Notices for this Sunday – (Easter 3) – (14 April 2024) and the week ahead.

Apr 12, 2024

Services     

Christ Church Lanark – Sunday 14 April 2024 (Easter 3) – Sung Eucharist – 10.30 am

Christ Church Lanark – Sunday 21 April 2024 (Easter 4) – Sung Eucharist with Sacrament of Baptism – 10.30 am

Preacher & President

This Sunday Drew will preside and Lay Reader Rob Thain will preach.

Steward

The Steward on duty this coming Sunday is: Ken Scott

Choir Practice

Choir Practices are suspended for the time being.

Memory Lane

Our Dementia Support Group – Memory Lane – will hold its fortnightly meeting on Wednesday 17 April from 1 pm until 3 pm in the hall. In addition to lovely baking, lashings of tea and coffee and excellent company there will be a musical quiz.

Away Giving

In the year ahead the remaining recipients of our Away Giving will be: CHAS, Clydesdale Foodbank and Neuroendocrine Research.

Confirmations & Receptions

In June of this year I shall be celebrating the silver jubilee of my ordination to the priesthood. Bishop Kevin has agreed to come to Christ Church to conduct a service of confirmation and reception for anyone in the congregation who would like to be formally received into the church. If you would be interested in joining a preparation class, add your name to the list on the table at the back of the church. I will get back to you with possible dates for meetings.

Lanarkshire Regional Council Meeting

Wednesday 17 April at 7.30 pm on Zoom. The guest speaker will be The Very Revd Canon Ian Barcroft, former Dean of our Diocese and current Provincial Director of Ordinands. He will speak about his work discerning vocation.

Vestry Meeting

The Vestry will meet on Wednesday 24 April at 6 pm on zoom. Draft minutes and the agenda will be circulated in the course of the coming week.

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). We currently have availability most mornings, afternoons and evenings of the week. 

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