What’s on at Greenbank

Download Greenbank's provisional programme for 2019/20 [pdf]

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.

Emergency Evacuation During Sunday Services
In the event of an evacuation, Welcome Team members
will guide you to the exits. The Assembly Point is at the
Braidburn Valley Park gates. Children will be taken by
Young Church leaders to meet parents at the Park gates.

This Week

Sunday 16 February

9.30am  Quiet Communion

The Order of Service is here.

10.30am  Morning Worship

The Order of Service is here.

Scripture texts for the week
Deuteronomy 30: 15-20, Psalm 119: 1-8,
1 Corinthians 3: 1-9, Matthew 5: 21-37

will be served in the Main Hall after the
Service by Caroline Kehoe (D70).

QII meets tonight at 7pm



Next Week

Sunday 23 February

10.30am  Morning Worship

Scripture texts for the week
Exodus 24: 12-18; Psalm 2;
2 Peter 1: 16-21; Matthew 17: 1-9

will be served in the Main Hall after the
Service by Donald MacLeod (D46).


Steve will be at the Costa on Holy Corner
on Wednesday, 3.30pm–5pm.
Come by for a free hot drink and chat.


Do you have website related technological skills?
If so the Communications team would be delighted to hear from you. Speak to the Minister or to the Communications convener, David Jack, if you could help.

Church of Scotland Assembly Trustees
The Church of Scotland wishes to appoint four trustees to

serve on this recently created body which lies at the heart of its new organisational arrangements. They are looking for enthusiastic church members, particularly with experience of finance, human resources, grant making and civil law. More information and an application pack are available from the Church of Scotland website  Closing date: 12 noon, Wed 26 February 2020; Interviews: Thurs 26 and Fri 27 March 2020.

Dates for Your Diary

Tue 18 Feb: The Guild
Meets at 7.30pm in the Braid Room. This week: Tales of Treasure, with Theo Burrell.

Wed 19 Feb: Morningside Peace and Justice 10.30am–11.30am
The role of Scottish Fisheries in the fight against climate change. A talk by Rhona Kent from WWF UK, at Morningside Peace and Justice, Open Door, 420 Morningside Rd.

Wed 19 Feb: 1pm–1.20pm Midweek Prayers
All are welcome for a reflective time in the Braid Room.

Wed 19 Feb: Country Dance Club
Meets at 7.30pm in the Centenary Hall; new members very welcome.

Thu 20 Feb: The Work Party
Meets at 2.30pm in the Hermitage Room.

Fri 21 Feb: World Day of Prayer Bible Study 2
To be held at 10.30am at 121 George Street. Speaker Rev. John Bremner. Ecumenical & Interfaith Relationship Officer, URC Synod of Scotland. All welcome.

Sat 22 Feb: (7.30pm) An Evening with Gilbert and Sullivan
The Guild is hosting a Concert in the Church by the Edinburgh G & S Concert Party in aid of the Malawi Fruits Project. Tickets cost £8 (including refreshments) and will be on sale in the Main Hall after Church from Sunday 2nd February, from the Church Office, or by contacting Edith Armit.

Thu 27 Feb: from 3pm, Dementia Friendly Worship
We’d be delighted if you would join us for a short service in the Church. Refreshments, including home baking, will be available from 2.15pm in the Main Hall followed at 3pm by a short traditional service.

Sat 29 Feb: 10.30am–2.30pm, SLA Book Café
At George Watson’s College, Colinton Road. Come along and get a warm glow browsing books with soup and coffee.Tickets £7.50 (children £5, under 5’s free) available from the SLA website, on the door, or after the 10.30am service on 2 and 23 February.

Weeks of 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 Mar: Home Groups
Lent Study 2020: Genesis for Normal People!
Hot off the press is the second edition of this engaging, witty and accessible entry point to the book of Genesis, by Pete Enns and Jared Byas, creators and hosts of The Bible for Normal People podcast. This Lent, we invite you to read the book and join a home group led by one of the Ministry Team. You can mix and match home groups according to your weekly schedule, but subject to demand we are planning to offer Monday to Thursday evenings and Thursday afternoon sessions. It’s a great way to get to know more people in the congregation in a relaxed atmosphere as well as to get stuck into a rewardng book. Home Groups are in weeks 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 March. Get signed up for a home group and order your copy of the book at the adult education table at coffee on a Sunday morning, or contact Chris Horne (christopherhorne2@talk21.com).

Thu 5 Mar: 1.30pm & 3.30pm, Dementia Friends Training
The Edinburgh Dementia Advisor from Alzheimer Scotland will be at Greenbank Church on Thursday 5th March to run two Dementia Friends Sessions. You can attend from 1.30pm
3pm or 3.30pm5pm. These sessions are fun and informative, very suitable for anyone involved in district visiting, welcome duty, coffee duty, pastoral care, or as a good introduction to learning more about how to help people living with dementia. Janet Allan and Jan Corbett will be in the Main Hall after the Service today to take names and provide more information


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