Weekly Notices

Sunday 25th January 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 join us in the large hall for tea and coffee at the close of worship.

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.

HOLY COMMUNION: We will celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion next Sunday (2nd February) at 11.00am and at 6.30pm. A retiral offering will be taken following both services for the work of Glasgow City Mission.

PARKING: As the manse is now almost ready for our new Manse Family’s arrival, please do not use the manse grounds for parking. As previously intimated, please use the large car public car park and leave the spaces in the GLO car park for those who are less mobile.

KIRK MATTERS: The final date for submissions for the next issue of the congregational magazine is Sunday 2nd February. Please forward all items to Linda Irvine.

ST. ANDREW’S HOSPICE: Many thanks to our Youth Organisations who donated the Christmas Tree lit up in the grounds over the Christmas period. A huge ‘THANK YOU” to everyone who sponsored lights on the tree. The wonderful amount of £841 has been raised for the amazing work of St. Andrew’s Hospice.

CHURCH FLOWERS: The Calendar for this year is now on display in the corridor outside the kitchen. 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.

HELP NEEDED: In preparation for our new Manse Family moving in, we are looking for volunteers to come along and help with a tidy-up of the manse garden. This will take place on Wednesday 29th January from 9.30am. If you are able to help, please speak to Ian Morrison beforehand or just turn up on the morning.

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: Tomorrow evening the Men’s Club meet at 7.30pm in the small hall and the guest speaker, Rollo Brant, will talk about “My Grandfather.”

GUILD: The next meeting is on Tuesday 4th February at 2.00pm when Lynsey Haggarty from RBS will talk about “Scams.” On Wednesday 5th February Hamilton South Presbyterial Council will be holding a “Get-Together” in our large hall from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.

PRAYER GROUP: The Prayer Group is taking a break and will begin meeting again on Wednesday 5th February at 1.00pm in the Prayer Room. If you would like to come along you will be most welcome. Please remember prayer cards are available at the front and rear doors for anyone with a prayer request.

SISTERHOOD: The ladies meet on a Wednesday afternoon from 2.00pm in the small hall. This week the ladies will hear about “Basics Food Banks” from David Shaw.

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

COFFEE MORNING: The Brownies are holding a coffee m orning on Saturday 1st February from 10.00am to 12.00 noon in the large hall. Tickets cost £3 can be purchased from Kirsty McMaster and Abi Tudor. Please come along and support the Brownies in this fundraising event.

FORWARD IN FELLOWSHIP CONCERT: 2/4 Company attached to our church is member of the Lanarkshire District Fellowship of The Boys’ Brigade (“LDF”). The LDF has partnered with two local charities, Hope for Autism and You are my Sunshine and is producing a one-off charity concert in their aid. The concert will take place on Saturday 29th February 2020 in our Sanctuary, doors open at 7.00pm with curtain up at 7.30pm. Tickets are £5 each and can be purchased from John Williams. The LDF are delighted to confirm that four fantastic acts are supporting the concert: Wishaw and District Brigade Band, the Pipers of LDF, The Jolly Bs (Stonehouse Male Voice Choir) and renowned organist Mark Hindley of RSNO fame.

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 269478 or Email: office@dlsa.org.uk