25 December at 10.30 am:
Christmas Day All-Age Service
Our worship is led by the Rev Peter W Nimmo
Scottish Charity Number: SC000061
Welcome to worship, it’s good to see you!
Sunday December 25, 2022, 10.30am:
The service is led by the Minister
Please say together the words in bold
Welcome and announcements
Lighting the Christmas Candle
Hymn 304 O Little Town of Bethlehem
NB added verse after verse 3:
Where children sad or happy
Pray to the blessed Child,
Where misery cries out to Thee,
Son of the Mother mild;
Where Charity stands watching
And Faith holds wide the door,
The dark night wakes, the glory breaks,
And Christmas comes once more.
then continue with verse 4 in hymnbook
Prayers of Approach and Confession
Sharing our gifts
Hymn 323 The first Nowell
First Gospel Reading: Luke 2.1-20
read by Lorna Morrison
Hymn 316 Love came down at Christmas
A Christmas Story: The Grumpy Shepherd
Prayers of Thanksgiving, Intercession and Dedication
We use the response:
Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.
The Lord’s Prayer (said together)
Hymn 322 Good Christians, all rejoice
Let us go in peace and in joy, for Christ has come.
There is light in the dark,
There is joy even in sorrow.
There is hope for all the world.
Blessing and Threefold Amen
Church Family News
Walking Group The annual Christmas / New Year walk will take place on Wednesday 28 December. This walk is one we have done many times over the years. It is a 5 mile ‘undulating’ stroll at Calderglen. Those interested in coming along should meet outside the Church at 9.30 am, travel will be in shared cars. Some walkers may also wish to meet after the walk for lunch at the local Wetherspoons in Cambuslang.
Parish Grouping Communion Service: Sunday 8 January 2023 at 10.30am We are delighted to be hosting a joint Sunday service with our friends from Flemington Hallside Parish Church here at Cambuslang in the New Year. This will take the form a celebration of Holy Communion- a great way to celebrate our unity in Christ. For more information, please contact the minister.
Working with the Primary Schools in our Parish We, as school chaplains, work in partnership with Reachout Trust at assemblies and various workshops throughout the year in Cairns, James Aiton and Westcoats Primary Schools. We will be delivering the Easter Code workshop on the 6th, 9th and 24th March 2023 and we are looking for members of the congregation to help the Chaplaincy Team. If you are interested in helping at this or any other of the workshops you would require to hold a PVG from Disclosure Scotland. If you would like more information, then please speak to Deacon Karen Hamilton (07514402612, ku.gro.dnaltocsfohcruhcnull@notlimaHK) or Susan Young, Safeguarding Coordinator (07710783275, ku.gro.hcruhchsirapgnalsubmacnull@gnidraugefascpc).
The Prayer Tree is situated inside the main door entrance, for anyone in the church and community who wishes to add a prayer to it. ‘Then you will call to me. You will come and pray to me, and I will answer you.’ Jeremiah 29 v12
Worship this Week
Sunday 1 January: New Year’s Day
Morning Worship 10.30am: A chance to reflect on the first day of 2023
Sunday 8 January: Parish Grouping Joint Service: 10.30am at Cambuslang Parish Church. Joint worship, with Holy Communion, with our friends from Flemington Hallside Parish Church
Tuesday service is taking a break for the holidays and returns on 10 January at 11.45am
Everyone is welcome to all our services!
Katharina will be delighted to receive your intimations by Tuesday at 6pm each week for inclusion on the Order of Service. ylimaf.omminnull@anirahtak
Minister: The Rev Peter W Nimmo 0141 586 2126 ku.gro.dnaltocsfohcruhcnull@ommiNP
Please note, Rev Nimmo is currently on a phased return to work.
For pastoral matters please contact Karen Hamilton, our Deacon:
Church Office: 0141 642 9271
Session Clerk: ku.gro.hcruhchsirapgnalsubmacnull@krelcnoisses