26th May 2019

Thought before worship
The Lord God has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with a word him that is weary. Morning by morning he wakens, he wakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.
Isaiah 50.4

Welcome and Intimations

Call to worship: Psalm 67

CH4 147: All creatures of our God and King,   (Omitting verses 3 and 5 )

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Children time

CH4 185: Come, children, join and sing,

Children’s blessing

Old Testament Reading: Deuteronomy ch 34 vv 1 – 12

CH4 161: O God, our help in ages past,

New Testament Reading: John ch 14 vv 23 – 29

Prayers of Thanksgiving and Intercession

CH4 599: Holy Spirit, hear us;

Sermon

Offering and Prayer of Dedication

CH4 500: Lord of creation, to you be all praise!

Benediction: Galations ch 5 vv 22 – 26

CH4 786: May the God of peace go with us

Welcome and Collection Duty
Jane Fair , Thelma Buisson, Gordon Little,
David Wood, Joan Wood.

INTIMATIONS

Worship next week: Sunday,2nd June , 2019: 11.00am morning worship;  with locum David Matheson.

Tea and coffee fellowship: All are invited to join us after the service today. Helpers are required for the tea rota, to wash dishes, etc.  If you can help, please add your name to the list on the notice board in the Simmons Hall or contact M. Wallace (07764 573423).

Skills List: A ‘skills list’ is up in the Simmons Hall. If you can help with a job, e.g. cleaning at the manse, please add your name.

Flower Ministry:  The flower rota has vacancies. Contact Anne Dunbar to help or donate flowers. Decoration of the church and flower distribution is a big part of our outreach, e.g.- bringing contact and a bouquet to the unwell or housebound.

Food Boxes:  We aim to donate foodstuffs etc. to a local food bank. Boxes in the  Simmons Hall will be forwarded regularly.

Converted Sweety Jars: labelled jars are placed in the church entrance vestibule and Simmons hall    inviting donations of small change for support of local needy causes and charities.

Next Congregational Consultation Time: 10.00am until 12.00 noon on Saturday, 29th June. This will be an opportunity for the congregation to have an input into the Church’s Parish Profile. Information collected at this meeting will be passed to the team who will draft our initial Parish Profile. The Parish Profile, once finalised and approved by the whole congregation will form the basis of our advertising to call a minister.

Deacons’ Court minutes: Minutes are available for collection  by Deacons and Elders. They are laid out in the Simmons Hall .The meeting is on Wednesday, 12th June, 2019 at 7.30pm in the Committee Room.

CHURCH DIARY FOR JUNE, 2019.

Sunday, 2nd June: 11.00am morning service, with Leader, David Matheson.

Sunday, 9th June: 11.00am and 3.00pm :sacrament of holy communion , with Minister, Rev. Sally Russell

Sunday, 16th June: 11.00am morning service, with Leader, David Matheson.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS:

Wednesday, 29th May: 2.00pm; Good Companions meeting; all are welcome.

Monday, 3rd June: CHYPS meeting at 7.45 pm in the Committee Room.

Thursday, 6th June: 7.00pm at Troqueer Church; Nithsdale Guilds Together summer celebration of songs and special speaker.

Saturday, 8th June: Gift Day, 10.00am – 3.00pm; Musical entertainment and refreshments.

Monday, 10th June: Prov. date for Finance Committee meeting.

Wednesday, 12th June: 7.30pm; Deacons’ Court meets in the Centenary Hall

Saturday, 22nd June: 7.00pm Hungarian Choir Concert at Max. West Church. Helpers required for catering; please speak to A. Dunbar, tel: 251455 or e-mail: parkdale8445@gmail.com

Friday, 4th October: Max West’s Got Talent 2019; Organised by the CHYPS Group.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Locum: David B Matheson
Telephone: 01387 252042
e:- davidb.matheson44@btinternet.com

Pastoral Care: Rev. Sally Russell, Interim Moderator.
Telephone: 01556 503645
e:- srussell@churchofscotland.org.uk

