Dates for your Diary
Next Sunday 11a.m. Morning Worship conducted by Rev. Gordon Armstrong. Booking in advance is not required, although we are still required to complete the Track & Trace. On arrival you will require to keep to the 2 metre distancing rule and sit at a marked location.
Hymn Choice We are still looking for your favourite hymn to share in our service. Why not contact the Church Office and say in a few words why you like it.
Weekly Church Opening Rev Gordon Armstrong & Rev George Lind will be available in the Church on Tuesdays from 6th April from 11am to 3pm. Prayers will be said on the hour by the Ministers.
WORLD REFILL DAY –16th June, 2021: As the pandemic is still curtailing how we shop, this is an ideal opportunity to consider your use of single use plastic. Please check our website for swaps you could do.
“SMILE AMAZON” The Wynd has had its first contribution from Amazon of £5.00. Go to smile.amazon.co.uk select your purchase and choose Wynd Centre and The Wynd will benefit from your purchase.
FREEWILL OFFERING ENVELOPES: If you have any Freewill Offering Envelopes and you wish these to be collected please contact John McKenzie to arrange collection.
Mission Fund Mission boxes can be handed into the Church on Tuesdays between 11.00am - 3.00pm or at any Sunday Service if you happen to be in attendance. Our plan is to make initial donations to Ferguslie Pre Five Centre and Blue Triangle Housing Association at Bruce Court. Thanks to all who continue to support the Fund throughout lockdown.
During this time of social isolation you will be receiving phone calls from Rev. Gordon, Rev George, Catriona and your Elder, but please do contact the Church Office if you are feeling lonely or require shopping.
Items for Oracle Any items for inclusion in next week's Oracle can be passed to Catriona on the office number or email before Wednesday.
Oakshaw Trinity Cookbook We are looking for you to share some of the recipes that you have been using during lockdown, new ones or old favourites. Please submit these by email or post to Isabel Pearson. Email to email@example.com
We have received many recipes however we now need recipes for starters and desserts only.
Organisations Our organisations are now finishing for this session which has mainly been facilitated online. We do hope that when we resume, we can meet back in our halls.
EMEC Kindness Rock Garden During this lockdown and to give us motivation and inspiration of hope at a difficult time in our lives, why not consider collecting a rock and painting an inspirational message on it for our Church Garden. If you cannot manage to paint a rock why not post your ideas of a message that gives comfort and post it on the Church Facebook page. Once we have received enough rocks these will be collected and placed in a special place in the garden to be dedicated on an official day.
Used Stamp Appeal 2020 We now have the name of the new support we are helping with our used stamps and it is The Women's Development Centre (WDC) in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Please remember to cut 1/2" border around the stamp.
Coffee Shop is closed at the moment due to the coronavirus isolation requirements.
Saturday Club is cancelled for the time being. However the club is going to hold a time of Saturday Club From the Sofa. This will take place on FaceTime at 3pm on Saturdays. Please feel free to join in and keep us up to date with how you have been coping.
Foodbank The food bank will be able to accept food donations again from 15th February. Their store at Westway Renfrew ( inside security gate) will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am - 12 noon.
Taxi - if anyone has difficulty in getting to Church on a Sunday please speak to Gordon Hamilton.
Contact numbers Please note that you can still contact the Church Office and the Wynd Centre on the usual numbers as the telephone lines have been temporarily transferred.