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.

 

Sunday 16 March 2014

This morning Dave Sutherland completes a series of studies is the letters to the churches in Revelation and in the evening we will consider Psalm 48. The Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Call to Worship

Hymn The Lord’s my Shepherd

Children’s Time

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 559 There is a Redeemer

Prayer of Approach

Intimations

Offering / Dedication

Scripture Reading: Revelation 3 v14—22

Choir

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 554 Rock of ages cleft for me

Sermon:  ‘The Church at Laodicea’

Hymn 465 Be Thou my vision

Benediction / Sung Amen

 

Intimations

1. Welcome to Balshagray Victoria Park; we pray that as you worship with us you will enjoy God’s presence; please join us for a cup of tea or coffee in the Large Hall after this morning’s service.

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

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

4. The next Messy Church is on Sunday 23rd March 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.

5. The Kirk Session will meet on Tuesday 18 March at 7.30pm in the Small Hall.

6. 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, followed by a talk and discussion focusing on some of the bigger questions people have about God.  It will run probably every fortnight on a Monday until the end of June.  Please speak to Dave Sutherland if you want a place on the course

7. Items for the next edition of The Herald should be sent to John Goddard no later than Sunday 23 March.

8. 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.

 

 

Sunday 9 March 2014

This morning we celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion; Dave Sutherland will speak to the young people and conduct Communion, the minister will preach on Psalm 47. Our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit

Call to Worship

Hymn 74 Not to us be glory given

Collect

Children’s Time

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 600 Spirit of God unseen as the wind

Prayer of Approach

Intimations

Offering / Dedication

Scripture Reading: Psalm 47 v1—9 p 570

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 657 Father most loving, listen to your children

Sermon:  ‘Rejoicing’

Hymn 664 (1) Here O my Lord I see Thee face to face

Sacrament of Holy Communion

Hymn 664 (2) Too soon we rise

Benediction / Sung Amen

 

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

2. The Congregational Board meets tomorrow evening, Monday 10 March, at 7.30pm in the church.

3. The Kirk Session will meet on Tuesday 18 March at 7.30pm in the Small Hall.

4. BVP  Dining with Friends: FROSOULLA’S in Battlefield for Friday 14th March—excellent reviews. Details are on the sign-up sheet in the small hall.

5. The Guild meets this Tuesday, the 11th, at 7.30 p.m. to hear a talk and see slides about “Both Sides of the Border”. Everyone is welcome!

6. Items for the next edition of The Herald should be sent to John Goddard no later than Sunday 23 March.

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.

 

Sunday 23 February 2013

This morning after exploring the delights of the Scottish Buttery we resume our studies in Matthew’s Gospel. Our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit

Call to Worship

Hymn 213 Every new morning

Collect

Children’s Time

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 351 Jesus hands were kind hands

Prayer of Adoration

Intimations

Offering

Scripture: Matthew 15 v29—39 p982

Choir

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 87 Lord from the depths

Sermon: ‘Healed to Glorify’

Hymn 707 Healing river of the Spirit

Benediction

 

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

2. The March edition of our congregational magazine The Herald is available this morning.

3. Come and join us at Messy Church this afternoon from 3.30 to 5.30pm in BVP.

4. The Kirk Session will meet at 10.45am next Sunday morning, 2 March,  in the Chancel for the welcoming of a new member; and then at 10.30am on Sunday  9 March when we will celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion.

5. The Guild would like to thank everyone who supported yesterday’s Coffee Morning, through donating baking, enjoying the event and the BB for setting out the tables. £280 was raised and there will be an opportunity to purchase some home baking after the service today.

6. The Affordable Warmth Dividend is a £100 payment made by the council to Glasgow residents who are 80 or over on 31 March 2014. For an application form call 0141 287 7691; applications must be made before 31 March.

7. Rev Colin Renwick will be inducted as minister of Dunblane Cathedral on Thursday 3 April. If you would like to attend this service seeking God’s blessing on Colin and Eilidh Renwick in their new ministry please speak to Derek Robertson or Campbell Mackinnon.

8. World Day of Prayer  will be held in Our Lady of Perpetual Succour on Friday 7 March at 2.00pm. The theme this year is Steams in the Desert and has been prepared by the church in Egypt.

9. Clarkston Christian Aid Art Exhibition and Sale  – One Day Only! Clarkston Hall Saturday 8 March 10am till 4.00pm; entry £2 children 50p; with approximately 400 original works of art by professional and amateur artists. More info at www.clarkstonchristianaidart.org.