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What's on at Greenbank

Download Greenbank's programme for 2018/19 (PDF) (revised Dec 2018)

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 17 March
2nd Sunday in Lent

9.30am Quiet Communion

10.30am Morning Worship

We welcome Tom Wilkinson,
our deputising organist.

Coffee
Coffee will be served in the Main Hall after the 10.30am Service by the World Mission Group.

Community Bible Experience
New Testament copies will be available in the Hall after the Service today for those still to receive one.

Connections deadline
The deadline for paper submissions to the April issue of Connections is Sunday 17 March, or via email by 9am on Tuesday 19 March to greenbankconnections@gmail.com

6pm Deepening Commitment
Deepening Commitment is the title for our series of relaxed and conversational Sunday evenings exploring core aspects of our faith, either with a view to adult Baptism and/or Confirmation/ Profession of Faith. All are welcome to sample any or all of these sessions as a refresher or a starter experience. the first session is tonight, 17 March at 6pm in the Braid Room, when we explore our Creeds/statements of faith, and what lies behind them. See our Explore Faith and Life leaflet for more details.

7pm Youth Alpha
Final meeting.
Pizza  (GF and veggie-friendly). Bring a friend!

Next Week

Sunday 24 March
3rd Sunday in Lent

10.30am Morning Worship

Coffee
Coffee will be served in the Main Hall after the 10.30am Service by Robin Nimmo (D8).

6pm Deepening Commitment
Deepening Commitment is the title for our series of relaxed and conversational Sunday evenings exploring core aspects of our faith. Our session tonight, 24 March at 6pm in the Braid Room, will focus on Baptism. See our Explore Faith and Life leaflet for more details.

7pm  QII
(in the Braid Room)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 YOUTH NEWS 

Deepening Commitment tonight at 6-7pm
in the Braid Room (see intimation above).

Steve will be at the Costa on Holy Corner from 1pm–3pm on Fridays. Come by for a free hot drink and chat, all welcome.

Emergency Evacuation
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.

Intimations

Events Stewards
Could you join our pool of volunteer stewards for

occasional events at Greenbank? Please contact the Minister to find out more.

Dates for Your Diary

Tue 19 Mar: Guild
Meets for the last meeting of this session at 7.30pm in the Braid Room for the ABM followed by a talk on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Islands, with Kathleen Patrick.

Wed 20 Mar: Morningside Peace and Justice
10.30am–11.30am. Friends at the end and
the case for assisted dying
: a talk at The Open Door, 420 Morningside Road.

Wed 20 Mar: Midweek Prayers 1pm–1.20pm
All are welcome for a reflective time (Braid Room)

Wed 20 Mar: Friendship Club
Meets at 2.30pm in the Hermitage Room. This week: Hebrides with Andy Johnston..

Wed 20 Mar: Scottish Country Dance Club
Meets at 7.30pm in the Centenary Hall.

Thurs 21 Mar: Work Party
Meets at 2.30pm in the Hermitage Room.

Sat 23 Mar: Messy Church and Challenge Church 4pm–6pm
Challenge Church, for P5 upwards, has team-building, physical challenges and puzzles, before joining up with the Messy Church crew for songs and a hot meal. All are welcome – register here.

Challenge Church Puzzle
Memory. scallop. marquee. Absorb.
cut. emote. Random. admirer. Yank.

 

Tue 26 Mar: Congregational Board
Meets at 7.30pm in the Braid Room. Papers are available on the Church website.

Sat 30 Mar: Bridal and Bubbly Afternoon Tea
Only a few tickets remain! Tickets cost £20 and are available after today’s service or from Carrie Reid (carrie.r@talk21.com) or Kirsten Pink (kirstenpink@hotmail.co.uk). All proceeds from the

event are going to the YACHT (Youth at Church Today) campaign. We have lots of wonderful prizes in our prize draw so if you are coming along to the event, don’t forget your purse! We are also desperately seeking dressmaking mannequins to display the dresses. If you have one lurking in a cupboard, please do contact us!!

Tue 2 Apr 7.15pm: Christian Aid Event
“Eagle has Landed, 50 years on” is an event in support of Christian Aid. It comprises a lecture and short film to recall the Apollo 11 Moon landing mission in 1969. The speakers are three astronomers from The Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. The event will take place at Fairmilehead Parish Church at 7.15pm. Tickets, £9, will be on sale in the Main Hall after the Service.

Wed 3 Apr: Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra
7.30pm in the Sanctuary
The first concert at Greenbank from our new resident orchestra, conducted by our Director of Music, Alberto Massimo. Beautiful music by Haydn, Pleyel, and Boyce. Admission £10 by programme on the door.

Sat 6 Apr: Lenten Quiet Day at Greenbank
with Margaret and Jock Stein, on the theme of The Last Supper. See our Explore Faith and Life leaflet for more details.

Sat 13 Apr: Greenbank Scout Group Jumble Sale
Our principal fund raiser supports the activities of all the sections in the Group over the whole year. As in previous years, offers of help during the preceding week and on the 13th would be much appreciated. This could be car drivers to collect jumble with the Scouts, sorting goods in the evening, selling on the Saturday morning, and distributing unsold goods to charity shops later that week. Donations of jumble and home baking again very welcome. Forms to offer help / detailing the options are available in the vestibule and can be returned via the Office. Contact Stuart Sanders (Email sandersstuart@aol.com)