15 January at 10.30 am: Second Sunday after Epiphany
with the Sacrament of Baptism
Our worship is led by the Rev Peter W Nimmo
and Deacon Karen Hamilton
Scottish Charity Number: SC000061
Welcome to worship, it’s good to see you!
A special welcome to the family and friends of Ewan Sean Reilly, who will be baptised this morning
January 15, 2023: Second Sunday after Epiphany
Welcome and Announcements
Call to Worship
Hymn 352 O for a thousand tongues to sing (Tune 1: Richmond)
Prayers of Approach, Confession and Supplication
Sacrament of Baptism: Ewan Sean Reilly
The Lord’s Prayer
Blessing: The Lord bless you and keep you (Hymn 796)
Baptismal Hymn 633 Child of blessing, child of promise
Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 49:1-7
Gospel reading: John 1:29-42 read by Colin Fell
Hymn 339 Sing of Andrew, John’s disciple
During which the offering is brought forward
Prayers of Dedication Thanksgiving and Intercession
Deacon Karen Hamilton
Hymn 622 We sing a love that sets all people free
using the following words for verse 5:
We sing a burning, fiery, Holy Ghost
that seeks out shades of ancient bitterness,
transfiguring these, as Christ in every heart:
come joyful love, live in our hearts today.
Dismissal and Blessing
Amen, amen, alleluia, amen
As the Bible leaves: 771 If you believe and I believe (sung twice)
Worship this Week at Cambuslang Parish Church
Tuesday service on 17 January at 11.45am
Sunday 22 January: Morning Worship at10.30am.
Guest preacher: Rev Martin Johnson
Everyone is welcome to all our services!
Katharina will be delighted to receive your intimations NB FOR THE NEXT TWO SUNDAYS by Tuesday at 6pm this week for inclusion in the Order of Service: ylimaf.omminnull@anirahtak
Minister: The Rev Peter W Nimmo 0141 586 2126 ku.gro.dnaltocsfohcruhcnull@ommiNP
Deacon: Karen Hamilton DCS
Church Office: 0141 642 9271
Session Clerk: Scott Hamilton ku.gro.hcruhchsirapgnalsubmacnull@krelcnoisses
Church Family News
The Neighbourly will meet on Wednesday 18 January at 2.15pm in the Small Hall where Russell Clearie is going to speak about his life in politics. All are welcome.
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).
Next Sunday we welcome the Rev Martin Johnson as our guest preacher. Martin may well be known to some of you- he has been a parish minister in Lanarkshire, and served the national church as Priority Areas Secretary, and Church & Society Secretary. He has chaired a review of Glasgow’s anti-poverty strategy, and the Scottish Government’s review on food poverty in Scotland. He is a member the Scottish Committee of the National Lottery Community Fund, and the Board of Christian Aid. He currently helps to facilitate a network of Poverty Truth Commissions across the UK, bringing together senior civic and business leaders to work alongside those most directly impacted by poverty to enable change. Please give Martin a warm welcome.
Peter, our minister, will be on holiday from 18 to 25 January inclusive. For all pastoral matters during this period, please contact Deacon Karen Hamilton.
Church Family News for the next two Sundays should be sent to Katharina by this Tuesday at 6pm.
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