Sunday 17 August 2014

This morning Dave Sutherland will be teaching the young people about Loom Bands and we will continue our studies in Matthew’s Gopel by considering the parable of the Unmerciful Servant. We shall also spend time in prayer for the developing situation in Syria,Iraq and Gaza. Our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit & Call to Worship

Hymn 189 Be still for the presence of the Lord

Collect

Children’s Time

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 619 & 620 Spirit of the living God

Prayer of Approach

Intimations

Offering / Dedication

Scripture Reading: Matthew 18 v21—35  p985

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 478 Behold the amazing gift of love

Sermon: ‘The Air We Breathe’

Hymn 396 And can it be

Benediction / Sung Amen

  1. During our prayers this morning we will use a responsive prayer prepared by a Christian worker in Jordan. Copies of the prayer are available with this Intimation sheet this morning.
  2. Our mid-week meetings for Bible Study and Prayer continue this Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.
  3. The Congregational Board will meet on Tuesday 26 August at 7.30pm in the Small Hall.
  4. On Friday evening congregations across Scotland held a prayer vigil for the plight of people in Iraq, Gaza and Syria. We tried to contact as many people as we could and met in the Centenary Chapel from 7.30pm till 8.30pm. The Order of Service used, the prayers and photographs remain in the Centenary Chapel; if you would like to spend some time in the Centenary Chapel after this morning’s service to pray please feel free to do so.
  5. BVP Dining with Friends—Saturday 30th August at 6.30pm in St Louis Café near the Broomhill roundabout. Come along and enjoy an evening with friends from the congregation; just add your name to the list in the Small Hall or speak to Sarah Hay (07504 702699).
  6. Articles for the September edition of the Herald should be sent to John Goddard by 24th of August.
  7. John Rutter will be conducting his Requiem on Saturday 25 October in Wellington Church, Southpark Avenue, at 6.00pm. Tickets are £10 in aid of Waverly Care. Further information can be found at: www.waverleycare.org/rutter

 

 

Sunday 10 August 2014

This morning we resume our studies in Matthew’s Gospel and have fun with the children on the theme of Parlaimo BVP… our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit & Call to Worship

Hymn 83 I rejoiced when I heard them say

Collect

Children’s Time

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 481 Jesus is the Name we honour

Prayer of Approach

Intimations

Offering / Dedication

Scripture Reading: Matthew 18 v12—22 p985

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 556 I need Thee every hour

Sermon: ‘Serving the Lost Sheep’

Hymn 399 My song is love unknown

Benediction / Sung Amen

 

  1. Our mid-week meetings for Bible Study and Prayer continue this Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.
  2. Our church will have its “Doors Open” this coming Thursday, 14thAugust, from 11am till 12 noon.  It would be great if people from the congregation could take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy the peace of the sanctuary and spend time there with God.
  3. Barry Barnett from Jews for Jesus will be speaking at Merrylea Church of Scotland on the evening of Saturday 4th October, which is ‘Yom Kippur’. We will gather for a service of worship during which Barry will unpack the harvest feasts of Israel; Rosh Hashanna (New Year), Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) and Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles). He will present how Christ is seen in the feasts that are described in Leviticus 23. This evening of worship will begin at 7.30pm.
  4. John Rutter will be conducting his Requiem on Saturday 25 October in Wellington Church, Southpark Avenue, at 6.00pm. Tickets are £18 in aid of Waverly Care. Further information can be found at: www.waverleycare.org/rutter

 

Sunday 27 June 2014

This morning we will continue with our studies in Matthew’s Gospel our Order of Service and the Intimations will be:

Introit & Call to Worship

Hymn 436 Christ triumphant ever reigning

Collect

Children’s Time: ‘Matisse’s Garden’

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 174 God of great and God of small

Prayer of Approach

Intimations

Offering / Dedication

Scripture Reading: Matthew 18 v1—14 p985

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 604 Holy wisdom, lamp of learning

Sermon: ‘The Little Ones’

Hymn 462 The King of love my shepherd is

Benediction / Sung Amen

 

  1. We anticipate disruption of the traffic during the Commonwealth Games; we will continue to hold our normal services at the normal times. Some churches will not be able to hold their services; so please give a warm welcome to anyone who might come from another church.
  2. Our mid-week meetings for Bible Study and Prayer continue this Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.
  3. The new copies of the free daily readings booklet “Word for Today” and “Word 4 U Today” are now available in the magazine racks in the passageways outside both hall doors, and in the vestibule.
  4. At its last meeting the Congregational Board agreed to hold our Financial Appeal on Sunday 21 September. The Board continues to be most grateful to all members of BVP for their most generous support of Christ’s work in.
  5. Next Sunday members of a congregation from the Borders will be here to meet Dave and Maureen Sutherland; Dave will be conducting the service. At this time of uncertainty mixed with excitement please continue to hold Dave and Maureen in your prayers.

 

8 June 2014

This morning we celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion and present Long Service Certificates. Our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit

Call to Worship

Hymn 19 Ye gates lift up ….

