From the Pulpit 23 Sep ’18

Categories: Intimations

Elizabeth Donald is ready to take orders for CrossReach Christmas Cards and Calendars.  See Elizabeth in the Hall of Fellowship after the service and she will be glad assist you.

If you are into your Big Band Sound then put Friday 28thSeptember in your diary.  Westwood Big Band that rehearses in our church halls are putting on an open concert from 1.30 to 3pm.  Halls need to be vacated by 3pm.  The  concert is a ticket only event at £5 including your afternoon teas. Bring your dancing shoes!

Ways & Means Committee are arranging for a Nearly New Clothing and Shoe sale on Saturday 6thOctober.  We are glad of your donations of any nearly new items, which can be brought into the church at any time.

Harvest Thanksgiving takes place on Sunday 7thOctober.  As in previous years we will be supporting the work of Loaves and Fishes through donations of tinned produce.  The table is already in place in the Hall of Fellowship to receive your donations.  Loaves and Fishes are also looking for donations of shirts and ties for the men whop dine at the Oasis Café in Renfield St. Stephen’s Church Glasgow. Being smartly dressed while dinning out helps to restore a sense of dignity and self-worth.

A Pilgrimage to Dryburgh Abbey with High Tea at Carfraemill Hotel is now confirmed for Tuesday 23rdOctober.  Cost is £15 per person, which is the cost of the High Tea all other costs are covered through existing funds.  If you wish to take part in the pilgrimage please enter your name on the list in the Hall of Fellowship by Sunday 30thSeptember after which we may not be able to guarantee a place on the bus.

The South Parish Church, from which Westwood was established, is hosting a 60thanniversary concert with music group Octave on Saturday 29thSeptember at 7.30pm.  If you wish to attend tickets at £10 can be purchased in advance. Posters around the church will give you more information or search for the event on our church website.

All members and elders who are involved in Sunday morning door duties, uplift of offering and so on are invited to a meeting in the church next Sunday 30thSep at 2pm with regard to Fire Drill procedures in the church.  A full attendance is highly desirable.

Lost Property

A set of keys has been found in the pocket of a white jacket handed into the nearly new clothing. If you have lost a set of keys please see the Session Clerk after the service.

Author: RevKev

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