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Sunday 29th July 2012

Sunday 29th July 2012 (Proper 12)
MORNING WORSHIP & HOLIDAY CLUB
Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
Welcome & intimations
Hymn 4 How excellent in all the earth
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer (See below)
Children’s address
Hymn 340 When Jesus saw the fishermen
Reading Acts 16: 1-5
Hymn 270 Put all your trust in God (tune)
Reading 1 Timothy 1: 12-20
Hymn 513 Courage, brother! Do not stumble
SERMON
Offering
Prayers of dedication and intercession
Hymn 465 Be thou my Vision
Benediction
South African Sung Amen
(Hymn 825, sung twice)

Our Reader today is Margo King

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

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

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 – There are now only a few copies left of Stuart Wallace’s History of Williamwood Parish Church. The booklet, to celebrate our 75th Anniversary, is on sale at the front of the church and in the large hall.

CHURCH MAGAZINE – please pass articles or news items to Moira or Louise (editors) for inclusion in ‘Inspire’ by Sunday 19th August.

LIFE AND WORK – the August issue of the Church of Scotland’s magazine is available for collection or distribution in the usual places.

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 by the Doors Open team. Our bible reader is Grant Keyes.

The monthly Traidcraft stall will be available next week after the service in the hall. Please pop along and browse the goods on sale.

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 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 22 January 2012

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

ORDER OF SERVICE
Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
Welcome and Call to Worship (Psalm 47: 6 – 8)
INTROIT Laudate Dominum
HYMN 127 O worship the King all glorious above
PRAYER AND LORD’S PRAYER (see below)
TALK TO YOUNG PEOPLE
HYMN 522 The Church is wherever God’s people are praising
(young people leave after this hymn)
SCRIPTURE Psalm 62: 5 – 12 (Carole Ferguson)
ANTHEM Angel Voices, ever singing (arr. Tambling)
SCRIPTURE Mark 1: 14 – 20 (Carole Ferguson)
HYMN 509 Jesus calls us! O’er the tumult
SERMON
HYMN 532 Lord, you have come to the seashore
OFFERING & PRAYER
HYMN 739 The Church’s one foundation
BENEDICTION & SUNG AMEN (3-fold, Hymn 819)

A WARM WELCOME TO OUR WORSHIP TODAY – if you are a visitor please sign our visitor’s book in the vestibule. Our church has something for all ages and activities go on throughout the week.

Please join us in the Large Hall after the morning service where tea & coffee is available, served by the Doors Open team. Large print copies of the order of service are available from the duty team.

WE’RE WELCOMING NEW MEMBERS – a New Year and a New Start
In February/March a small group of people will be joining us as full members of Williamwood Church. They will be meeting with the minister at the manse for a few hours in preparation for this commitment to Jesus and his church. Please remember them in your prayers. If there is anyone else, of any age, who would also like to join the group or find out more, please contact Mr Reid on 0141 571 7949 and he will be happy to answer any questions.

WE WELCOME REV. TOM NELSON of Netherlee Church to our Church as part of the annual exchange, while Mr Reid and Ann McCormick at Busby Church.

WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY – a Service will be held at Busby Church tonight at 7:30pm. The Very Rev Dr Gregor Duncan, Episcopal Bishop of Glasgow & Galloway, is guest speaker. Everyone is invited to attend.

WORSHIP ON THE WEB – our morning services are available on line at http://www.williamwoodparishchurch.org.uk at “Worship on demand”.

THE BOYS BRIGADE has a ‘limited edition’ 2012 Tea Towel for sale which has been specially made to mark our 75th anniversary. These are available today from Mark Gordon, for the fantastic price of £3.50, in the Large Hall.

MUSIC GROUP – we meet in the church after the morning service.

ALPHA TEAM and anyone interested – meet with Mr Reid at 12.40pm today.

THE GUILD – takes place on Tue 24 January. Mr Alastair Whitelaw will be speaking on “Glasgow Bus Tours”. Please come along. You will be very welcome.

FAIR TRADE STALL – Sunday 5th February after morning worship.

KWENDERANA PARTNERSHIP GROUP are holding a Craft Table Top Sale in Busby Church on Sat 11 Feb. (10am–12 noon). £10 can hire a small table(s) and there will be a tea room, baking stall & unwanted gifts stall. Stall donations are gratefully received. Entry is £2 (£1 kids) incl. Tea/coffee & home baking.

