Williamwood Parish Church
Sunday 27th May 2012 at 11 o’clock
Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
Welcome and Notices
CALL TO WORSHIP
Hymn 36 God is our refuge and our strength
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer (see below)
Hymn 154 O Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder
Reading: Joel 2: 21–27
Hymn 132 Immortal invisible, God only wise
Reading: 2 Corinthians 13: 5–14
Hymn 188 Thou hidden love of God (Tune Melita)
Dedication and prayers of intercession
Hymn 561 Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine
Benediction & Sung Amen
(found at Hymn 825 – sung twice)
Our Reader today is Moira 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
Williamwood Parish Church of Scotland, Clarkston
Interim Moderator & Locum Minister – Rev Eric McLachlan
Telephone 0141 954 1574
Telephone: 0141 638 5521
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).
INTERIM MODERATORS HOLIDAYS – Mr McLachlan will be away from today until Friday 1st June. Anyone requiring pastoral care or the services of a minister during his absence are asked please to contact Rev. Calum Macdonald, 638 3023
VISITING ORGANST – we extend a very warm welcome to Paul Morrison, who is playing for us today during Alan’s leave.
TODAY – Tea & coffee after church is served by the Church Choir; and our Bible reader is Moira Yeoman.
SUNDAY SCHOOL TRIP – Our children enjoyed a short act of worship at 10am today before heading off on the buses to Kelburn Park, near Fairlie. We hope that they have an enjoyable and fun day as they mark the end of the session.
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.
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.
CONCERT FOR KWENDERANA – Orchestral Concert of Popular Classics conducted by Ross Gunning in Greenbank Church tonight at 7pm. Tickets £5 from Fiona Gunning (577 5761). Proceeds to the Kwenderana Partnership Group to help the people of Ekwendeni, Malawi.
WORSHIP ON THE WEB – visit http://www.williamwoodmusic.com/on-demand/
BIBLE READERS – the rota for readers from May to October is pinned on the notice board outside the Session House. If you have any changes or “swaps” please update the list and inform Alan Mathew, not the manse. Thank you.
COMMUNITY JUBILEE CHOIR – meet on THURSDAY at 7:30pm.
JUBILEE – this Saturday at 7:30pm we celebrate the Jubilees of Queen Elizabeth II and Williamwood Parish Church. Jubilee Choir takes part, Laurence Caldecote plays the organ, & Steven McKnight plays trumpet. Music includes Walton’s “Crown Imperial”, Mozart’s Coronation Mass “Gloria”, Handel’s triumphant “Zadok the Priest”, Stanford’s “Jubilate” in B flat, joyful hymns from Royal Occasions and from the Ceremony when our Church’s Foundation Stone was laid.
NEXT SUNDAY – Sacrament of Baptism at 11am service. Our Bible reader is Ross Johnston. Tea and Coffee is served by the Young Woman’s Group.
SUMMER CHOIR commences next Sunday 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!
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.
COMMUNION – Sunday 10th June at 11am we have our Formal Summer Communion. Informal communion takes place at 3pm in the Church.
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, available from Kathy Craig or Jean Ferguson. Plant stall, 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.
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.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Sunday 3rd June 10:15am Summer Choir, 11am Sacrament of Baptism
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 printed bulletin for details
Please send information to Alan Mathew by 12noon on THURSDAY. Phone 07852 908166 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Bulletin can be recycled – the duty team will be happy to take it for you. Song sheets should be left behind.
ORDER OF SERVICE FOR 10AM WITH THE SUNDAY SCHOOL
HYMN 144 – I love the sun
HYMN 65 – Jubilate (SING TWICE)