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 Jean Goodfellow of 4b, Fairfield Court, Clarkston. A Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Mrs Goodfellow will take place in Greenbank on Monday 10th July at 2.45pm. Please remember Mrs Goodfellow’s family and friends in your prayers.
IT IS ALSO WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of another of our members, Mrs Myra White of 7 Stamperland Drive, Clarkston. Mrs White’s funeral arrangements are still to be made. Please remember Mrs White’s family and friends in your prayers.
INTIMATIONS [CONT’D] 2/7/17
OUR MINISTER WILL BE ON ANNUAL LEAVE UNTIL 7TH JULY. If you require the services of a minister this week please contact Jerry Eve (644 3670). Please phone the church office on 644 1841 with any pastoral requests.
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.
THE CHURCH OFFICE will be closed on Monday as well as Wednesday this week.
TEA/COFFEE ROTA: Volunteers are required for 16th, 23rd and 30th July; if you can offer your services on any of these Sundays, please add your details to the list in the Centenary Chapel opposite the date of your choice.
SCRIPTURE UNION BIBLE READING NOTES for the next quarter are available for those who ordered them in the Centenary Chapel today.
COLLECTION OF LIFE & WORK Please note that, as is normal practice in the summer months, LIFE & WORK will not be delivered by the district visitors. Subscribers can now collect their July edition and their August edition will be ready for collection on 30th July from the Flower Room.
THE NEXT OUTING OF GREENBANK WALKING GROUP is to Kilcreggan and the Rosneath Peninsula via the ferry from Gourock on Saturday 8th July leaving the church promptly at 9.00am. Please confirm in advance to either Allan or Ishbel McLaren (639 5848) if you intend to join us on this coast and country walk.
ON SATURDAY 8TH JULY THE KWENDERANA PARTNERSHIP is holding a Strawberry Afternoon Tea in Busby Church with a few stalls as well. The tickets are £5 and are available from Christine Bryden (07786 314779). This should be a lovely afternoon so please support our efforts as this will be the first time Busby has hosted this event. Donations of baking and unwanted gifts would be most welcome for the stalls as well.
THE SOCIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE has trialled afternoon teas in various locations and feels this is something that is worthwhile continuing in an effort to help combat loneliness in our community, particularly amongst the elderly. Volunteers from the congregation are required for this initiative, namely drivers, servers and bakers. If you would like to volunteer please add your name to the list in the Centenary Chapel or contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 644 1841.
THE LODGING HOUSE MISSION sponsored cycle will take place on Saturday, 26th August. The 18 mile route will commence at Glasgow Green, head out to Clydebank and return to the finish at the Lodging House Mission on East Campbell Street. There will be a BBQ at the finish. The entry fee is £7 per adult. There is no entry fee if you are under 16. Please consider supporting this event either by taking part or by sponsoring our participants. Entry forms and sponsor forms will be available in the Fraser Hall after the morning service from Sunday 9 July until Sunday 20 August. Thank you for your support. Alison Allan (638 3916)
GREENBANK GARDEN COMMUNITY OPEN DAY is taking place on Saturday 22nd July from 10am – 4pm.
This is a chance to meet members of your local community and find out what’s happening in the area. After a stroll around the gardens, why not treat yourself to lunch in the tearoom or dine al fresco with a picnic? It’s also an opportunity to have your say! Tell us what type of events you would like to see Greenbank. The event is free to attend and will give visitors access to the Courtyard and Walled Garden – admission is normally £6.50 adult, £5.00 concession or £16.50 family. More Info: http://www.nts.org.uk/Visit/Greenbank-Garden/
THE FLOWER LIST 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.
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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