Cambuslang Parish Church

Sunday 8 October 2023 at 10.30am

Harvest Thanksgiving

Our worship is led by Deacon Karen Hamilton

Scottish Charity Number SC000061

Christian Copyright Licence Number 2030

Welcome to worship!

Choir Introit

Welcome & Introduction

Hymn CH4 229. We plough the fields and scatter

(during which the young folk will bring there and any other Harvest gifts forward.)

Prayer of Approach & the Lord’s Prayer 

All age talk

Hymn CH4 143.  Who put the colours in the rainbow

Bible reading: Psalm 65          

                     John 6 v 5-12                read by Archie Fotheringham

Hymn MP 225.  He’s got the whole world in his hands


Hymn CH4 181. For the beauty of the earth

   During which offering brought forward

Prayer of Dedication, Intersession and thanksgiving

Hymn CH4 448.  Lord The Light of Your Love (Shine, Jesus, Shine)


Amen, amen, alleluia, amen

Church Family News

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

Sunday Club for children aged 3 years old to Primary 7 meets in our halls following the Children’s Time – 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.

Tuesday Service: Please note Karen is at school and will be late, so don’t come before 11.30 am.  There will not be a service on Tuesday 17th October as Karen will be on annual leave.

The Neighbourly will meet on Wednesday 11 October at 2.15pm in the Small Hall. Shona Jenkins and Lorna Morrison will lead the meeting in preparations for the Poppy Installation. All welcome.

The ‘Churches Group’ Men’s breakfast –Saturday 14 October, at Wetherspoons in Cambuslang. We start at 8.30-8.45am, each person orders and pays for their own breakfast. We eat, drink and chat till around 9.30-10am. All are welcome.

Stamp Appeal: Thank you to all who have been collecting used stamps for the Church of Scotland stamp appeal. I have delivered the stamps to the Presbytery office where they are picked up.  This year’s appeal is helping the Central Church of Africa Presbyterian [CCAP] to create youth employment, improve nutrition and mitigate the effects of climate challenge.
Please continue to bring your used stamps to church to benefit our brothers and sisters in Malawi.  Hilary

Tear Fund Thank you to everyone who leaves “pennies” in the collection jar. The recent amount came to £19.20, amazing how pennies turn into pounds!

Halls Convenor: please send any enquiries about hall bookings etc to our new Halls Convenor Mr Derek Burns email:moc.liamgnull@cpcsnrubkered.

Annual leave:  Deacon Karen Hamilton will be on annual leave from 11th to 23rd October.  

Anyone requiring the services of a minister next week between 9th to 14th October should contact Rev Ian Cathcart 07588 441895 or our Interim Moderator Rev Derek Hughes.

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

Worship this Week at Cambuslang Parish Church

Tuesday 10 October: Tuesday service at 11.45am
Please note that Karen will be late, so don’t come before 11.30 am.

Sunday 15 October (Proper 23): 10.30am

Welcome Team: Hedley Connell, Jeannette Fearnly, May & Archie Fotheringham

Tea Team: May & Archie Fotheringham, Jan Ladd


 Interim Moderator: The Rev Derek Hughes

 T:07723 578573]


 Deacon: Karen Hamilton DCS

 T:07514 402612