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 9th February 2020

Dalserf Parish Church
09/02/2020

5th Sunday after

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

Welcome and Intimations
Introit: Honduras Alleluia

Call to Worship

Hymn: 93 Let us with a gladsome mind

Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn: 482 Come, let us to the Lord our God

Prayer for Illumination

Reading:
I Cor. 2: 1 – 12 Lily Budgel
Matthew 5: 13 – 20 Revd. John Stevenson

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

Sermon
“Light and Salt”
Matt. 5: 13-16

Anthem: ‘All earth was dark until you spoke,
then all was light, and all was peace.’ MP 8

Offering and Prayer of dedication

Prayers for others

Hymn: 748 Through saints we glimpse the light of Christ

Benediction
Threefold Amen

Intimations Sunday 9th February 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 NOT meet tomorrow night in Rorison

The Gathering will meet on Tuesday in Hamilton Hall at 12.30. Soup, tea and biscuits will be provided. Please bring along any other items you may wish to eat.

Guild meet in Rorison on Wed. when the subject will be, ‘The Boys’ Brigade

Life and Work Subscription are NOW due £32 to Treasurer

St Machan’s Guild have invited our Guild members to their Open Night on Tuesday 18th February at 7.30pm. ‘Joyce’s Voices’ will be entertaining. Tickets are £3.00, payable at the door. Tea, Coffee and home baking will be served. Please let Ann Carson know by 14th February if you wish to attend.

Congregational Church Larkhall have invited us to their open night on Thursday 13th February. It will be musical bingo with the Jubilee Jammers time 7.15pm Tickets £4.00. Please let Ann Carson know by 11th February if you wish to attend.

Any items for the March Newsletter must be in the hands of the Editor TODAY!!!

The Flowers this week were gifted by Mrs Anderson
The Flowers next week will be gifted by Mrs Joanna Gilchrist

The Reader next Sunday will be Bert Gold

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Monday 17th February Outreach Group
Tuesday 18th February Fabric Meeting
Monday 24th February G B ‘Pancake Night’
Tuesday 25th February The Gathering
Wednesday 26th February Guild
Friday 28th February Nursing Home visits

MARCH

Sunday 1st March Communion
Dalserf 11.30am Rorison 2.30pm
Friday 6th March World Day of Prayer

The Graham Tour
We are still finalizing where the Graham Tour will be held, but we want to be clear that the initiative and all associated training courses will take place on the same dates as originally planned.

We are continuing to consider sites for the main event and when we have determined where the meetings will take place, we will post updates.

All Christian Life and Witness courses are proceeding as scheduled.

The contract that is in place with the Hydro is being reviewed and so to ensure everything goes ahead as planned other venues are being put in place as alternative options should a backup venue be necessary. The event is still set to go ahead on May 30th so the Gospel can be shared.

The local Christian Life and Witness course has been confirmed for The Lighthouse King Street Larkhall on Thursday 26 March 6.30pm to 9.30.

Lectionary Readings this week:
Isaiah 58: 1 – 12
Psalm 112: 1 – 9
I Cor. 2: 1 – 12
Matt. 5: 13 -20

Order Of Service Sunday 26th January 2020

Dalserf Parish Church 26/01/2020

3rd Sunday after

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

Welcome and Intimations

Introit: Psalm 117 Praise the Lord all you nations

Call to Worship

Hymn: 201 Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn: 599 Holy Spirit hear us

Prayer for Illumination

Reading:
I Cor. 1: 10 – 18 Lorna Brodie
Matthew 4: 12 – 23 Revd. John Stevenson

Hymn: 359 He came down that we may have love

Sermon
“The Brothers of Thunder ”

Anthem: Sisters and brothers with one voice.
Confirm your calling and rejoice.
Graham Maule 1958-2019

Offering and Prayer of dedication

Prayers for others

Hymn: 622 We sing a love that sets all people free

Benediction
Threefold Amen

Intimations Sunday 26th 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

The Kirk Session will meet in Rorison on Tuesday 28th January at 7.30pm.

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 now home
Wendy Manson’s Mum is still poorly
Please keep them in your prayers.

February Newsletters are available for uplift today.

The Flowers this week were gifted by Mrs Ann Carson
The Flowers next week will be gifted by Mrs. Kay Love

The Reader next Sunday will be John McPhee

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Sunday 2nd February Service at Rorison 2.30pm
Thursday 6th February Focus Speaker Philip Fox
Tuesday 11th February The Gathering
Wednesday 12th February Guild
Monday 24th February Girls’ Brigade Pancake Night
Tuesday 25th February The Gathering
Wednesday 26th February Guild
Friday 28th February Nursing Home visits

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.