Our Praise : Normally at our morning services the items of Praise are taken from Church Hymnary Third Edition (CH3) and those at evening services are taken from Mission Praise (MP).
If you feel more comfortable sitting during the items of praise, please feel free to do so.
After Morning Worship Fellowship : After Morning Worship today Tea , Coffee, Juice and biscuits will be served in the Church. Please stay behind for as long or short a time as you can manage and enjoy a time of fellowship with other members of the congregation and with visitors to our church.
Sandor’s Annual Leave : Sandor is at present taking Annual Leave with his family in Hungary. On 9 October, he will preach his brother Lazlo into his new parish in central Hungary.
Sandor returns to duty on Wednesday 12 October.
During his absence urgent pastoral matters should be referred to the Session Clerk, Bill Marshall, who may be contacted on 01478 650 405.
Rev David Kellas, Glenelg. who will lead worship at both morning and evening services during Sandor’s absence.
Sunday School and Youth Fellowship meet every Sunday during the school term. They meet initially in the Church before moving to the Church Hall.
There will be no Sunday School or Youth Fellowship for the next 3 Sundays due to the school October holiday period. They will both resume on Sunday 30 October.
The Ladies’ Bible Study Group meets in the Church Hall on Tuesdays from 10.30 am to 12.00 noon. All ladies welcome.
The Prayer Fellowship meets in the Church Hall at 7.00 pm each Tuesday evening. All are welcome to attend.
Playing of the Organ / Electronic Organ in Church : If anyone in the congregation has the ability to play the piano and thinks that they could help the church by playing on an occasional Sunday morning or evening we would be delighted for them to come forward and give their name to Sandor or Bill.
Please do not be concerned about any mistakes in playing. The congregation will appreciate your willingness to come forward to play and remember, only God is perfect !
Harvest Thanksgiving : In addition to the wonderful quantity of food donated, the cash collections for Helping Hands amounted to £555. A cheque for this amount will now be sent off to Helping Hands.
Ladies’ Bible Study Coffee Morning : The event last Saturday raised the wonderful total of £687.40 for Macmillan Cancer Care. Late donations can still be given to Catherine Stewart or Trevor Dee. The Ladies’ Bible Study Group wish to thank all who supported this event.
Tea Pots / Coffee Pots : At the above event it became apparent that the church has an insufficient supply of these items for use at coffee mornings. If anyone has a redundant tea pot or cafetieres please let Catherine Stewart (61 2316) know.
Blythswood Shoe Box Appeal : Blythswood Shoe-Box forms are available in the Front Vestibule.
Food Bank : Please remember that there is a box in the Front Vestibule into which donations of groceries can be made throughout the year. These are delivered to Helping Hands on a regular basis.
Hymn CH 488 Jesus bids us shine
Address to Young People
Reading Psalm 71 : 1 – 17 (Pew Bible Page 584)
Hymn CH 71 O God, give ear unto my cry
Reading Matthew 13 : 10 – 17 (Pew Bible Page 979)
Hymn CH 396 Behold the amazing gift of love
Hymn CH 436 O Master, let me walk with thee
Greetings and Intimations
Hymn MP 201 Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah
Reading Matthew 5 : 1 – 10 (Pew Bible Page 968)
The Lord’s Prayer
Hymn MP 515 O Love that wilt not let me go