Category Archives: Order of Service

Sunday 28th September 2014

INTIMATIONS & WELCOME
CALL TO WORSHIP
INTROIT: I love you, Lord (CH4 770)
Hymn 268 O God of Bethel
PRAYER & LORD’S PRAYER
CHILDRENS’ ADDRESS
Hymn
Wide, wide as the ocean, high as the Heaven above; Deep, deep as the deepest sea is my Saviour’s love.
I, though so unworthy, still am a child of His care;
For His Word teaches me that His love reaches me everywhere.

READING: Isaiah 40 1–11
ANTHEM Father we love you
READING: Isaiah 40 12–31
Hymn 153 Great is thy faithfulness
SERMON
OFFERING
DEDICATION OF OFFERING & PRAYERS OF INTERCESSION
Hymn 702 Lord in love and perfect wisdom
BENEDICTION & SUNG AMEN
SUNG BLESSING

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.

TODAY:
Tea/coffee is being served by the on behalf of Church House.
The Reader is Tony Drysdale

NEXT WEEK:
The Reader is Mairi McIntyre.
Tea/coffee will be served by Inspire Group.
There will be a Fairtrade stall in the hall after the service.

Organ music
Music as you gather. Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves by Verdi, – Barcarolle, from ‘The Tales of Hoffmann’- Offenbach
Offering Music Mozart – Serenade in G major, K. 525 ‘Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Recessional Music: The Prince of Denmark’s March (Trumpet Voluntary) by Jeremiah Clarke

Due to the limited choice of children’s hymns in the CH4 hymnal, we will for a few weeks be using some of the better known children’s hymns and chorus that have been omitted from recent hymnals.

KWENDERANA PARTNERSHIP – I would like to thank everyone for their support at coffee after church last Sunday. Due to 2 very generous donations we raised a total of £350 to pay for Masozi Moyo’s school fees. This will pay for at least 2 year’s fees and the balance will be used to provide school uniform, bedding, soap, towels and any other items
required. – Fiona Gunning

LIFE AND WORK for October is now available in the usual places for collection by individuals and distributors.

www.williamwoodparishchurch.org.uk has had a makeover! The web address is the same but the content has been completely revised and updated. I hope you find that it’s easy to navigate as I’d encourage you all to have a look and let me know what you think. Please let me know if you spot any mistakes and also let me know if there is essential or useful information that is missing. Going forward we will be setting up a web development group to ensure that the content is kept fresh and up to date. Thanks! Linda. walkerlinda@hotmail.com or 649 1340.

NOVEMBER INSPIRE All Articles for should be sent or e mailed to Joan Black before 19th October. E mail – blacksabode@googlemail.com. Phone – 638 5433.

WILLIAMWOOD HOUSE are currently looking for caring people who would like to become a member of their relief staff. If this is of interest to you, please get in touch by telephoning 637 1168 and speaking to a senior member of staff.

HARVEST THANKSGIVING – Sunday 5 October 2014
Donations of harvest goods for the benefit of the Talbot Association, the Wayside Centre and the local Food Bank will be gratefully received in the CHURCH on Saturday 4th October between 10.30am-11.30am

Listed below are items which will be useful

harvest list

NO OUT OF DATE OR HOME MADE ITEMS

Thanks, Helen McKenzie

Sunday 21st September 2014

Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
INTIMATIONS & WELCOME
CALL TO WORSHIP
INTROIT: 
I love you, Lord (CH4 770)
Hymn 36 
God is our refuge and our strength
PRAYER & LORD’S PRAYER
CHILDRENS’ ADDRESS
Hymn (sheet) 
I want to walk with Jesus Christ
READING
. Matthew 11:1–15
ANTHEM
 How deep the Father’s love (Townend arr. Larry Shackley)
READING: St. Mark 5: 21–32
Hymn 270 
Put all your trust in God
SERMON
DEDICATION OF OFFERING & 
PRAYERS OF INTERCESSION
Hymn 113 
God the Father of Creation
BENEDICTION
 & SUNG AMEN.
SUNG BLESSING

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, Email: walkerlinda@hotmail.com
Locum Minister – Rev Eric McLachlan, Telephone: 0141 810 5789, Email: eric.janis@btinternet.com
Session Clerk – Margaret Robertson, Telephone: 0141 638 5521, margaretctrobertson@gmail.comWebsite:
http://www.williamwoodparishchurch.org.uk

Other information: 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.

