Just a reminder of this morning’s in person service at 11:00 a.m. which will also be streamed live.
Morning Worship begins at 10:45 am and will be led by Bill Henderson, our Locum. All welcome.
The Tea Fellowship will be available in the hall at the close of the morning service. Please come round and share extended fellowship with each other and take the opportunity to meet with Bill.
Elders and Visitors who have not yet picked up their District Information should do so from the Crush Hall. The next Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper which will be held on Sunday 3rd December 2023 at 11 :00 a.m. and also on Wednesday 6th December at 12 Noon. FWO Envelopes for 2024 also included.
TUESDAY 14th NOVEMBER –
At 7:30p.m., in the Session Room, CAMEO have their next meeting. The speaker on this occasion is the Rev. Laura Digan. All welcome.
WEDNESDAY 15th NOVEMBER –
Our mid-week service Delve in at 12 takes place at 12 Noon led by Rev. Margaret F. Currie of St. Columba’s Church. All Welcome. Tea / Coffee are available in the large hall thereafter.
THURSDAY 16th NOVEMBER –
Choir rehearsals continue at 7:30p.m. in the Session Room.
FRIDAY 17th NOVEMBER –
The SNACK BAR opens from 10:00a.m. until 1:00p.m.. Last orders 12:45p.m.
The NEARLY NEW opens from 10 :00 a.m. until 12 Noon.
The CHURCH QUIET TIME will be open from 10:00a.m. until 12 Noon.
The ART CLUB meet in the large hall from 2:00p.m. until 4 :00p.m.
SUNDAY, 19th NOVEMBER
Morning Worship begins at 11:00 a.m. and will be led by Bill Henderson, our Locum.
The Tea Fellowship will be available in the hall at the close of the morning service. Please come round and share extended fellowship with each other.
FOODBANK DONATIONS -
Our collections for the foodbank continue – items urgently required for this week are the following – tinned fish, tinned meat, tinned vegetables and Nappies six 1, 2, 5 and 6.
MONTHLY COFFEE MORNING –
Last week’s Monthly Coffee Morning raised the sum of £135.00. Many thanks to all who helped and supported on the day.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY –
Maggie’s Cancer Centre Christmas Market
Saturday 18th November from 10.30-3.30 in New Wellwynd Church Halls
Food – Crafts – Gifts and Live Entertainment!!
Admission £5 includes a hot drink & cake (Kids FREE)
We are selling tickets on behalf of the Maggie Centre and these are available from Maggie – 01236 356651 or Wilma – 07765 536195
FRIDAY 8th DECEMBER – 7:30p.m..
The New Wellwynd Church Choir and the Gleniffer Singers participate together in a Christmas Concert with a variety of Christmas Music.
Tickets - £5.00 including refreshments are available from today. Please see Una Lawson or Freda Gilchrist for tickets.
All proceeds to St. Andrew’s Hospice, Henderson Street, Airdrie.
YELLOW CARDS –
The yellow cards have been re-introduced on the pew. If you know of anyone in hospital or in need of a pastoral visit, please fill in one of these cards and place in the church box in the vestibule and these will be passed on to our locum Bill.
The Congregation is again asked to support the valuable work of PoppyScotland and we will be accepting donations on today - Remembrance Sunday. Please use one of your own envelopes – suitably marked – or one of the envelopes that will be available today, returning it the following week. Alternatively, you can make a donation by visiting our website, hitting the ‘donate’ button and scrolling down to the ‘poppy’ and then following the secure link. Giving by this means has the advantage that, if you are eligible, Gift Aid can be added to your donation.
APPOINTMENT OF LOCUM
The Kirk Session has appointed Bill Henderson, a Reader in the Church of Scotland as Locum; Bill took up his post on Wednesday, 1st November. Bill is engaged on the basis of leading our regular Sunday worship, plus two days per week to support our pastoral and outreach work.
Bill, married to Susan and with four grown-up children and two grandsons, is an Elder in Blantyre Old Parish Church and brings us greetings from there. He has been serving as Locum for the past year at Clarkston Parish Church during the Minister’s maternity leave.
All requests for pastoral assistance should now be made to Bill; he can be contacted on 01698 829938 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Nearly New team request no more donations as stated in the magazine until further notice.
We are aware people can access the cupboard and have been depositing bags of goods in it. However our storage is currently absolutely full, and we have no overflow facility.
We couldn’t operate without your donations, and we will let you know whenever we are able to do so again. Our sincere thanks.
The Nearly New Team