Church Service Intimations


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

THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE KIRK SESSION in the Church at 11.45am on Sunday 23rd September to elect representatives to the Kwenderana Committee.

THE RECENT KIRK SESSION PHOTO is now to hand and may be ordered/paid for at the Church Office (weekdays, except Wednesday) or from the Centenary Chapel (Sundays after service). Please place your order by 30th September. Anne Jaap

ARTICLES FOR THE OCTOBER EDITION of Good Neighbour should be received at the Church Office by Sunday, 16th September.

CHURCH TRANSPORT – There is currently an urgent need for a driver for the Greenbank Church transport rota. The duty would involve picking up passengers one week in six and bringing them to and from the Sunday morning service. Passengers greatly appreciate this facility, without which many would not be able to attend church regularly. If you think you would be able to help, please contact Mark Allan on 638 3916.

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. We are always looking for new volunteers, so even if you have never read the lesson before please consider adding your name to the list. You will be contacted on the Friday of the preceding week with the readings.

THE JUNE PRESBYTERY REPORT is now available in the Centenary Chapel for those members of the Kirk Session who did not receive it by email.


OUR HARVEST THANKSGIVING SERVICE takes place next week on 16th September. Please bring your Harvest envelope for Lodging House Mission, which you received in September’s Good Neighbour, if you wish to donate. Also see the flyer handed to you last week and this morning for other harvest donation requests from the Lodging House Mission.

A PRAYERS FOR HEALING SERVICE will take place in the CHURCH at 6.30pm tonight – 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 first meeting of the new session of theGREENBANK FILM SOCIETY will take place on Monday, 10th September at 7.30pm in the Session House when the classic western comedy drama, “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” will be shown. This popular multi-nominated film, starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford and Katharine Ross, is a great opener for our new season. All welcome.

THE CHURCH CHOIR resumes practices for the new session on Thursday 13th September at 7.30pm in the church. As always we’d warmly welcome new members who wish to join us to come along – you don’t need to be able to read music or have had previous experience of singing in a choir.

The next outing of the WALKING GROUP is on Saturday, 15th September, leaving church at 9am. The target is to reach as many summits as possible around Dumgoyne (that’s the hill at the end of the Campsie hills looking northwest from Clarkston). If you would like to join us please contact Ann or Jim Guy at 638 5570.

ENJOY KNITTING? Want to learn to knit, or new to knitting? Whatever your expertise, my new Tuesday night knitting class is for you. Starting on Tuesday 18th September, classes run from 7.15pm – 8.45pmon Tuesday nights in Room A. Cost £8 per class. Block booking discount available. Places are limited so booking is essential. Contact Helen Howard on or 07929 984873 or visit my Facebook page – Knitting For All: Clarkston & Giffnock. Looking forward to seeing you there.

CLARKSTON-STAMPERLAND CANCER RESEARCH UK is holding a Coffee Afternoon on Saturday 6th October 1-4pm in Greenbank Church Halls. Various stalls, face painting, raffle (donations gratefully received). Tea room serving cream teas £4; Kids cream tea £2. All proceeds to Breast Cancer Research. For more information call Ann McInnes 07801948508.

NEXT WEEKTHE CHURCH OFFICE will be open on Wednesday but closed on Friday.

PETER HOWARD is giving the organ concert at Kelvingrove Art Gallery on Saturday 15th September at 1pm. All welcome.

TEA/COFFEE ROTA: Volunteers are urgently required for16 and 30 September, and the whole of December. If you or your organisation can help for one or more Sundays please add your details opposite the date/s of your choice on the rota in the Centenary Chapel. Thank you.

SUNDAY CLUB – The Sunday Club needs your help to ensure we have enough adults each week for the number of young people we have in our various sections! If you would be willing to help out regularly, occasionally, or on a rota basis, please speak to any of the Sunday Club leaders, or Helen Howard, or contact Helen on 585 7909 or


JAM (for teenagers) meet in church initially and leave when directed to do so by the minister after the young people’s address to continue in the room above the vestry (leave through door in the Centenary Chapel).

SUNDAY CLUB (for children aged 3 years to 11 years) meet in church initially and leave when directed to do so by the minister after the young people’s address to continue in the church halls.

THE CRÈCHE (for children under 3 years of age) meet in Crèche Room (room C) behind the stage in the church halls, for the duration of the service, on Sundays when the Sunday Club is on.

Children and young people wishing to remain in church for the duration of the service are also most welcome to do so.

SNAP COMMUNITY YOUTH CLUB is looking for volunteers to help on Saturday evenings 6.30pm-9.30pm during term time. If you feel you are able to give up a Saturday evening, even if it’s one evening per year, please contact Jeanne or email

EAGLESHAM COMMUNITY CLUB, Carswell Centre, Montgomery Street, Eaglesham, G76 0AS, first Tuesday of the month, 2pm to 4pm. Next meeting: 2nd October: History of Pollok House.

THEFLOWER LIST FOR 2018 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 any time during the week.

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