16 Dec – Elaine Erwin & Alison Causby
23 Dec – Elaine Erwin & Alison Causby
16 Dec – Kirsty Patton & YF Members
23 Dec – Catering Committee
16 Dec – Phil C. & Carl H.
23 Dec – Gary & Ben L.
Fri 14th 7.30pm Bowls (Christmas Tournament)
Sat 15th 10am-12noon Coffee Morning (Catering Committee)
11.30am-12.30pm Informal Prayer Time
Mon 17th 6.45pm G.B.
Tues 18th 6.30pm B.B. (C.S. Outing)
7.45pm Singing Practice
Thurs 20th 10am-12.30pm Bowls
Sat 22nd 11.30am-12.30pm Informal Prayer Time
NEXT SUNDAY 23RD DECEMBER
10.45am Prayer Meeting
11.30am Rev. Jeff McWatters: all-age service with Discovery Sunday School
6pm “Candlelit” Carol Service, with refreshments afterwards
SPECIAL CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE at 10.30am. This is an informal all-age service when children (and grown-ups) are encouraged to bring their new toys!
OFFICE – Please email announcements etc this week before Thursday. If you, or someone you know, is going into hospital, please let the office know. The Church Office will be closed from Monday 24th December – Tuesday 1st January inclusive.
NOTE FROM THE TREASURER: due to the holiday season this year, we cannot guarantee that any donations received after TODAY will be included in 2018 accounts.
Gifts of BISCUITS for the Coffee Bar would be appreciated.
PRESBYTERIAN CHILDREN’S SOCIETY – envelopes are now available in the pews. Please support this worthy cause.
The ANNUAL CHRISTIAN AID CHRISTMAS STREET COLLECTION will take place this year on from Thursday 20th to Saturday 22nd December. The Strean slot this year will be on Saturday from 1.00 – 3.00pm. We need people, over 18, who can help cover our time – ideally if we have a pool of volunteers we can allocate half hour slots. Please contact Winifred McConkey on 91812435 or Helen Schofield on 91818285 / 07550012681 if you are able to help.
Please take a copy of the DAILY BIBLE READING GUIDE that is available in the pews. Additional copies are available in the Church Entrance and Welcome Area.
All payments for “WIDER WORLD” magazines to be in to Joan Wright before the end of December please (annual subscription £6).
Thank you to everyone who supported the FOODBANK and put items in the trolley. The food has been taken to the Foodbank, where is was gratefully received, and the trolley will be back in the Welcome Area in the New Year.
ORGANISATION START DATES IN JANUARY
(Discovery Tots Crèche runs all year round during the morning service)
Thursday morning Bowls – Thursday 3rd @ 10am
Indoor Bowls – Friday 4th @ 7.30pm
Discovery Sunday School on Sunday 6th during church service
Craft Class – Monday 7th (tbc) @ 10.00am
G.B. – Monday 7th @ 6.45pm
Tots ‘n’ Toddlers – Tuesday 8th @ 10.15am
B.B. – Tuesday 8th @ 6.30pm
Singing Practice – tbc
Football & Fellowship – Wednesday 9th (tbc) @ 8.30pm
Badminton Club – Thursday 10th @ 7.30pm
PW – Thursday 10th @ 7.45pm
Youth Club – Saturday 12th @ 6.45pm
Youth Fellowship – Sunday 13th @ 7pm
Men’s Fellowship – Thursday 17th @ 7.45pm