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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.