Cambuslang Parish Church
Sunday 24 December 2023 at 10.30am
Fourth Sunday of Advent
Our worship is led by Deacon Karen Hamilton
Scottish Charity Number SC000061
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Call to worship
Lighting advent candle
Hymn: CH4 310 See him lying on a bed of straw
Hymn: CH4 321 Come and join the Celebration
Reading: 1 John 4:7-9,13-21 – read by Alastair MacFarlane
Hymn: My Lighthouse
Hymn: CH 302 It was on a starry night
Prayer for others
Hymn: CH4 315 Once in royal Davids City
Church Family News
For information on any items please contact the Church Office: 0141 642 9271 (Thursdays 10m-4pm)
Robert Turnbull – the funeral of the late Mr Robert Turnbull will take place on Thursday 28 December at 10am at South Lanarkshire Crematorium and will be conducted by Rev Ian Cathcart.
Ian Bowman [son of the late Betty Bowman]. The funeral of the late Mr Ian Bowman will take place on Friday 29 December at 11am in the church and then at Westburn Cemetery at 12 noon and will be conducted by Rev Hilary McDougall.
Elizabeth [Liz] Harbinson – the funeral of the late Mrs Liz Harbinson will take place on Wednesday 3 January at 11am in the church and then 12 noon at the South Lanarkshire Crematorium. Liz’s funeral will be conducted by Rev Derek Hughes.
Attention all Fellowship Tea Volunteers! A new tea rota covering January to July 2024 is now available for collection from the kitchen.
Bookshelf Christmas holiday reading: There are two murder mystery books on offer for the Christmas holidays. ‘A song for the Dark Times’ which is an Inspector Rebus novel by Ian Rankin and ‘Clouds of Witness’ which is a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery by Dorothy L Sayers. Both books are on top of the bookshelf. Please feel free to pass the books on or return them to the bookshelf when read.
Church of Scotland Stamp Appeal: Please save the stamps from your Christmas cards and pop them into the box on the table in the church vestibule. They will be taken to the Presbytery office and uplifted from there for the 2023/24 Stamp Appeal. Thank you!
Halls Convenor: please send any enquiries about hall bookings etc to 0ur Halls Convenor moc.liamgnull@cpcsnrubkered.
Katharina Nimmo will be delighted to receive your announcements by Tuesday at 6pm for inclusion in the Order of Service.
CONTACT THE MINSTRY 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
Worship this week at Cambuslang Parish Church
Watchnight Service 11.15pm: Praise Band
Monday 25 December – Christmas Day!
10.30am: Short Service led by Deacon Karen Hamilton
Remember to take a Christmas present with you
Sunday 31 December
10.30am: Service led by Graham Macgregor
Sunday 7th January
11am Joint Service at Flemington Hallside led by Rev Ian Cathcart
Sunday 14th January
10.30am – Service led by Rev Muriel Pearson, minister of St Andrew’s Jerusalem and Tiberius Church of Scotland
Welcome Team: Charlie Burns, Lorna Morrison, Ishbel Gow, Katharina Nimmo
Tea Team: Ohna Robertson, Carolann Brown, Ewena McCabe, Colin Fell