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Sunday 22nd July 2012

Sunday 22nd July 2012 (Proper 11)
MORNING WORSHIP & HOLIDAY CLUB
Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
Welcome & intimations
Hymn 96 You are before me, God, you are behind
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer (See below)
Children’s address
Hymn 194 This is the day!
Reading Acts 15: 36 – 41
Hymn 268 O God of Bethel! By whose hand
Reading 2nd Timothy 4: 1 – 22.
Hymn 509 Jesus calls us! O’er the tumult
SERMON
Offering
Prayers of dedication and intercession
Hymn 460 Join all the glorious names
Benediction
South African Sung Amen (Hymn 825, sung twice)

Our Reader today is Tony Drysdale

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
Website http://www.williamwoodparishchurch.org.uk

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).

Mr McLachlan will be away from Monday 23 July till Friday 27th July and from Monday 30th July till Friday 3rd August. Anyone requiring the services of a minister are asked please to contact Rev. Catherine Beattie the minister at Giffnock South (Tel. 258 7804.)

SUMMER CHOIR – we meet weekly at 10:15am in the Session House during 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!

TODAY – Tea and Coffee after the morning service is served by our Summer Holiday Club, and our bible reader is Tony Drysdale.

MEARNSKIRK SERVICE – We conduct worship at Mearnskirk House this afternoon. The service commences at 2pm, those taking part please be at Mearnskirk House for 1:50pm at the latest.

THANK YOU – Mary Montgomery would like to thank everyone who supported coffee after the Church service on Sunday 15th July. £33 was raised for the Lodging House Mission.

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.

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.

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 The Church Hygiene Committee. Our bible reader is Margo King.

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

DOORS OPEN takes a break during July and August and returns in September. If you would like to help out in the new session, even if only on an occasional basis, please contact Sheena MacLean – telephone 0141 639 1686 or e-mail at ken.mclean@talktalk.net.

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.

GIVINGS UPDATE
As at the end of June the Freewill Givings total was £42,695 against a budget of £45,000 a variance to budget of £2,305. On this basis we would expect to see an annual shortfall to budget of £4,610 given current givings level being maintained. Thank you for your continued support.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Sunday 12th August 11am Morning Worship with Admission of New Members and an Adult Baptism
Sunday 19th August 11am Morning Worship and Baptism
Fri 28th, Sat 29th & Sun 30th September Diamond Jubilee Exhibition
Sunday 7th October BB ex-members anniversary service

CHURCH CONTACTS & INFORMATION
Please see printed copy for individual contact details.

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.

Sunday 1st July 2012

Sunday 1st July 2012 (Proper 8)
MORNING WORSHIP & HOLIDAY CLUB
Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
Welcome & Intimations
Hymn 462 The King of love my shepherd is (tune St Columba Erin 598)
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer (see below)
Children’s address
Hymn 204 I am the Church
Reading: Psalm 27: 1 – 6
Hymn 189 Be still, for the presence of the Lord
Reading: Philippians 3: 1 – 16
Hymn 549 How deep the Father’s love for us
SERMON
Offering
Dedication of offering
Prayers of intercession
Hymn 542 Lord speak to me, that I may speak (tune Warrington 470)
Benediction
South African Sung Amen (Hymn 825, sung twice)
Our Reader today is Alan Mathew

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
eric.janis@btinternet.com
Session Clerk
Telephone: 0141 638 5521
margaretctrobertson@gmail.com

DRAWING CLOSER – Living and faithful Spirit, the God in whom we live and move and have our being, the God who is made known in Christ Jesus, bless us one and all as we wait on you this day. Please remove from our minds and hearts whatever impediments hinder worship or dampen our joy. Increase within us that holy longing for closeness which can open our lives to fuller delight and to a deeper commitment. May our hymns and prayers, our searching thoughts, and our hearing of the Scriptures, be an exercise in the holiest love making. By you, with you and for you, may our lives publish your praise. In the name of Christ Jesus. Amen!

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 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 – 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 today. It returns in August.

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.

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

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 Tony Drysdale.

INFORMAL COMMUNION – Please note that there is no informal communion next Sunday (8th July) at 3pm.

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

CHURCH FLOWERS – The new rota for delivering Church Flowers in July & August is available in the vestibule. If you can help, please select a suitable date.

