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Sunday Worship, 20th November 2022. Order of Service.

Sunday 20th November, 2022
11.30am

This morning Service will be led by Revd Bill Murdoch

A warm welcome is extended to all.
Please join us for a time of fellowship and refreshment in Hamilton Hall after the service

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

Welcome and Intimations

Call to Worship

SCRIPTURE READING

Colossians 1:15-23Revd Bill Murdoch

Praise: MP 392 ‘Join all the glorious names of wisdom……..’

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

Praise: MP 143 ‘Fight the good fight’

Prayer of intercession
Dedication of offering

SCRIPTURE READING
1 Timothy 1:12-2:7 John McPhee

Praise: MP 702 ‘Through all the changing scenes of life…’

MESSAGE –

Praise: MP 624 ‘Take my life and let it be’

Benediction & 3 Fold Amen

INTIMATIONS SUNDAY 20TH NOVEMBER

A warm welcome is extended to all joining us for worship today.
A special warm welcome to Bill Murdoch.

Tea and Coffee will be served in Hamilton Hall after the service.
The service this morning will be recorded for the Church Website and YouTube.

Our Girls Brigade will meet tomorrow night in Rorison

The Flowers this week were gifted by Mrs Joan Pollok
The Flowers next week will be gifted by Mrs Carol Prentice

Please continue to pray for those people on the prayer list
Rita and Somerville, John Grove, Mary Grove, Forbes Gillespie, George Gillespie, Norval Toryusen, Anne Brown, Willie Miller, Colin and Marion McAllister, David Wells, Jean McMillan, Cahnti Raju Karini, Nicholas Gauld.Also Robert and Rosemay Clarkson. Robert has had eye surgery and Rosie is
in Wishaw General being treated for pneumonia.

GUILD CHRISTMAS FAYRE This will take place in Hamilton Hall this coming Saturday 26th November at 11.30am – 3pm. Teas will be served and there will be the usual stalls. If you are able to contribute to any of the stalls, or feel you are able to help with serving of the teas or working on any of the stalls even if only for an hour or two, please get in touch with the President Kay Blair or any Guild member.

Also on Saturday 26th November St Mary’s Hall Biggar are hosting a Riding Lights Theatre Production of the Christmas Play “Nearly the Goat” Time 2.30pm and 7.30pm This is an action packed Christmas play for all the family.

CHRISTMAS GIFT SERVICE Gifts for this should be in the Church by next Sunday 27th November or at Rorison by Tuesday 29th November at 11.30am for collection by the Social Work Department

NURSING HOME VISIT We are visiting Clinton House on Friday 9th December for a Carol Service at 1.30pm. These visits bring a lot of pleasure to the residents, so we would ask you to consider giving up an hour of your time on this date to come and put a smile on these elderly people’s faces.

GIRLS BRIGADE Our Girls Brigade are having a Carols, Coffee and Award Presentation on Monday 19th December in Rorison Church 7pm -8pm
Entry is free but donations will be gratefully received for the Local Foodbank.
A basket for this purpose will be at the door. A poster for this will be placed on the notice board in Hamilton Hall.

Our Service next week will be conducted by Revd Bev Gauld.

Sunday Worship, 13th November 2022. Order of Service.

Order of Service
Sunday 13th November, 2022, 11.30am
Remembrance Sunday

This morning Service will be led by Revd David Doyle

A warm welcome is extended to all.
Please join us for a time of fellowship and refreshment in Hamilton Hall after the service.

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

Entry Girls Brigade Colours

Welcome and Intimations

Call to Worship

Hymn 36 God is our refuge and our strength

Act of Remembrance
Lament….Ross Forrest

Hymn We will remember them

Prayer

READING
Micah 4 vv 1 – 5 Lorna Brodie
Matt 5 vv 1 – 12 Revd David Doyle

Hymn 266 God the Omnipotent

SERMON – “NOBODY TOLD ME”

Hymn 705 It is God who holds the nations

Prayer

Hymn 192 All my hope

Benediction & 3 Fold Amen

NATIONAL ANTHEM

INTIMATIONS SUNDAY 13TH NOVEMBER

A warm welcome is extended to all joining us for our Remembrance Service today.

A special warm welcome to Revd David Doyle. A warm welcome also to our Girls Brigade.

Services took place at the Cenotaphs earlier this morning. We express our thanks to Revd John Stevenson for these services and also to Ross Forrest our Piper. Our Girls Brigade were also present at these services.

Tea and coffee will be served in Hamilton Hall after the service.
The service this morning will be recorded for the Church Website and YouTube.

Our Girls Brigade will not meet tomorrow night due to a school in service day.

Our Shoe Boxes were delivered to Falkirk on Wednesday there were 36 boxes from Dalserf. There were hundreds of boxes being delivered. There were two vans collecting the boxes and both were totally full it was wonderful to see such a great response. Many thanks to everyone who contributed to this.

