Dalserf Parish Church of Scotland

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Order Of Service Sunday 17th November 2019

Dalserf Parish Church 17/11/2019

23rd Sunday after Pentecost

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

Welcome and Intimations

Introit:

Hymn: 162 The God of Abraham praise

Prayer of Approach

Hymn: 601 Look upon us, blessed Lord

Prayer for Illumination

Readings:
2 Thes 3: 6 – 13 Anne McHolm
Luke 21: 5 – 19 Revd. John Stevenson

Hymn: 261 Father Eternal, Ruler of Creation

Sermon: “ Opportunity to Tell”

Anthem: Go Tell The World The
Lord of Love Is Here

Offering and Prayer of dedication
Prayers for others

Hymn: 166 Lord of all hopefulness,

Benediction
Threefold Amen

Intimations Sunday 17th November 2019

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 as the schools are on holiday.

St Machans Guild are holding a fashion evening by Taylor Fashions this Tuesday 19th. Tickets £3.00. Pay at the door.

Our Guild Christmas Fayre took place yesterday in Hamilton Hall and raised the sum of £1764.86
Many thanks to everyone who worked hard and supported the Guild in raising this amazing sum of money. We also give thanks for the friendship and fellowship abundant within the hall during the afternoon.

This Saturday 23rd November at 2pm St Mary’s Episcopal Church in Hamilton are hosting a LIGHTS TO REMEMBER SERVICE. You can celebrate the life of a loved one this Christmas by placing a card with their name on the Christmas tree. Tea, coffee, home made mince pies and shortbread will be available. Entry is free. This is organised by Marie Curie.

Latest report on Sadie is that she is home and doing very well.

There are a few 2020 Diaries left on the front pew.

Rae Hunter’s Mother-in –law, who is very poorly, has been taken into Hairmyers Hospital . We ask for your prayers for Mrs Hunter, Rae and the family at this worrying time.

The Flowers this week were gifted by Mrs Joan Pollok
The Flowers next week will be gifted by Mrs Senga Donegan

Guild Christmas Dinner – 4th December 2019
Arrangements have been made to hold the Christmas Dinner in Dalserf Bowling Club as we have done over the past few years. We would like to invite members of the Congregation to join us for a night of fun and fellowship. Please give your name to Ann, Lily or Kay

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

ROCK CHOIR in concert Friday 29th November St Andrew’s Church Blantyre. This is an evening not to be missed. Tickets £10. Doors open at 6.45pm Concert starts at 7.30pm
Poster on notice board.

Guild Christmas dinner Wednesday 4th December.
Focus Lunch Thursday 5th December
Guild Christmas Concert Wednesday 11th December
Sunday 15th December Gift Service Dalserf Church 11.30am
Friday 20th December visits to Nursing Homes
Tuesday 24th December Watchnight Service Dalserf 11.30pm This will be preceded by Christmas goodies in Hamilton Hall from 10pm.

Guild Christmas sing along Wednesday 11th December. An evening with Kenny Mason and friends will be held in Rorison church at 7.15pm. All welcome.

DALSERF CHURCH NEWS

Week Beginning 21st Nov 2019

Sunday Worship on 24th November, will take place in Dalserf Church at 11.30am and will be conducted by Revd John Stevenson. The choir will meet in Dalserf at 10.30am

Bible Study meets on Monday 25th November in Hamilton Hall at 11.00am.

Girls Brigade meets on Monday 25th November in Rorison Church Ashgill

Guild Christmas Dinner – 4th December 2019
Arrangements have been made to hold the Christmas Dinner in Dalserf Bowling Club as we have done over the past few years. We would like to invite members of the Congregation to join us for a night of fun and fellowship. Please give your name to Ann, Lily or Kay

Shoebox Appeal Report

On Sunday 32st October 44 shoe boxes for the Blytheswood Christmas Appeal were dedicated during the morning Service by Revd John Stevenson. The boxes were gifted by members of the Guild and Congregation.

These boxes are sent with our love and prayers to less fortunate men women and children in circumstances we can only imagine. Thanks to all who made the appeal such a success.

Lily Budgell

Harvest Lunch

We held a Harvest Lunch on Saturday 19th October in Hamilton Hall, Dalserf.
This was attended by 64 people. The excellent food was supplied, prepared and served by a team of ladies and gentlemen from the Church.


The amount raised was £1000. This will be shared by Kilbride Hospice and Rachel House.
We send this money to them with our thoughts and prayers for all within these hospices and those caring for them.

Many thanks to all who contributed in raising this great amount of money.
Joan Pollok (Session Clerk)

Order Of Service Sunday 10th November 2019

Dalserf Parish Church
10/11/2019

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

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

Call to Worship

Hymn: 161 O God our help in ages past

Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer

Call to Remembrance

Hymn: 706 For the healing of the nations

Prayer for Illumination

Readings:
Psalm 27: 1 – 9 Dep Lord Lieut Andrew Steven
Eph 6: 10 – 20 Revd. John Stevenson

Hymn: 707 Healing river of the Spirit (Blaenwern)

Sermon: “The Armour of God ”

Offering and Prayer of dedication
Prayers for others

Hymn: 715 Behold the mountain of the Lord

The National Anthem

Benediction
Threefold Amen