DOORS OPEN takes a break during July and August and returns in September. Thanks to all the Wardens and helpers who greeted visitors into our church each week. If you would like to help out in the new session, even if only on an occasional basis, please contact Sheena MacLean – telephone 0141 639 1686 or e-mail at ken.mclean@talktalk.net.

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
Property Convenor – Stuart Young
Key Register – Stuart Law
Church Heating – Evelyn Wallace
Hall Lets – Fiona Gunning
Prayer Circle – (Confidential) – 17 people who will pray for a person or situation. Contact Lorna or Anne
Events committee – Carole Lyons
PLEASE SEE THE PRINTED COPY FOR INDIVIDUALS CONTACT 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 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.

Summer Choir Items 2012

Details of our Summer Choir Music for 2012

You can download the list by clicking here

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.

Sunday 17th June 2012

Sunday 17th June 2012 (Proper 6)
Admission of New Members

Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
Welcome & Intimations
Hymn 482 Come let us to the Lord (Tune Kilmarnock)
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer (See below)
Children’s address
Reading: Luke 14: 12 – 24
Presentation of Long Term Certificates
Hymn 159 Lord for the years
Admission of new members
Hymn 642 Ye that know the Lord is gracious
Sermon
Offering
Prayers of dedication and intercession
Hymn 511 Your hand O God has guided
Benediction
South African Sung Amen (Hymn 825, sung twice)
Our Reader today is Garry McDonald

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

Williamwood Parish Church of Scotland, Clarkston
Interim Moderator & Locum Minister – Rev Eric McLachlan
Telephone 0141 954 1574
eric.janis@btinternet.com
Session Clerk
Telephone: 0141 638 5521
margaretctrobertson@gmail.com

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).

TODAY – is Father’s Day! Tea and Coffee after the service is served in aid of the BB Camp Fund. Our bible reader is Garry McDonald. Mearnskirk Service (see further notice)

NEW MEMBERS – today we welcome three new members into the fellowship of Williamwood Parish Church. Please do pray for them as they make this public profession of Faith in their journey towards Church Membership.

KIRK SESSION – Elders are asked to meet as quickly as possible in the Session house at the conclusion of the service

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.

MEMBERSHIP CLASS – It is Mr McLachlan’s intention to start a crash course on Church membership starting this evening at 5pm in the vestry. This class will last for one hour and will run for three weeks. Anyone within your family or circle of friends is warmly invited to come along without obligation and find out what Church Membership involves. The class will be based on the five points of membership viz. WORSHIP, PRAYER, INVOLVEMENT, GIVING & LEARNING. This class is also open to existing Church members who wish to use it as a refresher course. Please speak to Mr McLachlan as soon as possible if you wish further information.

MEARNSKIRK HOSPITAL – those who volunteered for the Mearnskirk Hospital Service should meet this afternoon at the hospital main entrance at 1:45pm.

SUMMER CHOIR – we meet weekly 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!

GIVE BLOOD – Come along to the Give Blood Session and help save or improve the life of someone in hospital at the Clarkston Halls today (12noon-3.30pm) or Monday 18th (2pm-3.45pm & 5.15pm-7.30pm).

DIAMOND JUBILEE EXHIBITION – a meeting of all organisations taking part in the Exhibition (28th, 29th & 30th September) meet tomorrow at 7:30pm in the Church Hall.

HOSPICES OF HOPE – Anca Nite (sister-in-law to Razvan Luculescu, organist of Busby) will be playing a concert to raise funds for Hospices of Hope – a charity who specialise in palliative care in Romania and its neighbouring countries – on 23rd June at 7:30pm in Adelaides, Bath Street. The proceeds for the concert will go to Hospices of Hope and will also help provide the funds for Anca to spend some time helping to care for the terminally ill in their Brasov Hospice in August. To find out more about Hospices of Hope visit http://www.hospicesofhope.co.uk

NEXT SUNDAY – Tea and Coffee after the morning service is served in aid of Williamwood Music. Our bible reader is David Yeoman.

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

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.

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 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.

Father’s Day Prayer
God our Father, in your wisdom and love you made all things. Bless these men, that they may be strengthened as Christian fathers. Let the example of their faith and love shine forth. Grant that we, their sons and daughters, may honour them always with a spirit of profound respect. Grant this prayer through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Saturday 23rd June 7:30pm – Piano Recital – Adelaides Church, Bath Street
Fri 28th, Sat 29th & Sun 30th September Diamond Jubilee Exhibition
Sunday 7th October BB ex-members anniversary service

CHURCH CONTACTS & INFORMATION
Please see 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.

