Sunday Worship

 

10:30am

Moncreiff Parish Church

Maxwellton Road

Calderwood

East Kilbride

G74 3JJ

 

01355 223328 (Monday - Friday am)

 

theoffice@moncreiffparishchurch.co.uk

 

Scottish Charity No. SC016751

 

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The Church at the heart of Calderwood serving Jesus Christ
The Church at the heart of Calderwood serving Jesus Christ
The Church at the heart of Calderwood serving Jesus Christ Moncreiff Parish Church Calderwood East Kilbride G74 3JJ
The Church at the heart of Calderwoodserving Jesus Christ Moncreiff Parish Church CalderwoodEast KilbrideG74 3JJ

INTIMATIONS

17th November 2019

 

  1. The Kirk Session request that a period of quiet reflection take place when the Minister and Choir enter the Church prior to the start of the Service, and that during the Offering the opportunity is taken to spend a few minutes in silent thought.  Please switch off phones.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.
  2. A LARGE PRINT Order of Service is available from the Duty Team.
  3. Morning Worship next Sunday at 10.30 am.
  4. The flowers this week have been donated by the Gray Family.
  5. This year, in the lead up to Christmas, Faithbuilders will be participating in East Kilbride Community Food Bank’s reverse Advent Calendar appeal.  The children (and congregation) will be asked to contribute food and toiletry items each week which will be used by the Food Bank to provide Christmas Hampers for families in need.  In order that these hampers can be made up and distributed before Christmas we will be collecting donations for 4 weeks starting 17 November.  Suggestions for donations are:

17 Nov: toiletries inc. toothpaste and brushes, soap, shampoo and baby toiletries.

24 Nov: Dried goods (pasta, rice dried milk powder)

1 Dec: Tinned goods (beans, tinned vegetable, hot dogs)

8 Dec:  Biscuits, chocolate, advent calendars

Thank you for your continued support in all that Faithbuilders & Moncreiff do.

  1. Faithbuilders are having a Christmas Hamper Hunt – see Faithbuilders leaders.
  2. The Guild meets on Tuesday 19 November, when we have a visit from Community Police Officers.  Please come along if you would like to hear this talk.
  3. Moncreiff Prays meet on Wed 20 Nov at 7 pm.  Please place Prayer requests on the cards provided and place in prayer box on caring group table in the vestibule.
  4. There is an open day at The 3 C’s (Cala, Courie ‘n’ Coffee) on Thurs 21 Nov 1.30-3.30 pm.  All welcome.  Come along, chat with friends - tea/coffee/games avail.
  5. There will be a Congregational Board Meeting (7 pm) and Kirk Session Meeting (8 pm) on Thursday 21 November.
  6. Will you join us at the CAP Fundraising Ceilidh on 22 November at 7.30 pm in the Ballerup Hall? A brilliant night out with Jiggered Ceilidh Band and The Village Steakhouse and, most importantly, a great opportunity to raise funds and make a huge difference to people in East Kilbride facing debt and poverty.  Tickets priced £10 available from Fiona Lamont.
  7. The Fairtrade Christmas Stall will be available on Sunday 24 November at close of worship.  Advent calendars, cards, gifts, novelty chocolate, festive foods, socks, scarves, decorations and stocking fillers will be on sale. Please support Fair Trade.
  8. Moncreiff Messenger’ is looking for new articles: news/views relating to the life of Moncreiff, challenges ahead of us as a congregation and, particularly, relating to the upcoming festive season.  No matter how large/small they are; news of upcoming events/people, a word of thanks or a hello from a former member living in another part of the world, all are welcome.  Never contributed to the magazine before - now is an ideal time to start; young or old, we are all part of the Moncreiff family!  If you want to include photographs to support your article (especially for the web version) they too would be most welcome. (Photographs can be returned). Preferably, send articles in soft form by email: ewen.mckinnon@blueyonder.co.uk or on paper (in a plain font if typed) to myself.  Please submit articles as soon as possible, the sooner the better.  Absolute last date for submission of articles – Sunday 24th November
  9. The next Forefaulds service will be held on Thursday 28 November at 2.30 pm (meeting there at 2.20 pm).  All welcome
  10. Garden Clean Up at Rear of John Callaghan Hall – Sat 30 November, please note that all able-bodied persons to meet between 9am–12 noon to clear shrubbery into a skip.  If you have “loppers” and cutters, please come along and assist.
  11. Tickets £6 for the Glasgow Phoenix Choir on Saturday 14 December at 7.30pm will be on sale today in the vestibule and from the office during the week.
  12. The amount received from the latest clothes sort was £57.60.
  13. The Coffee Shop is open Mon-Fri 10-11.30 am.
  14. Keep Fit meets on Mondays 11 am-12 noon. 
  15. The Prayer Group meets on Tuesday in the vestry at 10.30 am.
  16. Tai Chi meets on Tuesdays 12-1.30 pm – new members welcome.
  17. The Chill Out Club meet every Tuesday 1.30-3.30 pm.  All welcome.
  18. Yoga meets on Wednesdays 3.30-4.45 pm – new members welcome.
  19. A box is available under the book table to receive donations of dried food and tins for distribution to East Kilbride Food Banks.
  20. Intimations should be handed in to the church office in writing, or sent by email, no later than 10 am Thursday.  Email: theoffice@moncreiffparishchurch.co.uk
  21. Website & Facebook: Keep up to date with what’s going on in Moncreiff by visiting our website: www.moncreiffparishchurch.co.uk and our Facebook page.
  22. Visiting, cards and flowers   Please let us know of anyone ill at home or in hospital, bereaved or celebrating a major life event either by passing us a note at the caring table or inform us through the office.

 

Tea Duty

Today

E Bremner, N Campbell, M McDougall

Next Sunday

J Kerr, J Kerr, C McDougall

Flower Duty

Today

Mrs Campbell

Next Sunday

Mrs Borthwick

Crèche Duty

Today

L McKenna, L MacMillan, B McCrae

Next Sunday

M Stephen, L Smith, M Jenkins

Faithbuilders

Today

Audrey, Freya/Eva, Karen

Next Sunday

Audrey, Lucy/Eva, Sandra

Scottish Charity No. SC016751

SC016751

 

Today

A McIntyre, H Shepherd, J Boslam

Next Sunday

C McDougall

Flower Duty

Today

Mrs Taylor

Next Sunday

Miss Christison

Crèche Duty

Today

L MacMillan, M Stephen, L Smith

Next Sunday

B McCrae, M Jenkins, F Lamont

Faithbuilders

Today

Karen, Lisa, Sandra

Next Sunday

Ewen, Susan H, Freya

 

Today

M Prow, M McDougall

Next Sunday

C McDougall, M Hana

Flower Duty

Today

Mrs Fielding

Next Sunday

Mrs Barrowman

Crèche Duty

Today

T Smith, J Donald, S Bennie

Next Sunday

L McKenna, E Hamilton, M McIntyre

Faithbuilders

Today

Karen, Alison, Lucy

Next Sunday

Karen, Laura, Jim

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