Sunday 20 May 2018

This morning we will look at one of the most beautiful verse in the Bible, Isaiah 20 v18 ‘Come let us Reason Together’; our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit & Welcome
Hymn Creator Spirit by whose aid
Children’s Address
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer
Hymn 782 Lord of life we come to you
Prayer of Approach
Intimations
Offering & Dedication
Scripture Reading: Isaiah 20 v1-20
Choir
Prayer of Intercession
Hymn 70 Give praise and thanks unto the Lord
Address: ‘Let us Reason Together’
Hymn 187 There’s a wideness in God’s mercy
Benediction & Threefold Amen

We will gather for evening worship with our friends from Hillington Park at 6.30pm in the Small Hall.
We will meeting for Bible Study and Prayer on Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.
Articles for the June edition of the Herald should be sent to John Goddard no later than this evening.
“West End Churches – Exploring our Calling” with Doug Gay, Sandy Forsyth & John Bell, Saturday 16th June 2018 Renfield St Stephen’s Church Centre, 10am to 4pm, with a light lunch provided.
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the GLASGOW GARDEN FESTIVAL Sunday 20 May 2018 from 1pm – 4pm Renfield St Stephen’s Parish Church patio 260 Bath Street, Glasgow.
On Saturday 12 May, just a few days after her 103rd birthday, our oldest member Miss May Agnew passed away. May was loved and supported by members of the congregation till the end of her days; her funeral service will be held in Clydebank Crematorium on Thursday 24 May at 11.30am to which everyone is invited.

13 May 2018

This morning we will consider another ‘Loose End’ the story of the disciples sleeping as Jesus prayed in the garden of Gethsemane. Our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit & Welcome
Hymn 83 I rejoiced when I heard them say
Children’s Address
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer
Hymn 522 The church is wherever
Prayer of Approach
Intimations
Offering & Dedication
Scripture Reading: Luke 22 v39-53 p1058
Choir
Prayer of Intercession—Alan McKendry
Hymn 115 Love is the touch
Address: Loose Ends 5
Hymn 445 v1-3, 5 Alleluia sing to Jesus
Benediction & Threefold Amen

  1. We will not be meeting for Bible Study and Prayer this Wednesday; the minster will be convening the Kirk Session as Interim Moderator at Hillington Park.
    Articles for the June edition of the Herald should be sent to John Goddard by next Sunday, 20th May.
  2. God With Us Choir: ‘God Will Make a Way’ Hillington Park Church this evening @ 6.30pm, a light supper will be served after the concert.
  3. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the GLASGOW GARDEN FESTIVAL Sunday 20 May 2018 from 1pm – 4pm Renfield St Stephen’s Parish Church patio 260 Bath Street, Glasgow.
  4. Early on Saturday morning, just a few days after her 103rd birthday, our oldest member Miss May Agnew passed away. May was loved and supported by members of the congregation till the end of her days; as yet no arrangements for her funeral service have been made; but we hold her family and friends in our prayers.

 

1 April 2018

This morning we will celebrate Jesus rising in triumph. Our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit & Welcome
Hymn See what a morning
Children’s Address
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer
Hymn 410 Jesus Christ is risen today
Prayer of Approach—Ranald McTaggart
Intimations
Offering & Dedication
Hymn 409 Jesus is risen Alleluia!
Prayer of Intercession
Scripture Reading: Luke 24:13-35
Hymn 426 All heaven declares
Address
Hymn 419 Thine be the glory
Benediction & Threefold Amen

  1. There will be no meeting for Bible Study and Prayer this Wednesday.
  2. The Kirk Session Meeting will meet on Thursday 12 April at 7.30pm.
  3. Roughshod Live: Insight, Theatre, Comedy, Drama: 5 young people share their search for their future. Kenmuir Mt Vernon, Church of Scotland, 2405 London Road. Friday 27th April @ 7.00pm; Tickets £4.
  4. BVP Dining with Friends: Pizza Express, Byres Road, Thursday 19th April at 7pm. Details on the noticeboard in the Small Hall.

25 March 2018

This morning we will remember Jesus Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem as we think of the ‘Uncrowned King’ Our order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit & Welcome
Hymn 365 Ride on the on in majesty
Children’s Address
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer
Hymn 367 Hosanna Loud hosanna
Prayer of Approach
Intimations
Offering & Dedication
Scripture Reading: Luke 19 v28-46
Choir
Prayer of Intercession
Hymn 2 O righteous Lord who set me right
Address: ‘The Uncrowned King’
Hymn 549 How deep the Father’s love for us
Benediction & Threefold Amen

  1. We encourage everyone to attend the Holy Week Services so there will be no meeting for Bible Study and Prayer this Wednesday.
  2. Our Annual Stated Meeting will follow worship this morning, please stay behind to review the past year with us; consequently there will be no tea or coffee after the service this morning.
  3. The Guild meets on Wednesday 28th March at 2 p.m. when Andrew McKendry will speak about the Jewish Passover. All are welcome!

