What's on at Greenbank

Our new Minister Rev Dr Martin Ritchie

Download Greenbank's 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.

This Week

Sunday 18 March

10.30am Morning Worship
led by Rev Dr Martin Ritchie,
Very Rev Dr John Cairns
and Steven Chaffee

Coffee will be served in the Main Hall after the Service by the World Mission Group.

Easter Cards are available for District Elders to collect from the Braid Room corridor after the 10.30am Service.

90kg Kilombero Rice Challenge
We are running another rice challenge today. You can help support the farmers in Malawi by buying 1kg bags of white or brown rice at £3 a bag in the Main Hall after the 10.30am Service.

Tickets on sale for "Thank You for the Music"
Tickets are on sale in the Main Hall after the Service for the "Thank you for the Music" meal and concert on 12 May. Tickets are £10 (£5 for under-12s). You are advised to buy early - tickets are likely to sell out quickly!

Next Week

Sunday 25 March
(Palm Sunday)

10.30am Morning Worship
led by Rev Dr Martin Ritchie
and Steven Chaffee

Coffee will be served in the Main Hall after the Service by the David Jack (D72).


Greenbank 2018 Calendar
The Greenbank Calendar 2018 is still available 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 19 Mar: Lenten Study Programme
The final Lenten Study Session will take place on Monday 19 March, in the Braid Room. Refreshments are available at 7.15pm, with the study session beginning at 7.30pm. The continuing theme is Climate Change and the purposes of God, and the last study asks the question 'What can I do now to cherish God's earth?' The series has proved very popular, with around 18 people attending on each evening. Please feel welcome to come along and enjoy this last period of discussion and reflection.

Tues 20 Mar: Guild
Meets at 7.30pm in the Braid Room for the Annual Business Meeting, and a presentation and talk from Scottish Love in Action.

Wed 21 Mar: Friendship Club
Meets at 2.30pm in Lower Hall. This week: ‘Jewels of the Forth’. Speaker, Andy Johnston.  All very welcome.

Wed 21 Mar: Scottish Country Dancing
There will be Scottish Country Dancing in the Centenary Hall, 7.30pm−9.30pm. All welcome.

Wed 21 Mar: Congregational Board
Meets at 7.30pm in the Braid Room. The relevant papers are available via the Church’s website.

Thurs 22 Mar: Work Party
Meets at 2.30pm in the Hermitage Room.

Sat 7 Apr: Greenbank Scout Jumble Sale
This is our principal fund raiser and supports our activities over the whole year. We would greatly appreciate any help that you can offer in the preceding week: donations of goods and home baking, evening drivers to collect donations, sorting and stacking goods for sale, and assisting in selling from the stalls on the Saturday morning. After the Jumble Sale, help will also be required to box up and distribute unsold items to local charity shops. To sign up, or for more details, please see the forms available in the Main Hall and the vestibule which can be returned to the office or telephone Colin McCulloch on 447 0915 or email colin.mcculloch1@btinternet.com.

21 Apr: UPSYC Appeal
Strangetown Drama Workshop

We have postponed the Drama workshop originally planned for 10 March. Steve would appreciate it if all P4–P7 parents would check their diaries for 21 April 4pm–6pm and email him to RSVP at stevechaffee@greenbankchurch.org. Friends are welcome, but we are limited to 25 spaces!

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 March. Help us to say goodbye to our Organist and Choirmaster, Alan Irvine.

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