Intimations Sunday 27th October 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 meet tomorrow night in Rorison

Thank you for the great number of shoe boxes. These will be taken for uplift on Friday.

This coming Friday 1st November in Hamilton Old Parish Church at 7pm. “Whose word is it anyway” An evening of bible-inspired improvised comedy, presented by teams from the Hamilton Churches. Tickets are £5.00 and refreshments will be on sale at the interval.

Next Sunday 3rd November Communion will take place here in Dalserf at 11.30am and then at Rorison at 2.30pm.
There will be the opportunity to make a donation to the RAF Benevolent Fund and Poppy Scotland on both Sunday the 3rd, Communion Sunday, and on the 10th, Remembrance Sunday. Last year the church sent £140 to each. Let’s see if we can exceed that figure this year.
Congratulations to our Organist Philip who has received an award from Carsairs State Hospital marking 49 years voluntary service as a weekly visitor.

2020 Diaries are now available and can be picked up from the front pew.

The Flowers this week were gifted by Mrs Rosemay Clarkson
The Flowers next week will be gifted by Mrs Carol Prentice.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Thursday 7th November Focus in Rorison at 1.45pm when the speaker will be

Sunday 10th November Remembrance Sunday. Services will be held at Netherburn at 10.45am Ashgill at 11am. Dalserf 11.30am. Services will be attended by Andrew Steven Deputy Lieutenant.

Guild Christmas Fayre will take place in Hamilton Hall on Saturday 16th November.

On 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, homemade mince pies and shortbread will be available. Entry is free. This is organised by Marie Curie.

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.

DALSERF CHURCH NEWS

Week Beginning 31st October 2019

Sunday Worship on 3rd November, will take place in Dalserf Church at 11.30am and Rorison Church, Ashgill at 2.3pm. The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper will take place at both services and be will be conducted by Revd John Stevenson. The choir will meet in Dalserf at 10.30am
There will be an opportunity to donate to the #earl Haig fund and Poppy Scotland at the end of both Services.

Bible Study meets on Monday 4th November in Hamilton Hall at 11.00am.

Girls Brigade meets on Monday 4th November in Rorison Church Ashgill

Order Of Service Sunday 20th October 2019

Dalserf Parish Church

20/10/2019

19th Sunday after Pentecost

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

Welcome and Intimations

Introit:

Hymn: 111 Holy, holy, holy, Lord God almighty!

Prayer of Approach

Hymn: 604 Holy wisdom, lamp of learning

Prayer for Illumination

Readings:
Psalm 119: 97 – 104 Rita Fairley
Luke 18: 1 – 8 Revd. John Stevenson

Hymn: 552 O for a closer walk with God
(tune: Martyrdom)

Sermon:
“Looking to the Future”

Anthem:

Offering and Prayer of dedication
Prayers for others

Hymn: 562 Through the love of God, our Saviour

Benediction
Threefold Amen

Intimations Sunday 20th October 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 meet tomorrow night in Rorison

At the Kirk Session meeting on Tuesday in Rorison. It was agreed to appoint Revd John Stevenson as our Interim Moderator, The Kirk Session voted on whether to remain with the practice of the Church of Scotland regarding same sex relationships in relation to the vacancy or to depart from same. I have to inform you that the decision of the Kirk Session was to remain.

Our Guild will meet on Wednesday when the speaker will be Adventures in Curling by Aileen and Michael Neilson.

From Wednesday of this week 23rd October to Saturday 26th October Glasgow Light Opera will perform ALL SHOOK UP, a Shakespearean story adapted and inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley.

This Friday 25th October Cleland Parish Church are having an EVENING OF SONG with Stonehouse Male Voice Choir. Doors are open 7pm Cost is £5.00 payable at the door.

Our local Nursing Homes will be visited this Friday. Beginning with Clinton House at 1.45pm.

This coming Saturday 26th October here in Dalserf Church there will be a Memorial Service conducted by the Revd John Stevenson in memory of Margaret Wilson. After the service there will be a light lunch served in Hamilton Hall provided by the Guild of which Margaret was a much loved member.

It is that time of year again and whilst Christmas is still some months away, the Shoebox Appeal has to get under way. Lily has the details for this. The boxes have to be filled and be here in the Church for the last Sunday in October 27th. We will then take them for delivery on Friday 1st November. If possible please include an envelope with £2.00 to help with transportation.