Could past members of YWG get in touch with Jean Simms, with the view for a Celebration Reunion cheese and wine? Phone 638 6764

KICK OFF WILIAMWOOD CHURCH 75TH ANNIVERSARY AT THE FAMILY CEILIDH – Saturday 25 February at Clarkston Bowling & Tennis Club, Eastwoodmains Rd (7.30pm till late). Tickets on sale after Church in the hall or from any of the Events Committee (£6 adults, £3 children). Please note due to hall restrictions on numbers entry by pre purchased tickets only. Come along for some dancing & fun. Any prizes for raffle on the night greatly appreciated & can be passed to the Committee (Carole Lyons, Jean Nimmo, Betty Patrick, Lillian Broadly, Mary Montgomery, Norrie Dallas, Irene Heffron, Maisie McFarlane).

CHURCH QUIZ – Sunday 11th March at 7:30pm – please pass details of your organisation’s team(s) to Mark Gordon as soon as possible

CHURCH DINNER – 11th May at the Holiday Inn, East Kilbride approx £30.00 (no more). Please see Margaret Robertson, names only just now.

CHURCH FLOWERS – The rota for the delivery of flowers for the months of January and February is now available in the vestibule.

LOCAL COMMUNITY CHOIR – if you are interested in being involved please let Alan Mathew know. More details will become known as time progresses.

CHURCH NOTICE BOARDS – are for the use of our organisations & regular users of the premises. Please, do not place notices on glass doors or windows.

NEXT WEEK
BIBLE READER – Tony Drysdale
TEA/COFFEE – Senior Guides

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Sunday 19th February Guide Thinking Day & Souper Sunday

Sunday 4th December 2011

Sunday 4th December 2011 at 11 o’clock
2nd in Advent & Christmas Gift Service

Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
CALL TO WORSHIP
HYMN 273 O come, O come, Emmanuel (Christmas gifts received during hymn)
LIGHTING THE ADVENT CANDLES BY THE CONNELL FAMILY
SUNG TOGETHER Like a candle flame, Flickering small in our darkness, Uncreated light Shines through infant eyes God is with us, alleluia! Come to save us, alleluia! Alleluia!
PRAYER & LORD’S PRAYER (see below)
TALK TO THE YOUNG PEOPLE
HYMN 314 Child in the Manger (Young people leave after this hymn)
READING: 2 Peter 3: 8-15a
ANTHEM “The Advent Gift”
READING: Mark 1: 1-8
HYMN 334 On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry
SERMON
HYMN (sheet) Gather your people (Slane)
OUR MORNING PRAYERS
OFFERING “Peace to you”
PRESENTATION & DEDICATION OF OFFERING
HYMN 286 Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord!
BENEDICTION & SUNG AMEN (HYMN 825 – sung twice)

Our Reader today is Garry McDonald

A WARM WELCOME TO EVERYONE – our church has something for all ages and activities go on throughout the week. Large print copies of the order of service are available. If you’re a visitor, please sign our Visitors Book in the Vestibule. Please join us in the hall afterwards for tea/coffee served in aid of the BIBLE SOCIETY.

PRAYER – Come, Advent God, and complete the special work of love which you began in Jesus of Nazareth. Many are cast down with spiritual needs, thirsting for the peace of your forgiveness and the warmth of your healing love. Come to them with the grace they desperately need. At evening or midnight, morning or midday, Come, Lord Jesus. AMEN.

GIFT SUNDAY – we again donate to Church House selection boxes & toiletries suitable for young girls. Your continued support for this is much appreciated.

KIRK SESSION – the Kirk Session will meet briefly on Sunday 11 December after the Service of Lessons and Carols.

WHAT’S ON DURING DECEMBER

WILLIAMWOOD SINGERS – Thursday 8th December at 7:30pm – please join us in our “Songs of Joy” a celebration of Christmas. Invitations available from the events team, Norah & the Singers. A suggested donation of £4 is welcome.

LESSONS & CAROLS – Sunday 11 December at 11:00am – our choir tell the Christmas story through music with bible readings by members of the congregation

MAKE WAY FOR CHRISTMAS – Sunday 11 December at 7:00pm – singers from our Church present an upbeat, modern and relevant version of the Christmas Story – everyone is welcome – contemporary music and hymns to suit all ages.

