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Lockdown Life (weekly photo competition)

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This Week

Sunday 24 May
Seventh Sunday of Easter

10.30am Livestreamed Worship

Live Broadcast of Morning Worship

Here is the Order of Service

Here is a Digital Borrowing Box (for children)

Please do not come to Greenbank for the Service.
You will be able to see and hear the Service here.

Next Week

Sunday 31 May
Pentecost

10.30am Livestreamed Worship

Live Broadcast of Morning Worship

Please do not come to Greenbank for the Service.
You will be able to see and hear the Service here.

Intimations

Coronavirus Precautions
As we all deal with the spread of Coronavirus, we hold in prayer those affected, and those who will be treating and caring for them.
The church and halls are closed and all activities are suspended until further notice.
Please look out for vulnerable friends and neighbours and safely help with shopping and domestic tasks that become difficult. Keeping in touch by phone and email is a good way to help people feel less isolated.
Greenbank Church will continue to follow all advice from the Government and Church of Scotland.

Help the Homeless
Please don’t forget that homeless people still need to be fed! Amidst supermarket shelves stripped by panic-buying, please remember to leave something at the edge to glean – a tin or two of food could make all the difference. Julia and Richard Dunbar would be glad to receive donations for distribution, which can be left outside their home at 26 Easter Steil. Call them if in doubt: (Tel 0131 447 6218.)

Lent / Easter Appeal 2020
This year's recipient will be the Coastguard Assocation (Lothians area). You can donate to the appeal directly into the church bank account:
  Full Name: Greenbank Parish Church
  Sort Code: 80-02-77
  Account No: 00371917
  Mark payment with identifier “LENT

Lockdown Life Weekly Photographic Challenge
Many of us will be able to go out for our limited walks, trip to the shops for groceries, and a journey for priority workers. Others will be limited to home, perhaps more than usual. What is life like for you? What do you see? Things to be thankful for?

Things that amaze and inspire? Things that challenge? Things that make you reflect? We are launching a weekly photo challenge competition to give the chance to capture something of our times. Snap a photo of something that stands out to you as a highlight in your week. It could be something in nature, a picture of a view from your home, something happening with your close family, something that you’ve found in a clear-out. Really, anything goes, but make sure photographs of people have the consent of those in them – obtained safely of course! – and then email it with a title or explanation, and the name of the photographer, to greenbankparish@gmail.com
The details, and the entries to date, are here: www.greenbankchurch.org/whats-on/weekly-photo.php
Go to this page between 9am and 9pm on Thursday and vote for your favourites. We’ll include the winner in Martin's weekly letter. At the end of our lockdown period we’ll have an exhibition at the church to show these meaningful images.

Greenbank Property Convener
David Allan will end his term as Property Convener in June. In his time as convener, we have spread out responsibility amongst a team of people with a range of specialist skills such as health and safety and technology, but we are now looking to recruit someone to oversee the maintenance and development side of our buildings along with the team. Could you help? Speak to David, Roddy Morrison, or the Minister, if you'd like to know more.

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.

Mon 10–Fri 14 Aug: Greenbank Holiday Club
It's still on! Please go here for details.


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