Our Harvest Lunch took place yesterday in Hamilton Hall. There was a great turn out and our grateful thanks go to those people who attended. The food served was excellent and our thanks go to Kay for her co-ordination of this, to those ladies s& gentlemen who provided the food and to those who helped serve it and clear up at the end. The amount raised was £865.00. This will be shared with Kilbride Hospice and Rachel House. However if you still wish to make a donation to these charities it is not too late. Just put it in an envelope and pass to Kay or Lily.

Hilton Bradey has successfully undergone hip replacement surgery yesterday and we are delighted to report he is doing well. Please keep Hilton and Linda in your thoughts and prayers.

The Flowers this week were gifted by Mrs Janet Tennant.
The Flowers next week will be gifted by Mrs Rosemay Clarkson

A member of our congregation has a solid oak dining table, (table only, no chairs), which will seat 8, looking for a good home. If you are interested please speak to Joan Pollok for details.

DALSERF CHURCH NEWS

Week Beginning 24th October 2019

On Saturday 26th October in Dalserf Church at 11.00am there will be a Memorial Service conducted by the Revd John Stevenson in memory of Margaret Wilson

Sunday Worship on 27th October, will take place in Dalserf Church at 11.30am will be conducted by Revd John Stevenson. The choir will meet at 10.30am

Bible Study meets on Monday 28th October in Hamilton Hall at 11.00am.

Girls Brigade meets on Monday 28th Oct in Rorison Church Ashgill

There is an opportunity to donate a show box to the Blythewood Christmas appeal. These should be in Dalserf Church by this Sunday, 27th October. Details available from Lily Budgell

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Sunday 3rd November Communion Dalserf 11.30am Rorison 2.30pm.

Guild Christmas Fayre 16th November.

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.

Order Of Service Sunday 13th October 2019

Dalserf Parish Church
13/10/2019

18th Sunday after Pentecost

Led by Rev David Doyle

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

Welcome and Intimations

Introit

Hymn: 153 Great is thy faithfulness

Prayer

Hymn: 189 Be still

Reading: Psalm 139 Revd David Doyle

Anthem 543 Christ be our light

Reading
2 Cor 4: 1-6 Kay Blair

Hymn 609 Come living Lord
(tune 488-Mission Praise – Spiriitus vitae)

Sermon:

Hymn 577 Christ be beside me

Offering
Prayers

Hymn: 462 The King of love

Benediction
Threefold Amen

Intimations Sunday 13th October 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 due to the school holiday.

Grateful thanks to those people who turned up at 11am on Tuesday morning and helped to bag and deliver the produce to the Foodbank. Many thanks.

There will be a Session Meeting on Tuesday 15th October with representatives from Hamilton Presbytery.

Harvest Lunch will take place in Hamilton Hall on Saturday 12.30pm – 1pm. All money raised will go the Kilbride Hospice and Rachel House. Sorry there are no places left for this.
But if anyone would care to make a donation to these two charities it will be gratefully received.

Hamilton South Guild Together hold their annual Communion and Re-dedication Service in St John’s Church Hamilton on Thursday 24th October at 7.30pm.

On Saturday 26th October in Dalserf Church there will be a Memorial Service conducted by the Revd John Stevenson in memory of Margaret Wilson. After the service there will be a light lunch served in Hamilton Hall provided by the Guild of which Margaret was a much loved member.

It is that time of year again and whilst Christmas is still some months away, the Shoebox Appeal has to get under way. Kay has the details for this. The boxes have to be filled and be here in the Church for the last Sunday in October 27th. We will then take them for delivery on Friday 1st November. Please add £2.00 in an envelope to cover the cost of transporting the boxes.

The Flowers this week were gifted by Mrs Isobel McLean
The Flowers next week will be gifted by Mrs Janet Tennant.

Any items for the November newsletter must be in the hands of the Editor by today.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Friday 25th October Cleland Parish Church are having an EVENING OF SONG with Stonehouse Male Voice Choir. Doors are open 7pm. Cost £5.00 payable at the door.
Poster on notice board.

From 23rd – 26th October Glasgow Light Opera Club will perform ALL SHOOK UP, A Shakespearean story adapted and inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley.
Tickets from £12.00

Kirkfieldbank Guild are having an Autumn Supper on 28th October at 7.00pm when the speaker will talk about Henna

The Harvest Lunch on 19th October is now fully booked with no places available. Lunch is 12.30 for 1.00pm serving.