NATIVITY SERVICE – Sunday 18 December at 11:00am – the Sunday School take the service with their Nativity Play –come along and see our children at their best!

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT – Sunday 18 December at 4:00pm – A Family Service of favourite Carols by Candlelight (or torch).

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES
6:30pm – Carols round the Crib – children visit the crib and help the minister tell the story of Jesus’ birth
11:15pm – Carol Singing
11:30pm – The Watch night Service

CHRISTMAS DAY – an informal service at 10:00am

EASTWOODHILL SERVICE – takes place today at 2:30pm. If you can, please come along and support our Christmas visit.

LIFE & WORK and INSPIRE – are available for collection in the usual places for distributors and those who collect their own magazines.

FAIRTRADE – the 1st Sunday stall will be in the hall after this service. Please browse the goods on sale.

WORSHIP ON THE WEB – our morning services can now be heard online at http://www.williamwoodparishchurch.org.uk and click on “Worship on demand” – please pass this onto anyone who cannot join us in person on Sundays.

TEA & COFFEE ROTA – organisations please note the new rota for 2012 is now available in the Kitchen – please chose some dates to serve tea after church.

CHURCH NOTICE BOARDS – are for the use of our Organisations & regular users of the premises. All other literature should be given to the Session Clerk/Minister. Do not place notices on glass doors or windows.

DOORS OPEN – Looking for Peace? Looking for a quiet space, time to pray, or a friendly chat over a cuppa? Our Church and Iona Chapel are open for visitors each weekday morning from 10 o’clock until 11:45am.

For Baptisms (whatever your age), Weddings, joining the Church and for anyone who needs a visit please contact the manse. NB: Mr Reid’s day off is Monday.

TEA DUTY – Next Sunday, 11th December, the tea and coffee will be served by the members of the Guild

THANK YOU – we all express a big thank you to Anne & Murdoch Hodge and Ross McGhee for their hard work in getting the Church ready for Christmas, in putting up the splendid Christmas tree and other festive decorations!

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: Minister: Rev Iain MA Reid, B.D.
E-mail: reviain.reid@ntlworld.com

WIDER & COMMUNITY NOTICES
SING CAROLS FOR BLYTHSWOOD! at Braehead on Wednesday 7th December, from 6.30-8pm, and raise funds for the Shoebox Appeal. Collectors are also welcome! We will supply collecting cans and carol sheets if required. To take part please register with Margaret Tooth, Area Fundraising Manager, Blythswood Care, 35-37 Montrose Ave, Glasgow G52 4LA. Tel 07970 863 533 or http://www.blythswood.org

THE EASTWOOD PARK THEATRE – Please see our notice boards for details of two films being screened in November and December.

KATIE & FRIENDS has been set to help Katie (a little girl from Carolside) who has an inoperable tumour. We hope you would help by buying wristbands at £2 each or 2 for £3. Available in the vestibule.
CONCERT AT STAMPERLAND – Wed, 7 December, 7.30 pm – Christmas Concert with Nicola Cassells. Tickets £8/£5 for concessions, with shortbread & mulled wine.

Sunday 23 October 2011

Sunday 23rd October 2011 at 11 o’clock
MORNING WORSHIP
Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
WELCOME & NOTICES
CALL TO WORSHIP
HYMN 132 Immortal, invisible, God only wise
PRAYER OF APPROACH & THE LORD’S PRAYER (see below)
TALK TO THE YOUNG FOLK
HYMN 516 We are marching in the light of God (Young folk leave afterwards)
READING: Matthew 12: 1-14 (Moira Yeoman)
ANTHEM Loving shepherd of thy sheep
READING: Matthew 22: 34-46 (Ann McCormick)
HYMN 694 Brother, sister, let me serve you
SERMON “The Law that leads to life”
HYMN 115 Love is the touch of intangible joy (tune: Slane)
OUR MORNING PRAYERS
OFFERING & DEDICATION
HYMN 706 For the healing of the nations (tune: Regent Sq)
BENEDICTION & SUNG AMEN – HYMN 825 (sung twice)

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

A WARM WELCOME TO EVERYONE to our service of Worship this morning. Our church has something for all ages and activities go on throughout the week.

Large print copies of the order of service are available from the door stewards. If you’re a visitor, please sign our Visitors Book in the Vestibule – we’d love to get to know you! Please join us in the large hall afterwards for tea, coffee and conversation, served by members of the EVENTS TEAM.

