Notices for Sunday – (Advent Sunday) – (3 December 2023)

Dec 3, 2023

Services     

Christ Church Lanark – Sunday 3 December (Advent Sunday) – 08.30 am – Eucharist

Christ Church Lanark – Sunday 3 December (Advent Sunday) – 10.30 am – Sung Eucharist

Soup will be served in the hall after the Sung Eucharist on this, our first “Soupa” Sunday.  All welcome!

Preacher & President

This week I will preach and preside. Next week The Revd Liz Clelland will preach and I will preside.

Steward

This Sunday the steward on duty at Christ Church will be: Ann Millar

Autumn Ladies

The Autum Ladies will be having a wee Christmas Social on the afternoon of the 6th of December.  I will entertain the group with some music and Nick and Nell Broadbridge will lead a few dances.  You are invited to participate or just to enjoy watching.  There will also be a raffle.  Our invite is extended to everyone to participate in an early celebration of Christmas.  Our normal time – 2- 4 p.m.

Advent Quiet Space

The Revd Liz Clelland will lead us in an Advent Quiet Space on Saturday 9 December from 10.30 am until 12.30 pm.  If you wish to attend, please add your name to the sign-up list on the table at the back of the church.  All welcome.

Choir Practice

Tuesday, 6 pm, in the church.  New voices always welcome.

Vestry Meeting

The Vestry will meet this coming Wednesday at 6 pm on Zoom.

Pastoral Care Team Meeting

The Pastoral Care Team will meet this Thursday (7 December) at 2 pm on zoom.  Those of you who are working, please let me have your reports via email.  Thank you.

Christmas Bauble Collection

If you’d like to donate a bauble for this year’s Christmas Tree, please deposit your contribution in the tissue paper lined box in the Memorial Chapel.

Jacket/Coat/Underwear Collection

If you have any spare jackets, coats and underwear that you would like to clear from your wardrobes, please leave them in the Memorial Chapel.  They will be donated to Kindness Glasgow for distribution to the homeless.

Away Giving Recipients 2023 – 2024

Thanks to everyone who put forward possible recipients for our Away Giving this year.  Of the 8 recommendations received the following three were agreed:  The Maggie Centre, The Brain Tumour Charity and Stanmore House and School.

Prayer

When she is with us on Sundays The Revd Liz Clelland will offer pastoral prayer in the Memorial Chapel after the Sung Eucharist to individuals who would like it.

Provincial Online Services      

If you are unable to attend church but would like to engage in some kind of worship, click on the link below for access to the Provincial Online Service which is highlighted on the right-hand side of the “Home” page https://www.scotland.anglican.org    

Church Hall   

If you hear of anyone who is looking for a hall to conduct a group or activity please direct them either to me (Tel: 01555 663065… Email: thecanteringcanon@outlook.com) or to Peter Glancy (Tel: 01555 661859. Email: glancy.peter@yahoo.co.uk)  We currently have availability most mornings, afternoons and evenings of the week.   

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