TODAY:
Tea/coffee is being served by the Kwenderana Group, raising money specifically to contribute to the boarding school fees for a young wheel chair bound girl from Emazinveni
The Reader is Carole Ferguson

NEXT WEEK:
The Reader is Tony Drysdale
Tea/coffee will be served on behalf of Church House

ORGAN MUSIC:
Music as you gather: CH4 Hymns 519 and 474, Hyfrydol by RH Pritchard “Es ist ein ros” by John M Rasley.
Offering Music: How deep the Father’s love for us- Stuart Townend.
Recessional Music: Felix Mendelssohn’s-Allegro from his Organ Sonata No. 2

Due to the limited choice of children’s hymns in the CH4 hymnal, we will for a few weeks be using some of the better known children’s hymns and chorus that have been omitted from recent hymnals.

THE GUILD COFFEE MORNING: The final total raised was £572.70. We would like to thank all those who helped and of course all of you who supported the event. Many Thanks, Elizabeth.

Grateful thanks to all those who supported coffee after church last week in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund. The amount raised was £75 and a cheque for this amount is on its way to them.

WILLIAMWOOD HOUSE are currently looking for caring people who would like to become a member of their relief staff. If this is of interest to you, please get in touch by telephoning 637 1168 and speaking to a senior member of staff.

HARVEST THANKSGIVING – Sunday 5 October 2014
Donations of harvest goods for the benefit of the Talbot Association, the Wayside Centre and the local Food Bank will be gratefully received in the CHURCH on Saturday 4th October between 10.30am-11.30am

Listed below are items which will be useful

harvest list

NO OUT OF DATE OR HOME MADE ITEMS

Thanks, Helen McKenzie

CHURCH CONTACTS & INFORMATION
Please pass items for inclusion in the weekly bulletin to Evelyn Wallace (evelyn.wallace@outlook.com or 638 3490) These should be received by 9pm on Wednesday evening.

Sunday 14th September 2014

Ordination and Admission of New Elders

Please stand, if you’re able, as the bible is brought into the Church
Intimations & Welcome
Choral Introit – I love you Lord (CH4 770)
Call to worship
HYMN 69 Just as the Father shows His love
Prayer
HYMN 556 I need thee every hour
READINGS: Judges 6: 1-10 & 7: 1-8
ANTHEM – Love Divine (John Stainer)
SERMON
HYMN 680 You are called to tell the story
Ordination & Admission of New Elders
Offering uplifted
Dedication of offering and prayers of intercession
HYMN (sheet) Who is on the Lord’s side?
Benediction and Sung Amen (3-fold)
Sung Blessing

Sung Blessing at end of the Service (we sing this to each other)
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.

Church Notices

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.

TODAY:
Tea/coffee today is being served on behalf of the RAF Benevolent Fund.
The Reader is Christine Kemp

NEXT WEEK:
The Reader is Tony Drysdale
Tea/coffee will be served by the Kwenderana Group

ORGAN MUSIC TODAY
Music as you gather: Lefébure-Wély – Vade-mecum de L’ORGANISTE (A useful collection for the organist of 10 pieces for church use). The movements today include Communion, Offertory, Prayer, and Meditation.
Offering Music: 2 versets on the hymn tune Love Divine – arr Noel Rawsthorne
Recessional Music: The Wedding March from a Mid-Summer night’s dream – Mendelssohn

Session meeting Wednesday 17th September at 7.30pm

HARVEST THANKSGIVING – Sunday 5 October 2014
Members of the congregation wishing to donate harvest goods for the benefit of the needy of Glasgow are invited to bring them along to the CHURCH on Saturday 4th October between 10.30am – 11.30am where they will be gratefully received.
Listed below are items which will be useful in the care of the above.

harvest list
NO OUT OF DATE OR HOMEMADE GOODS PLEASE
The centres we are supporting this year are Talbot Association, Wayside Centre and the local Food Bank.
Thank you for your continued support.
Helen McKenzie

CHURCH CONTACTS & INFORMATION

Interim Moderator – Rev Linda Walker, Telephone: 0141 649 1340, Email: walkerlinda@hotmail.com
Locum Minister – Rev Eric McLachlan, Telephone: 0141 810 5789, Email-eric.janis@btinternet.com
Session Clerk – Margaret Robertson, Telephone: 0141 638 5521, margaretctrobertson@gmail.com
Website: http://www.williamwoodparishchurch.org.uk
Other information
Scottish Charity Number SC009939
Congregation Number 160892
CCL Copyright Licence 409617

Please pass items for inclusion in the weekly bulletin to Evelyn Wallace (evelyn.wallace@outlook.com or 638 3490) These should be received by 9pm on Wednesday evening.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Sun 5 Oct Harvest Thanksgiving

Sunday 7th September 2014

Williamwood Parish Church
Sunday 7 September 2014
 THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION.
Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
INTIMATIONS & WELCOME
Hymn 111
 Holy Holy Holy
PRAYER
Hymn 120
 God we praise you 
(Ode to joy)
READING: 1 Cor. 11: 23–32
Hymn 484
 Great God your love has called us here.
SERMON
OFFERING
DEDICATION OF OFFERING
Hymn 19
 Ye gates lift up your heads on high
SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION
Hymn 221
 Saviour again to thy dear name we raise.
(Omit verse 2)

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
Email: walkerlinda@hotmail.com
Locum Minister – Rev Eric McLachlan
Telephone: 0141 810 5789
Email.-eric.janis@btinternet.com
Session Clerk – Margaret Robertson
Telephone: 0141 638 5521
margaretctrobertson@gmail.comWebsite:
http://www.williamwoodparishchurch.org.uk
Other information
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.