PRAYER – Father, in Jesus’ name we pray that as we hear Your message today which will come from the word of God, our faith will be increased. We ask, Father, that You would use Your word which is living and active and sharper than any double edged sword to rightly divide us even to soul and spirit, joint and marrow. Use Your word, Father, to expose the thoughts and the attitudes of our hearts.

TODAY’S PREACHER – we warmly welcome Rev Blair Robertson, Head of Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care in NHS Glasgow & Clyde, to our pulpit as he leads us in worship.

CLARKSTON DISASTER – CCT will hold a service today at 2pm in Greenbank Church to commemorate the 40th anniversary. The community of Clarkston is invited to remember in this special service. If you can help with supplying some baking or can help serve tea/coffee which will be served after the service please let Margaret Robertson know today.

MINISTER’S HOLIDAY – Mr Reid will be on holiday until 25th October. Anyone requiring the services of a Minister should contact Margaret Robertson in the first instance – 638-5521, or margaretctrobertson@gmail.com

WORSHIP ON THE WEB – our morning services can now be heard online at http://www.williamwoodmusic.com/on-demand – please pass this onto anyone who cannot join us in person on Sundays.

CONGREGATIONAL BOARD – the next meeting is on Wednesday 26th October at 7:30pm in the Session House.

WILLIAMWOOD’S GOT TALENT – Saturday 19th November is fast approaching and participants should notify Carole, Alan or Ross by 26th October. For help in lighting/sound speak to Ross in the first instance. If you’re not taking part you are therefore part of the audience – you will decide the winner so keep the date free!

CLOCK’S MOVE TO GMT- a reminder that our clocks and watches are put back one hour at 2am next Sunday – enjoy that extra hour in bed!

POPPIES – poppy boxes are available at the main vestibule and in the halls for those wishing to purchase poppies and donate to the annual poppy appeal.

SUNDAY SCHOOL COFFEE MORNING – Saturday 5th November, from 9:45 to 11:30am – a warm welcome awaits you!

THE ARMED MAN – our singers make a return to Williamwood Church on Saturday 5th November at 7:30pm presenting the Armed Man raising much needed funds for The Erskine Hospital. Please support by your attendance there.

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING – Ladies (and gents), don’t rush to do all your Christmas Shopping too early!!! Events and Young Woman’s Group are holding a Shopping evening in the church halls on Tuesday 8th November. There will be a great variety of stalls (20 confirmed to date) as well as refreshments and a wee bit pampering. If anyone would like a table for selling their wares on the evening or have a contact who would like a table please see Carole Lyons

CHURCH GARDEN – For the next couple of months we will meet on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays around 1:30pm (weather permitting!) to tend to the Church Gardens.

WILLIAMWOOD MUSIC – if you would like to be part of a developing Music Group it’s not too late! Just let Alan know of your interest. We meet on Sunday 30th after church – with instruments & singers!
BBC @ GIFFNOCK SOUTH – The BBC wants to record their Remembrance Sunday Service at Giffnock South on Sunday 30th October at 2.30pm to be then broadcast on Sunday 13th November. To be a success they need a large congregation which is essential. An invitation has been given for anyone who wants to come along to note the date and time.

CHURCH NOTICE BOARDS – New Notice Boards have been installed in the Vardar Avenue Corridor and Seres Road Vestibule. These are for the use of Church Organisations & Organisations who use our premises. All other literature should be given to the Session Clerk or Minister. No literature should be placed on glass doors or windows.]

DOORS OPEN – Looking for Peace? Looking for a quiet space, time to pray, or a friendly chat over a cuppa?

Our Church and Iona Chapel are open for visitors each weekday morning from 10 o’clock until 11:45am.
For Baptisms (whatever your age), Weddings, joining the Church and for anyone who needs a visit please contact the manse. Mr Reid’s day off is Monday.