 

18 March 2018

This morning we explore further the meaning of Holy Communion, considering Jesus command, ‘Remember Me.’ Our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit & Welcome
Hymn 110 Glory be to God
Children’s Address
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer
Hymn 351 Jesus hands were kind hands
Prayer of Approach
Intimations
Offering & Dedication
Scripture Reading: Luke 15 v 11-24; 22 v14 – 23
Choir
Prayer of Intercession
Hymn 1 How best are those who do not stray
Address: ‘Remember Me’
Hymn 461 How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
Benediction & Threefold Amen

  • This evening at 6.30pm we have our joint Evening Service with Hillington Park in the Small Hall.
  • There will be no meeting for Bible Study and Prayer this Wednesday.
    Items for the April Herald should emailed to John Goddard by this evening.
  • Our Annual Stated Meeting will follow morning worship next Sunday 25 March, therefore there will be no tea or coffee after the service on this Sunday.
  • The Congregational Board will meet on Thursday 22 March at 7.30pm.
    The sum raised for Compassion following last Sunday’s Communion service was £245, we thank everyone for their generous support.

EASTER SERVICES
Monday 26th March 8.00pm Jordanhill Church
Tuesday 27th March 8.00pm Jordanhill Church
Wednesday 28th March 8.00pm Jordanhill Church
Maundy Thursday Communion 7.30pm Scotstoun
Good Friday Joint Service 7.30pm Balshagray Victoria Park
Easter Family Service 1st April 11.00am Balshagray Victoria Park

 

4 March 2018

We have tried our best but we have been unable to clear the snow around the church, so very reluctantly we have decided to cancel the service on 4 March; however we will have Communion on the 12 March at 11.00am.

8 October 2017

This morning we return to Galatians to explore with Paul the oneness we enjoy in Christ Jesus. We will be joined by the Guild at the beginning of their new session. Our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit & Welcome

Hymn 352 O for a thousand tongues to sing

Harvest Thanksgiving Prayer

Children’s Address

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 502 Take my life

Prayer of Approach—Christine McTaggart

Guild Dedication

Hymn God: whose we are, and whom we serve

Intimations

Offering & Dedication

Choir

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 391 This is your coronation

Scripture Reading: Galatians 2 v11—21 p1169

Address: ‘One in Christ’

Hymn 112 God whose Almighty word

Benediction & Threefold Amen

  1. We will meet for Bible Study and Prayer on Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.
    We are invited to the Sandyford Henderson Memorial Church next Sunday evening, 15th October at 6.30pm for finale of the Moderator’s (Very Rev Derek Browning) visit to Glasgow. Our joint Evening Services with Hillington Park will resume on the 5th November.
  2. The Guild Dedication will be part of this morning’s service. If you’re in the Guild or would like to join, please sit at the front of the Church on the pulpit side so we’re all together! Our meetings start this Wednesday, the 11th, at 2 p.m. in the Small Hall, when we’ll hear and see about Templeton’s Carpets. Ladies and men are welcome!
  3. BVP Dining with Friends: Little Soho, on Crow Road Saturday 14 October at 12.30 see the notice in the Small Hall for details.
  4. Baking Sunday – there is a selection of home baking on sale after the service today. We hope there is something that suits your taste.  Baking for the Christmas Fayre: there is a list of items required, available at the baking table, after the service.  The committee thank you for your continued support.
  5. Parenting Teenagers: getting you and them through – with Rob Parsons and Katherine Hill; Tuesday 10 October from 7.30pm till 10.00pm; Woodhill Evangelical Church Glasgow G64 2NH details at careforthefamily.org.uk/partentingteenagers

Sunday 1 October 2017

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This morning we will celebrate Harvest, this will be a Family Service and everyone is invited to join us for our Harvest Lunch in aid of Compassion after the service.

