TEA AND COFFEE will be served in the Fraser Hall after the morning service. All welcome.
GREENBANK’S FAMILY FUN DAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 1PM-4PM – volunteers are required for Garden Games and Entrance Stewards. Please add your name to the appropriate rota in the Centenary Chapel. Donations of baking for morning of 9th September will be gratefully received along with donations of bottles and/or gifts for tombola. Please place any donations in the box labelled for this purpose in the Link Building.
ATTENTION ALL ORGANISATIONS/GROUPS if you wish to take part in the Fun Day, perhaps by organising some fun game/event and advertising what you do during the year – contact church office in first instance.
THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE KIRK SESSION ON MONDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER. Papers are now available in the Centenary chapel for those who have not received them by e-mail.
ARTICLES FOR THE OCTOBER EDITION OF GOOD NEIGHBOUR should be received at the Church Office by Sunday 10th September.
DISTRICT VISITORS are asked to collect their copies of Good Neighbour and Life & Work from the room off the transept today please.
CHURCH CHOIR PRACTICES resume on Thursday 7th September at 7.30pm in the church and anyone wishing to join is very welcome to come along.
THE FAIRTRADE STALL will be in the halls after the service on 10th September.
SCRIPTURE UNION BIBLE READING NOTES for the next quarter are available for those who ordered them in the Centenary Chapel today.
THE GREENBANK FILM SOCIETY will meet for the new session on Monday 11th September at 7.30pm in the Session House when the multi award winning movie “All About Eve” will be shown. The superb cast features Bette Davis, Anne Baxter and George Sanders at their best in a film that is a true Hollywood Classic. All welcome.
GREENBANK WALKING GROUP: The next outing of the walking group is on Saturday 16th September, leaving the church at 10am, The walk is at Chatelherault Country Park. Please let Simon and Dorothy Walker know if you intend to come. 0141 644 5582.
MOLIIOS SAXAPHONE QUARTET AUTUMN TOUR: 4 students from the RCOS will present a varied programme of music at Giffnock South Parish Church on Saturday 16th September at 7.30pm. Tickets £5 are available at the door.
CHRISTIAN AID SCOTLAND AND ECO-CONGREGATION are supporting Scotland’s new Climate Change Act. Please help by filling in one of the “Act For Our Future” postcards in the link building and sending it freepost to Christian Aid. Deadline is 15th September.
GROWING DEEP AND WIDE – MINISTRY WITH CHILDREN AND FAMILIES – Lucy Moore, the founder of Messy Church, will be the main speaker at this event. A number of practical workshops will be run, exploring issues such as Maturing Messy Church; Discipling families; Borrowing from our church traditions; and Inter-generational church. It is being organised by Church of Scotland in partnership with Messy Church Scotland and Stirling Presbytery. It will take place on Sat 23 September 2017 from 10am – 4pm at North Parish Church, 70 Springfield Road, Stirling, FK7 7QW. If anyone would like to go to this event please contact the church office as soon as possible so that a ticket can be ordered for you.
COULD YOU VOLUNTEER TO HELP AT THE SNAP YOUTH GROUP ON ONE SATURDAY NIGHT BETWEEN NOW AND CHRISTMAS? It would be particularly helpful to have another volunteer on 7th October, 28th October and 16th December. If you can help on any of these dates please contact Jeanne or email email@example.com
SAYING GOODBYE SERVICE 30TH SEPTEMBER AT 11AM IN GLASGOW CATHEDRAL, organised by the Mariposa Trust, this service is for anyone who has either personally lost a baby at any stage of pregnancy, at birth or in early years, or who has been affected by a family members or friend’s loss. Whether the loss was recent or 80 years ago, everyone is welcome to attend. We have also extended the services, and gladly welcome anyone who is grieving the fact that they haven’t had children. This may be due to circumstance, infertility or for other reasons – but all are welcome. Babies and children are also invited to come with their family, as the Saying Goodbye service is truly a family event for all. To read more on the charity, please see the Saying Goodbye website, which you can find at: www.sayinggoodbye.org. Emilie de Bruijn, The Mariposa Trust (0845 2938027) Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
THANKS to all who sponsored Bill, Mark and Heather in the Lodging House Mission sponsored cycle. The morning of Saturday, 26th August was rather wet, but they completed the 18 mile event and managed a smile at the finish. Greenbank has raised the magnificent total of £781 which will increase with Gift Aid. Thank you for your generous support, and well done to our cyclists.
THE ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZENS CONCERT is fast approaching and there are a number of tickets still available.
The concert is FREE and provides an afternoon of musical entertainment and an opportunity to meet friends, old and new. It will take place on Sunday 8 October in the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Cambridge Street, Glasgow from 2pm till 5pm.
Tickets for the event and transport – available from a number of pick-up points across East Renfrewshire – are free of charge. Ticket orders should be placed by Friday 22 September. For more information and to book places, contact Linda McGregor on 0141 577 3143 or email email@example.com
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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