Children’s Time: ‘Who is the Greatest’

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Presentation of Long Service Certificates

Hymn 522 The church is wherever God’s people

Prayer of Approach

Intimations

Offering / Dedication

Scripture Reading: Acts 2 v1 – 13 p1093

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 596 Breathe on me breath of God

Sermon: ‘The Spirit Filled Church’

Hymn 662 Jesus Thou joy of loving hearts

Sacrament of Holy Communion

Hymn 248 For my sake and Gospel go

Benediction / Sung Amen

 

  1. Our mid-week meetings for Bible Study and Prayer continue this Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.
  2. Our church will be open on Tuesday 10 June for anyone who would like to look round the sanctuary in a leisurely manner, or pray, meditate on God’s Word or talk to someone quietly. Please come along any time from 11am till 12.
  3. Copies of the Tea Rota for July till December 2014 are available in the Small Hall.
  4. BVP’s  Parish Magazine The Herald is available this morning.
  5. Ailsa MacFarlane is being very brave and doing a sponsored Zip Slide for Mission Aviation Fellowship—if you would like to sponsor Ailsa you can sign up at: https://mafbigpicture2014.everydayhero.com/uk/ailsa
  6. The Lodging House Mission hold their annual Cycle run on Saturday 14 June. If you would like to participate or sponsor someone please speak to Sam Acheampong.

 

Sunday 25 May 2014

This morning we welcome Gordon and Rosemary Greenam and and their family to BVP as we baptise John and Archie. Our Order of Service and the Intimations will be:

Introit
Call to Worship
Hymn 173 Sing to God
Children’s Time
Children’s Prayer / Lord’s Prayer
Hymn 631 v1-3 A little child the Saviour came
Sacrament of Baptism
Hymn 631 v4&5 O give thine angels charge good Lord
Prayer of Approach
Intimations
Offering / Dedication
Scripture Reading: Matthew 17 v14 –21 p984
Prayer of Intercession
Hymn 550 As the deer pants
Sermon: ‘Moving Mountains’
Hymn 449 Rejoice the Lord is King
Benediction / Sung Amen

  1. This morning we celebrate the Sacrament of Baptism as we baptise the John and Archie Greenam sons of old friends of BVP; Mr &Mrs Gordon Greenam.
  2. Our mid-week meetings for Bible Study and Prayer continue this Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.
  3. Items for the next edition of The Herald should be sent to John Goddard by 12 midnight tonight!
  4. The Kirk Session will meet on Tuesday evening at 7.30pm when we will be joined by Mr Bill Grieg who will lead a discussion on Twinning; then next Sunday 1 June the Session will meet at 10.45am for the welcoming of new members.
  5. We celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion  on Sunday 8 June , after this service there will be a retiring offering for Barnardos.
  6. In Sandyford Henderson Church on Thursday 12th June at 7.30pm John Blanchard will be addressing the subject ‘Does God Believe in Atheists?’ His talk will be followed by a time of questions and a chance to buy some of his books. A warm invitation is extended to everyone.
  7. BVP Dining with Friends: Yen Rotunda Oriental Restaurant  Saturday 7th June at 7.30pm A La Carte menu (but hope to secure 20%off deal!) Final booking will be made on Wednesday 4th June. Names and contact details on the sheet in the Small Hall;  please indicate if you need help with transport. Sarah Hay T: 357 2123 / M: 07504 702699 / E: smrhay@googlemail.com
  8. We congratulate the 101 on being the champion company in Partick District of the Boy’s Brigade and winning the Gill Memorial Trophy.

 

Sunday 18 May 2014

This morning’s service will be conducted by Rev Dave Sutherland; in the evening the minister will continue a series of studies in the life of Elijah. The Order of service in the morning and the Intimations will be:

Introit

Call to Worship

Hymn 286 Tell out my soul

Children’s Time

Children’s Prayer / Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 251 I, the Lord of sea and sky

Prayer of Approach

Intimations

Offering / Dedication

Scripture Reading: Luke 9:1-17

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 718 We cannot measure how you heal

Sermon

Hymn 248 For my sake and the Gospel’s go

Benediction / Sung Amen

 

  1. Next Sunday, 25 May, we will be celebrating the Sacrament of Baptism.
  2. We gather for Evening Worship at 6.30pm in the Centenary Chapel; when w e will resume a series of studies in the life of Elijah.
  3. Our mid-week meetings for Bible Study and Prayer continue this Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.
  4. Who is God? What is the Bible? Coffee House Church will begin on Monday 19 May at Oscar & Holly’s, Crow Road. It begins with soup and sandwiches which are available from around 6.15pm to 6.45pm. Please speak to Dave Sutherland if you want a place on the course.
  5. We would like to thank everyone who support the 102 Annual Display of the 101 Company of the Boys Brigade; this was a most entertaining evening when the many successes of the Company in the past year were recognised. We thank the Captain, Colin Murray, and the staff for their excellent work, and the boys for their dedication.
  6. BVP Dining with Friends: Yen Rotunda Oriental Restaurant  Saturday 7th June at 7 3.00pm A La Carte menu (but hope to secure 20%off deal!) Final booking will be made on Wednesday 4th June. Names and contact details on the sheet in the Small Hall;  please see indicate if you need help with transport. Hope to see you there! NB.  We will break for July and plan to have the next Dining with Friends at the end of August. Have a lovely summer!