Introit

Welcome

Hymn 127 O worship the King

Harvest Thanksgiving Prayer

Children’s Address

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 226 God whose farm is all creation

Compassion: Rebuilding in Haiti

Intimations

Offering & Dedication

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 231 For the fruits of all creation

Scripture Reading: Psalm 19 p552

Address: ‘Genius’

Hymn 173 Sing to God new songs of worship

Benediction & Threefold Amen

  1. We have our joint Evening Service with Hillington Park in Hillington Park at 6.30pm tonight; if you need a lift please speak to the minister or Derek Robertson.
  2. We will meet for Bible Study and Prayer on Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.
  3. The Kirk Session will meet on Tuesday evening at 7.30pm in the Sanctuary. This meeting will be constituted by Norman Afrin and then Jim Gemmill will lead a discussion on Path of Renewal.
  4. BVP Dining with Friends: Little Soho, on Crow Road Saturday 14 October at 12.30 see the notice in the Small Hall for details.
  5. Parenting Teenagers: getting you and them through – with Rob Parsons and Katherine Hill; Tuesday 10 October from 7.30pm till 10.00pm; Woodhill Evangelical Church Glasgow G64 2NH details at careforthefamily.org.uk/partentingteenagers
  6. Ecumenical Evening Service: to celebrate the visit to Glasgow of   Right Rev Dr. Derek Browning Moderator of the General Assembly  of The Church of Scotland, with representatives of Glasgow Churches Together, Church Leaders and the St Mungo Singers, Sunday 8th October at 7pm St Margaret’s Episcopal Church 363 Kilmarnock Road, G43 2DS ALL WELCOME. Refreshments will be served after the service.

 

 

Sunday 28 May 2017

This morning our service will be led by Rev Jean de Villiers. Our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Introit

Welcome

Hymn 439 Look ye saints the sight is glorious

Collect

Children’s Address:

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 641 Seek ye first the Kingdom of God

Prayer of Approach

Intimations

Offering & Dedication

Scripture Reading: 2 Corinthians 12 v1—10 p1165

Choir

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 97 O God you search me and you know me

Address

Hymn 112 God whose Almighty word

Benediction & Threefold Amen

  1. We meet for Bible Study & Prayer on Wednesday at 7.30pm.
  2. The Congregational Board will meet on Tuesday 30 May at 7.30pm.
  3. The Kirk Session will meet next Sunday morning at 10.45am in the chancel; on Sunday 11 June at 10.30am for Holy Communion and for its next regular meeting on Tuesday 6 June at 7.30pm.
  4. The June edition of The Herald is available this morning; our thanks to John Goddard and to everyone who has contributed to another excellent edition of the magazine.
  5. The foot stomping gospel band Prodigal will be playing in Kenmuir Mt Vernon Church of Scotland on Tuesday 30 May at 7.30pm tickets are free.
  6. BVP Dining with Friends: Murdock Plantaria Restaurant, Milngavie, on Saturday 3rd June at 1pm. Weather permitting  there will opportunity to meet at the Visitors Centre for a walk at 12noon. Further details in the Small Hall.
  7. Glasgow the Welcoming City, welcome Glasgow Churches Together to the City Chambers on Sunday 18th June at 3.00pm. The principle speakers will be the Lord Provost and Rev Jean Roddick, Moderator of Glasgow Presbytery. Refreshments will be served after the service.
  8. CrossReach Magazine  Highlighting the work of the Social Care Council of the Church of Scotland is available in the vestibule this morning.

 

 

Sunday 26 March 2017

This morning Rev Jean de Villiers will lead us in worship. Our Order of Service and Intimations will be:

Call to Worship

Hymn 14 (Wiltshire) The Lord is my shepherd

Collect

Children’s Time

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 559 There is a Redeemer

Prayer of Approach

Intimations

Offering / Dedication

Scripture Reading: 1 Peter 2 v9—10 p1218

Choir

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn 548 Approach my soul the mercy seat

Address

Hymn 467 All my days

Benediction / Sung Amen

  1. We meet for Bible Study & Prayer on Wednesday at 7.30pm.
  2. The Congregational Annual Stated Meeting will be held after this morning’s service.
  3. The April edition of The Herald is available this morning, we thank everyone who contributed and John Goddard for his considerate editorship.
  4. Fresh Expressions: Explore new ways of creating Christian Community Glasgow event – Saturday 22nd April 10.30 for 10.45-16.00. For further information: freshexpressions.org.uk/vision/Glasgow17
  5. The Kirk Session will meet on Tuesday 4 April at 7.30pm in the Small Hall.
  6. The congregation of Hillington Park have kindly agreed to let Jean stay in their Manse during his period of familiarisation; Alison, Dietrich and Moya are now looking forward to joining Jean at the beginning of May. We do need help to make the manse at Hillington Park comfortable for Jean and his family, so if you could help provide furniture, items for the kitchen and such like please speak to the minister, Derek Robertson or Robert Belmore.