Order of Service Sunday 22nd April 2018

Dalserf Parish Church
22/04/2018

4th Sunday of Easter
(Please stand if you are able)

Welcome and Intimations

Hymn: 411 Christ the Lord is risen today

Prayer

Time with Sunday Pathfinders

Hymn: 417 Now the green blade riseth

Readings:
Isaiah 61: vv 1-7 Eric Budgell
John 21: vv 1-14 Revd. David Doyle

Hymn: 430 Christ has risen

Sermon: “Stranger on the Shore”

Hymn 609 Come living God, when least expected

Offering and Prayer of dedication

Prayers for others

Hymn: 427 Alleluia! Alleluia!

Benediction
Threefold Amen

Intimations Sunday 22nd April 2018

Intimations Sunday 22nd April

A warm welcome is extended to any visitors to our service today. 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.

Bible Study will meet in Hamilton Hall tomorrow at 11am

The Kirk Session will meet in Rorison on Wednesday at 7.30pm.

Our Boys Brigade will meet on Thursday in Rorison.

The local Nursing Homes will be visited on Friday. Clinton House at 1.45pm, Ballantine Court at 2,15pm and 2.45pm. Please come along to some of the visits or all three if you can

Congratulations to William and Sarah Forrest on the birth of their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth born on Sunday 15th April.

OPEN DAY — 5TH MAY 2018

Please note the Open Day is only a couple of weeks away. If you are able to help on the day or with donations to the stalls etc please speak to Joan or Kay.
If you can help with baking for the teas please speak to Liz Lawson or Dorothy Noble. These Open Days are vital to the work of our Church both Financially and in Ministry and Outreach.
Also note the change of time for the event. It is 11.00am till 3.00pm

FOODBANK Thank you all for your continued support through your donations via your church (especially at harvest thanksgiving) and local supermarket baskets. These donations have kept the foodbank very well stocked over the last year. However, we are now running low on toilet rolls, tinned fruit and long life breakfast juice. If you are considering making a donation to the foodbank at this time, we would very much appreciate if you would consider giving one of these items.
A blue box is available in Dalserf and Rorison for donations brought along on a Sunday.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Saturday Teas begin Saturday 12th May
There is a rota of Saturday Duties and Baking on the notice board in Hamilton Hall.
Please let Kay know of any changes you are able to make to these to allow a final list to be prepared.

Order of Service Sunday 15th April 2018

Dalserf Parish Church
15/04/2018

3rd Sunday of Easter
(Please stand if you are able)

Welcome and Intimations

Introit:

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

Prayer of Approach

Hymn: 600 Spirit of God, unseen as the wind

Readings:
1 John 3: 1 – 7 Kay Blair
Luke 24: 36b – 48 Revd. John Stevenson

Hymn: 596 Breathe on me, Breath of God

Sermon: “Why it Matters”

Anthem: Sing of the Lords goodness

Offering and Prayer of dedication
Prayers for others

Hymn: 352 O for thousand tongues, to sing

Benediction
Threefold Amen

Intimations Sunday 15th April 2018

Intimations Sunday 15th April

A warm welcome is extended to any visitors to our service today. 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.

There will be a Praise Evening here in Dalserf tonight at 7.00pm. This will feature the New Life Singers with their Conductor Philip Fox. Guest Organist – Peter Shepherd Organist/Director of Music Bothwell Parish Church. The evening will be led by Rev John Stevenson and will include refreshments in Hamilton Hall.

Bible Study will meet in Hamilton Hall tomorrow at 11am

The Fabric Committee will meet in Hamilton Hall on Wednesday at 7.30pm

Our Boys’ Brigade return on Thursday evening in Rorison Church, Ashgill.

It is with sadness we have to intimate the death of Mamie Scott. Mamie passed away in Rose Park Nursing Home on Friday morning. The funeral will take place on Saturday 21st of April. 10.45am at Cooperative Funeral Parlour, Larkhall and 11.45am at South Lanarkshire Crematorium. Thereafter at the Radstone Hotel.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Mamie’s family.

A meeting to organise the Saturday Teas took place in Rorison on Wednesday. This was fairly well attended and teams have been formed to cover the baking and serving of teas on the Saturday. However help is still needed in the following areas – Taking of the money on the Saturdays and donations of ingredients i.e. flour, sugar, fruit, butter, icing sugar, caster sugar. If you feel you can help with any of these please speak to Kay Blair.

An email has been received from the Presbytery regarding a general introduction as to how to recognise a mental health issue in someone. There is a poster concerning this on the notice board.

Congratulations to Linda Marshall, voted this week’s Hamilton Advertiser Reader of The Week. Well done Linda. Enjoy the Chocolates.

FOODBANK Thank you all for your continued support through your donations via your church (especially at harvest thanksgiving) and local supermarket baskets. These donations have kept the foodbank very well stocked over the last year. However, we are now running low on toilet rolls, tinned fruit and long life breakfast juice. If you are considering making a donation to the foodbank at this time, we would very much appreciate if you would consider giving one of these items. A blue box is available in Dalserf and Rorison for donations brought along on a Sunday.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Dalserf Open Day Saturday 5th May
Saturday Teas begin Saturday 12th May
Guild Outing Saturday 19th May

Order of Service Sunday 8th April 2018

Dalserf Parish Church
8/04/2018

Low Sunday

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

Welcome and Intimations

Introit:

Call to Worship

Hymn: 413 The day of resurrection

Prayer

Hymn: 78 Oh, set ye open unto me

Readings:
John 14 : 15 – 31 Mike Taylor
John 20 : 19 – 23 Rev David Doyle

Anthem:

Hymn: MP453 Low in the grave He lay

Sermon: “Peace be with you”

Hymn 416 Christ is alive

Offering

Prayer

Hymn: 419 Thine be the glory

Benediction
Threefold Amen