Intimations to Bob Wilson. e: wilson24rb@tiscali.co.uk
Mob:- 07710 375713

Visit our website: – www.maxwelltownwest.org.uk

Registered Scottish Charity No: SC015925 CCLI No: 1194718

19th May 2019

Thought before worship
“Create in me a clean heart, O God and put a new and right spirit within me. Cast me not away from thy presence and take not thy holy Spirit from me.”            Psalms 51: 10 and 11

Welcome and Intimations

Call to worship: Psalm 100

CH3 19: O come, and let us to the Lord

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Children time

CH4 510: Jesus calls us here to meet him

Children’s blessing

First Reading: John ch 13 vv 31 – 38

MP 411: Let there be love shared among us

Second Reading:2nd Timothy ch 2 v 1 – 13

Prayers of Thanksgiving and Intercession

CH4 517: Fight the good fight with all your might;

Sermon

Offering and Prayer of Dedication

CH4 514: Onward! Christian soldiers,

Benediction: Romans ch 15 v 13

CH4 786: May the God of peace go with us

Welcome and Collection Duty
Heather Johnson, David Johnson, Alison MacDonald,
Margaret Young, Carol Bratcher.

INTIMATIONS

Worship next week: Sunday,26th May , 2019: 11.00am morning worship; with locum David Matheson.

Tea and coffee fellowship: All are invited to join us after the service today. Helpers are required for the tea rota, to wash dishes, etc.  If you can help, please add your name to the list on the notice board in the Simmons Hall or contact M. Wallace (07764 573423).

Skills List: A ‘skills list’ is up in the Simmons Hall. If you can help with a job, e.g. cleaning at the manse, please add your name.

Flower Ministry:  The flower rota has vacancies. Contact A. Dunbar to help or donate flowers. Decoration of the church and flower distribution is a big part of our outreach, e.g.- bringing contact and a bouquet to the unwell or housebound.

Food Boxes:  We aim to donate foodstuffs etc. to a local food bank. Boxes in the  Simmons Hall will be forwarded regularly.

Converted Sweety Jars: labelled jars are placed in the church entrance vestibule and Simmons hall inviting donations of small change for support of local needy causes and charities.

Next Congregational Consultation Time: 10.00am until 12.00 noon on Saturday, 29th June. This will be an opportunity for the congregation to have an input into the Church’s Parish Profile. Information collected at this meeting will be passed to the team who will draft our initial Parish Profile. The Parish Profile, once finalised and approved by the whole congregation will form the basis of our advertising to call a minister.

Deacons’ Court minutes: Minutes are available for collection  by Deacons and Elders. They are laid out in the Simmons Hall .

CHURCH DIARY FOR MAY/JUNE, 2019.

Sunday, 26th May: 11.00am morning service, with Leader, David Matheson.

Sunday, 2nd June: 11.00am morning service, with Leader, David Matheson.

Sunday, 9th June: 11.00am and 3.00pm :sacrament of holy communion , with Minister, Rev. Sally Russell

Sunday, 16th June: 11.00am morning service, with Leader, David Matheson.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS:

Wednesday, 29th May: 2.00pm; Good Companions meeting; all are welcome.

Thursday, 6th June: 7.00pm at Troqueer Church; Nithsdale Guilds Together summer celebration of songs and special speaker.

Saturday, 8th June: Gift Day, 10.00am – 3.00pm; Musical entertainment and refreshments.

Saturday, 22nd June: 7.00pm Hungarian Choir Concert at Max. West Church. Helpers required for catering; please speak to Anne Dunbar, tel: 251455 or e-mail: parkdale8445@gmail.com

Friday, 4th October: Max West’s Got Talent 2019; Organised by the CHYPS Group.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Locum: David B Matheson
Telephone: 01387 252042
e:- davidb.matheson44@btinternet.com

Pastoral Care: Rev. Sally Russell, Interim Moderator.
Telephone: 01556 503645
e:- srussell@churchofscotland.org.uk

Intimations to Bob Wilson. e: wilson24rb@tiscali.co.uk
Mob:- 07710 375713

Visit our website: – www.maxwelltownwest.org.uk

Registered Scottish Charity No: SC015925 CCLI No: 1194718

12th May 2019

and many nations shall come, and say:‘Come let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,  the house of the God of Jacob; that He may teach us His ways and we may walk in His paths.’        Micah 4.2

