Sunday 24th June 2012

Sunday 24th June 2012 (Proper 7)
MORNING WORSHIP & HOLIDAY CLUB

Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
Welcome & Intimations
Hymn 160 Praise my soul the King of heaven
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer
Children’s address
Hymn 559 There is a Redeemer
Reading: 2nd Samuel 16: 15 – 23
Hymn 190 Art thou afraid his power shall fail
Reading: Psalm 55
Hymn 551 In Heavenly love abiding
SERMON
Offering
Prayer of dedication and prayer of intercession
Hymn 236 March on my soul with strength
Benediction
South African Sung Amen (Hymn 825, sung twice)
Our Reader today is David Yeoman

THE LORD’S PRAYER – Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name; Your kingdom come, your will be done; on earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power and the glory are yours now and forever. Amen

Interim Moderator & Locum Minister – Rev Eric McLachlan
Telephone 0141 954 1574
email eric.janis@btinternet.com
Session Clerk
Telephone: 0141 638 5521
email margaretctrobertson@gmail.com

WELCOMING STATEMENT
We sometimes find ourselves like the disciples—knowing, but not understanding the One we worship. We have come together today, perhaps tossed about by the storms of life, wondering what will happen to us. But we are here. And because we are here, the Lord is also here. Let us come in faith that the one who stilled the storm so many years ago will also still the storms in our lives.

A WARM WELCOME TO CHURCH TODAY. If you’re a visitor please sign our visitor’s book in the vestibule. Our church has something for all ages & activities go on throughout the week. Please join us in the Hall after this service where tea/coffee is served. Large print bulletins are available from the duty team.

PASTORAL COVER – during Mr Reid’s absence I shall be grateful if members of the congregation and elders could advise me as quickly as possible, by telephone or email, of any illness or pastoral visits requiring to be made and also of people who may be in hospital. Please do not leave it till you see me on Sundays. Thank you – Rev Eric McLachlan (contact details above).

SUMMER CHOIR – we meet weekly at 10:15am in the Session House during June, July & August. We’ll look at fun & easy pieces of music with the emphasis on having fun! So, please feel free to come along and try out Summer Choir – a warm welcome awaits you!

THE BB has a ‘limited edition’ 2012 Tea Towel for sale – specially made to mark our 75th anniversary and is available from Mark Gordon, at £3.50, in the Hall.

TODAY – our bible reader is David Yeoman; Tea/Coffee in the hall after the service is served in aid of Williamwood Music.

WILLIAMWOOD HISTORY BOOKLET – Stuart Wallace’s History of Williamwood Parish Church to celebrate the 75th Anniversary is on sale at the front of the church and in the large hall. Thank you, Margaret Robertson.

LIFE AND WORK for July are now ready in the usual places for distributors and collectors.

GARDEN TEA – In spite of the weather, the Garden Tea for the Gillian Purvis Trust topped £1500! Many thanks to all who supported this event and helped to make it such a success.

CHURCH GARDEN TEAM will carry on each Tuesday throughout the “Summer.” As usual it’d be helpful if you can bring your own tools. Main tasks at the moment are weeding & hedge trimming. we’d be happy to welcome new members. Forget the Gyms & Slimming classes, come & get fit for free. See Jimmy Craig for info.

ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION – Could anyone who is prepared to help serve refreshments at our 75th Anniversary Exhibition at the end of September let Carole Lyons know. If possible a preference as to date would be greatly appreciated. That way Carole can pull together a rota to ensure we have adequate help throughout. (Dates: Friday 28th evening, Saturday 29th afternoon, Sunday 30th evening).

NEXT SUNDAY – Tea and Coffee after the morning service is served in aid of Kwenderana. Our bible reader is Alan Mathew.

TRAID CRAFT – Please note that due to holidays there will be no Traid Craft stall after the service on Sunday 1st July. It returns in August.

WORSHIP ON THE WEB – visit http://www.williamwoodmusic.com/on-demand

FROM THE TREASURER – GIVINGS UPDATE
As at the end of April Givings totalled £28,386 against a four month budget of £30,000 leaving a shortfall to date of £1,614. Thanks to everyone for their continued support.

POST CARDS TO WILLIAMWOOD – in our 75th year as you travel on holiday in the UK or abroad please send a postcard to your Church Family here at Williamwood. We’ll track on a map in the Large Hall how far we have travelled – please look at the map on the back wall of the hall we’ve got quite a few postcards already. Please also leave a “Calling Card” with greetings from Williamwood in any church you visit or worship in while on holiday. These are available at the front door.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Fri 28th, Sat 29th & Sun 30th September Diamond Jubilee Exhibition
Sunday 7th October BB ex-members anniversary service

CHURCH CONTACTS & INFORMATION
Please see the printed copy for individuals details
Have you noticed a bulb out etc?
Then report it in the book in the vestibule.

WEEKLY BULLETIN
Please send information to Alan Mathew by 12noon on THURSDAY. Phone 07852 908166 or email williamwood.organist@gmail.com. The Bulletin can be recycled – the duty team will be happy to take it for you. Song sheets should be left behind.

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