Cambuslang Parish Church
Sunday 29 October 2023
Our worship is led by Graham Macgregor
Scottish Charity Number SC000061
Christian Copyright Licence Number 2030
Welcome to worship!
Welcome and announcements.
Call to worship
L: Let us create a space for the love of God to be shared,
to hold us and know us as we are:
a space that holds our fragility and our questions,
our regrets and our longings.
All: This is that place:
God-shaped, and love-filled.
L: Come all of you, and know the love of God
that shares our journey through all things,
and speaks our name with grace and love, always.
Hymn CH4 549 How deep the Father’s love for us
Prayer of approach and confession (with Lord’s prayer)
All age talk.
Hymn CH4 530 One more step along the world I go.
Readings – 1st Thessalonians 2:9-13
Matthew 24:1-14 Read by Bob McDougall
Hymn CH4 543 Christ be our light.
Prayers of Dedication, intercession and thanksgiving
Hymn CH4 237 Look forward in faith.
Blessing and Amen
Church Family News
For information on any items please contact the Church Office: 0141 642 9271 (Thursdays 10m-4pm)
Letter from our minister – This is enclosed in the Order of Service. If any members know of folk who are unable to come to church & would like an extra copy to deliver to them, please see Linda Wunsch, or email the church office & she can make more available.
Due to our minister being on sick leave, our Deacon Karen is carrying out the majority of our pastoral visits. Would anyone who knows of anyone in our congregation who is ill at home or in hospital please contact Karen, details in the box or Linda Wunsch 0141 641 8880.
It is hoped that Karen will be able to visit them.
Communication – It would be helpful to have a “What’s On” section in the intimations to promote upcoming events. The office is only manned on a Thursday & if people want information out with this, they need to respond to the organiser. If you wish to put something on “what’s on” by giving us your contact details in our media consent form this gives us your written permission to advertise in the intimations and in the website and folk can be in touch with you direct. Many thanks.
Remembrance Sunday Retiring Collection – will this year be for Erskine. Sale of poppies will of course go to Poppy Scotland.
The Guild will meet on Monday 30 October at 2pm. The speaker will be Liz McIntyre Allan and her subject will be Isobel Wylie Hutchison – Scotland’s Greatest Explorer. All welcome.
Heavenly Elevenses will be served next Tuesday from 11.15am.
The Neighbourly will meet on Wednesday 1 November at 2.15pm in the Small Hall. Mrs Irene Craigie will talk about Sailing. All welcome.
Christmas Fayre: The Fundraising Team has decided not to go ahead with the proposed Christmas Fayre on 18 November.
The Remembering Banner: If you wish to have a ribbon included on the Remembering Banner for a loved one, ribbons will be available from Linda Neeson after the service each Sunday until the end of November.
Meet and 2 Veg: Are you able to help on Monday or Wednesday evenings as key holders and/or volunteer drivers collecting food from stores? For more information please get in touch with Jan Ritchie (01415832018).
Christmas Cards: do you want to buy your Christmas cards & help the organisation? Lodging House Mission cards are for sale now. Pick up a brochure in the welcome area. If you phone them with your order & arrange for them to be picked up, you will save the delivery charge. Karen can get your cards at the beginning of November.
Halls Convenor: please send any enquiries about hall bookings etc to 0ur Halls Convenor Derek Burns E:moc.liamgnull@cpcsnrubkered
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 31 October: Heavenly Elevenses from 11.15 amTuesday service at 11.45am
Sunday 5 November (Proper 26): 10.30am
Welcome Team: Charlie Burns, Lorna Morrison, Ishbel Gow, Katharina Nimmo
Tea Team: Hazel Robb, Jinty Porter, Joyce Sadler, Bob McDougall
CONTACT THE MNISTRY TEAM
Our minister Rev Peter Nimmo is currently on sick leave
Interim Moderator: The Rev Derek Hughes T: 07723 578573
Deacon: Karen Hamilton DCS T: 07514 402612