Cambuslang Parish Church

Sunday 20 August 2023 at 10.30am: Proper 15

with the Sacrament of Baptism

Cambuslang Parish Church

Sunday 20 August 2023 at 10.30am: Proper 15

with the Sacrament of Baptism

Our worship is led by the Rev Martin Forrest and Deacon Karen Hamilton

Welcome and Announcements

Call to worship

Hymn 623 Here in this place (Gather Us In)

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

The Sacrament of Baptism: Arran Gary Muir

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

Baptismal Hymn 636: Baptised in water

(after which children may leave for the Sunday Club)

Readings: Matthew 15.21-28

1 Corinthians 13: 1-8a read by Sarah Dinwoodie


Reflective music

Hymn 162: The God of Abraham praise (offering brought forward)

Prayers of intercession

Hymn 192 All my hope on God is founded (Tune 2 – Groeswen)


Amen, amen, alleluia, amen

Church Family News

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

Welcome to worship today.

A special welcome to Arran Gary Muir, who will be baptised today, and his family and friends!

Sunday Club returns! Our group for children aged 3 years old to Primary 7 meets in our halls following the Baptism – all children welcome! If you have younger children, feel free to stay in church with them, but if you need to leave, the Welcome Area at the main door is available.

Setting apart as Reader We are delighted that one of our members, Graham Macgregor, has qualified as a Reader of the Church of Scotland. This comes at the end of a number of years of theological study and practical training. The Presbytery of Glasgow will hold a service to Set Apart Graham on Thursday 24 August at 7pm, here at Cambuslang Parish Church. Please do come along and help celebrate with Graham! If you wish to attend the tea and buffet afterwards, please let us know to help us with catering arrangements- sign-up sheets are available in the welcome area.

Summer Fun Day & BBQ at Flemington Hallside today, 12.30-14.30 Games on the lawn, tea room in the hall and burger stall under the gazebo. Come along with family and friends.

Tuesday Service Our Tuesday service start back this Tuesday, 22 August at 11.45am. The service is half an hour long when we come together in this short time of worship.

Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there.

Walking Group The final evening walk of the summer will take place on Tuesday 22 August. Starting at Kelvingrove Art Galleries, we will walk along the banks of the River Kelvin, along some of Glasgow’s finest streets and then back to the start through Kelvingrove Park, a distance of around 3 Miles. Those interested in going should meet outside the Church at 6.30pm, travel will be in shared cars. Let’s hope the weather is better than the night in June when we first set out to do this walk!

Bridgeton St Francis in the East (26 Queen Mary St, G40 3BB) will be celebrating its 150th anniversary on Sunday, 3 September and there will be a special service at 11am that day to mark the occasion. Everyone welcome.

Church Office The office will be closed on Thursdays 17 & 24 August. You can leave a message on the answering machine – this will be picked up.

Halls Convenor Please send any enquiries about hall bookings etc to Bob McDougall.

Katharina Nimmo will be delighted to receive your announcements by Tuesday at 6pm for inclusion in the Order of Service

Worship this Week at Cambuslang Parish Church

Tuesday 29 August: Tuesday service at 11.45am

Sunday 27 August (Proper 16): 10.30am

Welcome Team: Jim Forsyth, Jim Nixon, Jim Ferguson and Robert Dickie

Tea Team: May & Archie Fotheringham and Jan Ladd

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