Welcome and Intimations

Call to worship: Psalm 23

CH4 462: The King of Love my Shepherd is,

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Sierra Leone Film for Christian Aid week

Old Testament Reading: 1st Samuel ch2 vv 1 – 10

CH4 192:All my hope on God is founded,

New Testament Reading: Revelation ch 21 vv 1 – 6

Dedication of Christian Aid collectors

CH4 557: O Love that wilt not let me go,

Prayers of Intercession

CH4 724: Christ’s is the world in which we move;

Sermon

Offering 

Prayer of Dedication

SoGP 102:The Spirit lives to set us free,

Benediction: 1st Peter ch 5 vv 2 – 4

CH4 786: May the God of peace go with us

Welcome and Collection Duty
Fred Birkbeck, Janet Nye, Gillian Little,
Margaret Mullett, Jim Denholm.

INTIMATIONS

Worship next week: Sunday,19th May , 2019: 11.00am morning worship;  with locum David Matheson.

Tea and coffee fellowship: All are invited to join us after the service today. Helpers are required for the tea rota, to wash dishes, etc.  If you can help, please add your name to the list on the notice board in the Simmons Hall or contact M. Wallace (07764 573423).

Skills List: A ‘skills list’ is up in the Simmons Hall. If you can help with a job, e.g. cleaning at the manse, please add your name.

Flower Ministry:  The flower rota has vacancies. Contact Anne Dunbar to help or donate flowers. Decoration of the church and flower distribution is a big part of our outreach, e.g.- bringing contact and a bouquet to the unwell or housebound.

Food Boxes:  We aim to donate foodstuffs etc. to a local food bank. Boxes in the  Simmons Hall will be forwarded regularly.

Converted Sweety Jars: labelled jars are placed in the church entrance vestibule and Simmons hall inviting donations of small change for support of local needy causes and charities.

Next Congregational Consultation Time: 10.00am until 12.00 noon on Saturday, 29th June. This will be an opportunity for the congregation to have an input into the Church’s Parish Profile. Information collected at this meeting will be passed to the team who will draft our initial Parish Profile. The Parish Profile, once finalised and approved by the whole congregation will form the basis of our advertising to call a minister.

Deacons’ Court minutes: Minutes are available for collection  by Deacons and Elders. They are laid out in the Simmons Hall .

CHURCH DIARY FOR MAY/JUNE, 2019.

Sunday, 19th May: 11.00am morning service, with Leader, David Matheson.

Sunday, 26th May: 11.00am morning service, with Leader, David Matheson.

Sunday, 2nd June: 11.00am morning service, with Leader, David Matheson.

Sunday, 9th June: 11.00am sacrament of holy communion , with Minister, Rev. Sally Russell

Sunday, 16th June: 11.00am morning service, with Leader, David Matheson.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS:

Thursday, 6th June: 7.00pm at Troqueer Church; Nithsdale Guilds Together summer celebration of songs and special speaker.

Saturday, 8th June: Gift Day, 10.00am – 3.00pm; Musical entertainment and refreshments.

Saturday, 22nd June: 7.00pm Hungarian Choir Concert at Max. West Church. Helpers required for catering; please speak to A. Dunbar, tel: 251455 or e-mail: Parkdale8445@gmail.com

Friday, 4th October: Max West’s Got Talent 2019; Organised by the CHYPS Group.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Locum: David B Matheson
Telephone: 01387 252042
e:- davidb.matheson44@btinternet.com

Pastoral Care: Rev. Sally Russell, Interim Moderator.
Telephone: 01556 503645
e:- srussell@churchofscotland.org.uk

Intimations to Bob Wilson. e: wilson24rb@tiscali.co.uk
Mob:- 07710 375713

Visit our website: – www.maxwelltownwest.org.uk
Registered Scottish Charity No: SC015925 CCLI No: 1194718


5th May 2019

Thought before worship
“Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free.  With the Lord on my side I do not fear.      Psalm 118.5

Welcome and Intimations

Call to worship: Psalm 30 vv 1 – 5,  11 and 12

CH4 201: Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness;

Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Children time

CH4 439: Look, ye saints, the sight is glorious!