NEXT SUNDAY Tea served in aid of INSPIRE. Bible Reader: CAROLE FERGUSON

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Sunday 30th October 12:15-1pm – Williamwood Music Group
2.30pm – recording of the BBC Remembrance Service at Giffnock South Church
Saturday 5th November 9:45 – 11:30am Sunday School Coffee Morning
7:30pm – Armed Man in Williamwood in aid of Erskine.
Sunday 6th November Fair Trade Stall in Hall after morning service
12:15pm – Music Makers
Tuesday 8th November Christmas Shopping Night (see intimations)
Sunday 13th November 10:45am – Remembrance Sunday
3pm – Informal Communion
Sat. 19th November 1pm – Organ recital at Greenbank with Razvan Luculescu
7pm – Williamwood’s Got Talent (in the Church)
Saturday 3rd December Christmas Fair
Thursday 8th December 7:30 pm – “Songs of Joy” a celebration of Christmas with the Williamwood Singers

Sunday 11 September 2011

The 10th Anniversary of 9/11 and Holy Communion

Organ Preludes: Voluntary 1 (Larghetto for Diapasion & Vivace for solo Trumpet) from the Ten Voluntaries for Organ or Harpsichord – London, ca. 1785 by William Boyce (1711 – 1779)

Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
CALL TO WORSHIP
HYMN 160 Praise, my soul the King of Heaven (ladies v3)
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer
ANTHEM – Speak O Lord
SCRIPTURE READINGS Romans 14: 5-12 & Matthew 18: 21-35 (read by Doreen Lynas)
HYMN (sheet) Our God is love His anger slow (tune French)
SERMON
HYMN 555 – Amazing grace!
THE NICENE CREED (HYMN 649)
OFFERING, DEDICATION OF OFFERING &
OUR MORNING PRAYERS
HYMN 549 How deep the Father’s love (Elders to Session House during v2)
HYMN 19 Ye gates, lift up your heads (Elders return to the Sanctuary)
THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION (Organ Music – Adagio for Strings, Samuel Barber)
HYMN (sheet) Our eyes have seen the glory
BENEDICTION & THREE-FOLD AMEN
(Please remain seated as the elements are taken from the Church)

RECESSIONAL: Bach Toccata in D Minor, BWV 565

ORDER OF SERVICE – 3PM COMMUNION
CALL TO WORSHIP
HYMN 153 – Great is thy faithfulness
PRAYER & LORD’S PRAYER (see over)
BIBLE READING
HYMN 710 – I have a dream
SERMON
NICENE CREED (HYMN 649)
THE OFFERING
HYMN (sheet) – O Let the Son of God enfold you
THE SACRAMENT OF COMMUNION
HYMN 786 – May the God of Peace go with us
THE DISMISSAL (said together) The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ The Love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with us all – evermore. AMEN.

A WARM WELCOME TO EVERYONE to our celebration of Holy Communion. Our church has something for all ages and activities go on throughout the week. Large print copies of the order of service are available from the door stewards. If you’re a visitor, please sign our Visitors Book in the Vestibule – we’d love to get to know you! Please join us in the large hall after the morning service for tea and coffee served by, and in aid of, the THE KWENDERANA GROUP.

HOLY COMMUNION – will be celebrated at 3 o’clock this afternoon.

VISITORS FROM EKWENDENI – Maggie and Violet are with us until 17th Sept, see diary dates for remaining events & activities. Evening communion is a joint service at 6:30pm in Busby Church with our Kwenderana Partnership churches.

MUSIC MAKERS – We meet in the Church for half an hour today for boys & girls in P1-P7, from 12:15-12:45.

ALPHA – a brief planning and progress meeting today after the morning service.

LIFE & WORK AND INSPIRE – These are available from today in the usual places for distributors and people to collect their own copies.

GUILD COFFEE MORNING – A huge thank you to everyone for their contributions and support last Saturday at the Guild Coffee Morning. It was a great success.

BOYS BRIGADE – Our BB Company (the 128) has entered into a unique partnership with “Trees for Scotland”. This venture allows you to support our BB to whilst buying a tree as a gift or a memorial – please see insert in September’s issue of INSPIRE.

DOORS OPEN – Looking for Peace? Looking for a quiet space, time to pray, or a friendly chat over a cuppa? Our Church and Iona Chapel are open for visitors each weekday morning from 10 o’clock until 11:45am.

