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Intimations – 2nd May 2021

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and weekly intimations page.  Sunday worship is now available online and in print.  If you are housebound and would like the printed service, or a CD recording of the service then please contact the office.

Sunday worship
The Church is now open for Sunday services.    Due to the current restrictions  on numbers allowed in church services, all who wish to come to church must book in advance each week by phoning or emailing the church office by 2pm on the Friday.  Worship will also be available online through YouTube and Podcast for those who wish to worship from home at this time.
 
Church Office – the Office is closed.  The emails and answer machine will be checked regularly, please continue to leave messages and send emails to book your Sunday place in worship.
 
 

Edict for the Admission of an Elder to the Kirk Session:

Tommy Gemmill, member of this congregation has been elected to be a ruling elder; Tommy Gemmill has accepted office as an elder: if anyone has any objections why this member should not be admitted to office, they state their objection at the meeting of the Kirk Session by Zoom on Wednesday 5th May at 7.15pm; if no relevant objection regarding life or doctrine is made and substantiated, the Kirk Session will proceed to the admission. 

By order of the Kirk Session.  Hazel Watson, Session Clerk.

 

Christian Aid Week – This year marks the 75th Anniversary of Christian Aid.  During Christian Aid week (10th to 16th May) there will be an opportunity to donate to their work.  More information can be found in the church magazine.

Polling Station – The Halls will be closed on Thursday 6th May to allow voting for the election.  There will be NO access to any other part of the building.

Kirk Session – The Kirk Session meets on Wednesday 5th May at 7.15pm by Zoom.  Papers and Agenda will be sent by email.

Bereavements:

Sadly we intimate the death of Jim Carson.  Please remember Sheila and the family in your prayers at this time. 

Sadly we also intimate the death of Rae Murphy.  Please remember Alan and all the family in your prayers at this time.

 
 

Other Services

Reflections at the Quay – BBC1 (Scotland), Sunday 25th April, 11.15am.  Reflections at the Quay led by former moderator the Very Rev Dr Lorna Hood. David Strachan talks to Rabbi Moshe Rubin, Scotland’s Senior Rabbi, from Giffnock and Newlands Synagogue, about the experience of Passover.

Stamp Appeal –  We encourage you to continue collecting stamps for the 2020 appeal for the Women’s Development Centre in Kandy, Sri Lanka.  Please hold on to your stamps until arrangements can be made for collecting them.
 
Weekly intimations – If you have any items for the weekly intimations, please contact the office by Friday.
 
Church Hall lets –  At present we are unable to  confirm  hall bookings until we receive sector specific guidance from the Scottish Government and the Church of Scotland.  The Scottish Government is currently working on this information and issuing updates.
 

Sunday evening Prayer 7pm –  Churches across Scotland and the rest of the UK are being asked to pray at 7pm each Sunday evening during the ongoing pandemic.  A time to pray for the health care and NHS staff, and remember the families of those affected by illness and bereavement.    More can be found here:  https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-the-call-to-pray-at-7pm-this-sunday

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

Prayer Group – As we have no Prayers for Healing service at the moment there is a small prayer group that receives a prayer list of world wide and local concerns to pray for.  If you would like to add anyone to the prayer list, or be part of the prayer group, then please let the minister know.

 

Do you have ideas of how the  congregation can continue to be in touch and have fun in the process at this time?  All ideas are welcome, please get in touch with the Communications Committee or Minister.

Website, Facebook and YouTube

www.jordanhillparishchurch.org.uk, the church facebook page and the Church YouTube channel will contain details of worship material and news about the church.  These are the most regular means by which anyone can keep informed about what is happening at the church over the coming weeks and months.

Pastoral Care

Each district Elder will be in touch with their district over the coming days and weeks as part of our pastoral care for each other.  Please also continue to be in contact with the Minister if you have any pastoral needs, most contact at this time will be by telephone, email or post.