Children’s blessing

Reading: John ch 21 vv 1 -19

Prayers of Thanksgiving and Intercession

CH4 283: The voice of God goes out to all the world;

Sermon: Part 1

CH4 532: Lord, you have come to the seashore,

Sermon: Part 2

Meditation on Love

Offering and Prayer of Dedication

CH4 248: ‘For my sake and the gospel’s, go

Benediction: 1st John ch 4 v 7

CH4 786: May the God of peace go with us

Welcome and Collection Duty
David Miller, Anne Dunbar, Douglas McLaren
Colin Irving, Anita Stott.

INTIMATIONS

Worship next week: Sunday,12th May , 2019: 11.00am morning worship; with locum David Matheson.

Tea and coffee fellowship: All are invited to join us after the service today. Helpers are required for the tea rota, to wash dishes, etc.  If you can help, please add your name to the list on the notice board in the Simmons Hall, or contact M. Wallace (07764 573423).

Skills List: A ‘skills list’ is up in the Simmons Hall. If you can help with a job, e.g. cleaning at the manse, please add your name.

Flower Ministry: The flower rota has vacancies. Contact A. Dunbar to help or donate flowers. Decoration of the church and flower distribution is a big part of our outreach, e.g.- bringing contact and a bouquet to the unwell or housebound.

Food Boxes:  We aim to donate foodstuffs etc. to a local food bank. Boxes in the Simmons Hall will be forwarded regularly.

Converted Sweety Jars: labelled jars are placed in the church entrance vestibule and Simmons hall inviting donations of small change for support of local needy causes and charities.

Church Family Day Out: It has been proposed that a coach could be run to Edinburgh on Sunday 19th May to attend the “Heart and Soul” event in Princes Street Gardens. Contact David Johnson who has more details of this proposal.

Next Congregational Consultation Time: 10.00am until 12.00 noon on Saturday, 29th June. This will be an opportunity for the congregation to have an input into the Church’s Parish Profile. Information collected at this meeting will be passed to the team who will draft our initial Parish Profile. The Parish Profile, once finalised and approved by the whole congregation will form the basis of our advertising to call a minister.

Deacons’ Court minutes: Minutes are available for collection  by Deacons and Elders. They will be laid out in the Simmons Hall from today.

Kirk Session meeting: The Kirk Session will meet in the Centenary Hall on Thursday, 9th May at 7.30pm. Agendas and Minutes of the previous meeting will be available in advance of the meeting. ‘Learn Eldership’ books should be brought.

CHURCH DIARY FOR MAY/JUNE, 2019.

Sunday, 19th May: 11.00am morning service, with Leader, David Matheson.

Sunday, 26th May: 11.00am morning service, with Leader, David Matheson.

Sunday, 2nd June: 11.00am morning service, with Leader, David Matheson.

Sunday, 9th June: 11.00am sacrament of holy communion, with Minister, Rev. Sally Russell

FORTHCOMING EVENTS:

Wednesday, 1st May: Good Companions meet at 2.00pm

Thursday, 6th June: 7.00pm at Troqueer Church; Nithsdale Guilds Together summer celebration of songs and special speaker.

Saturday, 8th June: Gift Day, 10.00am – 3.00pm; Musical entertainment and refreshments.

Saturday, 22nd June: 7.00pm Hungarian Choir Concert at Max. West Church. Helpers required for catering; please speak to Anne Dunbar, tel: 251455 or e-mail: Parkdale8445@gmail.com

Friday, 4th October: Max West’s Got Talent 2019; Organised by the CHYPS Group.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Locum: David B Matheson
Telephone: 01387 252042
e:- davidb.matheson44@btinternet.com

Pastoral Care: Rev. Sally Russell, Interim Moderator.
Telephone: 01556 503645
e:- srussell@churchofscotland.org.uk

Intimations to Bob Wilson. e: wilson24rb@tiscali.co.uk
Mob:- 07710 375713

Visit our website: – www.maxwelltownwest.org.u
Registered Scottish Charity No: SC015925 CCLI No: 11947