Dates for your Diary
Sunday 25th February 11am Family Service will be conducted by Rev Gordon Armstrong. Sunday school meet in the hall.
This will be followed by the Youth Committee’s Let’s Construct Event which will take place in the Church Hall.
Sunday 3rd March 10.15 a.m. Office Bearers meet in the Lang Hall.
11.00am Sacrament of Communion will be conducted by Rev Gordon Armstrong followed by a Soup and Bread Lunch.
Sunday school meet in the hall.
The Sunday School meet at 10.40am. Following the Church of Scotland safeguarding regulations children can only be left when at least two members of Sunday School staff are present. If only one member of staff is available you are required to stay with your child until another member of staff arrives. Thank you.
Kelvingrove Recitals David will be playing at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum on Tuesday February 27th at 1pm. Further dates to follow.
The Friendly Hour will meet on Tuesday at 2pm in The Lang Hall when we will be enjoying a game of bingo.
New members will be made most welcome.If you would like any further details please speak to Margaret Pearson on 0141 887 4647.
TWO O’CLOCK CLUB: Our next meeting is on Monday 26th February at 2pm in the Lang Hall. A representative from Browns Lane Creative Hub will be speaking about ‘Restoration and Creation’. Tickets priced £4, are now on sale for our Fundraiser on Monday 25th March at 2pm in Oakshaw Trinity Church Hall. Neilston Strings Ukulele Group will be entertaining us. All proceeds to ‘Finding Your Feet’ charity. Please come along and support this very worthy cause.
BLISTER PACKS RECYCLING SCHEME: At present, Superdrug are not accepting bulk quantities of blister packs so please do not bring any more packs to church as we cannot deliver them. Thank you to everyone who has supported this scheme.
Two o'clock club Tickets priced £4, are now on sale for our Fundraiser on Monday 25th March at 2pm in Oakshaw Trinity Church Hall. Neilston Strings Ukulele Group will be entertaining us. All proceeds to ‘Finding Your Feet’ charity. Please come along and support this very worthy cause.
Girls' Brigade 2nd Paisley Girls’ Brigade are holding a family bingo night on Thursday 29th February starting at 7pm. Entry is £2.50 for adults and £1.50 for children. Children will receive a free bingo book. This price includes tea/coffee/juice and biscuits. Adult bingo books will be on sale on the night. There will also be a raffle. All welcome.
The Palm Sunday Lunch will again be held at Paisley Golf Club on Sunday 24th March at 1.30 p.m. Cost will be £20 for adults and £10 for children. If you would like to attend the lunch can you please add your name to the list at the door. Menus will be available next Sunday. For further information please speak to Isabel Pearson.
Men's Club. We meet on Friday evenings at 7.30pm in the Church Hall. Why not join us for some fellowship and a chat.
Mission Boxes A reminder that mission boxes can be returned to Carolyn Cowan or Jim McDougall. Help us to make awards to local organisations.
Mid week services These short services followed by coffee or tea are held weekly at 11am in the Wynd Apse. As the Mod will be on, next week’s service will be held in the Church at 11am.
Tea & Toast Drop in - Every Tuesday morning from 9.30am - 11.30am. Free Tea & Toast in the Wynd Café will resume on Tuesday 16th January 2024 from 9.30 -11.30am. You can be sure of a friendly welcome at this free drop in at The Wynd Centre. Click here for details.
Coffee Duty As the Kirk Session are on coffee duty this month, could all Elders please check the rota on the notice board to see when they are on duty. Groups are requested to ensure that when on duty for tea and coffee that a couple of people come down early before the service to set up. Thank you.
Flowers Our Flower Team are now able to arrange our Church Flowers and would be pleased to speak to anyone regarding special dates that they may wish to commemorate. Donations to the Flower Fund would be greatly appreciated.
Items for Oracle Any items for inclusion in next week's Oracle should be passed/emailed to the office before Wednesday. Email email@example.com
Used Stamps Seonaid Prentice thanks you for your support in responding to the Church of Scotland Stamp Appeal. The used stamps now go tosupport the Malawi Project, ‘Firmly Planted’, which helps the Church of Central Africa (Presbyterian) improve nutrition agricultural productivity and
aims to establish self-supporting tree nurseries to nurture and protect the Environment.
Foodbank As the Foodbank are experiencing exceptional demand they are in need of all types of foodstuffs urgently.
Please note that as well as donations of food, which are always welcome, you can support the Food Bank by making an online donation or bank transfer. To donate online, go to https://renfrewshire.foodbank.org.uk/ Follow the link to ‘Donate Online’, which takes you to a new page with various donation options. Or, you can credit the bank account by internet/mobile/ telephone banking, using the following details. Sort Code: 83-46-00 Account number: 11350487 Account name: Renfrewshire Foodbank.
Taxi - if anyone has difficulty in getting to Church on a Sunday please speak to Gordon Hamilton.