Weekly Notices

Sunday 17th November 2019

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 after the service.

NEXT SUNDAY: We look forward to welcoming our Interim Moderator, Rev Murdo Macdonald to lead us in worship as Rob takes a well earned break.

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 Anne Bootland and the Electronic Note Taker is Paula McGuire. Thanks to both for their help.

KIRK SESSION: Would any District Elders who have not yet collected their FWO envelopes for next year please do so from the Prayer Room as soon as possible.

THANK YOU: To everyone who donated to the work of Poppy Scotland last Sunday, £413 was raised, almost £100 more than last year.

ADVENT GIFT SERVICE: Our Gift Service will be held on Sunday 1st December when we have the opportunity to donate gifts to the local branch of Women’s Aid. This year they have requested, if possible, items they have a shortage of. A display stand has been erected outside the large hall with slips naming the items. If you would like to select an item, please take one of the slips. If you wish to donate something that is not on the slips, Women’s Aid will be most grateful for any gift. Thank you.

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 will join with the Men’s Club of Wishaw Old Parish Church.

GUILD: The next meeting is on Tuesday 26th November at 2.00pm when the ladies welcome Jan Goodall who will talk about Crafts from India.

PRAYER GROUP: The Prayer Group meets on Wednesday afternoons 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 welcome Laura Biggart from Befriend Motherwell as their guest speaker.

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

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST: The next Community Breakfast is on Saturday 21st December from 10.00am. If you are free to come along and help please speak to Liann Weir.

MESSY CHURCH: The next Messy Church will be held on Sunday 24th November from 3.30pm. If you wish to attend please register on the website by Wednesday 20th November.

CHRISTMAS FAYRE: Christmas Fayre will this year be held on Saturday 30 November at 11.00a.m. Fun starts now with a very easy quiz which is available at both front and back doors of the church. A donation of £1 will guarantee a few minutes of fun solving the clues. If you think you can sell some, please take a bundle. Great prizes available too.

LIVINGSTON SHOPPING TRIP: The bus will leave Pollock Street on Monday 25th November at 10.30am and will leave Livingston at 3.30pm for the return journey, cost is £8 payable to Jeanette Moffat by Sunday 24th November.

REACHOUT: As Reach Out are now getting upwards of 25 – 30 guests each week, including children, any donations of tinned food, tea bags, coffee, toiletries or money if preferred would be very welcome.

AS YOU LEAVE AFTER WORSHIP: Can you please take extra care when leaving the Sanctuary as the children from the Sunday School, some of whom are very young, are still with us and may find all the noise and movement a bit scary. Please take your time as we try to avoid any congestion and possible mishap. Thank you.

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. Please note the office will be closed on Monday 30th September. Outwith these times, you can leave a voicemail or send an email. Telephone: 01698 269478 or Email: office@dlsa.org.uk