Cambuslang Parish Church

Sunday 16 July 2023 at 10.30am: Summer All-Age Service

The Bible Goes to Sea: 3 Jonah tries to escape on a boat

Our worship is led by the Rev Peter W. Nimmo

and Deacon Karen Hamilton 

Welcome to worship, it’s good to see you!

Please stand as the Bible is brought in, and we sing:

JP 292 Wide, Wide as the ocean

Welcome and Announcements

Call to Worship

Hymn MP 30 Alleluia, alleluia give thanks to the risen Lord

Prayers of Approach, Confession and Supplication

Bible Readings: Jonah 1.1-17; 2.1-3 & 9

Jonah 2.10; 3.1-5 & 10 read by Alice Kewley

Time with the children

Hymn JP 30 Come listen to my tale

The Sacrament of Baptism: Serena Haig

including: The Lord’s Prayer

Blessing: The Lord bless you and keep you (Hymn 796)

Baptismal Hymn 636 Baptised in water

During which the offering is brought forward

Prayers of Dedication, Thanksgiving and Intercession

Hymn CMP 1168 Mighty to save (everyone needs compassion)

Dismissal and Blessing

Amen, amen, alleluia, amen

Please stand as the Bible is taken out

Church Family News

For information on any items please contact the ChurchOffice:0141 642 9271 (Thursdays 10am-4pm)

Summer all-age services

Our theme this summer is “The Bible goes to Sea”.

Services will be shorter than usual, and suitable for all the family.

The upcoming themes will be:

July 23 Jesus calms the storm: Matthew 8.23-27

July 30 Jesus walks on water: Matthew 14.22-34

August 6 Paul is shipwrecked: Acts 27 and 28

Thank you to everyone who has lent items to decorate the sanctuary!

A warm welcome to the Serena Haig, who will be baptised this morning, and to her family and friends!

Ministry Team summer holidays Rev Peter W Nimmo will be on holiday from 17 to 31 July, during which Karen will provide pastoral cover.

Walking Group

The next evening walk will take place on Tuesday 18 July. The walk is a pleasant stroll through both Cambuslang Park and Holmhill Park. Those interested in joining the Group for this walk should meet outside the Church at 6.30pm.

A wedding invitation!

Kornilia Theodorou and William McIntosh would like to invite you all to their wedding service on Sunday 23 July at 3.30pm, at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St Luke, 27 Dundonald Road, Glasgow G12 9LL. All welcome.

Remembrance Poppy Installation Project

Lorna Morrison would like to thank everyone who has donated plastic bottles for the Remembrance Poppy Installation Project. It was an overwhelming response. We now have enough bottles and ask that you STOP bringing them.

Lorna has a pattern and wool for anyone that would like to knit poppies. Crochet poppies are also welcome.

Dates to help paint poppies etc, using your time and talents will be announced after the summer.

Mission Possible Conference

The Presbytery of Glasgow is holding a ‘Mission Possible’ conference at St Rollox Parish Church on 9 September from 10am – 3pm, with keynote speaker Martin Fair. Seminar streams will look at reaching out with our faith through missional listening, pioneering and planting, community development, health and wellbeing, and collaborative relationships.

A reflective space is being curated by Peter Gardner.

Please book via Eventbrite at

Church office is open- every Thursday from 10am to 4pm. Or call 0141 642 9271.

Halls Convenor: please send any enquiries about hall booking etc to Bob McDougall

Worship this Week at Cambuslang Parish Church

Sunday 23 July: Summer All-Age Service 10.30am

Welcome Team: Linda & Tony Neeson, Helen Nisbet, Myra Paterson

Tea Team: Eleanor Ferguson, Anna Inglis, Isabel Allison, Jim Ferguson

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