Sunday 3rd June 2012

Welcome to Williamwood Parish Church
Trinity Sunday & Sacrament of Baptism

ORGAN PRELUDES:
Praeludium in G Major, Praeludium in G Minor (Pachelbel)
Prelude on Rhosymedre (Ralph Vaughan Williams)

Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
Welcome and Notices
Call to Worship
Hymn 129 The Lord is King! Lift up your voice
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer (see below)
Hymn 632 Our children, Lord, in faith and prayer
SACRAMENT OF HOLY BAPTISM
Sung Blessing (Hymn 796)
Hymn 637 Now through the grace of God we claim
Reading: Matthew 3: 1–12
Hymn 237 Look forward in faith
Reading: Philippians 3: 17 – 4: 9
Hymn 225 Summer suns are glowing over land and sea
SERMON
Offering uplifted
 – ORGAN OFFERTORY: Ach Gott, erhör mein Seufzen und Wehklagen – (JG Walther)
Dedication and prayers of intercession
Hymn 519 Love divine, all loves excelling (Tune Blaenwern)
Benediction & sung amen
(found at Hymn 825 – sung twice)
Our Reader today is Ross Johnstone

ORGAN RECESSIONAL: 
Marche en Rondeau from Te Deum (Thee, O God, we praise) Charpentier

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

Williamwood Parish Church of Scotland, Clarkston
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

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 – Eric McLachlan (contact details above).

TODAY – Tea & coffee after church is served by the Young Woman’s group; and our Bible reader is Ross Johnstone. Please visit the Traidcraft stall in the hall after the service and browse the goods on sale.

SUMMER CHOIR starts today at 10:15am in the Session House, meeting weekly 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!

LIFE & WORK AND INSPIRE – The June issue of Life & Work and the Summer edition of “Inspire” is available for collectors and distributors in the usual places.

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.

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

CHRISTIAN AID – Thank you to everyone who assisted with the recent ‘house-to-house’ collection, the Boys’ Brigade Company Section who delivered the empty envelopes and the members of the congregation who collected the filled envelopes. The amount we raised was £1,327 – slightly down on last year (£1,344) but still a very good result. Thanks again – Anne & Ross.

GUILD – Echo Meeting takes place on Thursday 7th June at 7.30pm in Queens Park Church. Please contact Marion at 638 5138 if you wish to go.

BUSBY CHURCH are hosting a 20th Anniversary Organ recital on Friday 8th June at 7:30pm. All invited to come along and listen to this free recital. The evening will finish with refreshments in the hall.

NEXT SUNDAY – we celebrate Holy Communion at the 11am and 3pm services. Our Bible reader is Doreen Lynas. Tea and Coffee after the service is served in aid of the BB Camp Fund. Our visiting organist will be Duncan Sinclair.

GARDEN TEA – Elizabeth Purvis & friends are hosting a Garden Tea in aid of the Gillian Purvis Trust on Saturday 16 June, 2-5pm, at 34 Montgomery St, Eaglesham. Tickets, £2.50 & children £1, are available from Kathy Craig or Jean Ferguson. Plant stalls, tombola, please come along. Indoor accommodation if the weather is unkind. (Information on the Trust at http://www.gillianpurvistrust.org)

NEW MEMBERS – we welcome three new members into the fellowship of Williamwood Parish Church on Sunday 17th June. Please do pray for them as they make this public profession of Faith in their journey towards Church Membership.

MEARNSKIRK HOSPITAL – those who volunteered to take part in the short act of worship at Mearnskirk Hospital should note our first duty is 17th June.

DIAMOND JUBILEE EXHIBITION – a meeting of all organisations taking part in the Exhibition (28th, 29th & 30th September) should meet on Monday 18th June at 7:30pm in the Church Hall.

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 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.

TRINITY SUNDAY MORNING PRAYER
Father, You sent your Word to bring us truth and your Spirit to make us holy. Through them we come to know the mystery of your life. Help us to worship you, one God in three persons, You reveal yourself in the depths of our being, by proclaiming and living our faith in you. Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever. Amen (The Liturgy of the Hours)

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Sunday 10th June 11am and 3pm Holy Communion
Sunday 17th June 11am Admission of New Members
2pm Mearnskirk Singers Service

CHURCH CONTACTS & INFORMATION
Please see the printed bulletin for contact 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.