Intimations Sunday 4th June
A Kirk Session meeting will take place in the church on Tuesday 6th June at 7.30pm
Communion – The retiring offering is for “CrossReach” on Sunday 4th June 2023
Carolside Nursery School would like to come down to the church halls on Thursday at 1.30 for approximately one hour to give six of their children an opportunity to meet with some folk from the community beyond their family circle. They will bring table top games, some stories and children will sing some songs. If anyone would like to part of this lovely opportunity to meet with the nursery school children can you please let Sharon at the Church office. Refreshments will be provided.
Ukrainian community in Glasgow presents charity concert to Ukraine with love. This shall be held on Friday 16th of June at 7.00pm at Greenbank Parish Church. Entry by donation is invited.
Ukrainian Centre – The Ukrainian support team send a monthly van with essential items: tea & coffee, cuppa soup, 2 min. porridge, tins of tuna & spam, baby food, blankets, personal hygiene products, cold and flu meds. Donations can be dropped off at the Ukrainian centre in the church grounds on Saturday mornings or left in the link building during the week. No clothing or glass bottles/jars please.
Lodging House Mission – Donations required, especially UHT milk, kettle foods e.g. pot noodles and tinned soup e.g. tomato, chicken and mushroom, can be put on the trolley in the Link building. Sugar, toiletries, clothing, bedding, duvets and towels are not required at the moment. Donations trolley is in link building.
Glasgow North East Foodbank – Donations required, Nutritious foodstuffs required: tinned meat (not Fray Bentos, tinned fruit & veg, UHT milk & juice, diluting juice, tinned & packet potato (mash), tinned rice & custard, packet custard, pasta sauces, pasta, tinned tomatoes, biscuits, Toiletries; nappies & baby wipes.
The link building is open for all donations on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday mornings.
Commemorative New Testament, psalms and proverbs-We were delighted recently to receive around 200 beautiful copies of New Testament Psalms and Proverbs Commemorating the coronation of King Charles III. These were given to us at no cost by Good News for Everyone, Which was formerly known as Gideon’s. We are extremely grateful to Kenneth McPhie for thinking of Greenbank Church, and for offering them to us. Ken has a long-standing involvement with Gideons/Good News for everyone, and is the neighbour of Bob Bulloch, one of our members, hence the connection. At the time of writing there are still a few copies remaining. Please uplift a copy from the Centenary Chapel if you would like one.
Free Sanitary Products – Greenbank Church is now a provider of free period products. Working in collaboration with East Renfrewshire Council and HeyGirls products, we recently ordered and received a supply of tampons and sanitary towels, free of charge. All of HeyGirls products are ethically sourced and organic. This partnership working is really trying to push the message that these products are available for people to take, no matter how much they need, and whenever they are needed.
It is our hope that Greenbank Church will also be registered on the MyPeriodApp, which allows users to find locations in their community which provide free period products.
The items are currently located in the Ladies Toilets and on a shelf in the corridor beside the Fraser Hall.
BOOKS– There is a good collection of books in the hall of friendship. You are welcome to come and have a look and take a book for a small donation.
Church Office Hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.20am-2.20pm. Please use the same email address and telephone numbers – email@example.com and 0141 644 1841. All emails and phone calls will be responded to as soon as possible.
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