Williamwood Parish Church
Order of Service 11.00am
Sunday 26 October
Admission of New Members
INTIMATIONS & WELCOME
CALL TO WORSHIP
INTROIT CH4 463 Fairest Lord Jesus
Hymn 482 Come let us to the Lord our God (Tune: Kilmarnock)
Hymn 533 Will you come and follow me
READING: St. Matthew 10: 25–30
ANTHEM Lord, you are the fairest of the fair (Kelvin Thomas/Anne Brown)
Revelation 3: 14–22
HYMN 640 Holy Spirit come confirm us
ADMISSION OF NEW MEMBERS
DEDICATION OF OFFERING.
Hymn 644 O Jesus I have promised (Tune: Thornbury)
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 the Guild.
The Reader is Alan Mathew
Church service at Mearnskirk. Anyone wishing to join the group should meet at the front door of the hospital at 1.50.
.The Reader is Moira Yeoman
Tea/coffee will be served by the Sunday School.
There will be a Fairtrade stall in the hall after the service.
Sunday School Coffee Morning on Saturday
Prelude: Liturgical Improvisation for organ, number 3 – “Verbum supernum” (trans – Pour light upon us from above, and fire our hearts with thy strong love) by George Oldroyd
Offering: Aria by Laurence Caldecote (composed in memory of those who lost their lives in the London bombings of 7 July 2005)
Recessional: Fugue in D minor (JS Bach) BWV 554
A big thank you to those who supported coffee last week on behalf of the Bible Society. The sum of £ 52.35 was raised.
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. (firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 638 3490)
CHRISTIAN AID: The Sponsored Swim took place last 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.
THE SUNDAY SCHOOL have their annual Coffee morning on Saturday 1st November from 9.45am – 11.30am. There will be a baking stall and all items of baking for both the stall and to be put on the tables would be much appreciated. These items can be handed in to the Church from 9am. There will be the usual delicious rolls and sausage/bacon on sale. There will also be games for the children e.g. Treasure Island, Guess the Teddy’s birthday and Guess the number of sweets. Please come along and support our only fund raising event. Tickets are Adults £2, Children £1 or pay at the door.
Tickets for the Shopping Afternoon on Sunday 2nd November are now on sale from any member of the Events Committee listed below.
Robert Coulter, Carole Ferguson, Irene Heron, Christine Kemp, Norrie Kilpatrick, Margo King, Mary Montgomery, Betty Patrick, Margaret Robertson, Liz Taylor, Jerry Taylor, Joan Black.
There will be a mini treatment of a back, neck &shoulder massage for £5 and also eyebrow threading. You can pre-book by contacting Lynn Gordon in church, on 01415854951 or 07979804066. Also available on the day.
A Celebration of Williamwood High School’s Malawi Trip takes place in Giffnock South Church, Winton Hall on Sunday 26th October at 7pm. There will be musical entertainment from Williamwood High School pupils and the East Renfrewshire Jazz Band. Tea and coffee will be served and all donations will go to the Kwenderana Parthership.
CHURCH CONTACTS & INFORMATION
Flowers – Jean Little 638 1505 Events Convenors: Jerry and Liz Taylor 571 9063 Hall Lets – Fiona Gunning 577 5761 or email@example.com. Send requests in plenty of time! Property & Keys― Stuart Young, 577 5707 Inspire: Editor: Joan Black (638 5433 or firstname.lastname@example.org Prayer Circle ― (Confidential) 17 people who will pray for a person or a situation. Phone Lorna on 571 8821 or Anne on 644 4776.
Please pass items for inclusion in the weekly bulletin to Evelyn Wallace (email@example.com or 638 3490) These should be received by 9pm on Wednesday evening.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
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