TODAY:
Tea/coffee is being served by the Printing Group
There is a Fairtrade stall in the hall after the service.
The Reader is Margo King
Mearnskirk Service. If you would like to join us for the short service, please meet at front door of the hospital at 1.45.

NEXT WEEK:
.The Reader is Christine Kemp
Tea/coffee will be served on behalf of the Battle of Britain

ELDERS AND OFFICE BEARERS’ CONFERENCE
Taking place next Sunday afternoon, 14th September, we’ll be beginning with a soup and sandwich lunch at 1.30 – we’ll provide the soup, please bring your own sandwiches! As a one off event at the beginning of a new church year, this is a really good opportunity to come together to discuss where we’re at as a congregation, where we’re headed and to share in fellowship and worship. We don’t have too many of you signed up yet so please do make every effort to come and let either Margaret or Linda know – to make sure we have enough soup. Looking forward to seeing as many of you there as possible.

LIFE AND WORK for September is now available in the usual places for collection by individuals and distributors

JUNIOR SINGERS We meet again at 12.20pm approx. (When the church is clear) until 12.50pm, starting today (7th Sept.). Any 8+-year olds wanting to join us, please come along and join in. N.Gray (585 7213)

Please join us at the Guild Coffee Morning on Saturday 13th.September at 9.45am to 11.30am. Stalls include Home Baking, Household, £2 and Under and Books and Plants. Donations for the Stalls would be very welcome. We look forward to seeing you there. Tickets cost £2 for adults and 50p for children and are available at the door.

FLOWER DELIVERY: The rota board for the delivery of flowers is now available for the months of September and October is on the ledge at the Vardar Avenue side of the vestibule. If you can help, please enter your name on a date suitable to you.

Please send any intimations for inclusion in Sunday 14 September’s Order of Service to Margaret Robertson. Contact 638 5521 or margaretctrobertson@gmail.com

INFORMATION CLASS:
The minister intends holding an information class beginning at 3. 00 P.M. today. This class will be held in the vestry and will meet for the four weeks of Sept. If this time and day proves to be unsuitable please have a word with Mr. McLachlan. If you or anyone you know may be interested in attending this class please fill in your details below and return them to Mr. McLachlan or any of the office bearers on door duty. This class is open to anyone who wishes to use it as a refresher course. It may be that you want to renew your membership vows. You will be most welcome. All members and friends please make this invitation as widely known as possible.
If anyone has membership with another Church and is considering moving to Williamwood please discuss this with the minister.

CHURCH CONTACTS & INFORMATION
Flowers – Jean Little 638 1505
Events Convenors:
Jerry and Liz Taylor 571 9063
Hall Lets – Fiona Gunning 577 5761 or gunning4@hotmail.com. Send requests in plenty of time!
Property & Keys―
Stuart Young, 577 5707
Inspire: Editor: Joan Black (638 5433 or blacksabode@googlemail.com
Prayer Circle ― (Confidential)
17 people who will pray for a person or a situation. Phone Lorna on 571 8821 or Anne on 644 4776.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Sat 13 September 10.00-4.00 ER Open Doors/ Concert
Sat 13 September Guild Coffee morning
Sun 14 September Conference
Sun 5 Oct Harvest Thanksgiving

Sunday 17th August 2014

Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
INTIMATIONS & WELCOME
INTROIT: Come, all you people! CH4 757
CALL TO WORSHIP
Hymn 99 O Hear my prayer Lord
PRAYER & LORD’S PRAYER
CHILDRENS ADDRESS
Hymn 522 The Church is wherever
READING: 1st. Cor. 15: 35-58
Hymn 498 Angel voices
READING: REV. 21: 1–4
Hymn 125 Lord of all being
SERMON
DEDICATION OF OFFERING
 & PRAYERS OF INTERCESSION.
Hymn 476 Mine eyes have seen the glory
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
Email: walkerlinda@hotmail.com
Locum Minister – Rev Eric McLachlan
Telephone: 0141 810 5789
Email eric.janis@btinternet.com
Session Clerk – Margaret Robertson
Telephone: 0141 638 5521
margaretctrobertson@gmail.com
Website:
http://www.williamwoodparishchurch.org.uk
Other information
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.

