Order of Service

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It is our intention to give the Order of Service for the coming Sunday on

We will be delight to welcome you to our Service

Please feel free to sit in any seat

 

Order of Service 

Sunday, 21st October 2018

The story of Joseph

Joseph, the Cynic

We gather as the people of God

Bible / Introit / Welcome / Intimations

 **Denotes please stand if able)

Call to worship

 **Hymn MP 518 –  O’ praise ye the Lord (Laudette Dominum )

Prayer and Lord’s prayer

Time with children

**Hymn – Our God is a great big God

 We listen to stories of faith and hope

Reading – Genesis 41:  37 -57

**Hymn CH4 458 – At the name of Jesus

Sermon

We respond in faith and hope

Offering, **doxology & dedication

**Hymn 694 – Brother, sister let me serve you

Prayer

Reflection

**Hymn 737 – Will your anchor hold

 We go into the world in faith and hope

Benediction & Amen

**Sung blessing

Thought: Therefore I will look to the Lord, I will wait for the God of my salvation; My God will hear me.  Micah  7

Prayer: Oh God there are times when I just don’t see it and I really struggle to believe it; but I know that You are the Great I Am. You will never let me down so I will trust in You. When others say “no way,” I will say “God has a way.” Thank you for helping my faith to keep growing. Amen

Intimations

 Tea & Coffee – will be available in the Church Centre Hall at the close of the service. Please join us for fellowship.

Evening Service – Our next service will be on Sunday 28th October at 7pm.This will be a Taize style service and will be followed by refreshments. All Welcome.

Guild meets on Tuesday 23rdAutumn Rally –  Wellpark Mid Kirk at 2pm.Speaker Jack McHugh.

The Co-ordinating Committee –  Meets on Wednesday 24th October at 7.30pm

NOOMA Bible Study – THANK YOU! A big thank you to everyone who came along and supported our six week bible study. We had an average number of 20 plus each week which is a great number. Also, a big thank you to Sandra, Morag, Joanne and Douglas who worked behind the scenes to ensure the bible study was a big success week on week. Could those who did attend please take the time to fill out a short survey which was handed out on the day or can be collected from myself this morning. The box to post your survey is lying at the right of the Sanctuary in the library.

The survey’s will really help when we come to plan our next bible study. Thanks again – William

Smalls for All – A collection box is available in the foyer for donations of new pants for children and women for the Smalls For All Project.

Dementia Friendship Group – Did you know we have a friendship group run by Alzheimer’s UK in our church? The group meet every Friday from 1:30 – 3:00. Pop in for tea, biscuits, and conversation. The Friendship Group is for anyone living with dementia, including carers. For more information call Sean Caulfield, Dementia Advisor at 01475 261102 or email SCaulfield@AlzScot.org or you can also speak to William who volunteers with the group each week.

National Day of Prayer – There will be a Prayer Breakfast on Saturday 3rd November from 9 – 10am. All are welcome to come along to join in with people  locally to pray in our community for our community, our neighbours and the church, knowing our prayers are united with those praying in different parts of the country. Venue will be confirmed net week.

Life And Work October issue now available priced £2.50. This month’s cover articles are THE YEAR OF YOUNG PEOPLE, GIFTS OF THE LAND, churches making use of land based resources, JOURNEYING TOGETHER, second part of new Guild projects, I FEEL THAT MY FAITH PERMEATES EVERYTHING I WRITE, and much more inside. Quarterly Gaelic Supplement Available.  All enquiries contact Shelagh Hendry Tele 704667 shelaghhendry@icloud.com

Safeguarding training: New Presbytery trainers have been appointed and so we now have training dates for volunteers training. Training between 2pm and 4:30pm on the following date – Sunday 4th November – Paisley Stow Brae.                Anyone wishing to attend, please contact Jennifer Boag: (Tel:720125 e-mail jenniferboag@hotmail.com) or Sheila Tait (Tel: 07484 182 757 e-mail: sheilatait172@btinternet.com) as soon as possible.

Order of Service and Intimations are available on our website.

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