Intimations – Sunday 3rd December 2023
Welcome to any visitors worshiping with us this morning. There are large print hymn books and orders of service available from the welcome team. The service is livestreamed, and a link can be found on the church website.
Kirk Session: The Kirk Session meets on Tuesday 5th December at 7.15pm in the Memorial Hall. Papers can be collected from outside the office for those who have requested.
Link: December’s Link is now ready for delivery.
Christmas Cards: Cards detailing our church services during December are available in the front vestibule. Please pick up and pass one on to a friend or neighbour.
Quiz: There is a Christmas quiz running over the next couple of weeks-please collect a quiz sheet from the front vestibule or at Sunday coffee today. Completed quizzes to be returned at Sunday coffee or to the box outside of the office by Sunday 17th December. Prize giving on Sunday 24th December at Sunday coffee with mince pies.
Concerts: The Kelvin Choir’s Christmas Concert, conducted by Tiffany, is this afternoon at 3 pm, St Andrews RC Church, Bearsden. Tickets on the door £6/3 including refreshments. Programme features choir items, instrumental solos (trumpet and organ) and audience carols. All are welcome!
Concert: The Christian Aid Carol Concert will be held in All Saints Episcopal Church Woodend Drive on Saturday 9th December at 4 pm. All are most welcome.
Worship on Wednesday: The Wednesday midweek service is held at 10.30am followed by tea and coffee in the Memorial Hall. Please enter by the Munro Road door.
Church Café: The Café is open on Wednesday- 11.am-1.30pm. Please join us for tea, coffee, home baking or a light lunch. Please note our last day before Christmas will be Wednesday 13th December. All are welcome.
Organ Work: Harrison & Harrison, have now repaired the organ and the tuners will be here next week to voice and tune it. Whilst this work continues we will be using the piano to accompany our worship.
Jordanhill Care Home: The next Jordanhill Care Home service is on Thursday 7th December at 10.30am. The residents enjoy having visitors and all are welcome.
Blue Christmas Service: Next Sunday at 2.30pm there will be a Blue Christmas service. This is a time of remembering friends and family, and giving thanks for those who have died. The service consists of carols, prayers, and a time of remembering. It is an open service and all are most welcome. We will be joined by the Jordanhill Liturgical Choir.
Jordanhill Handbell Ringers: Jordanhill Parish Church Handbell Ringers will be ringing in Glasgow Cathedral on Saturday 17th December at 7.30pm as guests of the Glasgow Cathedral Choral Society. It would be lovely to know that some of our congregation are in the audience! The concert is entitled ‘A European Christmas’ so there is sure to be something for everyone.
Office: The church office will be shut next week and reopen on Tuesday 12th December.
Next Sunday – Sunday 10th December 2023 10.30am Morning Service and Junior Church and 2.30pm Blue Christmas Service
Starter Packs: Starter Packs is a charity that aims to alleviate poverty and support vulnerable people in and around Glasgow. They provide packs of basic household items to help people settle into new homes. Currently they are looking for mugs, plates, tumblers and double bed linen. If you would like to donate or require more information about Starter Packs, please see Norma Hendry.
Foodbank: The Glasgow North West foodbank is very grateful for all the support from Jordanhill Parish Church and our neighbouring churches. If you would like to donate food items there are pink collecting baskets at the entrance to the church and halls. The foodbank based at Blawarthill also distributes from the Victory Church & Family Centre in Possilpark.
Sunday Collection: The collection is given on the way into Church, and brought forward during the service.
Live streaming: The Sunday services are live streamed. This means that some areas of the church will be in the view of the camera, these areas include the chancel area and the front couple of rows of pews. The live stream can be accessed by clicking on the link on the front page of the church website. Shortly after the service has concluded the service will be available to watch as a recording on the church YouTube channel.
Stamp Appeal: Do you have any used stamps? We collect these for the Church of Scotland who recycle them and give the donations raised to help the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) project ‘Firmly Planted’. More information can be found on the noticeboards. Used stamps can be left outside the church office.
Weekly intimations: If you have any items for the weekly intimations, please contact the office by Friday morning.
Online Donations: if you would like to contribute financially to the work of Jordanhill Parish Church, then please follow this link Jordanhill Parish Church Online Donations