HARVEST THANKSGIVING – 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 8 October between 10.30am -12pm where they will be gratefully received. Items which will be useful are: CANNED – Soup, Meat, Fish, Veg, Puddings, Fruit, Custards, Pastas; DRIED – Breakfast cereal, soup, biscuits, Fruit, Rice, Sugar, Pastas, Oats; DRINKS – Tea, Coffee, Fruit juice; OTHERS – Preservatives, Toiletries. NO OUT OF DATE OR HOMEMADE GOODS PLEASE. The centres we are supporting this year are Kirkhaven, Talbot Association and the Wayside Centre. Thank you for your continued support, Helen McKenzie

CHURCH FLOWERS – The new rota for the delivery of Church Flowers is available in the vestibule. If you can help, please enter your name against a suitable date.

RU ABLE TO HELP – 2 people required to complete small emulsion painting job – no experience required – materials provided – possibly 2 hours work – no pay – only the satisfaction of doing your bit for the church! See Doreen Lynas or Stuart Young.

AGE CONCERN Autumn Fair – Saturday 17th September in Clarkston Halls 10am-12noon with Tea, Home baking, tombola, books & jewellery – details on poster in halls.

WILLIAMWOOD MUSIC – Sunday 18th September after the service in the Church. Please bring any CDs, music or ideas of your favourite worship songs, if you are able.

ORGAN ANNIVERSARY – two more dates for your diary ― Saturday 1st October at 3pm for an Organ Recital & Sunday 2nd October at 7pm for a Songs of Praise Service

CHRISTIAN AID – Sponsored Swim – Saturday 1 October at Eastwood Baths with Sponsor forms available from Ross McGhee (638-4883) or Anne Clark (644-4476). Swimmers can complete up to 20 lengths of the pool anytime between 5:30-7:30pm.

THOMAS CHALMERS LECTURE – Sunday 23 October at 3pm in the “Tron Theatre Complex”, Argyle Street. Email davidcjackson22@hotmail.com if you intend to attend this event as spaces are limited. More details on notice boards.

THE GLASGOW PASSION will take place on 6 October in George Square. Find out more (and register for tickets quickly) at http://www.glasgowpassion.co.uk.

CLARKSTON DISASTER – Clarkston Churches Together will hold a service in October at Greenbank Church to commemorate the 40th anniversary. An act of remembrance will also take place on Friday 21 October at Clarkston Toll. If anyone wants to share memories or to have an input in the services please contact Mr Reid.

CHURCH GARDEN – For the next couple of months we will “cut back” and meet on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays to tend to the Church Gardens – Thanks, Jimmy Craig.

For Baptisms (whatever your age), Weddings, joining the Church and for anyone who needs a visit please contact the manse (571 7949). Mr Reid’s day off is Monday.

A PRAYER BEFORE WORSHIP – God of the ages, before your eyes all empires rise and fall yet you are changeless. Be near us in this age of terror and in these moments of remembrance. Uphold those who work and watch and wait and weep and love. By your Spirit give rise in us to broad sympathy for all the peoples of your earth. Strengthen us to comfort those who mourn and work in large ways and small for those things that make for peace. Bless the people and leaders of this nation and all nations so that warfare may become only a historic memory. We pray in the strong name of the Prince of Peace. Amen

NEXT SUNDAY
Tea served in aid of the RAF BENEVOLENT FUND
Bible Reader – GRANT KEYES

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Sunday 11th September 3pm – Williamwood Communion Service; 6:30pm – Communion at Busby with Kwenderana Churches
Saturday 1st October 3pm – Anniversary Organ recital here at Williamwood given by Alan Mathew
Sunday 2nd October Back To Church Sunday 11am – Special “Back to Church” Morning Service; 7pm – Organ Anniversary Songs of Praise Service
Tuesday 4th October 7:30pm – Guild Resumes with Communion and a Songs of Praise – all welcome
Sunday 9th October 11am – Harvest Service
Saturday 5th November Sunday School Coffee Morning
Sat. 19th November Williamwood’s Got Talent – see Carole Lyons if you can help out or wish to participate (see insert)
Saturday 3rd December Christmas Fair

Sunday 27 March 2011

Eleven o’clock

Call to worship
Hymn 448 Lord the light of your love
Prayer and Lords prayer
Talk to young people
Hymn (sheet) Gods not dead (no!)
Anthem The heavens sing praises to God (Beethoven)
Reading John 4: 5-15
Hymn 550 As the deer pants for the water
Sermon
Hymn (sheet) Men of faith
Our prayers
Offering
Hymn 167 Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
Benediction
Three fold (sung) amen

All organ voluntaries taken from:
John Stanley’s Ten organ voluntaries, Op. 6.