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Intimations – 17th January 2021

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and weekly intimations page.  Sunday worship is now available in the Church, 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.

Reopening the Church for worship
The Church is not open for worship at present due to the recent restrictions announced on Monday 5th January 2021.  Worship will be available online through YouTube and Podcast.
 
Church Halls – the halls are open for JOSS who are providing care for the children of key-workers.
 
Church Office – The Church office is closed at present but the emails and answer machine are checked regularly.
 
Link Magazine – Any articles for the February edition of LINK should be sent to the editor, Robbie Mitchell or the Minister, by Wednesday 20th January.
 
Christmas Appeal – Thank you to everyone for your generosity contributing to our appeal this year which raised £1,181.25.  Plus the donations given directly to the charities.
 

Other Services

Reflections at the Quay, BBC Scotland, Sunday 17 January at 11.30 a.m. (Note the starting time)

with the Rev Jane Denniston of Campsie Parish Church and Father John Deighan, St. Machans Lennoxtown
 
BBC Songs of Praise – BBC1: 1.15pm.   New presenter Brenda Edwards visits an outdoor walking church in east London, and Katie Piper meets the vicar who has become a hit on social media with his 60-second sermons.
 
Kirk Session – The Kirk Session meets on Wednesday 20th January at 7.15pm.  Papers and agenda have been emailed
 
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 Minister 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.