Communion : Communion will be served at both morning and evening services today.
If you wish to be served with the Elements please sit in one of the pews
with the white cloths. If you are unable to do this, please indicate to an Elder from where you are sitting and the Elements will be brought to
you. Those wishing the Common Cup should sit on the organ side of
the church and those wishing the Individual Cup should sit on the
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.
Our Praise : This morning our praise items are taken from Church Hymnary Third Edition (CH) 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.
Crèche: There is a crèche in the Church Hall behind the Church if
anyone wishes to leave their children there during the morning service.
Sunday School : The group meets every Sunday during the school term. Sunday School meets initially in the Church before moving to the Church Hall.
The Ladies’ Bible Study Group : The group meets in the Church Hall on Tuesdays from 10.30 am to 12.00 noon. All ladies welcome.
The Prayer Fellowship : The group meets in the Manse each Tuesday evening at 7.00 pm. All are welcome to attend.
FreeWill Offering Envelopes 2020 : Anyone wishing to join the scheme and receive envelopes for their weekly offerings should see Bill.
Kirk Session / Congregational Board : A joint meeting of the Session and Board will be held in the Church Hall at 7.00 pm on Thursday 28 November with a Kirk Session meeting following thereafter. Minutes and Agenda will be available next Sunday.
Church Magazine : To date, very, very few articles have been received. The closing date for articles is next Sunday, 24 November
St Columba’s Episcopal Church Annual Study Day : This will be held in St Columba’s on Saturday 23 November from 10.30am to 3.35 pm with coffee, lunch and tea provided. The guest speaker will be Dr Donald Bruce, a Christian bioethicist, who will explore the subject of “Should we edit our genetic code ?” All are invited to attend.
To assist with catering arrangements please email your intention to attend to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday School and Crèche are having a “Christmas Tree Fun Time” on the afternoon of Friday 29 November.
The afternoon will include dressing the Church Christmas Tree, games, crafts and festive food.
The event will be held in the Church and Church Hall from 2.30 to 4.30 pm.
Everyone is welcome so bring along your children, their friends and your grandchildren for a fun filled afternoon.
Retiral Offering : A Retiral Offering will be taken at both services
on Sunday 24 November. This collection will go towards the costs of major projects in our church buildings.
Greetings and Intimations
Hymn CH 74 Show me thy ways, O Lord
Reading Jeremiah 32 : 36 – 41 (Pew Bible Page 795)
Hymn CH 434 O Jesus, I have promised
Reading Mark 1 : 14 – 20 (Pew Bible Page 1002)
Hymn Sheet Will you come and follow me
Hymn CH 565 v1-3 I’ll of salvation take the cup
Hymn CH 590 v1-3 Now Lord ! according to thy word
Greetings and Intimations
Hymn MP 237 Holy, holy, holy, Lord God almighty !
Reading Matthew 12 : 38 – 42 (Pew Bible Page 978)
Hymn MP 214 v1-2 He gave His life in selfless love
Hymn MP 214 v3-4 They heard Him call His Father’s name