What's on at Greenbank

Our Minister Rev Dr Martin Ritchie

Download Greenbank's programme for 2018/19 (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 19 August

7.45am Rehearsal for
8.10am Broadcast Service

10.30am Morning Worship

Coffee will be served in the Main Hall
after the 10.30am Service by Clare Campbell

BBC Radio 4 Live Broadcast
We need as many early birds as possible to be in the congregation for this service. Please be seated ready for the rehearsal at 7.45am, with the broadcast itself from 8.10am to 8.50am.

Our usual 10.30am Service
will also take place
Tea/coffee and croissants will be 
served between the two services.

There will be no Quiet Communion today.

Next Week

Sunday 26 August

 10.30am Morning Worship

Coffee will be served in the Main Hall
after the 10.30am Service by Gillian Sweetman


YACHT Photographic Competition
Thanks to all those who submitted entries for the YACHT Photographic Competition. The entries are on display in the corridor outside the Hermitage Room and Braid Room, and you can vote there for

your favourite photographs.
The most popular, as determined by your votes, will feature in the Greenbank 2019 Calendar.
Voting concludes on Sunday 2 September.

Dates for Your Diary

Sun 19 Aug: NO Quiet Communion Service
The quiet Communion Services to be held on the third Sunday of the month will start on 16 September, not 19 August, because of the BBC broadcast service from 8.10am to 8.50am (see above).

Thurs 23 Aug: The Screwtape Letters
at Palmerston Place Church

C.S. Lewis's thought-provoking book has been put onto the stage! In it, Screwtape the demon advises his nephew, Wormwood, on the finer points of damning his first patient. Steve Chaffee will be taking a group to see the 7.15pm showing on Thursday 23 August. Email Steve to add your name to the list (stevechaffee@greenbankchurch.org).

Sat 25 Aug: Summer Canal Walk
There are still a few places available for the Summer Canal walk, which now has three outings: morning or afternoon of Wednesday 15th August, or Saturday morning 25th August. if you want to join any one of these please contact David Jack (Tel 447 2866).

Sun 26 Aug: Sundial Walk
Enjoy another YACHT Summer all age Walk—learn more about Sundials in Edinburgh Parks and Gardens.  A varied tour takes in art science history and people, one of the oldest sundials in Scotland at

Fettes College, one very recently restored at Inverleith, and graveyard sculpture!  Sunday  26th August in the afternoon. Donation to YACHT funds of at least £10 is requested. Car transport. Contact Alastair Hunter (Tel 667 3941).

Sat 1 September: Messy Church is back!
Messy Church is for children from three and up with their families. We will be at T in the Braidburn Park from 2pm, where you can get an idea of what we do; and then at the Church from 4pm for crafts, games, songs, stories and family food.
To help with catering please register for Messy Church or contact the Church Office (Tel 447 9969).

Sun 2, 9, 16, 23 Sep: Autumn Lecture Series
The Greenbank/Morningside Autumn Lecture Series 2018 is on Faith and Health. They will be held on Sunday evenings at Morningside Parish Church at 7.00pm, with refreshments available from 6.30pm.

Mon 10 Sep: Meet Rice Challenge Farmers from Malawi
You have bought the rice, now meet the farmers for a presentation and discussion about their lives and the transformational power of rice. In the Lower Hall from 7.30pm to 9pm.

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