What's on at Greenbank

Download Greenbank's provisional programme for 2017/18 (revised October 2017) (PDF)

Link to Presbytery of Edinburgh Newsletters

The Calendar describes the scheduled meetings of our organisations, and other events in Greenbank.

If you would like to include an intimation in the Order of Service please submit it to the Church Administrator as early as possible and no later than 10am on Thursday. The Church Office is closed each day from 12 noon until 1.30pm and access to the building is not likely to be possible during these hours.

The Church Office is open on weekdays from 8.30am to 12 noon, and from 1.30pm to 3pm.

This Week

Sunday 14 January
10.30am Morning Worship

led by Rev Dr John Stevenson

Connections Deadline
The deadline for paper contributions to the February issue of Connections is on Sunday 14 January, or via email by 9am on Tuesday 16 January to greenbankconnections@gmail.com

The Eco-Congregation group and the World Mission group invite you to a screening of Before the Flood, followed by a discussion on how Christians can respond to climate change, on Sunday 14 January at 7pm in the Lower Hall.

Next Week

Sunday 21 January
10.30am Morning Worship
led by Dr John Stevenson, with Dr Martin Ritchie preaching as Sole Nominee for this Charge

After this service all those present who are on Greenbank Church's Electoral Role will vote on whether to Call Dr Ritchie.

If the vote is in favour, anyone present may sign the Call.



Greenbank 2018 Calendar
The Greenbank Calendar 2018 is on sale in the Main Hall after the Service or from the Office during the week. Each calendar costs £6, or 4 for £20.

Church Flowers
If you would like to provide the church flowers next year please add your name and contact details to the list on the wall outside the Office.

Dates for your Diary

Mon 15 Jan: Monday Bible Study
Meets 7.30 pm in the Pentland Room. The topic this week is ‘Answered Prayer’ – Nehemiah 1:1-2:8. All welcome!Meets 7.30 pm in the Pentland Room. The topic this week is ‘Answered Prayer’ – Nehemiah 1:1-2:8. All welcome!

Wed 17 Jan: Friendship Music Group - postponed
This meeting has been postponed until Wednesday, 31 January.

Wed 17 Jan: Morningside Justice and Peace Group
Meets at 10.30–11.30am at The Open Door, Morningside Road. The topic will be From Nurdles to Cotton Buds, Plastic Pollution in the Marine Environment, with speaker Alasdair Neilson, Project Officer, FIDRA.

Wed 17 Jan: The Guild
Meeting at 2.30pm at Fairmilehead Parish Church for a joint meeting: Fruits and Flowers of the Bible with speaker Muriel Armstrong.

Wed 17 Jan: Scottish Country Dancing
Meets in the Centenary Hall 7.30–9.30pm every Wednesday from now until 21 March. All welcome.

Tues 23 Jan: Congregational Board
The next Board meeting will take place in the Braid Room at 7.30 pm. The agenda and the December minutes are available on the Church website.

Sat 27 Jan: YACHT Burns Supper
After a very successful Burns Supper last January plans are afoot to hold our second supper in 2018! Join us on Saturday 27 January 2018 at Greenbank Church and help support the YACHT Campaign. Drinks reception from 7pm, before a three course sit down dinner cooked by Chris and Rachael Rowley of Ballintaggart Farm. With after-dinner entertainment, a fabulous auction and fundraising prize draw we hope this will be a very special evening of fellowship and fun. Tickets are on sale after the church service Sunday: £400 for a table of 10 or £40/person.
PS: If you would like to donate an item for the prize draw or auction, anything from a bottle of champagne to a week's holiday home rental, will be graciously received. please contact Jim Young.

Sat 12 May: "Thank You for the Music"
Please make a note of this date – not to be missed!  Plans are afoot to hold a concert at Greenbank involving a wide range of musical talents, and preceded by a meal in the Main Hall. Further information and tickets will be available in the New Year.
Help us to say Goodbye to our Organist and Choirmaster, Alan Irvine.

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