TODAY:
The Reader is Moira Yeoman
Tea/coffee is being served by Doors Open
Life and Work and Inspire are ready for collection from the usual places for distributors and people who collect their own copies.

NEXT WEEK:
The Reader is Garry McDonald
Tea/coffee will be served by the Guild

Organ music
Music as you gather:
Song without words (Book 3) – C Simper
Melody (Book 3) – C Simper
Meditation (Book 1) – C Simper
Pastorale (Book 1) – C Simper
Offering Music: Bless this House by May Brahe

Recessional Music: March in G (Book 1) – C Simper

As previously agreed by the Kirk Session and the Congregational Board, there will be a conference for elders, office bearers and organisation leaders on Sunday 14th September. It will begin with a light lunch after morning worship and finish by 5pm. We’ll be looking at the way forward at the beginning of the new church year and I hope that you’ll put the date in your diary now and plan to come along. The programme is currently being developed and will be available at the beginning of September but in the meantime please email Linda (walkerlinda@hotmail.com) to let her know that you’re coming.

INFORMATION CLASS
The minister intends holding an information class beginning at 3.00P.M. on the first Sunday of September (i.e. 7th Sept.) This class will be held in the vestry and will meet for the four weeks of Sept. If this time and day proves to be unsuitable please have a word with Mr. McLachlan. If you or anyone you know may be interested in attending this class please fill in your details below and return them to Mr. McLachlan or any of the office bearers on door duty. This class is open to anyone who wishes to use it as a refresher course. It may be that you want to renew your membership vows. You will be most welcome. All members and friends please make this invitation as widely known as possible.
If anyone has membership with another Church and is considering moving to Williamwood please discuss this with the minister.
NAME:
ADDRESS:
TEL. NO.
EMAIL:

SUMMER CHOIR: There are only two more summer choir practices left this year, 24 and 31 August. Anyone is welcome to come along to lead our summer praise.

CHURCH CHOIR: Our first practice for the new session is on 21 August at 7:30 in the session house. We will not meet on Thursdays 4 and 11 September due to Alan being on holiday. Come along and join us on a Thursday evening/ Sunday morning.  Singing is uplifting!

Once again Williamwood Parish Church is participating in East Renfrewshire Council “Doors Open Day” on Saturday the 13th September. Alan Mathew will be organising musical events at 11.00 am and 2.00 pm. The full event will be 10.00 am – 4.00 pm.

THE YEARBOOK 2014 / 2015 is now being updated. Can everyone please e- mail, phone or give a note to Joan with any changes for the yearbook. This includes Kirk Session, Office Bearers, Congregational Board, Church Teams, Organisations and The Weekly Timetable. Can you also let Joan know if there are any omissions or errors in the last Yearbook so they can be corrected. Contact: joan.black@googlemail.com

PRESBYTERY NEWS
Park Church, Ravenscliffe Drive, Giffnock – Auction Friday 22nd August. Viewing from 5.45 p.m., auction starts at 7 p.m. Entry by catalogue £1.

Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, a Palestinian pastor, is in Scotland to speak about his new book: Faith in the Face of Empire -The Bible Though Palestinian Eyes. Wednesday 27th August 7pm for 7.30pm Adelaide’s, 209 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4HZ 7pm
Faith in Older People Communication and Creativity Workshop – learn to enhance communication and contribute to the spiritual well-being of people with dementia. Glasgow- Wed 27th August

St George’s Tron Church of Scotland, Saturday 13th September, 10:00-2.30 pm – Website Conference. Increase the power of your church’s website

Merrylea Parish Church: Saturday 4th October, 7.30pm – Barry Barnett from ‘Jews for Jesus,

John Rutter Come and Sing, Wellington Church, Southpark Avenue, Sat 25th October 11.15-5.00, concert 6.00. Singers £17(£14 concession); Audience £10 (£8 concession)

Youth Update: 19-22 August: Scripture Union: Bible Alive Training; 12 September: Powerpoint – An event for young people across Scotland to learn more about who God is and be challenged in their faith.
If you would like further information on any of the above, please contact Margaret Robertson

Please pass items for inclusion in the weekly bulletin to Evelyn Wallace (evelyn.wallace@outlook.com or 638 3490) These should be received by 9pm on Wednesday evening.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Thurs 21 Aug Church choir starts
Thurs 28 Aug Rosebuds start
Mon 1 September Junior Section starts
Sun 7 September Communion
Sun 7 September Sunday School starts
Sat 13 September 10.00-4.00 ER Open Doors
Sat 13 September Guild Coffee morning
Sun 14 September Conference
Sun 5 Oct Harvest Thanksgiving
Sat 25 Oct Christian Aid Sponsored Swim

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