Weekly Notices

Sunday 15th March 2020

WELCOME: We are delighted to welcome you in the LORD’s name.  If you are a visitor, do make yourself known to one of the welcome team. Please ensure your mobile phone is switched off before the start of worship.

ANNUAL STATED MEETING: The Annual Stated Meeting of the congregation will be held TODAY immediately following morning worship.  Please stay behind for this important meeting.

CORONOVIRUS: There are guidelines posted around the buildings concerning Coronavirus.  Hand sanitiser and tissues are also available at the front door of the Sanctuary and at the bottom of the old staircase.  As this is a situation that alters quickly, we will update everyone of any changes as soon as they are available.

DEAF MINISTRY: For people who are hard of hearing or deaf, joining us online or in the sanctuary, today’s British Sign Language interpreter is Helen Penman and the Electronic Note Taker is Paula McGuire.  Thanks to both for their help.

CHURCH FLOWERS: We are still looking for someone to help arrange the flowers in the Sanctuary on a Sunday.  If you would like to help, please speak to Agnes Mann.

FUNERAL: The funeral for Jean McShannon will take place on  Wednesday (18th March) at 2.00pm at Dundas Fyfe Funeral Parlour followed by committal at Holytown Crematorium at 2.30pm.  Please remember Jean’s husband Archie and all the family in your prayers.

SUNDAY SCHOOL: The Staff and Children of the Sunday School would like to thank the congregation for their kind donations.

CRAFT GROUP: meets in the rooms behind the stage from 9:30am every Monday.  New people always welcome to join us.

CARPET BOWLS: The Carpet Bowls meet every Monday and Thursday afternoon from 2.00pm to 4.00pm in the large hall.  If you enjoy bowling, please come along you will be made very welcome.

MEN’S CLUB: The Men’s Club meet tomorrow evening when they will hold their AGM.

GUILD:  The next meeting is on Tuesday 17th March when they hold their AGM, a Bring and Buy sale and buffet.  The closing Social will be held on Tuesday 31st March at 7.30pm.  Entertainment by “The InBetweeners.”  Tickets priced £3.50 are available from any committee member.

PRAYER GROUP: The Prayer Group will not meet for the next few weeks.  Please remember prayer cards are available at the front and rear doors for anyone with a prayer request.

SISTERHOOD: The ladies have meet on Wednesday afternoon at 2.00pm when they welcome Mr Ian Douglas who will show a film.

CHOIR: The choir will meets on Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm in L1/L2.  New members are always welcome.

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST: The next Breakfast is on Saturday 28thMarch from 10.00am.  If you are able to come along and help, please speak to Liann Weir.

EASTER EGGS: On Sunday 29th March we will be collecting Easter Eggs for Glasgow City Mission who will pass them on to children and adults who use their services.  If you would like to donate and egg, please bring it along that morning.

DAFFODIL LUNCH: A lunch will be held in the large hall after morning worship on Sunday 29th March.  Soup and sweet plus teas and coffees.  All proceeds to help with church funds.  All are very welcome.

REACHOUT: Thank You to everyone for their generous donations both monetary and  tins as all are greatly appreciated.  Some weeks there are upwards of 25 guests, including children, attending.

St. ANDREW’s HOSPICE:  During March 2020 if you Make a Will or Update a will you can support St. Andrew’s Hospice.  A number of local Legal Firms have agreed to write a basic will waive their fee in return for a donation to the Hospice.  For further information please contact Lorna McCafferty, Trust Fundraising Officer at St. Andrew’s Hospice on 01236 772087 or email lorna.mccafferty@standrews.scot.nhs.uk

PASTORAL SUPPORT: If you know of anyone who is in hospital, unwell or in need of pastoral support, please contact the Session Clerk, Helen Lawson.  Her telephone numbers are 01698 374426 (Home) and 07902 330396 (Mobile) or the church office 01698 264097.

 COUNSELLING: is a service being offered by the Church and allows individuals and couples to speak to a qualified and experienced counsellor in confidence. Further information is now available on the church website. Contact ERIC on 07507 394 501, or eric@dlsa.org.uk

CAMERAS: Sunday services are filmed and recorded, as well as streamed LIVE to the Internet through our website.  If you wish to avoid the view of cameras, please sit upstairs or in the rear of the transept.

WEBSITE: Should you be unable to attend worship but would like to share in the recorded services, you can do so LIVE each Sunday from 11:00am via the Church’s website at www.dalzielstandrews.org.uk

CHURCH OFFICE: Helen Lawson staffs our office each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00am until 1:00pm. Outwith these times, you can leave a voicemail or send an email.  Telephone: 01698 264097 or Email: office@dlsa.org.uk