Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
INTIMATIONS & WELCOME
CALL TO WORSHIP
INTROIT CH4 no.5, O Lord our Lord throughout the earth
Hymn 209 Father we praise you
PRAYER & LORD’S PRAYER
Hymn 251 I the Lord of sea and sky
READING:St. Mark. 10: 46–52
ANTHEM Safe in the Shadow of the Lord
READING: Acts 24: 10–27
Hymn 201 Worship the Lord
DEDICATION OF OFFERING & PRAYERS OF INTERCESSION
Hymn. 458 At the name of Jesus (Tune Camberwell)
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.
THE LORD’S PRAYER – Our Father which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: for thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, forever. Amen.
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.
- We welcome Leigh Shiel at the organ in Alan’s absence.
- Tea/coffee is being served on behalf of the Bible Society
- The Reader is Grant Keyes
- All Articles for November Inspire should be sent or e mailed to Joan Black by today. E mail – firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone – 638 5433
- The Reader is Alan Mathew
- Tea/coffee will be served by the Guild.
- END OF “BRITISH SUMMER TIME”: Please remember to change your clocks BACKWARDS one hour on Saturday 25th October, so that you don’t arrive an hour early for worship the next day. Enjoy that extra hour in bed!
Many thanks to everyone who helped with the distribution of the Flyers advertising our Shopping Afternoon and Christmas Fayre. Your help is really appreciated. All the households in the district now have these flyers so hopefully we will have a bumper turnout!
The Guild meets on Tuesday 21st.October. The Speaker is Sheriff Brian Adair whose subject is “Tales from the Court”. There will be a sales table. A warm welcome is extended to all.
Our next visit to Mearnskirk Hospital is on Sunday 26th October. The PURPLE group are taking the service. Please refer to notice board outside the vestry for a list of names.
The Moderator of the General Assembly, The Right Reverend John Chalmers, BD CPS, will conduct a special service of worship in Netherlee Parish Church on Sunday 26th October at 6.30pm to which all are cordially invited. Refreshments will be served after the service to give folks an opportunity to meet the moderator more informally. All welcome.
CHRISTMAS PRACTICE WITH THE CHOIR-will be on Thursday23rd October. We will use the time from 7:30-8:45 (ish) for the Christmas stuff.
Saturday 29th November (Christmas Fayre Day) from 10am in the Church, Alan Mathew vs. CH4 (and it’s 825 hymns) Come along to support and sponsor Alan, in raising funds for the Lanark Choral once in a lifetime trip to New York to sing at the Carnegie Hall. I’m trying to raise funds by doing a sponsored battle of the hymns. I will try and play my way through the entire CH4 hymn book.
CHRISTIAN AID: Calling all swimmers – Christian Aid needs you! The local Committee’s annual Sponsored Swim is on Saturday 25 October in Eastwood Baths and you are invited to “swim for free”. Swimmers of all ages can take part and can swim up to 20 lengths of the pool at any time convenient to them between 5.30pm and 7.30pm. If you are unable to swim on that night you can choose another time that suits you and Christian Aid will cover the cost of entry. Anne and Ross will be delighted to hear from anyone who would like a sponsor form or even just more information on the event. Thank you.
Tickets for the Shopping Afternoon on Sunday 2nd November are now available from any member of the Events Committee listed below. If you are having a tea or coffee after church don’t leave without your ticket! Robert Coulter, Carole Ferguson, Irene Heffron, Christine Kemp, Norrie Kilpatrick, Margo King, Mary Montgomery, Betty Patrick, Margaret Robertson, Liz Taylor, Jerry Taylor, Joan Black.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Sun 19 October Deadline for Inspire
Sun 26 October Mearnskirk Hospital Service
Sat 1 November Sunday School Coffee Morning
Sun 2 November at 2.00pm Shopping Afternoon
Sun 9 November Remembrance Sunday
Sat 29 November Christmas Fayre + Battle of the Hymns