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Sunday 1st April 2012

Sunday 1st April 2012 at 11 o’clock
PALM SUNDAY
Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
WELCOME & NOTICES
CHOIR Ye gates lift up your heads
HYMN 364 All glory, laud and honour
PRAYER AND LORD’S PRAYER (see below)
TALK TO YOUNG PEOPLE
HYMN 279 Make way, make way
(young people leave afterwards)
SCRIPTURE Psalm 118: 1-2 & 19-24
ANTHEM Holy, Holy, Holy (Schubert)
SCRIPTURE John 12: 12-16
HYMN 189 Be still, for the presence of the Lord
SERMON
HYMN (sheet) The heart of Worship
OUR MORNING PRAYERS
OFFERING & HYMN
Jesus, Name above all Names
HYMN 365 Ride on! Ride on in majesty!
BENEDICTION
CELTIC ALLELUIA & AMEN (HYMN 822)

Today’s bible reader is Alan Mathew

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 CHURCH TODAY! If you’re 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 Hall after this service where tea/coffee is served. Large print orders of service are available from the duty team.

LENT STUDY GROUP – The Miracles of Jesus (as seen on BBC) concludes today at 7:30pm in the annexe.

THREE NEW MEMBERS will be joining our church in May. Anyone wanting to join or interested in finding out more please contact Mr Reid & he will be happy to answer any questions.

TODAY – Tea & Coffee served by the Church Choir, Music Group meets at 9:45am, Music Makers meet at 12:30pm in the Church, Fair-trade stall available in the Hall.

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

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.

EASTWOODHILL – The annual Coffee Morning will be held in Giffnock South Church on Sat. 14 April, 10am-12noon.Tickets/quiz sheets available in the hall today. LIFE & WORK – April issue is available in the usual places for uplift & distribution.

PARISH EASTER LEAFLETS – Easter Leaflets are in Vardar Corridor for distributing, and also available for those outside the Parish.

HEAR THE JOYFUL SINGING! The 25th Celebration Concert of the Williamwood Singers is on Thurs. 19 April at 7.30pm.The programme will be performed entirely by the girls of the choir although we would love any past members in the audience to join us near the end when we will sing “Love changes everything”. The songs are chosen for their varied moods. Some are new and some are old favourites – we hope you’ll enjoy listening to them as much as we enjoy singing them! Tickets £4 – in large hall after Church or at the door.

CONGREGATIONAL BOARD – Wednesday 18 April at 7:30pm

NEXT WEEK – Easter Sunday! Bible reader is Kirsty McNeil, Tea & Coffee served by the Holiday Klub; Music Group meets at 9:45. Informal Easter Communion straight after Morning Service.

GUILD OUTING – Tuesday 17th April to Luss Church. There are 5 seats available on the coach. If you wish to join us please contact Moira Yeoman at 638 6709.

MEARNSKIRK HOSPITAL SERVICE – anyone willing to volunteer to help in a short, occasional, half hour service at Mearnskirk Hospital please speak to Alan Mathew.

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

NATIONAL YOUTH CHOIR – Wednesday 11 April in City Halls at 3pm, the NYCOS Girls Choir. Tickets from 0141 353800. More info/leaflets available in the vestibule.

CHURCH DINNER – Fri. 11 May – Payments can be made from 15 April onwards.

YOUNG WOMAN’S/YOUNG WIVES GROUP REUNION – In order to cater for the reunion to be held on 24th April it is necessary to have all replies & monies returned to Jean Simms and Mary Montgomery respectively by 3rd. April. We thank you for your co-operation in this matter and look forward to a big turn-out for this special social occasion. Contact Jean Simms by tel. 6386764 or email jvsimms05@yahoo.co.uk

BB PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION RACE NIGHT – Saturday 28 April, Clarkston Scout Hall, 8pm start. Tickets £5 (which include a sandwich buffet) can be obtained from either Helen McKenzie (577 6872), Alison Young (577 5707) or Company Captain, Mark Gordon, or my email the128.bb@ntlworld.com. If you’re unable to attend & would still like to help raise funds for the BB you can do so by sponsoring a horse or donating a raffle prize, contact Helen, Alison, Mark or any member of the committee.

HOLY WEEK & EASTER SERVICES
Our friendly church for all ages!
Please come and experience the real Easter Story of God’s undying love
Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd April
TIME FOR REFLECTION – a 40 minute space for thought at 7pm here at Williamwood
WEDNESDAY 4th April – 7pm at Williamwood, with Busby & Greenbank
MAUNDY THURSDAY 5th April – 7pm at Greenbank, with Williamwood & Busby
GOOD FRIDAY 6th April – 7pm at Busby, with Williamwood and Greenbank
EASTER SUNDAY SONRISE service at 7am Greenbank Gardens Car Park (a 40 minute open air reflective service) followed by breakfast with a difference this year here in Williamwood.
EASTER SUNDAY All Age Worship – 11am – including an egg hunt for the children
12:30pm Easter Communion – all are welcome
May the Son of God enfold you with His Spirit and His love!

HEART & SOUL 2012
Hot on the heels of Roll Away the Stone 2011 – “Heart and Soul” is The Church of Scotland’s next large scale event celebrating the life of the church. The event will take place on May 20th, 2012 in Edinburgh at Princes Street Gardens (West) from 1.00pm until 6.00pm. Like last year, the event is free to enter and we do hope that you will put the date in your diary. Participate in Choirs, Football Tournaments, Battle of the Bands, help stewarding or volunteering or simply come along and enjoy the special events taking place. For up-to-date information on what’s happening keep checking http://www.heartandsoul2012.org.uk

WEEKLY BULLETIN
Please send information to Alan Mathew by 12NOON THURSDAY.
Phone 07852 908166 or email williamwood.organist@gmail.com
The Weekly Bulletin can be recycled. Duty Teams will be happy to take them for you. Song sheets should be left behind.

A walk through Good Friday together (please attend as you are able!)
Carmunnock 7am, Busby 8am, Cartsbridge 9am, Greenbank 10am (Tea/Coffee), Williamwood 11am, St Joseph’s 12noon, Stamperland 1pm, Netherlee 2pm, St Aidan’s 3pm, St Joseph’s 3pm.