The 14th after Pentecost & Battle of Britain Sunday
Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
DRAFT ORDER FOR WORSHIP
CALL TO WORSHIP
HYMN 84 Now Israel may say, and that truly
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer (See below)
Time with the Children
HYMN (SHEET) Be Bold! Be Strong! (Children leave after this hymn)
BIBLE READING Philippians 1: 12-26
ANTHEM My voice shalt thou hear in the morning O Lord (John Goss)
BIBLE READING Matthew 20: 1-16
HYMN 643 For me to live is Christ
HYMN 623 Here in this place – gather us in
OUR MORNING PRAYERS
OFFERING & DEDICATION
HYMN 374 From Heaven you came
BENEDICTION & SUNG AMEN
CH4 825 sung twice
Recessional: The Dambusters March – Eric Coates arranged A.W. Mathew
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
A WARM WELCOME TO EVERYONE to our service 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 for the RAF Benevolent Fund.
A PRAYER BEFORE WORSHIP – Almighty God, You created the heavens and the earth, And made us in Your image. Teach us to discern Your hand In all Your works And to serve You With reverence and thanksgiving; Through Jesus Christ our Lord.
WILLIAMWOOD MUSIC – do you play an instrument, do you like to sing? Do you have ideas on how a “Music Group” can add to our worship? If you have any CDs, music or ideas of your favourite worship songs we want to hear them. Please stay behind if you are able.
LATE SUMMER MUSIC – raising funds for St. Andrew’s Hospice today at 7:30pm in St. Thomas’ Church Riddrie. Ceciliana Chamber Choir and Orchestra. Special Guest Michelle McManus. Featuring the Requiem in D Minor, Mozart; and Choral Suite from Mass for Peace, Karl Jenkins.
MUSIC MAKERS – We meet in the Church for half an hour on Sunday 24th September for boys & girls in P1-P7, from 12:15-12:45.
ORGAN ANNIVERSARY – two more dates for your diary ― Saturday 1st October at 3pm with Alan Mathew playing 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 and more information from Ross McGhee (638-4883) or Anne Clark (644-4476). Swimmers can complete up to 20 lengths of the pool anytime between 5:30pm and 7:30pm.
BACK TO CHURCH SUNDAY – a national initiative that Williamwood are taking part in on Sunday 2 October. We have the possibility to “double” our congregation that day. Quite simply invite one person to Church, bring them along and make them feel welcome. You could invite your neighbour, a friend, or someone who’s not been to church for a while.
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
THOMAS CHALMERS LECTURE – Sunday 23 October at 3pm in the “Tron Theatre Complex”, Argyle Street. Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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. Contact Iain or Trish if you’d like to go – transport may be arranged.
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.
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 “cut back” and meet on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays to tend to the Church Gardens – Thanks, Jimmy Craig.
on Sunday 2nd October – invite someone to come along
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 (571 7949). Mr Reid’s day off is Monday.
NEXT SUNDAY Tea served by the Printing Group
Bible Reader – Tony Drysdale
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
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
Tuesday 8th November Christmas Shopping Night (see intimations)
Sat. 19th November Williamwood’s Got Talent – see Carole Lyons if you can help out or wish to participate
Saturday 3rd December Christmas Fair