INTIMATIONS 26/5/19

Church Service Intimations
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THE STATED ANNUAL MEETING of the congregation will take place in the Cowley Hall at 12noon on Sunday 2nd June. The only item of business is for the congregation to receive the Financial Accounts for the Year ended 31st December 2018.

THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE KIRK SESSION on Tuesday 4th June. Papers are now available in the Centenary Chapel for members of the Kirk Session who did not receive them by email.

THREE VISITORS FROM EKWENDENI CONGREGATION – Rev Isaac Mulongo; Mrs Victoria Queen Nkhata and Mrs Chrissie Mhango [who are part of the KWENDERANA twinning partnership between the 4 congregations of Busby, Giffnock South, Greenbank and Willamwood with Ekwendeni CCAP Congregation in Malawi] are coming to visit from 5th to 18th June.  A full itinerary has been prepared for the visitors but if anyone would like to have one, or two or three of them to stay for bed and breakfast for a day or two during their visit, please contact Jeanne or the church office as soon as possible. 

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 OPEN on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of next week, 9am-2.30pm.

SCRIPTURE UNION BIBLE READING NOTES for the next quarter are available for those who ordered them in the Centenary Chapel today.

THE ANNUAL ECHO MEETING OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND GUILD will take place on Thursday, 6th June in Queen’s Park/Govanhill Church at 7.30pm. The preacher will be Rev. Jan Mathieson of Williamwood Parish Church.

VOLUNTEERS URGENTLY NEEDED for Cosy Café. Your time commitment would be one Friday afternoon roughly every 6 weeks from 2.45pm till 4pm.  Three adult volunteers help each week as well as young volunteers.  You would be required to make hot chocolate and toast for the young people (secondary school age) and interact with them.  If you think this is something you can help with please contact the church office urgently on 644 1841 (please leave a message if you call out with office hours) or email: greenbank.office@tiscali.co.uk

SUNDAY TEA ROTA – URGENT APPEAL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR COMMUNION SUNDAY- if you can help serving tea & coffee after the morning service next week, please add your details to the rota in the Centenary Chapel. 9th & 23rd June also require volunteers.

VOLUNTEERS TO READ THE BIBLE LESSONS OVER THE NEXT 3 MONTHS would be much appreciated. A new list is available in the Centenary Chapel and if you would be willing to read the lesson please add your name and telephone number to the service of your choice. You will be contacted on the Friday of the preceding week with the readings.

CHRISTIAN AID BIG BREKKIE – The Big Brekkie event which was held after the morning service on 12th May to mark the start of Christian Aid week was once again a great success and enjoyed by everyone who came along. I am pleased to report that the sum of £538 was raised by donations for the bacon rolls and pancakes. Well done to the hard working team for all their efforts to make the event so enjoyable and successful. The sum raised by the door to door collections is yet to be finalised, but will be reported as soon as the figure is available.

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.

WHAT’S ON AT GREENBANK

NEXT SUNDAY, THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION will be celebrated at 10.30am and again at 6.30pm with a Family Communion Service. After these services there will be a retiring offering on behalf of Crossreach. Our Preparatory Service will be held on Friday, 31st May at 7.30pm.

FAIRTRADE GOODS will be on sale in the halls after the service next Sunday, 2nd June.

THE LUNCH CLUB meets on Friday 31st May in the church hall.  Lunch will be served from 12noon till 1.15pm.  This will be our last meeting until 27th September, so please come along for lunch and a chat.  If you require transport please phone Jan on 258 4959 or Maureen on 639 5114.

GROUNDS COMMITTEE – if you have green fingers please come along and help with the grounds of the church at 7pm on Tuesdays.

THE ANNUAL B.B. JUMBLE SALE takes place on 8th June, 10am – 12noon in the church halls (details in Good Neighbour).

SATURDAY MORNING BOOK CLUB, Room A, 1st Saturday of each month beginning on Saturday 3rd August reading ‘The Books of the Bible – The Prophets ’ which is a fresh yet ancient presentation of Scripture, using the full NIV text using an 8 month reading plan. Breakfast refreshments are served form 8.45am for a 9am start. If you would like to come along a book [accompanied by a reading plan] can be purchased from the church office or after church on Sundays at a cost of £5. Audio and ebook versions can be downloaded at a cost of £4 and £3 respectively at: https://www.biblicaeurope.com/bible-resources/category/community-bible-experience

ON THE NOTICEBOARDS IN THE CORRIDOR OUTSIDE THE FRASER HALL ARE DETAILS OF:

POST OF PRESBYTERY OFFICER FOR THE PRESBYTERY OF GLASGOW – JOB DESCRIPTION

CLARKSTON COMMUNITY CHOIR SUMMER CHARITY CONCERT, Monday, 3rd June @ 7.30pm in Greenbank Parish Church. Tickets £5, includes tea and coffee after the concert from choir members of pay at the door.

CCT PENTECOST PRAISE NIGHT – SONS OF THUNDER – Williamwood Parish Church, 9th June @ 7pm

IN HARMONY COMMUNITY CHOIR SUMMER CONCERTS, 11TH & 12TH June at Giffnock South, 7.30pm

PRAISE GATHERING 2019 – Perth Concert Hall on Sat. 15th June and the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Saturday, 22nd & Sun 23rd June

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

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

GIFFNOCK SOUTH CONCERT SERIES 1st June

A DOG WALKING SERVICE for less able dog owners.

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