Sunday 4 May 2014

This morning we return to our studies in Matthews Gospel and in the Evening we will begin studies in the life of Elijah. Our Order of Service and the Intimations will be:

Introit

Call to Worship

Hymn 419 Thine be the glory

Children’s Time

Children’s Prayer / Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 443 He is Lord, He is Lord

Prayer of Approach

Intimations

Offering / Dedication

Scripture Reading: Matthew 16 v13—28 p983

Choir

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 98 Oh hear my prayer Lord

Sermon: ‘What He Must Do’

Hymn 534 Make me a captive Lord

Benediction / Sung Amen

 

1. We gather for Evening Worship in the Centenary Chapel at 6.30pm

2. Our mid-week meetings for Bible Study and Prayer continue this Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.

3. The Kirk Session will meet in the chancel at the close of this morning’s service.

4. Copies of the May edition of our church magazine The Herald and Life and Work are available this morning.

5. Who is God? What is the Bible? Coffee House Church will begin on Monday 19 May at Oscar & Holly’s, Crow Road. It begins with soup and sandwiches which are available from around 6.15pm to 6.45pm. Please speak to Dave Sutherland if you want a place on the course.

6. BVP Dining with Friends will be in Soho, Crow Road (beside Jordanhill Station) on Saturday 17 May at 1.00pm. There is an all day pizza or pasta menu; if you would like to come please add your name to the list in the Small Hall.

7. Messy Church runs on Sunday 18th May from 3.30pm to 5.30pm  looking at New Life in the Spirit. Messy Church is for families and so every child needs to bring along a responsible adult with them.  There is no charge for Messy Church.

8. Jean Brown, of 5 Thornwood Place, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning; her funeral service will be on Friday 9 May at 11.30am at Clydebank Crematorium. Jean was one of our oldest members and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

 

30 3 14

This morning we resume our studies in Matthew’s Gospel and in the evening we will consider the ministry of Amos. In the morning our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit

Call to Worship

Hymn 130 Ye servants of God your master proclaim

Children’s Time

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 55 Safe in the arms

Prayer of Approach

Intimations

Offering / Dedication

Scripture Reading: Matthew 16 v1—20 p983

Choir

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 553 Just as I am, without one plea

Sermon:  ‘Faith’s Foundation’

Hymn 467 All my days

Benediction / Sung Amen

 

1. The Congregational Annual Stated Meeting will be held after worship this morning. Copies of the Annual Accounts are available in the vestibule.

2. We gather for evening worship at 6.30pm in the Centenary Chapel when we will consider the call and ministry of Amos.

3. Our mid-week meetings for Bible Study and Prayer continue this Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.

4. Who is God? What is the Bible? Coffee House Church will begin in the next few weeks at Oscar & Holly’s, Crow Road. It begins with soup and sandwiches which are available from around 6.15pm to 6.45pm. Please speak to Dave Sutherland if you want a place on the course.

5. Our congregational magazine The Herald will be available next Sunday.

6. BVP church weekend away will take place 25-27 April at Comrie Croft. Everyone is welcome. Booking forms are available today from Ranald or Christine McTaggart. Please return completed booking forms ASAP.

7. May Lamont, the widow of our former Session Clerk and Treasurer Jim Lamont, passed away on Friday 21 March. May’s funeral service will be held on Wednesday 2 April at 1030 am in Clydebank Crematorium. We continue to pray for May’s family.

 

Sunday 23 March 2013

This morning we complete a short series of studies in Psalms 46, 47 &48.In the afternoon we will have Messy Church. Our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit

Call to Worship

Hymn 459 Crown Him with many crowns

Children’s Time

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 186 Father God I wonder

Prayer of Approach

Intimations

Offering / Dedication

Scripture Reading: Psalm 48 p571

Choir

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 56 How good it is to thank you Lord

Sermon:  ‘The City of the Great King’

Hymn 511 Your hand O God has guided

Benediction / Sung Amen

 

1. Our mid-week meetings for Bible Study and Prayer continue this Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.

2. The Congregational Annual Stated Meeting will be after worship next Sunday 30 March. Copies of the Annual Accounts are available in the vestibule this morning.

3. The next Messy Church is this afternoon from 3.30pm to 5.30pm, looking at how God gave the world a New Start.  there will be arts and crafts, celebration time and a shared meal.  Please consider inviting a family to come along and sample Messy Church.

4. Who is God? What is the Bible? Coffee House Church will begin in the next few weeks at Oscar & Holly’s, Crow Road. It begins with soup and sandwiches which are available from around 6.15pm to 6.45pm. Please speak to Dave Sutherland if you want a place on the course.

5. Items for the next edition of The Herald should be sent to John Goddard no later than today.

6. The last meeting of the Guild for the session is this Tuesday, the 25th, at 7.30 p.m., when we have our A.G.M. and Bring and Buy sale.

7. BVP church weekend away will take place 25-27 April at Comrie Croft. Everyone is welcome. Booking forms are available today from Ranald or Christine McTaggart. Please return completed booking forms ASAP.