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

DISTRICT VISITORS, who have not already done so, are asked to collect their copies of Good Neighbour and Life & Work from the room off the transept.

ARTICLES FOR THE MAY EDITION OF GOOD NEIGHBOUR should be received at the Church Office by Tuesday 5th April if at all possible (after 5th April the secretary will be on holiday). Please send any later articles to Alison Harvey ( or Jill Liddell ( Please note that the deadline for the May magazine is Sunday 10th April.

THE CHURCH OFFICE will close on Tuesday 5th April at 12.15pm and reopen on Monday 18th April at 9.15am.

MINUTES OF THE PRESBYTERY MEETINGS HELD ON 9TH FEBRUARY & 8TH MARCH are now available in the Centenary chapel for those members of the Kirk Session who have not received them by e-mail.

A MEMBER OF THE CHURCH, FRASER SIMPSON, is developing a new website and has the following request: The website is short of photographs, in particular pictures of the congregation taking part in church events and clubs. I would also like to feature some pictures of weddings and christenings at the church. If you have any pictures we could use, please email them directly to Fraser at and give him the details of what the event is. Many thanks.

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

PLASTIC MILK CARTONS ARE NEEDED FOR THE HOLIDAY CLUB (4 pint/2 litre). Please leave in the bag provided in the Hall of Friendship.

DISTRICT VISITORS REQUIRED FOR DISTRICT 36 (BROOM/WHITECRAIGS). If you can help please contact Margot or Gordon Blyth (638 7646).

FAT PINS (7mm & 8mm) and double knitting wool required for the shawl ministry – if you can help please put in box outside the church office.

TEA/COFFEE ROTA VOLUNTEERS STILL REQUIRED: The rota is now available for 2016 in the Centenary Chapel. If your organisation is able to help, even if only for a couple of Sundays, please add your details opposite the date/s of your choice.

WORSHIP AT OUR LOCAL CARE HOMES: Greenbank is one of a group of local churches who are on a rota for taking worship on Sunday afternoons at Bonnyton, Eastwoodhill, Mearnskirk and Williamwood care homes. The services last for half an hour and mainly involve singing some of the old favourite hymns and choruses. Each team is only required every two to three months so it would not be a heavy commitment. If you are interested in becoming involved with this worship, please contact Elizabeth Wishart (644 4471) or Jane Livingston (586 6272).

SAINSBURY’S ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHERS are being collected by John Meek for B.B. equipment. There is a designated box in the Hall of Friendship.



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 FRIENDSHIP CAFÉ meets every Friday at 10am (except the last one of each month when you are invited to the Lunch Club). Why not come along to the church halls for a cup of tea and a blether? Bring a friend – the more the merrier! Blair Miller (577 5449)

THE NEXT MEETING OF THE GREENBANK FILM CLUB will be on Monday 11th April at 7.30pm n the Session House when the film on offer will be the much acclaimed “A Man for all Seasons”. A winner of multi-Oscars and Baftas, this historical drama, set in the court of Henry V!!! and boasting a star-studded cast, is the perfect film to bring our season to a close. All welcome.

THE EASTER HOLIDAY CLUB is running this year in our church halls from Monday the 11th till Friday 15th April, 10am-12noon. All primary school age children are welcome and can register by emailing the church office on

Helpers are still needed for the Club. If you’d like to join us, even for just one morning, we’d be delighted to have you. Please contact Alison Harvey 07742282870 or email

SATURDAY MORNING BOOK CLUB: During Lent a number of people came to the Lenten Book Club on Saturday mornings. The conversations were informal, informative and enjoyable and those who took part decided that they would like the Book Club to continue. The dates set for each meeting in 2016 are 30th April, 28th May, and 25th June, with a break for holidays continuing on 17th September, 29th October, and 26th November. The Book Club will meet at 9am for one hour with breakfast refreshments being served from 8.45am. Beginning with Deuteronomy we will be reading from the OLD TESTAMENT COVENANT HISTORY – a fresh presentation of the Old Testament historical books. If you would like a copy of the book we are reading please contact the Church office so one can be ordered for you. I look forward to seeing you there. – Jeanne.

EASTWOOHILL ANNUAL COFFEE MORNING IN GIFFNOCK SOUTH PARISH CHURCH from 10 till noon on Saturday 9th April. Tickets (£2) from Liz Allan in the Fraser Hall after morning worship. Please note change of plan – any donations on Friday evening to Giffnock South or 44 Woodbank Crescent NOT Greenbank. Thanks. Liz Allan 0141 644 1725

EDINBURGH TATTOO TICKETS   FOR  WEDNESDAY 24TH AUGUST – bus £12 tattoo ticket £41 excellent seats. If you would like to purchase a ticket and join members of Giffnock South Parish Church on their trip please contact Elaine Clarke on  tel 586 0977  elaine.clarke@  or phone Giffnock South Parish Church Office on 638 2599.

SINCERE THANKS TO ALL WHO CONTRIBUTED TO THE LODGING HOUSE MISSION EASTER APPEAL – £130 was donated which will increase with Gift Aid. Your generosity is greatly appreciated, and allows the good work of the Lodging House Mission to continue. Thanks again. Alison Allan

CALEDONIAN FIDDLE ORCHESTRA: This well -known orchestra is giving a concert, on behalf of the Glasgow Stedfast Association,on Thursday, 28th April in Clincarthill Parish Church at 7.30pm. Tickets,£5 each, can be obtained from Bill Robertson(585-0008) or just turn up at the door and pay then. The proceeds from the concert are going to Glasgow Battalion of the Boys’ Brigade in order for money to be given to companies or for special projects, to be used at the Battalion’s discretion.

BRIDGE DRIVE – Do you enjoy a game of bridge? Book a table for £28 (or more than one if you can) to play at Park Church on Tuesday 19th April 2016 at 1pm for 1.30pm. Tickets available from Cathie Robertson 0141 638 2502 or Isobel Dew 0141 638 4720.

“MUSICAL CLASSICS” at Giffnock South Parish Church Sunday 24th April 2.30pm-4pm, featuring Christian Scheeberger & Davidona Pittock, soloists from the Conservatoire, with Alan Gillan & Martin Bennie on the organ. Tickets £5 include Tea/Coffee.

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 any time during the week.



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