Williamwood Parish Church
Order of Service 11.00am
Sunday 2 November
Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
INTIMATIONS & WELCOME
INTROIT Bless the Lord, my soul (Taize)
CALL TO WORSHIP
Hymn 34 O send thy light forth and thy truth
PRAYER & LORD’S PRAYER
CHILDREN’S ADDRESS 2 Chorus (sheet) “Yesterday today forever” & “He lives.”
READING: St. John 18: 28–40
Blessed are the pure in heart (Walford Davies)
READING: 2 Timothy 1: 1–14
Hymn 549 How deep the Father’s love for us
DEDICATION OF OFFERING & PRAYERS OF INTERCESSION
Hymn 513 Courage brother do not stumble
BENEDICTION & SUNG AMEN.
SUNG BLESSING AT END OF SERVICE
May God’s blessing surround you each day, As you trust Him and walk in His way, May His presence within guard and keep you from sin,
Go in peace, go in joy, go in love.
WILLIAMWOOD PARISH CHURCH OF SCOTLAND, CLARKSTON
Interim Moderator – Rev Linda Walker
Telephone: 0141 649 1340
Locum Minister – Rev Eric McLachlan
Telephone: 0141 810 5789
Session Clerk – Margaret Robertson
Telephone: 0141 638 5521
Scottish Charity Number SC009939
Congregation Number 160892
CCL Copyright Licence 409617
WELCOME TO CHURCH TODAY. Please sign our visitors’ book and join us in the large hall after worship where refreshments are served.
Large print copies of the Order of Service are available from the duty team.
Tea/coffee is being served in the small hall by the Sunday School
The Reader is Moira Yeoman
There a Fairtrade stall in the hall after the service.
Tea/coffee will be served on behalf of the church Christmas tree/ decoration
ORGAN MUSIC FOR ALL SAINTS
Preludes: Come, we that Love the Lord (Marching to Zion) by Robert Lowry, arr. James Mansfield; For all the saints (Sine Nomine) by RV Williams, arr. Lani Smith; Prelude E minor (BWV 555) attributed JS Bach, likely by J Krebs
Offering: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God” (worship song – Words and music Betty Lou Mills)
Recessional: Fugue in E minor (BWV 555) attributed JS Bach, likely by J Kerbs
INSPIRE and LIFE AND WORK are ready for collection and distribution in the usual places
THE GUILD meets on Tuesday 4th.November at 730 pm. Mary Moran will be speaking about our Project “Mary’s Meals”. A warm welcome is extended to all.
CHRISTMAS CHOIR: There is no Christmas choir rehearsal on Thursday 7 November. We meet for carols etc. the week after. Regular church choir to meet as usual on 7th.
BATTLE OF THE HYMNS
Sponsor sheet available on notice board in Vardar road corridor. If you can support Alan and the Lanark & Carluke Choral Union on the 29th November in raising funds to get to New York that would be fantastic!
“Christmas is Coming!”
A short evening of Songs and Carols chosen and performed. by 6 of the Williamwood Singers. We hope to see many of our friends and supporters at this, our last Christmas Concert. It takes place on THURSDAY 4th DECEMBER, at 7.30p.m. in the Church and should finish about 8.45p.m.with tea/coffee and Christmas fare at the end. Tickets will be on sale in the hall after the service from Sunday 9th November onwards. Please come along and enjoy the sounds of Christmas with us! Norah Gray
READERS’ ROTA: The current readers’ rota is due to end at the end of November. If anyone should like to add / remove their name, please let Evelyn know so that the new list can be made up. (email@example.com or phone 638 3490)
Tickets for the Shopping Afternoon tomorrow are now on sale from any member of the Events Committee – Robert Coulter, Carole Ferguson, Irene Heron, Christine Kemp, Norrie Kilpatrick, Margo King, Mary Montgomery, Betty Patrick, Margaret Robertson, Liz Taylor, Jerry Taylor, Joan Black.
CHRISTIAN AID: The Sponsored Swim took place last Saturday night with swimmers of all ages from the seven local Churches taking part. If you would like to sponsor someone but have not yet done so, three stalwarts from our own Church will be delighted to add your name to their list of sponsors after the Service this morning. Please see: Andrew Linich, Matt Pearson or Moira Yeoman. Thank you.
CHURCH CONTACTS & INFORMATION
Please pass items for inclusion in the weekly bulletin to Evelyn Wallace (firstname.lastname@example.org or 638 3490) These should be received by 9pm on Wednesday evening.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Sun 2 November at 2.00pm Shopping Afternoon
Sun 9 November at 10.50 Remembrance Service
Sat 29 November Christmas Fayre + Battle of the hymns
Thurs 4 December 7.30pm Christmas is coming