September 15th Intimations

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

TEA/COFFEE ROTA: Volunteers required for the rest of September. See sheet in Centenary Chapel.

MINUTES OF THE KIRK SESSION MEETING of 2 September 19 are available in the Centenary Chapel for members of the Kirk Session who did not receive them by email

ARTICLES FOR THE OCTOBER EDITION OF GOOD NEIGHBOUR should be received at the Church Office by today.

All members of the congregation are invited to bring DONATIONS OF NON-PERISHABLE FOOD TO OUR HARVEST SERVICE NEXT SUNDAY. A list of required items is in Good Neighbour and on the noticeboard in the Hall of Friendship. All donations will go to Lodging House Mission. Thank you.

PLEASE JOIN US in supporting the 90kg Rice Challenge! Greenbank is joining hundreds of schools and faith groups who have been participating in this challenge for a number of years. We are aiming, as a congregation, to buy 90kg of fairly traded, Kilombero rice grown in Malawi. 90kg is significant as a Malawian farmer has to sell 90kg of rice in order to pay for secondary education for one child for one year. Rice will be sold after church, commencing next week. Rice (brown or white) is priced at £3.75 for a 1kg bag. Please buy a bag of rice, and remember – A bag of rice can change a life! Thank you.

ANYONE WILLING to take on the task of DISTRICT VISITOR in the new district 69 (8 homes in Newton Mearns) please contact Margot or Gordon Blyth (638 7646).

CROSSREACH NEWS is available on the table in the Hall of Friendship. The CrossReach prayer diary and catalogue of Christmas cards and calendars is also on the table.

135TH GREENBANK CELEBRATION tickets for Saturday 5th October @ 6.30pm are priced at £12. It is a BYOB and includes a fizz reception, fish supper tea, shopping stalls, fun and games. ‘For One Night Only’, after a successful performance at a Greenbank Ladies Night, Stephen Blanchflower’s troupe will also make a return appearance – which will be worth the ticket money in itself! ‘The Runway Theatre Company, who have an enviable reputation for high quality productions from the world of musical theatre will bring the evening to a close with some songs from their repertoire. Tickets available from the Church Office or from members of Greenbank’s Social Committee: Lindy Dallas, Jill Liddell, Susan Johnston, Eleanor Johnston, Anna Martin, Jan Millar, Anna Maclure, Stella Inglis, Stephen Blanchflower or Graham Vance.

VOLUNTEERS TO READ THE BIBLE LESSONS OVER THE NEXT 3 MONTHS – A new ‘Bible Reader list’ is available in the Centenary Chapel; please add your name and telephone number to the service of your choice. You will be contacted during the preceding week with the readings.

THE ANNUAL SPONSORED SWIM FOR CHRISTIAN AIDSaturday 5th October at Eastwood swimming pool from 6-7.30pm. Sponsor forms available from Mark Allan and Ron Livingston or from the table in the Hall of Friendship. Children under the age of 8 are welcome but must be accompanied by a competent adult swimmer. Entry is free for participants & tea, coffee, juice & biscuits/crisps are available after event. M. Allan (638 3916)

MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT – COFFEE MORNINGGlasgow Presbytery Office staff Coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support @ Garthamlock and Craigend Parish Church on 22nd November and would welcome any donations of knitted items for one of their stalls. Items can be left at Greenbank’s church office.

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 halls entrance letterbox.

 

ON HALLS’ CORRIDOR NOTICEBOARD ARE DETAILS OF:

EASTWOOD ECUMENICAL PEACE & JUSTICE FORUM – GOOD MONEY WEEK – Ethical Investment-10th October, 7.30-9pm @ Newton Mearns Baptist Church

Opportunity to be a WALK LEADER VOLUNTEER for East Renfrewshire.

GIFFNOCK THEATRE PLAYERS – THE MATCHMAKER – a farce of a play by Thornton Wilder, Eastwood Park Theatre, Wed 16th-Sat 19th October.

 

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