INTIMATIONS 24/2/19

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INTIMATIONS 24/2/19

THE FUNERAL OF Mrs Isobel Gardner of 47 Greenholm Avenue, Clarkston, whose death was announced last week, will take place on Tuesday, 26th February at 2pm at Linn Crematorium. Please remember Mrs Gardner’s family and friends in your prayers.

THE FUNERAL of Mr John Syme of 39 Linnpark Court, Linnpark Avenue, whose death was also previously announced, will take place on Friday, 1st March at 1pm at Linn Crematorium. Please remember Mr Syme’s family and friends in your prayers.

ATTENTION ELDERS(ACTIVE AND RETIRED)& ASSOCIATES! HAVE YOU UPLIFTED YOURCOMMUNION INVITATIONS/KIRK SESSION COFFEE MORNING TICKETSFROM THE FRONT ROW OF THE CENTENARY CHAPEL? If not, please do so.

ON TUESDAY 5TH MARCH our minister, in her capacity as one of the chaplains at Willamwood High School, is taking PANCAKES TO SCHOOL FOR THE PUPILS as the beginning of a Lent initiative to encourage the pupils to give or do something for others during Lent. Jeanne would much appreciate ANY DONATIONS OF PANCAKES which can be brought to the manse before 11am on the Tuesday.

COPIES OF THE KIRK SESSION MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF 4TH FEBRUARY are available in the Centenary Chapel.

THE WORLD DAY OF PRAYER SERVICE, St. Joseph’s Church at 11am on Friday, 1st March 2019 at 11am. Everyone welcome.

THESACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION will be celebrated next Sunday, 3rd March at 10.30am and again at 6.30pm with a Family Communion Service. After these services there will be a retiring offeringon behalf of Age Concern Eastwood. Our Preparatory Service will be held on Friday 1st March at 7.30pm.

FAIRTRADEGOODS will be on sale in the halls after the service this morning, 24th February.

DISTRICT VISITORS are asked to collect their copies of Good Neighbour and Life & Work from the room off the transept today please.

THE CHURCH OFFICE will be closed on Monday but open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of next week.

MESSY CHURCH FRIDAY 1st MARCH, 4PM – 6PM – To book a place or offer help, please phone/text Lorna Preece at 07970192541 or email: messygreenbank@gmail.com

THERE WILL BE A MEETINGOF THE SOCIAL EVENTS TEAM on Monday 25th February at 7.30pm at the Manse. Anyone who wants to be part of the discussion and has ideas about future social events here at Greenbank is warmly invited to come along.

THE FIRST MEETING OF A NEW ‘ALTERNATIVE WORSHIP GROUP’ will take place on Tuesday 26th February at 7.30pm at the Manse. Anyone who wants to be part of the discussion and wishes to share ideas about possible new forms of worship is warmly invited.

WENDY SANDIFORD is returning to the GUILD on Wednesday afternoon. Her talk is entitled, ‘Victoria’s Sons’. Visitors welcome.

FRIENDSHIP CAFÉ – Friday at 10am – why not come along to the church halls for a cup of tea and a blether? Blair Miller (577 5449)

THE KIRK SESSION COFFEE MORNING, Saturday 23rd March, tickets, price £2 (Children £1) are now available from Elders/Associates.

ASDA HAS CHOSEN SNAP COMMUNITY YOUTH CLUB as one of 3 nominees for the current green token scheme for local good causes which runs from now till the 31st March. If you are shopping there, please pop your green tokens in the Youth Club box. If we win ASDA donate £500 to our funds or 2nd and 3rd earns us £200 which would help to boost our funds. Lindy Dallas

TIME OUT is having their annual fundraiser on Thursday, 7th March at 7.30pm. This year it is a Fashion Show/Clothing Sale which promises to be an entertaining night! Tickets are £3 and this includes a glass of wine (or soft drink) and shortbread. All Church members and friends welcome. Contact Sharon Mitchell (079600 12991) or Moira McAldine (07793 252138). 

DISTRICT VISITOR REQUIRED (district 51)10 homes in Greenwood Rd; if you can help, please contact Margot or Gordon Blyth (638 7646).

SUNDAY MORNING TEA ROTA IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2019 in the Centenary Chapel. Volunteers are still required for 10th, 17th & 24th March. If you can help, please add your details opposite the date of your choice.

CHURCH TRANSPORT – There is currently an urgent need for a driver for the Greenbank Church transport rota. The duty would involve picking up passengers 1 week in 6 and bringing them to and from the Sunday morning service. Mark Allan [638 3916].

ON THE ACTIVITES NOTICEBOARD IN THE HALLS ARE DETAILS REGARDING:

CLARKSTON CHURCHES TOGETHER LENTEN DISCUSSION GROUPS based on ‘The Mystery of God’, booklets in Centenary Chapel – discussion group dates included. All welcome! (Booklets are also available from church office)

CHRISTIANS AGAINST POVERTY MONEY TRAINING COURSE on Saturday 16th March in Edinburgh. Please contact the church office if you are interested in attending the course with a view to running sessions for our community.

KNITTING FOR ALL CLASSES Tuesdays – or speak to Helen Howard.

THE ST. AIDAN’S LECTURES 2019 Monday, 25th February, 7 for 7.30pm

GIFFNOCK SOUTH CONCERT SERIES– 2nd March, 13th April, 4th May, 1st June

Lesley Burgess is ZIP-SLIDING, Saturday 23rd March IN AID OF ACCORD HOSPICE – looking for sponsors.

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.

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