Dalserf Parish Church of Scotland

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Mission Statement: “Dalserf Church exists to make disciples of Jesus Christ through the preaching of the word and the witness of every member”.

Order Of Service Sunday 19th January 2020

Dalserf Parish Church
19/01/2020

Entry of God’s Word
(Please stand if you are able)

Welcome and Intimations

Call to Worship

Hymn: 181 For the beauty of the earth

Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn: 339 Sing of Andrew, John’s disciple

Prayer for Illumination

Reading:
Isaiah 49: 1 – 7 Betty Collins
John 1: 29 – 42 Revd. John Stevenson

Hymn: 340 When Jesus saw the fishermen

Sermon
“Our Higher Purpose in Life”

Hymn: 363 We have a gospel to proclaim

Offering and Prayer of dedication

Prayers for others

Hymn: 352 Jesus! the name that charms our fears

Benediction
Threefold Amen

Intimations Sunday 19th January 2020

A warm welcome is extended to any visitors to our service today. Soup, Tea and coffee will be served in Hamilton Hall after the service and you are invited to join us for a short time of fellowship together.

Each Sunday morning in Hamilton Hall there is a short time of prayer and meditation. Please feel free to come and join us, you will be made very welcome.

Bible study will meet tomorrow in Hamilton Hall at 11am

Girls Brigade will meet tomorrow night in Rorison

Guild Burns Supper will take place in Rorison on Wednesday at 7.15pm. Price is £10.00. Anyone wishing to attend should give their name to Kay, Lily or Ann. Please join us and make this evening a success.

Nursing Home Services: On Friday this week we will be conducting the services at Clifton House (1.45) thereafter at both sections of Ballantine Court. Please come along and share a time of worship with the residents.

Prayers Please
Mrs Nan Mathieson is still in hospital
Wendy Manson’s Mum is still poorly
Please keep them in your prayers.

Our Love and Congratulations go to Sadie who celebrates her 80th Birthday today.

February Newsletters will be available for uplift next Sunday.

The Flowers this week were gifted by Mrs Sheena Archibald
The Flowers next week will be gifted by Mrs Ann Carson

The Reader next Sunday will be Lorna Brodie

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

The Kirk Session will meet in Rorison on Tuesday 28th January at 7.00pm.

The Guild

Hamilton Presbytery Guilds Together

The Gathering for Hamilton Presbytery Guilds together will take place in Dalziel St. Andrew’s Church Motherwell on Wednesday 5th February from 2.00pm – 4.00pm.
The speaker will be Thomas Baldwin, Deputy Editor of Life and Work.
GRAHAM TOUR
In connection with the visit to Glasgow on 31 May by evangelist Franklin Graham, a Christian Life and Witness Course to help church members to know how to share their faith is to be held at venues in and around Glasgow between now and then.
A class will be held at GLO Centre Motherwell on Saturday 15 February at 12.30. The class lasts 3 hours. You may just turn up on the day. You are warmly encouraged to attend this. However, depending on demand, it is hoped to hold a class at The Lighthouse King Street Larkhall on Thursday 26 March 6.30pm to 9.30 or Saturday 28 March 10.00am to 1.00pm. If one or other of these dates and times would suit you better, please inform Revd. John Stevenson, which date you would prefer or (ideally) that either date would suit.
This does not commit you to attend only to indicate the potential attendance.

DALSERF CHURCH NEWS

Sunday Worship on 26th January 2020 will take place in Dalserf Church at 11.30am and will be conducted by Revd John Stevenson. The choir will meet at 10.30am.

Girls Brigade meets in Rorison Church on Monday 27th January 2020.

Bible Study will also meet Monday 27th January in Hamilton Hall Dalserf.

Nursing Home Services: On Friday this week we will be conducting the services at Clifton House (1.45) thereafter at both sections of Ballantine Court. Please come along and share a time of worship with the residents.

Order Of Service Sunday 12th January 2020

Dalserf Parish Church
12/01/2020

1st Sunday after Epiphany
The Baptism of the Lord

Entry of God’s Word
(Please stand if you are able)

Welcome and Intimations
Call to Worship

Hymn: 173 Sing to God new songs of worship

Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn: 606 Lord, you sometimes speak in wonders

Prayer for Illumination

Reading:
Psalm 29 Joan Pollok
Matthew 3: 13 – 17 Revd. John Stevenson

Hymn: 334 On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry

Sermon: “We Become Alive in Christ ”

Offering and Prayer of dedication
Prayers for others

Hymn: 336 Christ is our light! The bright and morning star

Benediction
Threefold Amen

Intimations Sunday 12th January 2020

A warm welcome is extended to any visitors to our service today. Soup, Tea and coffee will be served in Hamilton Hall after the service and you are invited to join us for a short time of fellowship together.

Each Sunday morning in Hamilton Hall there is a short time of prayer and meditation. Please feel free to come and join us, you will be made very welcome.

Bible study will meet tomorrow in Hamilton Hall at 11am

Our Girls Brigade will meet tomorrow night in Rorison

The Gathering will meet on Tuesday in Hamilton Hall at 12.30. Soup, Tea and Coffee will be provided. Please bring along any other eats you require.

Prayers Please

Mrs Nan Mathieson is still in hospital ward 10 Wishaw General.
Mrs Sadie Millward, regular attender at Focus, husband John passed away suddenly last Thursday while Sadie was worshipping with us at Focus.
Louise Haddow (Pollok) Father in Law Jim passed away yesterday morning after a long illness.
Wendy Manson’s mum is in hospital very poorly.
We ask you keep, in your prayers, the families of our members and friends in these difficult and sad times.

Any items for the February Newsletter must be in the hands of the Editor by today.

The Flowers this week were gifted by Mrs Elizabeth Lawson
The Flowers next week will be gifted by Mrs Sheena Archibald.
The Reader next Sunday will be Robert Clarkson.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

The Guild Burns Supper will take place on Wednesday 22nd January in Rorison at 7.15pm. Price £10.00. Anyone wishing to attend should give their name to Kay, Lily or Ann for catering purposes. Tickets are available from these ladies. Please join us and make this evening the success sit usually is.

There will be a Kirk Session meeting in Rorison on Tuesday 28th January.

A THOUGHT FOR 2020
ADVENT TELLS US CHRIST IS NEAR
CHRISTMAS TELLS US CHRIST IS HERE.
IN EPIPHANY WE FACE
ALL THE WONDERS OF HIS GRACE

DALSERF CHURCH NEWS

Sunday Worship on 19th January 2020 will take place in Dalserf Church at 11.30am and will be conducted by Revd John Stevenson. The choir will meet at 10.30am.

Girls Brigade meets in Rorison Church on Monday 20th January 2020.