Current Notices

Welcome to our Church.  If you wish to know more about our activities, or any other matter, one of the Duty Team at the door will be delighted to help.

Sorry we can’t offer tea and coffee after the service this morning because the Stated Annual Meeting takes place in the church immediately after this morning’s service.

Crèche  -  We are delighted to have some of our youngest members attending crèche in the Carswell Youth Base during Sunday service.

Churchbuilders (for children and young people) continue their own activities in the Carswell Centre after the first part of this service.

Prayer Group meets in the Carswell Centre on Sunday mornings at 10.30am.  You are most welcome, either regularly or occasionally.

EPYC - our Church Youth Group meets at 7.00pm on Sunday evenings in the Carswell Centre.  For further information, please contact James Edgar 07710 977309 or jamesedgarepc@gmail.com

Our Mid Week Service takes place on Wednesdays at 11.00am in the Carswell Centre.  Come, enjoy this shorter, relaxed service; and tea and chat afterwards.

The Stated Annual Meeting of Eaglesham Parish Church will be held in the church on Sunday 14th April after morning worship.   Some copies of the Agenda, the last SAM Minutes, our Accounts for the year ended 31st December, and our Budget to December 2019 are available at the back of the church.

Many thanks to Jean Thomson for playing the organ for us this morning.

Our Organist, Alan Gillon, is ill in hospital where visiting is restricted to relatives only at this stage.  We keep Alan, his father and family in our prayers.

Our Willis Organ  -  Would Elders who have not yet received a copy of the interesting document Alan Gillon produced about our Willis organ, please collect  their copy from the door duty team.  Many thanks.

Maundy Thursday Communion is on Sunday 18th April at 7pm.

On Good Friday, 19th April, the church will be open from 2-4pm for a quiet time of prayer and reflection.

Our next Messy Church will take place in the Carswell Centre on Thursday 18th April  from 4 to 6pm.   Please join us to enjoy learning from the Bible, having fun with crafts and eating together in a warm and friendly environment.   Contact Kirsty Clark  as soon as possible to book your place. 

Experience Easter, as you walk through the Carswell on Saturday 20th April, 10am to 12 mid-day, you are invited to follow the events of Easter, seeing and meditating on the scenes that Jesus and his followers experienced. There will also be an opportunity to have a chat over a tea or coffee.

The next outing of the Walking Group, on Wednesday 24th April, will be to Culzean Country Park. Since this is a longer outing than usual, members should bring their own refreshments, or use the catering facilities at the Park. We leave from Mid Road at 10 am.

The Pastoral Care Team have arranged a visit to The Falkirk Wheel and The Kelpies on Tuesday 30th April. The visit includes a sail on the Falkirk Wheel and a guided tour of the Kelpies. The cost will be £15.60 per person which includes transport and entry to both venues.

We have booked 20 places and you should contact John Lyons if you would like to join us.

Cyclone Idai Appeal. Christian Aid are asking churches to help support those in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi whose lives have been devastated by the recent cyclone. Their work is in association with the general Disasters Emergency Committee appeal to raise funds.  If you can contribute, go to the Christian Aid website, or dec.org.uk; or send a donation to Christian Aid, Cyclone Idai Appeal, PO Box 100, London SE17RT 

The congregation at Cranhill Parish Church together with the help of some students from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland plus some ‘local talent’ are hosting a concert in aid of The NECC Psychosocial Play Centre on Friday 26th April 2019 at 7.30. Ticket donation is £3.  The Centre works with children under 10 living in Gaza with PTSD ‘to create a beautiful loving space to be themselves, do some dancing and art and music and share with each other about their lives in a safe space.  For tickets contact their minister, Muriel Pearson mpearson@churchofscotland.org.uk.   They have also set up a fundraising page at Wonderful.org where you can make a donation even if you’re not able to attend the concert. https://wonderful.org/fundraiser/neccpsychosocialplayforchildreningaza-9dd11a44

 

Prayer

“Hosanna to the son of David.  Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.”  Matthew 21:9

Lord Jesus, we cannot imagine the heights and depths of your experience approaching Easter.  But we thank you and worship you, for only you could do this for us.  May we accompany you from Palm Sunday to Good Friday, and rejoice with you on Easter morning.  For your name’s sake. Amen.