TEA AND COFFEE will be served in the Fraser Hall after the morning service. All welcome.
IT IS WITH SADNESS that we announce the death of one of our members Mrs Agnes Macaulay of Eastwoodhill Eventide Home and formerly of 16 Windlaw Park Gardens. Mrs Macaulay’s funeral will take place on Tuesday 20th September at 11.45am at Linn Crematorium and thereafter at 12.15pm at Greenbank. Please remember Mrs Macaulay’s family and friends in your prayers.
TODAY WE WELCOME the friends and family of Andrea and Gordon and their son, Lukas Guthrie; the friends and family of Leanne and Steven and their son, Rocco Maclaren and the friends and family of Amanda and her son Rudi Robert McLellan. Lukas, Rocco and Rudi will be baptised this morning. We pray that as they seek to follow Jesus, they will know His love and presence in their lives.
THE DONATIONS FOR THE SAMOS APPEAL are piling up in the hall of friendship and this week is the last week to help before the gifts are taken to St Josephs for sorting and collection by the charity Re-act. I am most grateful for the support and interest shown by the many people who have contacted me and given items for the appeal. Thank you all. Jeanette MacKay
WHAT’S ON IN GREENBANK
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 GUILD begins the new session on Wednesday afternoon at 2.15pm. Rev. Jeanne Roddick will be our opening speaker. Please come along and join us.
GREENBANK CHURCH’S LADIES EVENING: Friday 14th October, 7pm in the church halls. Tickets priced £15 each are available from Graham Vance, Stephen Blanchflower or Neil Scholfield.
GLASGOW N E FOODBANK is looking for volunteers for their new facility opening in Blairtummock Community Centre in Garthamlock on Thursday afternoons. A short training course is provided for volunteers prior to starting. Also a taster experience can be provided at the Parkhead hub. Anyone wanting to volunteer or know more about the foodbank can contact Alex Howie on 6385169.
SCRIPTURE UNION BIBLE READING NOTES are available for those who ordered them in the Centenary Chapel.
CHRISTIAN AID SPONSORED SWIM: The annual sponsored swim will take place on Saturday 8th October at Eastwood swimming pool. Sponsor forms are available from the Hall of friendship, and from Mark Allan and Ron Livingston. Please lend your support to this fun event by taking part or by sponsoring one or more of our participants. Thank you once again in anticipation of your support for Christian Aid. Mark Allan
LODGING HOUSE MISSION:Thanks to our cyclists, marshals and sponsors for supporting the annual sponsored cycle event on Saturday, 3rd September. The total from Greenbank currently stands at £684. This is a wonderful amount which will increase with Gift Aid. Please pay any outstanding sponsor money as soon as possible.
All members of the congregation are invited to donate non-perishable food items to the LHM at our Harvest service on Sunday 2nd October. Items from the following list would be much appreciated:-
Cereal (Corn flakes, Crunchy Nut Cornflakes, Weetabix, Rice Krispies, Sugar Puffs, Frosties, Coco Pops, Porridge), Tinned Soup (Chicken, Tomato, Lentil, Scotch Broth, Vegetable, Minestrone), Tinned Meat / Fish (Tuna, Ham, Corned Beef, Meatballs, Hotdogs, Stew, Haggis), Tinned Pasta (Ravioli, Macaroni), Tinned Vegetables (Tomatoes, Carrots, Peas, Sweet Corn, Mixed Vegetables, Baked Beans, Potatoes, Pasta Sauce, Curry Sauce), Tinned Fruit (Peaches, Pears, Pineapple, Mandarins, Fruit Cocktail), Tinned custard and rice pudding, Other ( Coffee – not decaffeinated, Sugar, Tomato sauce, Brown sauce, Vinegar, Long Grain Rice, Broth Mix, Dried Peas, Lentils, Fruit juice, Diluting juice, Biscuits) The LHM currently has a plentiful supply of tea bags, dated until 2018, so tea bags are not required at the present time. The following items are also not required – dried pasta, pearl barley, drinking chocolate, marmalade, muesli, prunes, Shredded Wheat, tinned grapefruit. Thank you for your understanding and support. Alison Allan
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. You will be contacted on the Friday of the preceding week with the readings.
TEA/COFFEE ROTA VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL REQUIRED for October, November and December. If you, or an organisation of which you are a member, are able to help please add your details to the rota in the Centenary Chapel.
JOHN HUME LECTURE -29th September at 6pm, presented by Prof. Ian Campbell of Edinburgh University .at St George’s Tron Church, Glasgow. For tickets email: email@example.com To receive your tickets by post, please write requesting them and include a stamped, addressed envelope to Georgina Treharne-Hulks,Development Officer Scotland’s Churches Trust 15 North Bank Street, Edinburgh EH1 2LP. (0131 225 8644)
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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