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Sunday 17th June 2012

Sunday 17th June 2012 (Proper 6)
Admission of New Members

Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
Welcome & Intimations
Hymn 482 Come let us to the Lord (Tune Kilmarnock)
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer (See below)
Children’s address
Reading: Luke 14: 12 – 24
Presentation of Long Term Certificates
Hymn 159 Lord for the years
Admission of new members
Hymn 642 Ye that know the Lord is gracious
Prayers of dedication and intercession
Hymn 511 Your hand O God has guided
South African Sung Amen (Hymn 825, sung twice)
Our Reader today is Garry McDonald

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
Session Clerk
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 – Rev Eric McLachlan (contact details above).

TODAY – is Father’s Day! Tea and Coffee after the service is served in aid of the BB Camp Fund. Our bible reader is Garry McDonald. Mearnskirk Service (see further notice)

NEW MEMBERS – today we welcome three new members into the fellowship of Williamwood Parish Church. Please do pray for them as they make this public profession of Faith in their journey towards Church Membership.

KIRK SESSION – Elders are asked to meet as quickly as possible in the Session house at the conclusion of the service

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.

MEMBERSHIP CLASS – It is Mr McLachlan’s intention to start a crash course on Church membership starting this evening at 5pm in the vestry. This class will last for one hour and will run for three weeks. Anyone within your family or circle of friends is warmly invited to come along without obligation and find out what Church Membership involves. The class will be based on the five points of membership viz. WORSHIP, PRAYER, INVOLVEMENT, GIVING & LEARNING. This class is also open to existing Church members who wish to use it as a refresher course. Please speak to Mr McLachlan as soon as possible if you wish further information.

MEARNSKIRK HOSPITAL – those who volunteered for the Mearnskirk Hospital Service should meet this afternoon at the hospital main entrance at 1:45pm.

SUMMER CHOIR – we meet weekly 10:15am in the Session House 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!

GIVE BLOOD – Come along to the Give Blood Session and help save or improve the life of someone in hospital at the Clarkston Halls today (12noon-3.30pm) or Monday 18th (2pm-3.45pm & 5.15pm-7.30pm).

DIAMOND JUBILEE EXHIBITION – a meeting of all organisations taking part in the Exhibition (28th, 29th & 30th September) meet tomorrow at 7:30pm in the Church Hall.

HOSPICES OF HOPE – Anca Nite (sister-in-law to Razvan Luculescu, organist of Busby) will be playing a concert to raise funds for Hospices of Hope – a charity who specialise in palliative care in Romania and its neighbouring countries – on 23rd June at 7:30pm in Adelaides, Bath Street. The proceeds for the concert will go to Hospices of Hope and will also help provide the funds for Anca to spend some time helping to care for the terminally ill in their Brasov Hospice in August. To find out more about Hospices of Hope visit http://www.hospicesofhope.co.uk

NEXT SUNDAY – Tea and Coffee after the morning service is served in aid of Williamwood Music. Our bible reader is David Yeoman.

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

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.

As at the end of April Givings totalled £28,386 against a four month budget of £30,000 leaving a shortfall to date of £1,614. Thanks to everyone for their continued support.

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.

Father’s Day Prayer
God our Father, in your wisdom and love you made all things. Bless these men, that they may be strengthened as Christian fathers. Let the example of their faith and love shine forth. Grant that we, their sons and daughters, may honour them always with a spirit of profound respect. Grant this prayer through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Saturday 23rd June 7:30pm – Piano Recital – Adelaides Church, Bath Street
Fri 28th, Sat 29th & Sun 30th September Diamond Jubilee Exhibition
Sunday 7th October BB ex-members anniversary service

Please see printed copy for individuals details
Have you noticed a bulb out etc?
Then report it in the book in the vestibule.

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 May 2011

PRELUDES (by T Mee Pattison)
Voluntary in D for flutes
Voluntary in D (Oboe solo)

INTROIT How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds (no. 461, vs 1, 3, 4)
HYMN 200 Christ is made the sure foundation  (Westminster Abbey)
SCRIPTURE Acts 7: 55 – 60 (Kathleen Craig)
ANTHEM Angel voices, ever singing (arr. Tambling)
SCRIPTURE 1 Peter 2: 1 – 10 (Kathleen Craig)
HYMN 36 God is our refuge and our strength (Stroudwater)
HYMN 532 Lord, you have come to the sea shore
OFFERING AND DEDICATION (Invocation, sung by the Choir)
HYMN 511 Your hand, O God, has guided (Thornbury)

March in G (Caleb Simper)

Sunday 27 February 2011

Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church
Sung Call Come, now is the time to worship (Hymn 196)
(remain seated: 1st time Choir, 2nd time everyone)
HYMN 132 Immortal, invisible, God only wise
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer
Sacrament of Baptism
HYMN 796 The Lord Bless you and Keep You
HYMN 628 The Apostles’ Creed
Talk to the Young People
HYMN 632 Our Children, Lord, in faith and Prayer
(young folk leave after this hymn)
Readings Psalm 103: 1 – 14
Mark 2: 13 – 22 (read by Kirstin Ferguson)
HYMN 619/620 Spirit of the Living God fall afresh on me
Sermon “The Trouble with Jesus”
HYMN Men of faith, rise up and sing
Offering (Choir sings – One thing I ask)
HYMN 511 Your hand, O God, has guided (t. Thornbury)
Benediction & Three-fold Amen

Sunday 23 January

Morning Worship
Christian Unity Sunday
Rev. George Mackay, B.D., Cert Min


Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church

Sung Call – Clap your hands all you nations (the Choir)
Praise CH4 543 – Longing for light, we wait in darkness
Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Talk to the young people
Children’s prayer
Praise CH4 532 – Lord, you have come to the seashore
(young folk leave after this hymn)
1st Reading – 1st Corinthians 1: 10-18 (Tony Drysdale)
Anthem – Everyday God (words/music Bernadette Farrell)
2nd Reading – Matthew 4: 12-23 (Tony Drysdale)
Praise CH4 510 – Jesus calls us here to meet him (omit verse 4)
Praise CH4 542 – Lord, speak to me, that I may speak (t. Warrington)
Prayers for others
Offering and Dedication
Praise CH4 511 – Your hand, O God, has guided (t. Thornbury)
Benediction & Three-fold Amen