGHT? Another volunteer is needed on 11th November and 9th December. Please contact the church office or email

THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND IS GETTING BACK ‘ON THE ROAD’ (11 NOVEMBER, 2pm-4pm, Renfield St Stephen’s Church, Glasgow) to share what we have learned from listening to church members and to listen to your feedback on our report. What we heard was that the Kirk must widen its reach, deepen its commitment and become more flexible in its approach if it is to meet the needs of 21st Century Scotland. The Councils of the Church have been drafting up the Strategic Plan as part of planning for the future. Come and join us again, or even for the first time, ‘On the Road’ as we look to feed back to you what we heard and where we have reached. These events are an open invitation to everyone connected with the Church. Whether you are a regular worshipper, or an occasional attender; whether you take a leadership role in your local Church or simply drop in from time to time – ‘On the Road’ wants to hear from you. If you can’t make the Glasgow date you can go along on 23rd November to St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church, Edinburgh, 7pm -9pm. There are also alternative dates in Dundee and Inverness.Booking is open now at: Group booking is available so bring others along with you!

SLEEP IN THE PARK – a mass sleep-out to end homelessness in Scotland. For Good. Saturday 9th December.

Will you join in? Our minister and some others from our congregation are hoping to take part – anyone who wants to join them should speak to Jeanne (644 1395) email: or Alison Allan (638 3916) email:



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