Church Service Intimations

TEA AND COFFEE is served in the Fraser Hall after the service-all welcome.

IT IS WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of one of our members, Mrs Margaret Loudon of 75 Hawthorn Road, Clarkston. Mrs Loudon’s funeral is still to be arranged.   Please remember Mrs Loudon’s family and friends in your prayers.

THE CONGREGATION wish Claire Thomson and Scott Stephen, whose wedding took place on Monday 30th December, every blessing on the occasion of their marriage.

ARTICLES FOR THE FEBRUARY EDITION OF GOOD NEIGHBOUR should be received at the Church Office by Sunday, 12th January.

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.

GREENBANK FILM SOCIETY meets tomorrow evening, Monday 6th January at 7.30pm in the Session House. The film to be shown is ‘Puzzle’ which tells the story of a 40 year old housewife and mother whose life is changed by a present of a jigsaw puzzle and stars local girl, Kelly MacDonald from Newton Mearns. All welcome. Jim Guy.

THE GUILD will meet again on Wednesday at 2.15pm. The speaker will be William Edgar and his subject is ‘A South American Odyssey, Part I’. All welcome.

LIFE & WORK MAGAZINE: The January issue is now available. Would subscribers please uplift their copies from the Flower Room as the next Good Neighbour delivery will be the February issue. Subscription renewal details are enclosed within. Cheques should be made payable to Greenbank Parish Church, enclosed in the envelope provided and placed in the Church offering bags. Please note the yearly subscription remains at £33.60. Many thanks to all Life & Work subscribers for your continued support. Ian McTurk

SUNDAY MORNING TEA ROTA IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2020 in the Centenary Chapel. If you can help please add your details opposite the date of your choice.

VOLUNTEERS TO READ THE BIBLE LESSONS OVER THE NEXT 3 MONTHS would be much appreciated. 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.

THE FRIENDSHIP CAFE – next meeting will take place on Friday, 17th January, starting at 10am in the Fraser Hall. All welcome. Blair Miller (577 5449)

THE BURNS SUPPER will take place on Sunday 26th January. Tickets (priced £17) are available to purchase after morning service from Jan Millar in the Hall of Friendship or contact her on 258 4959.

THE GREENBANK PLAYERS are busy rehearsing a new Murder Mystery. Hopefully you will again be able to support them on either Friday 6th March or Saturday 7th March. Tickets will be on sale next year.


COSY CAFÉ VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED for the new rota [March to June] if you can help on a Friday, 2.45pm till 4pm one or two times in this 4 month period, contact the church office on 644 1841 or email: Please note Cosy is not on during school holidays. Three adult volunteers help each week making hot chocolate and toast   for the secondary school age children and are supported by young volunteers.

DISTRICT VISITOR VACANCY – volunteer required for Newton Mearns district (8 homes, some each side of Mearns Cross) contact Margot or Gordon Blyth (638 7646).

SNAP COMMUNITY YOUTH CLUB fundraising opportunity through the Co-op (Oct 19-Oct 20). Using a Co-op card, 1% of the cost of co-op products purchased can be donated to SNAP – just nominate them online as your preferred charity.

GREENBANK CHURCH TRANSPORT provides a valuable service to enable passengers to attend Sunday morning worship. It operates with the help of a team of volunteer drivers who operate a 1 week in 5 rota. There is a need to recruit new drivers, if you would like to help, please see Mark Allan (Church Transport Convener) or contact 0141 638 3916.

SATURDAY BOOK CLUB – the next Saturday Book Club will take place at the beginning of February when the group will be reading to the end of the book.

ANYONE WHO WISHES TO JOIN OR KNOW MORE ABOUT GREENBANK, or knows someone who would appreciate a visit from the Minister in hospital or who needs prayer, please complete a POSTCARD (placed on the pews). Completed postcards can be handed to welcome team members or posted through the halls letterbox.


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