The flowers this week were gifted by Mrs Linda Marshall
The flowers next week will be gifted by Mrs Joan Pollok

Please continue to pray for those people on the prayer list
Rita and Somerville, John Grove,who is now home from hospital, Mary Grove, Forbes Gillespie, George Gillespie, Norval Toryusen, Anne Brown, Willie Miller, Colin and Marion McAllister, David Wells, Jean McMillan, Chanti Raju Karini, Nicholas Gauld

Any items for the December Newsletter must be in the hands of the Editor today,

GUILD CHRISTMAS FAYRE This will take place in Hamilton Hall on Saturday 26th November from 11.30am – 3pm. Teas will be served and there will be the usual stalls. If you are able to contribute to any of the stalls, or if you feel you are able to help with serving of the teas or working on any of the stalls even if only for an hour or two please get in touch with the President Kay Blair or any Guild member.
The money that the Guild raise from this Fayre goes to various charities, so it is important at this time that we help wherever we can

CHRISTMAS GIFT SERVICE Gifts for this should be in the Church by Sunday 27th November or at Rorison by Tuesday 29th November at 11.30am for collection by the Social Work Department. Please place your gift in a bag and label boy/girl and age suitable.

NURSING HOME VISIT We are proposing to return to visiting our local Nursing Homes. Our first visit will be to Clinton House on Friday 9th December for a Carol Service at 1.30pm. These visits bring a lot of pleasure to the residents, so we would ask you to consider giving up an hour of your time on this date to come and put a smile on these elderly people’s faces.

On Saturday 26th November St Mary’s Hall Biggar are hosting a Riding Lights Theatre Production of the Christmas Play “Nearly the Goat”
Time 2.30pm and 7.30pm
This is an action packed Christmas Play for all the family.

Our service next week will be conducted by Bill Murdoch.

Sunday Worship, 6th November 2022. Order of Service.

Order of Service
6th November 2022
COMMUNION SUNDAY
22ND Sunday after pentecost

This morning Service will be led by Revd John Stevenson

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

Welcome and Intimations

Call to Worship

Hymn: CH4 52 How lovely is thy dwelling place
(Tune: Harrington)

Prayer of Approach

Hymn: CH4 63 All people that on earth do dwell
(Tune: Old 100th)

Readings:
Haggai 1: 15b – 2: 9 Revd. John Stevenson
Luke 20: 27 – 38 Kay Blair

Hymn: CH4 35 O send thy light forth and thy truth
(Tune: Invocation)

Sermon: “Take Courage”

Offering and Prayer of dedication

Hymn: CH4 19 Ye gates lift up your heads on high
(Tune: St. George’s Edinburgh)

Sacrament of Holy Communion

Hymn: CH4 396 And can it be that I should gain
(Tune: Sagina)

Benediction
Threefold Amen

Declaration of the faith: The Apostles’ Creed
I believe in God, the Father almighty,
creator of heaven and earth.
I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord,
who was conceived by the Holy Spirit
and born of the Virgin Mary.
He suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, died, and was buried;
he descended to hell.
The third day he rose again from the dead.
He ascended to heaven
and is seated at the right hand of God the Father almighty.
From there he will come to judge the living and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit,
the holy catholic Church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sin the resurrection of the body,
and the life everlasting. Amen.

INTIMATIONS SUNDAY 6TH NOVEMBER (Communion Sunday)

A warm welcome is extended to all joining us for our Communion Service today.

A special warm welcome to Revd John Stevenson

Tea and coffee will be served in Hamilton Hall after the service.
The service this morning will be recorded for the Church Website and YouTube.

Our Girls Brigade will meet tomorrow night in Rorison

Our Guild will meet on Wednesday in Rorison at 7.15pm when the speaker will be from Crossreach and there will be a sales table.

Next Sunday will be Remembrance Sunday. There will be a service at the Cenotaph in Netherburn at 10.30am and then at Ashgill Cenotaph at 11am
Both services will be conducted by Revd John Stevenson.There will then be a service here in Dalserf at 11.30am conducted by Revd David Doyle.
There will be a retiring offering today after the service and again next Sunday for Poppy Scotland and RAF Benevolent Fund

SHOE BOX APPEAL If you did not manage to bring your shoe box to the Church today. Please bring it to Rorison this coming Wednesday at 12noon for transport to Falkirk.

The Flowers this week were gifted by Mrs Senga Donegan
The Flowers next week will be gifted by Mrs Linda Marshall

Please continue to pray for those people on the prayer list
Rita and Sommerville, John Grove, Mary Grove, Forbes Gillespie, George Gillespie, Norval Toryusen, Anne Brown, Willie Miller, Colin and Marion McAllister, David Wells, Jean McMillan, Chanti Raju Karini, Nicholas Gauld.

Esther Armstrong’s funeral will take place in St Machans Church in Larkhall this Friday at 10.00am. Please keep her husband David and the family in your thoughts and prayers.

CHRISTMAS LUNCH Members of the Guild and Focus Group going to Garrion Bridges for lunch on 14th December should pay their £10.00 deposit by the next meeting of either group.

GUILD CHRISTMAS FAYRE This will take place in Hamilton Hall on Saturday 26th November from 11,30am – 3pm. Teas will be served and there will be the usual stalls. If you are able to contribute to any of the stalls, please get in touch with the President Kay Blair or any Guild member.

CHRISTMAS GIFT SERVICE Gifts for this should be in the Church by Sunday 27th November or at Rorison by Tuesday 29th November at 11,30am for collection by the Social Work Department. Please place your gift in a bag and label boy/girl and age suitable.

NURSING HOME VISIT We are proposing to return to visiting our local Nursing Homes. Our first visit will be to Clinton House on Friday 9th December for a Carol Service at 1.30pm. These visits bring a lot of pleasure to the residents, so we would ask you to consider giving up an hour of your time on this date to come and put a smile on these elderly people’s faces.