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    This Tuesday 12th November we will be entertained by The Shining Stars Makaton Singing Group (This looks set to be a great night, so please try and come along and swell the numbers as we praise God. All will be made very welcome, start at 7.30 and there will be the usual bun fight with some home baking at the end.


     Our Craft Club are holding their Annual Christmas Fayre on Saturday 16th November here in the church from 11am - 2pm. There is a poster on the notice board with further details. Please make every effort to come along and support this group. There's always a bargain!!


    A time of prayer has been organised leading up to the General Election led by different clerics and churches with a focus on different topics. They will be held on the 5 Thursday's before and including the election day itself. They will all begin at 12 noon and last for about 15 minutes and be led by the cleric of the host church.
    Thursday 14th November at The New Wellwynd Parish Church, Prayer Focus - Tolerance
    Thursday 21st November at St Paul & St John's, Episcopal Church, Prayer Focus - Integrity and will be part of Holy Communion
    Thursday 28th November at St Edward's RC Church, Prayer Focus - Clarity
    Thursday 5th December at The New Wellwynd Parish Church, Prayer Focus - Liberty
    Thursday 12th December at Jackson Parish Church, Prayer Focus - Community


    Week beginning Sunday 10th November 2019
    Rainbow House. Glasgow.
    Residential rehabilitation in a safe, supportive and homely environment for adults
    recovering from substance use.
    * That residents would experience complete freedom from addiction through the help and support received at Rainbow House.
    * For residents to have an understanding of the peace and healing that God can give tor their emotional pain.
    * That residents would experience God’s love as a result of their stay in Rainbow House.
    * For God’s protection and peace within Rainbow House and that this would be evident to residents and staff.
    * May God grant strength, peace, joy and resilience for all members of staff and may this be evident to those that they work with.
    * Remember residents’ families that are struggling with the impact of a family member’s addiction, may they receive the support and care they need.
    * For continued strength and good relationships in the staff team.


    The next film evening will be tomorrow night Monday 11th November at 7.00pm in the lower rear halls. In view of this date being that of Armistice day 2019, the one film “They shall not Grow Old”” will be shown rather than the normal selection of short films. This film, directed by Peter Jackson (of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings fame) has re-mastered Imperial War Museum footage into an emotional and compelling documentary of World War 1 soldiers telling their stories. It was first shown on BBC on Armistice Day 2018 and was widely acclaimed. Please come along and watch this 90 minute film and enjoy a blether and light refreshments afterwards.

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     "Seekers and Searchers' meet every Wednesday in the Small Halls to share worship and fellowship as we discuss and share our faith, and is open to everyone, so if you are free any Wednesday please come along and join us. We meet from 12 - 12.30 for lunch. Blethers and catch up from 12.30 - 1pm. Worship and sharing from 1 - 1.30ish, then our bible theme and discussion from 1.30ish - 2pm. This sessions topic is entitled Living in Christ. This Wednesday 13th November we will be reading John 17: 20 - 26 and thinking about " Leaving a Legacy" If you are unable to join us here are a few questions we will be discussing: Suppose you could drop in on your church one hundred years from now. What would you hope to find? If you were praying for your great-great grandchildren, what would you ask God for? As you picture Jesus speaking the words of this prayer to his Father on your behalf, what do you find particularly compelling?


    As part of their badge work the Brigader section are doing the Backpack Project for Mary's Meals. They are looking for used Backpacks and pencil cases as well as summer outfits ( shorts/T.Shirts/Skirts/ Dresses) for children age range 4 - 12 years old. If you are doing a clear out and can help it would be much appreciated. They are also looking for sandal/flip-flops which would fit the same age range. You can bring it to the church on Sunday's or take it to the Girls Brigade on a Wednesday night. Thank you, Captain Linda Welsh


    The Metro - This shopping trip is on Saturday 30th November. Rev Kay will put a sheet for names in the vestibule next week. It is £5 deposit and cost as usual will depend on how many people go. So, as 'they' now say SAVE THE DATE!!

    Final Official Anniversary Celebration - Friday 29th November, the Heart and Soul Swing Band of the Church of Scotland will be coming to entertain us. Spread the word, admission is free - more details to flow in coming weeks. SAVE THE DATE!!

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